Chikungunya is a viral fever. This disease is caused when a mosquito named Aedes aegypti, also known as the yellow fever mosquito, bites and the virus enters our body. Chikungunya disease is not spread directly from human to human but when Aedes mosquito bites a sick person and then bites a healthy person, this disease […]Read more "What is Chikungunya and what are various blood tests for its diagnosis?"
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. […]Read more "SLEEPING SICKNESS"
Since the time HIV/AIDS came to light back in the 1980s, the viral infection has been plagued with misconceptions and myths. In today’s times, guidelines about HIV prevention, diagnosis, and treatment are easily available, yet some myths continue to circulate, which actually contribute to increasing the risk of HIV infection. This piece of information discusses […]Read more "Misconceptions and realities of HIV/AIDS"
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 […]Read more "Home Remedies for Ulcers"
Blackhead is a skin condition when small black or yellow bumps appear on your skin due to the accumulation of damaged cells and dirt, blocking the hair follies. Blackheads can appear anywhere on the body. Although blackheads are not very painful, they don’t look good on your face. However, if blackheads are not treated they […]Read more "Remove blackheads in just 15 minutes"
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 […]Read more "Treat your hiccups instantly"
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 […]Read more "Kick The Habit: Quit Smoking Now"