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Monkeypox cases detected in over 20 countries; All you need to know about the viral infection

May 28, 2022 9:57 am

WHO states on its website that cases are often found "close to tropical rainforests where there are animals that carry the virus"

Lassa fever: From causes to symptoms and treatment; everything you need to know

February 22, 2022 1:05 pm

Though the risk remains low, it is important to be wary of the infection that is endemic in West Africa, WHO states

'A sudden spike in bronchiolitis cases among infants and young children': Doctors

October 19, 2021 4:30 pm

As per doctors, while there is an increase in paediatric respiratory cases they are non-Covid at present.

Covid-19: Things to consider to ensure a safe celebration in the festive season

October 05, 2021 7:27 pm

After months of isolation, it is understandable that people yearn for hugs from family members. But, there is no need to celebrate festivals by gathering in a crowd, warn doctors

AI may predict next high-risk virus to jump from animals to humans

October 01, 2021 3:10 pm

The researchers built machine learning models, which assigned a probability of human infection based on patterns in virus genomes.

How to spot and deal with roundworm infection in kids

September 02, 2021 4:06 pm

The illness often develops after a child puts his/her hands in the mouth after playing in soil contaminated by roundworm eggs

Beware, you could be damaging your ears with prolonged use of earphones

August 05, 2021 12:10 pm

Prolonged use of earphones at high volumes may lead to hearing loss, a doctor cautions

Covid-19: Here's everything you need to know about 'cytomegalovirus'

July 13, 2021 8:06 pm

It usually affects those who are immuno-compromised, like suffering from cancer, AIDS, or those who have recently had transplants, says a doctor

Cytomegalovirus in Covid-19 patients: Symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

June 30, 2021 1:29 pm

CMV is a double-stranded DNA virus and a member of the human herpesvirus family. It is a common viral infection in 50-100 per cent of humans worldwide, depending on the age and race of the population tested, said Dr Vipulroy Rathod, senior gastroenterologist

Nasal cleansers or washes: Know about the benefits and risks

June 29, 2021 4:02 pm

"It’s crucial to use sterile water for this process if prepared at home. If not, it can introduce infections into the sinuses which were otherwise sterile," warned Dr Divya Prabhat, ENT Surgeon, Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai

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