Trypanosoma gambiens causes the disease of sleeping sickness or Gambian trypanosomiasis in man. Sleeping sickness can be fatal if not treated. It is spread by the bite of an infected tsetse fly (Glossina Genus), a species native to the African continent. The bite of tsetse fly causes local irritation which subsides after a few days. […]


Home Remedies for Ulcers

The parts of the body such as the mouth, oesophagus, stomach, and duodenum are the common areas where ulcers mostly erupt. Earlier it was assumed that stressful life and unhealthy diet contributed to the development of ulcers. However, it is now known that they are a repercussion of an infection caused by the corkscrew-shaped bacterium […]

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Treat your hiccups instantly

Hiccups are the sudden, uncontrolled repeated contractions of the diaphragm producing a sound called hiccup. The medical term used for hiccup is Synchronous Diaphragmatic Flutter (SDF) OR singultus. Hiccups may occur several times per minute and may last for few hours creating uneasiness in talking and eating. Hiccups may be the result of overeating, frequent […]

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Kick The Habit: Quit Smoking Now

It takes a lot of courage to give up the habit of smoking, especially for those who are smoking for a long time and have become addicted to it. Despite the fact, that’s how smoking cigarette impacts your overall health condition. Cigarette smoking not only affects the addicted person, but also takes a toll on […]

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