Amoebic Dysentery (Amoebiasis): Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention

Amoebic Dysentery is caused by Entamoeba histolytica which lives in the lumen of large intestine of a human being as harmless minuta forms. When the resistance of gut is lowered in infected people, these become pathogenic, change to magna forms and invade the intestinal wall. They make their way deep into sub- mucosa by eating […]

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CESTODIASIS

Cestodiasis is the disease in man caused by the infection due to tapeworms. Human beings get infected by cestodiasis by eating raw and inadequately cooked measly pork containing cysticerci (bladder like form ) of tapeworm . Symptoms The infection cestodiasis can be caused by an adult tapeworm called taeniasis and by its cysticerci called cysticercosis. […]

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ASCARIASIS : WORM INFECTION

Disease caused by Ascaris (round worm) is commonly called ascariasis. Ascariasis is caused by consuming food and water contaminated with infective eggs of Ascaris.  Ascariasis is common among children. Ascariasis is one of the most common round worm infection.  Ascariasis is generally common in places which lack modern sanitation. Symptoms Ascariasis due to larvae of […]

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Mother’s Day 2017

Mother’s day is an annual event. In India it is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year to honour and respect every mother. It was originated in North America in modern times in order to honour mother. It is celebrated to increase the maternal bond to children, to salute the motherhood and to […]

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International Nurses Day 2017

International Nurses Day is celebrated on 12th may every year by the nurses all across the world. International Nurses Day was celebrated on 12th May 1974 for the first time which was declared in the month of January on the account of the birth anniversary of the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. Florence Nightingale, […]

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Pseudotumor cerebri is a condition in which the pressure around your brain increases, causing headaches and vision problems. The name means “false brain tumour,” since its symptoms are similar to those caused by brain tumours. It’s also known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension. It mainly affects women who are between 20 and 50 years old. This […]

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