Tag Archives: bacterial infection

New tuberculosis test helps improve diagnosis

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, February 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM

A new tuberculosis test can improve and simplify diagnosis. The new blood test for tuberculosis is inexpensive and helps identity the gene expression that differentiates people with tuberculosis and those without it or with different stages of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (TB)… Read More

Is Your Shower Making You Sick?

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 12:49 PM

Taking a shower in the morning is a ritual that helps us maintain our hygiene. But what if showering actually has a harmful side-effect? According to new research, showering may lead to the spread of dangerous bacterial infections. Researchers have… Read More

Is Your Toilet Carrying Disease?

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 04:44 AM
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Many people would rather wait it out then have to face the dreaded public toilet, but are they really as scary as they are made out to be? Most people spend as little time as they can in any kind… Read More