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Wednesday, August 12, 2020



'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.

Small bite, big threat: Simple ways to protect yourself from mosquitoes

September 02, 2019 10:24 am

It is advisable to not to scratch a mosquito bite as it can create openings in your skin that can lead to bacterial infection.

Dengue and pregnancy: Everything you need to know

October 07, 2019 9:17 am

Newborns with mothers who had dengue just before or at delivery, should be closely monitored after birth in view of the risk of vertical transmission.

Ayurvedic ways to keep mosquitoes away this monsoon

August 17, 2019 9:17 am

Growing plants like tulsi, lavender, lemongrass, marigold and mint is helpful as they act as natural and effective mosquito repellents.

Zika Fever: Everything you need to know about the mosquito-borne viral disease

August 08, 2019 4:27 pm

Usually, the infection remains asymptomatic. But, some symptoms may appear within two to seven days after a person has been bitten by an infected mosquito.

Foods to eat (and avoid) if you have dengue fever

October 07, 2019 9:17 am

Dengue fever can rise rapidly after the onset of the initial symptoms. Thus, it is vital that one seeks medical help as soon as these symptoms are observed.

Know the symptoms and keep yourself safe from dengue fever with these easy tips

August 07, 2019 2:44 pm

A person can suffer from dengue a second time if the viral strain is different from the initial infection. So ensure adequate protection.

Travelling to chikungunya-prone areas? Keep in mind these pointers

August 06, 2019 10:54 am

Diet is an important part of treatment and recovery, and as a viral disease, chikungunya is no different.

Malaria: Know the causes, symptoms and treatment and keep yourself safe this monsoon

August 20, 2019 9:38 am

Pregnant women are at a higher risk of developing malaria, and if not detected and treated at the right time, can spread to the baby too.

Panic over Zika has died down, but researchers say virus is still spreading

July 03, 2019 7:23 am

The mosquito-transmitted virus, which can cause severe birth defects, faded after 2016, but three years later it’s still circulating and has now spread to other countries


Zika virus: Heartwarming portraits of mother and child

May 11, 2016 1:42 pm

Portraits of Brazilian mothers and their children, born with microcephaly.