Infections

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Did you sterilise your stethoscope, doctor?
- Agencies
February 20, 2014 at 03:56pm
Could the stethoscope that a healthcare worker uses to examine a patient could be a source of additional trouble? Yes, especially for patients who …

Hand sanitizers – 9 reasons you should think before using them
- Pavitra Sampath
November 01, 2013 at 12:43pm
Are you addicted to using hand sanitizers? Well, here are eight reasons not to use it.

Understanding the cough process
- Anusuya Suresh
June 27, 2013 at 07:04pm
A cough can be quite irritating and painful but in reality, it is an extremely useful process that ensures you stay healthy.

Know your medical terms: Convalescence
- Pavitra Sampath
April 09, 2013 at 10:47am
A trip to the doctor’s office can be as daunting as waiting for your exam results. But when you do get the diagnosis, not being able to understand …

Are germs in your kitchen actually good for you?
- Nirmalya Dutta
February 13, 2013 at 03:24pm
Get this - your kitchen is far, far dirtier than your bathroom! A survey of 1,400 homemakers found that they clean their toilets more frequently than …

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India needs more infectious disease experts: Indian-American doc
- Admin
December 16, 2012 at 04:55pm
Despite infectious diseases claiming over 20 million lives a year, India has just a handful of specialists in the field for its 1.2 billion …

Monsoon health guide: Dietary dos and don’ts
- Admin
July 16, 2012 at 02:32pm
Monsoon though a pleasant time of the year can play havoc with your body. Here are some dos and don't that you need to keep in mind.  Dos: Go …

Monsoon health guide: Keep allergies, infections and indigestion at bay
- Admin
July 16, 2012 at 02:26pm
Monsoon showers do come as a relief but also bring with them health irritants like allergies, infections and indigestion. There's no need to panic, …

Swine Flu (H1N1): All you need to know
- Nirmalya Dutta
March 20, 2012 at 03:45pm
Swine flu, also known as 2009 H1N1 type A influenza, is a human disease. People get the disease from other people, not from pigs. The disease got …

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