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Parasite Infected Fruit Flies Use Alcohol to Self Medicate

A recent research has revealed a behavior that will help the parasite infected fruit flies to augment their survival rate. According to the research which was led by Todd Schlenke, the evolutionary geneticist, to kill the blood borne parasites fruit flies use alcohol. This process of self medication helps the fruit flies to increase their Read more

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Few C Difficile Infections could be Traced to Patients in the Same Ward

The usual assumption about how Clostridium difficile spreads has now been challenged since only a few cases could be located to the patients sharing the same ward. The traditional and the most common perception that C difficile is acquired by contact with the patients who are infected with the bacterium received a hard blow as Read more

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Mead Johnson visited by U.S. Health Officials

Bacterial infection killed one infant and sickened another which was supposed to have occurred due to consumption of an Enfamil baby formula produced by Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. On Wednesday, a company spokesperson informed that U.S. Health Inspectors visited the Enfamil factory in regards to the same issue. Although tests conducted by the company on Read more