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Could your washing machine be harbouring pathogens?

Posted on October 1, 2019 by Contributor

If you’re using an energy-efficient function on your washing machine, it could become a reservoir of multidrug-resistant pathogens.

Pathogens main cause of childhood diarrhoea

Posted on October 6, 2016 by Contributor

Worldwide, diarrhoea remains the second leading cause of death in children under five, and is associated with approximately ...

Newly discovered antibiotic kills pathogens without resistance

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Contributor

Pathogens' resistance to antibiotics is causing a public health crisis but now, scientists have discovered a new antibiotic!

Study: Measles wipes out the body’s immune memory

Posted on November 1, 2019 by Contributor

The measles virus wipes out up to 73 percent of antibodies that protect against viral and bacterial strains ...

The danger of cleaning with bleach

Posted on October 4, 2019 by Contributor

Scratch bleach off the shopping list. Bleach fumes, in combination with compounds in many household products, form harmful ...

Why women are more susceptible to some diseases than men are

Posted on June 13, 2019 by Contributor

A new study has found a reason why women are more susceptible to some diseases than men and ...

1 In 10 people die from contaminated food every year

Posted on June 7, 2019 by ANA Newswire

Every year, nearly one in 10 people in the world, about 600 million people, fall ill and 420 ...

Hospital horror: Dead babies found in dirty laundry

Posted on April 18, 2019 by ANA Newswire

“I have been working here for several years and we are never sure what we will find when ...

The danger of vitamin B12 deficiency

Posted on March 15, 2019 by Contributor

Bioscientists have found a direct link between vitamin B12 deficiency and an increased risk of infection by potentially ...

Why your kid’s strep throat keeps coming back

Posted on February 18, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that a combination of factors makes some children susceptible to the bacteria that cause strep ...

Handwashing & kitchen hygiene: How to protect yourself from ‘bad’ bacteria

Posted on January 24, 2019 by Watch This

Any place where there are a lot of people in one space has the potential to expose you ...

Antiviral breakthrough – Scientists find a way to slow the spread of deadly diseases

Posted on January 15, 2019 by

Scientists in Hong Kong say they have made a potential breakthrough discovery in the fight against infectious diseases ...

Breastfeeding protects babies from antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Contributor

Here’s another amazing benefit of breastfeeding – it helps protect babies from antibiotic-resistant bacteria…      

No colds or flu for me!

Posted on June 25, 2018 by Shenrina Badri

Everybody knows someone who is suffering from a cold or flu this winter…

Your best defence against colds & flu this winter!

Posted on May 2, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Flu season is well underway with the start of autumn and, while temperatures are steadily declining, the incidence ...

Seasonal viruses catching you unexpectedly? Stay sniffle-free with Ginsana®

Posted on April 16, 2018 by ADVERTORIAL

Stay sniffle-free this season, and triumph at winter wellness with Ginsana® by optimising your greatest defence mechanism, your ...

Beware: Bathroom hand dryers are a haven for bacteria

Posted on April 13, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Hand dryers may leave your hands significantly more dirty than before, according to a new study…

Drought will lead to increased infant mortality – Here’s how you can help

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Contributor

Drought increases the transmission of bacterial and viral infection through food and water borne processes, and diarrhoea continues ...

What led to world’s worst listeriosis outbreak in South Africa

Posted on March 15, 2018 by The Conversation

South Africa has had the biggest listeriosis outbreak in the world that resulted in more than 180 deaths ...

The power of skin-to-skin

Posted on March 13, 2018 by Contributor

Skin-to-skin care is a simple, easy method of caring for newborn babies...

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