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Infectious disorders

  • Prevention of Viral Infections

    Viruses are very small, microscopic micro-organisms with a structure like a capsule filled with genetic material. Viruses are responsible for causing various infectious diseases like common cold,...
    18/12/2014 by Dr.
  • Chikungunya

    Chikungunya is a viral disease caused by an arthropod borne virus, which is transmitted to humans through the bite of Aedes Aegypti mosquito. There are three genotypes – two in Africa and one in...
    27/08/2014 by Dr.
  • Understanding Ebola Virus Disease

    Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF) or Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is a severe human disease caused by RNA virus belonging to the family Filoviridae and genus Ebolavirus. The first virus of Ebola was...
    14/08/2014 by Dr.
  • Measles

    Measles is an acute viral infection affecting the respiratory system, immune system and skin. It is caused by a virus belonging to the family of Paramyxovirus under the genus Morbillivirus. Measles...
    08/08/2014 by Dr.
  • Most Common Illnesses During Monsoons

    While monsoons are most looked forward to, after the summer heat, it also brings along with it the grime, pollution and humidity. These bring about various bacteria, virus, fungi and microbes...
    28/07/2014 by Dr.
  • Treating Cholera

    Cholera is an acute infection of the small intestine, caused by the ingestion of bacterium Vibrio Cholerae, found in faecally contaminated food or water. Cholera is primarily linked to the regions...
    17/07/2014 by Dr.
  • Monsoon picture

    Monsoon Maladies

    Monsoon not only brings much needed respite from the scorching heat of summer but also opens the floodgates to a host of water borne diseases such as typhoid, cholera, hepatitis A and diarrhoea...
    05/10/2013 by Dr.
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    Keep winter illnesses at bay

    Like all other seasons winter also has a flip side to it. As the weather changes from warm and humid to cold and dry, many people fall sick. The illnesses range from common cold, flu, viral fever,...
    04/10/2013 by Dr.
  • Dengue fever - symptoms

    Dengue Fever

    Dengue fever is one of the major diseases in India incurring huge health care burden to individual and society. In an effort to educate and empower individuals about the disease and to help prevent...
    21/03/2013 by Dr.
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    Tuberculosis (TB)

    Tuberculosis (TB) is widespread in India with over 2 million people infected annually and about 330,000 deaths attributed to this disease annually (1). Therefore, it is important to recognize signs...
    21/03/2013 by Dr.