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New means to fight ‘un-killable’ bacteria in healthcare settings

Scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have identified new means of fighting drug-tolerant bacteria, a growing global threat as menacing as drug-resistant microbes. Little is known about the mechanisms leading to tolerance, a strategy that makes bacteria “indifferent” to antibiotics and almost “un-killable,” which ... Read More »

Complete makeover in fight of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Several new medicines have been found to be more effective than traditional ones used to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), according to a new international collaborative study led by Dr. Dick Menzies, senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal. These findings precipitated a ... Read More »

Sindhu to fight for gold, Saina fetches bronze in Asian Games

World number three Sindhu beat Akane Yamaguchi 21-17 15-21 21-10 for her second win over the Japanese at the Asian Games, having beaten her in the team championship as well. The energy-sapping 65-minute match featured a 50-shot rally in the decider, which Sindhu won. World number 10 and Olympic medallist ... Read More »

Tomato extracts may help fight stomach cancer: Study

Researchers analysed whole tomato extracts for their ability to tackle gastric cancer cell lines. “Their antitumoral effect seem not related to specific components, such as lycopene, but rather suggest that tomatoes should be considered in their entirety,” said Daniela Barone, researcher at the Oncology Research Centre of Mercogliano (CROM) in ... Read More »

PM Modi: Unite in fight against plastic pollution

Since the first World Environment Day on June 5, 1974, the world has changed and challenges associated with Environmental protection have increased. On Tuesday, the nations celebrated World Environment Day, with India being the host country. Several environmental related programs were organized to mark the occasion. PM Modi participated in ... Read More »

Make e-cigarettes available to fight tobacco cancer: Experts

R N Sharan, a senior professor in the department of biochemistry at the North-Eastern Hill University in Shillong, who has been researching on cancer and its causes for many years now, says consuming electronic cigarettes reduces the risk of cancer by around 90-92 percent compared to the conventional ones. “Cancer ... Read More »

Over 100 fire tenders fight blaze in Ludhiana factory

Ludhiana: The scale of a blaze in a garment factory here could be ascertained from the fact that despite at least 100 fire tenders being pressed into service, the flames continued to rage on for several hours. At the time of filing this report, the fire tenders were still battling ... Read More »