Human immune deficiency virus/Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is a spectrum of conditions caused by Human deficiency virus(HIV). HIV virus suppresses the immune system of our body hugely by affecting the T cells and destroying them. T cells are the most important warrior of our body to fight infection. With very less immune to other infections, our […]Read more "HIV/AIDS-“Not a communicable disease”"
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 […]Read more "Amoebic Dysentery (Amoebiasis): Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention"
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. […]Read more "CESTODIASIS"
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 […]Read more "ASCARIASIS : WORM INFECTION"
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 […]Read more "Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (Pseudotumor Cerebri): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention"
Osteoporosis is a bone disease which occurs when you lose too much bone make too little bone or both. Bones become so weak that even bending over and coughing can cause a fracture. Fractures related to osteoporosis are commonly seen in hip, wrist or spine. Osteoporosis occurs when the development of new bone doesn’t keep […]Read more "Osteoporosis"
Pregnancy is a crucial period in a woman’s life. Due to various hormonal changes, certain symptoms may arise, which may be detrimental for the health of both the mother and baby. Mild disorders can become serious and give rise to unpleasant consequences. One such severe condition is associated with abnormal liver functioning. Liver problems during […]Read more "Watch out for various liver problems during pregnancy"