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Macrophages are immune cells that are supposed to protect the body from infection by viruses and bacteria. Yet Zika virus preferentially infects these cells.
Many people think of urinary tract infections (UTIs) as a common and minor annoyance, but invasive UTIs that involve the kidneys or blood can be life-threatening.
According to Harish Mohan, Founder, Sipwise Beverages, here are six ingredients that help us fortify our immunity against monsoon attacks.
A Wisconsin man was preparing for additional surgeries after having part of his legs and forearms amputated because of a dog lick that led to a rare blood infection, his wife has said.
According to the authorities, Ziyan was suffering from acute diarrhoea and admitted to Kozhikode Medical College on Sunday.
Antibiotic resistance is a major global health threat which accounts for more than two million infections and 23,000 deaths annually in the US, researchers found.
A study by Taiwanese epidemiologists shows that herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1) leads to an increased risk of developing the disease, said researchers from the University of Manchester.
As July 6 marked World Zoonoses Day, Dr Puthussery Sumesh Chacko gives a detailed insight into the disease.
Targeting these protein fragments, called amyloid fibrils, in semen could prevent a sexually transmitted spread of the Ebola virus, researchers said.
The syphilis-causing genomes from the bacterium "Treponema pallidum" (T.pallidum) were recovered from the remains of five individuals found in a historical site in Mexico City.
Amid panic due to Nipah infection, another issue surfaced on Saturday when a group of people known to have consumed preventive medicine given by a staff at Manassery Government Homoeopathic Hospital.
In infected people, Nipah virus causes a range of illnesses from asymptomatic (subclinical) infection to acute respiratory illness and fatal encephalitis.
A drastic decrease in fresh cases of the Nipah infection proves the virus outbreak is close to being contained fully.
Despite efforts by various bodies, such as the Health Department, Perambra hospital staff, including its superintendent, continue to face discrimination
TNIE Impact | Nipah virus: Health Department to step up awareness in Perambra to combat ostracisation of medical staff
Express had reported how a nurse at Perambra hospital faced mental agony after the conductor of a bus she was travelling advised a fellow passenger not to sit beside her.