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'New Delhi' superbug: US woman dies of infection resistant to all available antibiotics

'New Delhi' superbug: US woman dies of infection resistant to all available antibiotics

The woman, who died in Nevada in September, had been hospitalised in India with for a femur fracture and hip problems.

Here's why you should get tested for HIV!

Here's why you should get tested for HIV!

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 be tested for HIV at least once as part of routine medical care. 

Fungal infections 'threat' to human health, warn scientists

More than one million people die from fungal infections around the world each year, but, there are no vaccines yet.

Three babies affected with Zika virus born in US!

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the three babies, whose mothers were infected with Zika, had brain problems like microcephaly, excess fluid in the brain, abnormal eye development and more.

Epileptics likelier to commit suicide than others

According to a new study, patients with epilepsy are more likely to commit suicide than the general population.

CDC uses shopper-card data to trace salmonella

The investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention successfully used a new tool for the first time — the shopper cards that millions of Americans swipe every time they buy groceries.