Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 17:32
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned in its new report that resistance to antibiotics poses a serious global threat to public health.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 17:14
In a path-breaking research, scientists in the US have found that cow manure is a potential source of new types of antibiotic resistance genes that transfer to bacteria in the soils where food is grown.
Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:09
A new study has revealed that regular exercising can slow down the aging process in humans.
Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:47
Prema`s` eyes playfully gleam behind her face mask. She looks frail and full of hope. Draped elegantly in a colourful saree, Prema, 25, is unusually thin and knows she has tuberculosis (TB).
Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 11:28
Our grandmothers have extolled the medicinal virtues of honey, for everything from cold and sore throats to colitis and even diabetes.
Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 19:04
Researchers have uncovered the system that allows the sharing of genetic material between bacteria - and therefore the spread of antibiotic resistance.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 17:41
Researchers have now identified a critical link between obesity and diabetes.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 14:05
According to a new study, a diet rich in omega-3 DHA helps you sleep better.