Communicable Diseases


Typhoid – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
- Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti
June 05, 2014 at 07:06pm
Typhoid is the communicable disease that is increasingly making its impact on Indians. Know about the disease in detail.

World Health Day 2014: Preventing Vector-borne diseases – ‘Small bite, big threat’
- Editorial Team
April 03, 2014 at 10:31am
This World Health Day – 7 April – WHO is highlighting the serious and increasing threat of vector-borne diseases, with the slogan ‘Small bite, …

Dengue fever – do not give Aspirin or Ibuprofen to the patient
- Dr Reshma Nayak
October 04, 2013 at 10:25am
People self medicate themselves as soon as the symptoms of dengue occur. However, using Ibuprofen or Aspirin can be dangerous.

Viral fever: How to recognize, diagnose and treat it
- Pavitra Sampath
September 20, 2013 at 03:03pm
Viral fever is a common form of illness. Find out more about it.

12 fast facts about MERS-CoV
- Dr Ram Shukla
July 29, 2013 at 10:31am
Can MERS-CoV spread from human to human? How did it even come to affect humans? Dr Ram Shukla gives us some fast facts...

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Wash hands the right way; prevent diseases like cholera, typhoid and gastroenteritis
- Pavitra Sampath
July 11, 2013 at 05:04pm
Do you know why it is so important to wash your hands after you have visited the bathroom and why some people are chided for not doing just that? …

Prevent dengue with these 10 practical tips
- Pavitra Sampath
July 10, 2013 at 06:16pm
Dengue is rife in the city around the monsoons, read about handy tips that can keep the dangerous disease at bay.

Uttarakhand floods: Understanding the risk of epidemics
- Pavitra Sampath
June 25, 2013 at 01:15pm
For the past 10 days, Uttarakhand has been fraught with danger. With large numbers of people stranded and thousands dead, the state is fearing an …

The hidden causes of ill-health at home
- Pooja Ganeriwala
April 22, 2013 at 10:38pm
Most people think that it’s the outdoors – crowded places, construction sites and muddy-damp areas during the rains – are places where diseases …

Polio: Do you know about the disease?
- Admin
January 11, 2013 at 08:55am
Polio is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus. It invades the nervous system, and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours. The virus …

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