Towels in kitchen, bathroom most germ infested places in homes

 A new study has revealed that towels in kitchen and bathroom are the most germ infested places in homes.

Scientists develop `antibacterial gel` to kill hospital superbugs

Scientists have created the very first antibacterial gel that acts to kill the most resistant hospital superbugs.

Toothbrush can contain over 10 million bacteria

It might seem unlikely but your old toothbrush is a huge bacteria magnet, a new study has revealed.

Protein resistant to superbugs discovered

In the war against superbugs, researchers have discovered a protein that can kill bacteria and can serve as a powerful antibiotic in the future.

`Nanosponge vaccine` can help fight superbugs

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.

Beware! Holy water may harm health more than heal

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.

New finding could ease bowel trouble

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.

Cattle vaccine can halve E. coli levels

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.

New strain of killer E. coli decoded

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.

Gut bugs help battle invading E. coli

The findings point to potential ways to prevent or treat infections by enterohemorrhagic or enteropathogenic E. coli.

Bacteria `evolved way to safeguard crucial genetic material`

Scientists claim that bacteria have evolved a mechanism that protects important genes from random mutation.

Shrimp shell nanoparticle combats microbes, heals wounds

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.

One out of six mobiles contaminated with fecal matter

Owners don’t wash their hands properly and thus give way to the potentially nasty E. coli bacteria to enter the handset.

Deadly bugs lurk in raw vegetables

Even with repeated washing it might not be possible to remove the germs.

Germany declares end to E. coli outbreak

Germany`s federal disease control institute declared on Tuesday that an E. coli outbreak is now over.

Germany declares end to E. coli outbreak

Germany`s federal disease control institute declared on Tuesday that an E. coli outbreak is now over.

New method to detect E. coli in saline water sample

It is a world-first to use this particular agar for saline and marine-type water samples.

New method to detect E. coli in saline water sample

It is a world-first to use this particular agar for saline and marine-type water samples.

Superbugs, E.Coli to become history soon!

Scientists have come a step closer to finding toxin antidotes superbugs and E.Coli a thing of past.

Superbugs, E.Coli to become history soon!

Scientists have come a step closer to finding toxin antidotes superbugs and E.Coli a thing of past.