US based Indian doctor discovers new way to prevent sepsis in new born babies

Posted on:22 Aug 2017 12:37:21
US based Indian doctor discovers new way to prevent sepsis in new born babies
22 August 2017 Current Affairs: A team of scientists from United States of America (USA) has discovered an inexpensive prevention technique (therapy) against sepsis in newborn babies.

The team was led by US-based Indian doctor Pinaki Panigrahi.

Each year globally, more than 600,000 infants die of sepsis most of them in developing countries.

In the new oral prevention technique, infants are fed with good bacteria (probiotic bacteria) that populates in his/her gut and block (kill) harmful species.

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