Lepto cases in non-monsoon period worries BMC

Recently, the Bombay High Court has asked the corporation to consider leptospirosis as an epidemic causing disease

Lepto cases in non-monsoon period worries BMCMonsoon might have gone but leptospirosis- one of the monsoon related illness is still around with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) revealing that they have registered 33 confirmed leptospirosis cases in October. “Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease and exact epidemiology of such disease is not possible. We are seeing sporadic leptospirosis cases in non-monsoon period too. […]

Some women have more HIV-fighting bacteria in their vagina

This one kind of bacteria can make women more resistant to HIV. Now, doctors are looking at probiotics to boost this superhero in all women

Some women have more HIV-fighting bacteria in their vaginaScientists have found that HIV fighting bacteria are naturally present in some women’s vaginas. A study done by Professor Janneke van de Wijgert of the University of Liverpool, also reveals that sex workers were unlikely to have HIV if they had Lactobacillus crispatus (L. crispatus) bacteria in their vaginas and it is one among the […]
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