Tetanus is a severe infection of the nervous system, presenting with painful, involuntary muscle contractions, especially of the neck and jaw muscles. Tetanus, in severe cases, could affect the muscles which help one to breathe, causing respiratory arrest and death. The
Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver by the hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B is spread through contact with blood, open wounds, or body fluids of an infected person. This means you can get it via sexual intercourse, sharing needles
Hepatitis A is an infection of the liver caused by hepatitis A virus. The hepatitis A virus is transmitted through ingestion of food or water contaminated by the faeces of an infected person. Unlike Hepatitis B and C, it may not
Endometriosis is a common gynecological disease, which is a serious cause of infertility in women. Find out the cause, symptoms, and treatment of this disease. What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a painful disorder of the female reproductive organ, the uterus. In this
It is common in most households to have children pass watery stools, and in many of these cases parents often inappropriately administer antibiotics to resolve the frequent stooling, without relief. Diarrhea is the second leading cause of death in children under
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major cause of heart disease globally, therefore, the single most important cause of death. The burden of hypertension globally is greatest in low- and middle-income countries, where it affects one in every 5 adults.
Chronic Kidney disease (CKD), also called chronic renal failure, is a condition in which the kidney loses a significant ability to filter wastes and excess fluids from the body. What this means is that, with the kidney’s excretory capacity impaired, wastes