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Nipah Virus: Transmission, Symptoms And Diagnosis
First identified in Malaysia in 1998 among pig farmers, the Nipah virus has resurfaced a year after its last reported case in Kerala. The fresh case confirmed in the district of Ernakulam, Kerala is of a 23-year-old student, who is under ...
Silicosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment
People who work in areas where they breathe in dust containing silica are subjected to a lung disease known as silicosis . Silica is a tiny crystal that is found in rock, sand or mineral ores such as quartz. For ...
Silicosis Causes Symptoms Treatment Prevention
DASH Diet For Better Kidney Health
Your kidneys play a critical and central role in maintaining your health. A healthy kidney is necessary for the daily workings of your body, as well as in maintaining your general health and well being. Reports point out the harsh reality ...
What Causes Hirschsprung’s Disease In Infants?
All of us who have given birth to babies have often heard the doctor saying that it is important for the newborn infant to pass stools within 48 hours of its birth. Though this is important for a lot of reasons, ...
What Casues Hirschsprungs Disease In Infants
What Is Lichen Nitidus And What Causes It?
An abnormal inflammatory activity in the cells of the skin can cause a rare skin disease known as lichen nitidus. This appears as small, glistening bumps on the skin's surface. These bumps are skin coloured. Read on to know more about ...
Lichen Nitidus Causes Sympotms And Treatment
What Causes Viking Disease And How Does It Develop?
Going by what history has to say, a disease that involves a slow thickening and tightening of the skin tissues of the hand originated with the Vikings and hence the name Viking disease, which, otherwise, technically is termed as Dupuytren's contracture. ...
What Causes Viking Disease And How Does It Develop

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