Healthcare for malaria patients – Critical points to note!

When it comes to health care, there are a lot of things to be taken note of and ensuring that your health check-up is one time is elemental. There are certain diseases which can prove to be fatal if not treated on time. One such health condition is malaria. Malaria…

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Elizabeth King’s Yellow Bacillus Makes a Come Back

Elizabethkingia is a gram-negative bacterium that was first identified in 1959.  At the time it was simply called ‘yellow bacillus’ because of the color it produced on chocolate and blood agar plates.  This bacteria’s virulence and prevalence seems to show up in circumstances where it is least expected, thus peaking…

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Bubonic Plague (Black Death) Risk

Bubonic plague, which has been feared for centuries and killed millions of people, is in danger of making a comeback in Madagascar. The island’s rat infested jails are at a particularly high risk from the disease and the number of cases tends to rise during October. Hot humid weather attracts…

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Contagious Diseases: Pediculosis And Scabies (What you Should Know)

Pediculosis and scabies, both caused by the arthropods, are two different diseases that have many similarities. Here’s what you need to know about them. Both pediculosis and scabies cause extreme itching. In pediculosis, the itching starts a couple of weeks after infestation. The louse saliva causes an allergic reaction, which…

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Causes and Natural Remedies for Gum Diseases

Gum diseases are termed as periodontal diseases which also include gingivitis and pyorrhea. Gum diseases mainly account for the inflammation of gums which could lead to tooth loss or something as serious as heart diseases. One of the most common symptoms of gum disease is the recurring pain or bleeding…

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