Combining antibiotics with silver nanoparticles may help address drug resistance

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In recent years, scientists have developed a potential alternative in the form of silver nanoparticles. But it appears bacteria are acquiring resistance to silver nanoparticles as well.

Microplastic pollution load on seashore linked with population size of coastal cities : study

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A study of microplastics in three coastal cities in the country has found that population size has a direct impact on the abundance and nature of microplastics on their seashore.

Indian Scientists identify new route to tackle TB

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New Delhi, May 15 (India Science Wire): A group of Indian scientists has identified three sites in the genome of tuberculosis-causing bacterium that could be used as targets to kill it. By Sunderarajan Padmanabhan DNA, which is the basic building block of the genome of any organism, is made of nucleotides, which are strung together … Read moreIndian Scientists identify new route to tackle TB

Study sheds new light on urinary tract infections in postmenopausal women

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DALLAS – May 12, 2019 – A UT Southwestern study suggests why urinary tract infections (UTIs) have such a high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women – several species of bacteria can invade the bladder walls. Recurrent UTI (RUTI) reduces quality of life UTI treatment is the most common reason for antibiotic prescriptions in older adults. … Read moreStudy sheds new light on urinary tract infections in postmenopausal women

New biomaterial can address microbial infections on medical implants

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New Delhi, May 7 (India Science Wire): Researchers at Hyderabad-based Indian Institute of Chemical Technology have identified a new biomaterial to prevent microbial infections on medical implants like urethral catheters. By Sunderarajan Padmanabhan Studies have shown that around 70–80% of hospital acquired infections are due to the use of urethral catheters. It has been found … Read moreNew biomaterial can address microbial infections on medical implants

UTSW researchers find form drives function in cancer proliferation

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DALLAS – May 7, 2019 – A new study finds that the protein responsible for the crawling movements of cells also drives the ability of cancer cells to grow when under stress. The protein is actin, which is also a key component of the contraction apparatus of muscles throughout the body. The link between cell … Read moreUTSW researchers find form drives function in cancer proliferation

Apollo Hospitals & MMC, New York, hosted first exclusive Congress on Lung transplantation, to kick-start on Saturday!

(L-R) Dr. Vijay Mohan Reddy, Director Medical Services, Apollo Hospitals; Dr. Hari Prasad, President-Hospitals Division, Apollo Hospitals Group; Dr. Harish Seethamraju, Medical Director, Advanced Lung Failure & Lung Transplant, Montefiore Medical Center, New York; Dr. A.G.K. Gokhale, Sr. Consultant, Cardiothoracic, Transplant & Minimal Access Surgery, Apollo Hospitals & Dr. Battu Chaithanya, Consultant Pulmonologist, Apollo Hospitals, with the poster on the International Conference on Management of Advanced Lung Diseases and Lung Transplantation, being organised by Apollo Hospitals & Montefiore Medical Center, New York, at a press conference on Friday at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills.

Apollo Hospitals & MMC, New York, hosted first exclusive Congress on Lung transplantation, to kick-start on Saturday! Hyderabad, May 3rd, 2019 : The Apollo Heart and Lung Transplant Institute at Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, in collaboration with Montefiore Medical Center, New York, is hosting, India’s first exclusive Conference on Lung transplantation. The two day Congress, … Read moreApollo Hospitals & MMC, New York, hosted first exclusive Congress on Lung transplantation, to kick-start on Saturday!