Infections and viruses are a common occurence. But, when is the flu, ‘really’ a flu? And when is a sore throat, a strep throat? Do ear infections always need a course of antibiotics? What are the types of pneumonia or the symptoms of chronic bronchitis? And, most importantly, once your doctor has identified your illness, what are the common treatments that are prescribed? Find out more about the many infections and viruses that afflict us.
Hypovolemia means “low blood volume” and can be brought on by a fluid imbalance in the body. Find out the signs and symptoms of hypovolemia and learn how this condition can become critical if not treated quickly.
This article discusses relevant information about Lyme disease including its epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment.
Although we cannot see microorganisms with our naked eye, their ecological importance is immense. Life on earth would be difficult without them. In part 1 of this series, we learned about a brief biology of Bacteria, Archaea, and Fungi. Now let us learn about Protozoa, Algae, Viruses, and Helminths
Knowledge of tetanus is indispensable in life preservation. Learn the risks, symptoms, and treatments of this fatal illness.
Ignorance kills, but not always quickly or in an obvious manner. Find out why discharges from chemical plants in the 1950s to rivers and the ocean led to frank mercury poisoning, birth defects and a range of neurological and physiological symptoms.