Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022



Dona Ganguly diagnosed with chikungunya; know all about the viral disease

October 06, 2022 2:55 pm

Dona, the wife of former cricketer Sourav Ganguly, was admitted to a private hospital with fever, joint pain, and rashes.

How to differentiate between rash from a mosquito bite and other skin rashes?

August 20, 2022 10:28 am

World Mosquito Day: In children, the skin reaction to the bite tends to be more severe than in adults, said Dr Subodh Sirur, Consultant Dermatology, Masina Hospital, Mumbai

Mumbai: BMC commissioner directs civic officials to ‘mosquito-proof’ city

March 22, 2022 4:21 pm

Notably, in 2020, Mumbai’s malaria case tally crossed 11,000, up from 8,868 cases in 2019. The cases surged due to uncontrolled breeding of anopheles mosquitoes in open spaces, BMC had stated.

Japanese encephalitis virus can cause deadly brain swelling but in less than one per cent of cases

March 18, 2022 3:04 pm

Japanese encephalitis virus is an infection that can be transmitted to people if they are bitten by a mosquito carrying the virus. It can't be transmitted from person to person.

Curious Kids: What would happen if all the mosquitoes in the world disappeared?

February 02, 2022 5:53 pm

Of all these mosquito species, only the females of about 40 types are truly dangerous because they can pass on diseases that make people sick.

What if you could become invisible to mosquitoes?

August 17, 2021 6:35 pm

Scientists used the gene-editing tool Crispr-Cas9 to render humans effectively invisible in the eyes of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which use dark visual cues to hunt.

Some people are more susceptible to mosquito bites than others; here's why

July 15, 2021 10:12 am

Some studies have found that those with O blood group get more mosquito bites

How to protect your baby from mosquitoes this summer

April 30, 2020 6:02 pm

In the case of babies, one has to be extra cautious as it is important to make sure that they are protected from mosquito bites.

'What makes some flowers more attractive to mosquitoes decoded'

January 27, 2020 4:52 pm

According to the study, the orchid produces a finely balanced bouquet of chemical compounds that stimulate the sense of smell in mosquitoes.

World Mosquito Day 2019: Children's books that share mosquito facts in a fun way

August 20, 2019 1:45 pm

World Mosquito Day: Here are some children's books that share some interesting facts about mosquitoes, which have been around 30 million years, in a fun and interesting way.