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Antifungal Overuse Sparks Concerns Over Drug-Resistant Infections

CDC report warns of rising drug-resistant fungal infections linked to antifungal overuse; calls for judicious prescribing practices.
A concerning global health issue has emerged as common childhood infections are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics. A study led by the University of Sydney has unveiled high rates of bacterial resistance to antibiotics commonly prescribed for children and babies, rendering these drugs ineffective in many parts of the world.

Alarming Rate of Antibiotics Resistance in Paediatric Infections

A concerning global health issue has emerged as common childhood infections are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics. A study led by the University of Sydney has unveiled high rates of bacterial resistance to antibiotics commonly prescribed for children and babies, rendering these drugs ineffective in many parts of the world.
Explore the alarming rise in global dengue cases, posing an unprecedented public health threat. WHO's urgent call to action, the link to climate change, and the unexpected shift to previously untouched regions—all dissected in this comprehensive analysis."

Global Warming and Dengue Infections

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently sounded an alarm about the potential surge in dengue infections worldwide due to global warming's impact. As temperatures rise, precipitation increases, and droughts become more extended, the risk of dengue outbreaks intensifies.
In a recent revelation, UNICEF's Global Snapshot on Children with HIV and AIDS sheds light on the persistent challenges faced by adolescent girls in the battle against HIV. Released just before World AIDS Day, the report unveils startling statistics, indicating that nearly 98,000 adolescent girls aged 10-19 contracted HIV in 2022, translating to a staggering 1,900 new infections each week.

Decline in new HIV infections stalled; UNAIDS

The global roll out of HIV treatment has saved millions of lives but the efforts to prevent new HIV infections have been less successful,...
Breastfeeding helps To Drive Away Infections

Breastfeeding helps To Drive Away Infections

Breastfeeding for at least six months is extremely beneficial for the new born. It ensures that the child is healthy. Breast milk protects the...
Covid no longer a Global Threat

Secondary Infections in Covid 19 Is a Killer

Secondary infections after Covid 19 infection is dangerous and can lead to death. The study by the Indian Council of Medical Research published last...
When some birds like the Indian peafowl enjoy an upswing, majority of birds face a decline in numbers, according to the recently released "State of India's Birds 2023" report. Based on data contributed by around 30,000 birdwatchers, this comprehensive report identifies concerning patterns in bird populations, highlighting the precarious state of raptors, migratory shorebirds, and ducks.

Animal migrations can relapse dormant infections  

Dormant infections can relapse under the influence of long distance animal migrations, according to a new study. The study in Proceedings of the Royal Society...
Why Some Smokers Not Develop Lung Cancer?

Smoking increases risk of coronavirus infections, says another study

A tobacco company may be in advanced stage of developing a vaccine based out of tobacco leaves. But, smoking is still harmful and increases...
Why Some Smokers Not Develop Lung Cancer?

Smokers have higher risk of Covid-19 infections

Smokers beware. At least during this time of pandemic. Smokers and people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have an increased risk of severe complications...

Breastmilk protects babies from virus infections

Lots of studies have done about the positive impacts of breastfeeding. One of the existing argument is that there is an interaction between babies...