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Scientists today unveiled a drug combination that destroys antibiotic-resistant germs in mice, potentially opening a new front against chronic and relapsing infections in humans.
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The bacteria in the human mouth - particularly those nestled under the gums - are as powerful as a fingerprint at identifying a person`s ethnicity, a research has found.
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Next time you use your mobile phone, you might want to wipe it! Researchers have discovered there are more bacteria on an average mobile phone than on a toilet seat.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012, 17:33
Office desks put workers at risk of serious illness because they are crawling with germs, experts have warned in a new study.
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Researchers have provided evidence supporting the concept of exposing people to germs at an early age (i.e., childhood) to build immunity - dubbed as hygiene hypothesis.
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Commonly shared wind instruments harbour germs which can be a source of infection.
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Afraid of germs? Researchers are reporting an alarming combo: bedbugs carrying a staph `superbug`.
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Dressings effectively protect the site of an injury, but to examine a wound they must be removed.