What is Poliomyelitis ? Symptoms, Causes, Precautions

ADVERTISEMENT What is Poliomyelitis?  Poliomyelitis, commonly shortened to polio, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. A virus that may cause paralysis and is easily preventable by the polio vaccine. In about 0.5 percent of cases, it moves from the gut to affect the central nervous system and there is muscle weakness resulting in a flaccid paralysis. This can occur over a few hours to a few days. ——————————————– …

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What is Measles? Symptoms, Causes, Cure, Precautions

ADVERTISEMENT  What is Measles? Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by measles virus. Symptoms usually develop 10–12 days after exposure to an infected person and last 7–10 days. Initial symptoms typically include fever, often greater than 40 °C (104 °F), cough, runny nose, and inflamed eyes. —————————————————————— Detailed look :   Pathogen : Virus (Rubeola)    Mode of transmission : By air    Incubation period : 3-5 days   Symptoms:(i) …

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Chicken Pox (Varicella) | Symptoms, Causes and Cure

ADVERTISEMENT  Everything About Chicken Pox! Chicken Pox, also called varicella, is characterized by itchy red blisters that appear all over the body. A virus causes this condition. It often affects children, and was so common it was considered a childhood rite of passage. It’s very rare to have the chickenpox infection more than once. And since the chickenpox vaccine was introduced in the mid-1990s, cases have declined. ———————————————————-Detailed view on …

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All About Human Immunity: Signs, Disease, Booster

ADVERTISEMENT   What is Immunity? Immunity is the capability of multicellular organisms to resist harmful microorganisms. Immunity involves both specific and nonspecific components. The nonspecific components act as barriers or eliminators of a wide range of pathogens irrespective of their antigenic make-up What are common diseases of the immune system? 1. Type 1 Diabetes. The immune system attacks the cells in the pancreas that make insulin.  2. Rheumatoid arthritis. This type of arthritis causes swelling and …

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All You Need To Know About “The Black Fungus”

ADVERTISEMENT  First of all what is this Black Fungus?   Mucormycosis is an invasive infection caused by a class of molds called mucormycetes. These fungi are ubiquitous, naturally occurring in our environment, most commonly in soil. Humans get the infection by inhaling the fungal spores floating around in the air and in dust. How does black fungus start? Primarily, fungal spore floating in the environment give people this infection. One …

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Coffee is health food: Myth or fact?

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