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Jayalalithaa died of sepsis:  What you need to know about this life-threatening condition

Jayalalithaa died of sepsis: What you need to know about this life-threatening condition

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition triggered by an infection in any part of the body.

Molecular mechanism that may cause autoimmune diseases found

Molecular mechanism that may cause autoimmune diseases found

In an important step towards treating autoimmune diseases, researchers in Japan have discovered a new molecular mechanism that could explain the cause of some such disorders that result from a hyperactive immune system.

Tapeworm infection: Know its signs and symptoms!

Tapeworm infection: Know its signs and symptoms!

Tapeworm infection is an infection caused by a flat, long segmented worm that is found in uncooked meat, especially pork. 

Kids recovering from complex pneumonia can breathe sigh of relief

Kids recovering from complex pneumonia can breathe sigh of relief

 A study published in Pediatrics journal has suggested that children recovering from complex pneumonia can be discharged from the hospital with oral instead of intravenous antibiotics.

People above 60 years should get vaccinated against invasive pneumonia: AIIMS doctors

People above 60 years should get vaccinated against invasive pneumonia: AIIMS doctors

Doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday suggested people above 60 years to get themselves vaccinated against invasive pneumonia, an acute condition when the organisms goes beyond the respiratory tract causing severe infection.

Bad relationship during pregnancy ups infection risk in mother, child

The risk of pregnant women with the lowest satisfaction in their relationship becoming ill is more than twice than those who are satisfied.

How antibiotic-resistance are making kidney infections more deadly

Pyelonephritis -- infection of the kidney usually caused by E. coli bacteria and which can start as a urinary tract infection -- causes fever, back pain and vomiting. 

Hong Kong records 188 new HIV cases

 A total of 188 new cases of HIV infection were reported in Hong Kong in the second quarter of 2016, health officials said on Tuesday.

How malaria supports spread of infectious cancer in Africa

Infectious agents can cause a lot of cancer in Africa and researchers believe they now have a clue to how malaria during pregnancy creates the right conditions for a virus to cause cancer in children.

Know these skin problems caused by stress!

One should not take stress as it is not good for health and have plenty of side effects.

How a protein boosts immune system to fight pneumonia

Researchers have determined how a protein can boost immune system's ability to battle pneumonia.

Over 650 dengue cases in Odisha, one death

The outbreak of dengue in different parts of Odisha has triggered panic among people with the number of affected people reaching 654 in the state, and one person dying of the mosquito-borne disease.

Cure for Zika may be on its way

Doctors could soon have a cure for Zika infection after a team of researchers found a way to disrupt Zika and similar viruses from spreading in the body.

Risk factors for toenail fungal infection

Risk factors for toenail fungal infection

Risk factors for toenail fungal infection

Delhi: AIIMS claims to have discovered oral vaccine to cure Hepatitis B

AIIMS claims to have discovered oral vaccine to cure Hepatitis B.
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How malaria parasite invades initial target liver

Researchers have uncovered an essential interaction between malaria parasites and liver cells.

HIV infection surged to record numbers in Europe in 2014: WHO

 A record number of people -- over 142,000 -- were diagnosed with HIV in Europe in 2014, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Thursday.

First human H7N9 case this winter reported in China

The first human H7N9 case this winter was reported in south China's Guangdong province, the provincial health commission announced on Tuesday.

Cranberries can help cut antibiotic resistance

Not only cranberries help your health from head to toe, but are also an effective approach to help reduce antibiotic use, according to a recent research.

Urinary infection may cause falls in older people

Not just a loose throw rug or poor eyesight, even bloodstream, respiratory and urinary infections can cause falls, especially in older people, says a study.