The #AmINext protests of the past two weeks were a game-changer for South Africa, writes Adriaan Basson.
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The human microbiome contains trillions of bacteria. Most are harmless, many beneficial, but some cause disease. There is growing evidence that these microbes play an important role in health.
You should replace your toothbrush, contact lens case, sunscreen and pillows on a regular basis.
She nearly lost her life to a flesh-eating bacteria that started with an abscess on her tooth.
A new study has found that the spores of the bacterium clostridium difficile are becoming resistant to disinfectants, which is especially problematic in hospitals.
The findings of a new study show that a variety of flying insects collected from UK hospitals harbour pathogenic bacteria.
We touch our faces many times a day, so whatever is on your hands has a chance of making its way into your system and making you ill.
Most of the microbes scientists found inside the International Space Station have been found to be human-associated.
Scientists found oil-eating bacteria in the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. These microbes could help clean up oil spills on the ocean surface.
There are many reasons why your skin might be irritated or inflamed...
The bacteria, viruses and fungi that cause skin infections love warm, moist places like sweaty exercise equipment and locker room showers.
An interplay of microbes is a health benefit of rye bread, as it is rich in lactic acid bacteria.
Samora Machel residents are choking on the stench of contaminated water overflowing onto their streets despite having reported the matter to the City of Cape Town.
The more variety of bacteria in your gut, the less likely it is for one to be dominant enough for you to get sick.
The bacteria has been named Ideonella Sakaiensis.
We tested 22 pairs of headphones for bacteria to try and see if it's safe to share earbuds. Here's what we found.
Around 200,000 different species of bug, bacteria, and fungus live in your house. You may think most of them live in your toilet, but that's not true.
There are definitely things in a ball pit that could hurt a child who is immune-compromised, but the situation may not be as serious as it sounds.
Fish slime – the mucus that coats young fish – protects them from bacteria, fungi and viruses, trapping these pathogens before they can cause infections. This slime may hold the key to beating 'superbug' infections
Germs can lurk in the most unexpected places, and maintaining a strong understanding of environmental risks is critical to protecting patients.
A study found that in an intensive care unit, reusable stethoscopes were significantly contaminated with a large number and extensive variety of bacteria.
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