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Washing hands in cold water as good as hot: Study

Researchers also found that washing even for 10 seconds significantly removed bacteria from the hands.

Jun 02, 2017, 16:02 PM IST

Find out what lies beneath your fingernails!

Apart from following the basic handwashing principles, you should always keep your fingernails clean and trimmed

Jun 24, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Campaign aims to raise awareness about good hygiene habits

In order to promote health and hygiene and raise awareness about good hygiene habits such as washing hands five times a day, using a toilet for defecation and adopting safe drinking water practices, a campaign has been launched recently.

Jan 04, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

Online hand-washing tool can keep you healthy

A web-based programme to encourage more frequent hand washing reduces the risk of catching and passing on respiratory tract infections to other household members.

Aug 07, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Disinfectant wipes can eliminate risk of food poisoning

Washing hands and using disinfectant wipes in the kitchen after preparing poultry can almost eliminate the risk of food poisoning caused by harmful bacteria, a study says.

May 02, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

We`re washing hands more often: Restroom spies

Americans are washing their hands more often, suggests the latest check by researchers who spy on people using public restrooms.

Sep 14, 2010, 12:37 PM IST

We`re washing hands more often: Restroom spies

Americans are washing their hands more often, suggests the latest check by researchers who spy on people using public restrooms.

Sep 14, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Shame ‘propels’ people to wash hands after loo visit!

People are more likely to wash their hands after using the toilet when they have been shamed into it, a new study claims.

Oct 15, 2009, 11:00 AM IST