A new study has revealed that towels in kitchen and bathroom are the most germ infested places in homes.
Scientists have created the very first antibacterial gel that acts to kill the most resistant hospital superbugs.
It might seem unlikely but your old toothbrush is a huge bacteria magnet, a new study has revealed.
In the war against superbugs, researchers have discovered a protein that can kill bacteria and can serve as a powerful antibiotic in the future.
A new study has revealed that nanosponges that soak up a dangerous pore-forming toxin produced by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) could serve as a safe and effective vaccine against this toxin.
Holy water, which is known for its purported cleansing properties, could actually be more harmful for your health than healing, a new study has revealed.
Scientists have figured out why bad bugs such as E. coli thrive in the guts of those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a discovery that could open the way to better therapy.
A vaccine for cattle can slash E. coli levels by more than 50 percent, which is also effective with two doses instead of the recommended three.
Researchers have decoded the deadly 2011 E. coli outbreak in Germany, which killed 54 people and sickened more than 3,800, tracing it to a particularly virulent strain.
The findings point to potential ways to prevent or treat infections by enterohemorrhagic or enteropathogenic E. coli.
Scientists claim that bacteria have evolved a mechanism that protects important genes from random mutation.
Chitosan is a natural, non-toxic and biodegradable, obtained from chitin, the main component of the shells of shrimp, lobster and the beak of the octopus and squid.
Owners don’t wash their hands properly and thus give way to the potentially nasty E. coli bacteria to enter the handset.
Even with repeated washing it might not be possible to remove the germs.
Germany`s federal disease control institute declared on Tuesday that an E. coli outbreak is now over.
It is a world-first to use this particular agar for saline and marine-type water samples.
Scientists have come a step closer to finding toxin antidotes superbugs and E.Coli a thing of past.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014