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Antibiotic resistance - Need for action
Posted 16 Nov, 2018 | Source: www.apnnews.com

“The time may come when penicillin can be bought by anyone in the shops. There is the danger that the ignorant man may easily under-dose himself and by exposing his microbes to non-lethal quantities of the drug make them resistant.” – Alexander Fleming at his 1945 Nobel Prize lecture

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Virus within
Posted 14 Sep, 2018 | Source: Theweek

he seemingly spotless bed linen in a hospital could have millions of bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens. So could the door handles, light switches and toilet seats.

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When drug goes bust
Posted 14 Sep, 2018 | Source: Theweek

The images on her television screen appeared like abstract collages. She struggled to make sense of the 'breaking news' at the bottom of the screen. Some of her friends and relatives 'unfriended' her for failing to recognise them at family functions.

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Pregnant women with chicken pox have higher risk of complications
Posted 14 Sep, 2018 | Source: Express News Service

BENGALURU: My wife contracted chicken pox about 20 days ago, now no visible sores are present on her body. We were not intimate during this time. How many more days should I wait to avoid the risk of getting an infection? Also, I was planning to go to a beach over the weekend, is it advisable to sunbathe just after recovery from chicken pox?

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What you should do to avoid falling ill this season
Posted 14 Sep, 2018 | Source: Etimes

With the sudden change in weather over the past few weeks, hospitals across the city are witnessing an increase in the number of viral fever cases, including viral gastroenteritis.

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What and How about Zika virus
Posted 03 May, 2018 | Source: Health Technology

With the World Health Organization recently declaring Zika virus to be a Public Health Emergency of International concern, Bengaluru needs to be extra careful since it is the same mosquito that is known to spread dengue and chicken guinea.

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Zika Virus Infection
Posted 02 May, 2018 | Source: A Journalist Reveals

With the World Health Organization recently declaring Zika virus to be a public health emergency of a global level, India needs to be extra careful since it is the same mosquito that is known to spread dengue and chicken guinea.

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Living with Lyme Disease in India
Posted 01 May, 2018 | Source: wereview.in

Got Lyme (Disease)? And living in India? Clueless about what you should do next? Read some my first-hand experiences of what you need to do in this battle against lyme. How I got infected with Lyme Disease Remember the last time

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You don’t need to pop that pill
Posted 30 Apr, 2018 | Source: DNA India

Irrational and overuse of medicines is becoming a big health hazard. Before popping a pill next time, think if you really need it. Or whether it is the right one for your problem and is being taken in the right proportion. Estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO) state that 50% of medicines consumed are either not necessary, taken incorrectly

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Diseases are on the prowl
Posted 30 Apr, 2018 | Source: Deccan Herald

The unexpected downpour, coupled with garbage can unleash a trail of diseases. The combination of rain and garbage, is deadly, warn physicians in the City and say that people must take all precautions to keep away from contracting diseases. They caution that people will now have to be more disciplined when eating out and the thrill of eating street food