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  • Copycat disease is on a rise in India

    Copycat disease is on a rise in India

    Contrary to what you may think it is, copycat disease is not the perpetual habit of wanting to copy people. It is a bacterial infection called melioidosis, which is hard to detect because it copies other diseases.

  • Dengue is Fatal in Less than One Per Cent Cases

    Dengue is Fatal in Less than One Per Cent Cases

    Dengue has a sudden onset with symptoms such as headache, fever, exhaustion, severe joint and muscle pain, swollen glands and rashes. The presence of fever, rashes and headache along with other symptoms is particularly characteristic of dengue.

  • Prevention is much better than cure in Diarrhea

    Prevention is much better than cure in Diarrhea

    During monsoon, it is particularly important to guard against the disease.   Diarrohea, as we all know, is a condition in which we experience frequent watery stools (loose stools). 

  • Dengue Fever: Know the Signs and Symptoms

    Dengue Fever: Know the Signs and Symptoms

    Dengue fever has been on the rise in India and many states in the country are drastically affected by it. It is spread by the vector called Aedes mosquito, which breeds on still water in many cities that gets collected after the end of summer.

  • Nipah Virus: Signs, Symptoms and Diagnosis

    Nipah Virus: Signs, Symptoms and Diagnosis

    Around 10 people in Kerala have died due to Nipah virus. World Health Organization defines Nipah virus (NiV) infection as a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe diseases in both animals and humans. 

  • Dengue threat looms large over CWG Games

    Dengue threat looms large over CWG Games

    If we follow the trend of this disease, the number is three to four times more than 2009, said Dr N K Yadav, health officer, MCD.

     

  • Dengue...a terror in colleges across DU

    Dengue...a terror in colleges across DU

    Dengue changes dress code in DU, especially those on south campus. See how students wear dresses which help them protect themselves from deadly monsoon diseases.

  • Doctors stung by dengue menace

    Doctors stung by dengue menace

    After several residents at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) tested positive for dengue, several cases have been reported from Lady Hardinge Medical College. Onlymyhealth explores!

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis Might Spread Beyond Your Lungs

    Pulmonary Tuberculosis Might Spread Beyond Your Lungs

    Tuberculosis alone is an epidemic and life-threatening disease. But what could be worse is that tuberculosis can spread beyond the lungs, causing other infections. Read on to know all about the disease.

  • ORS Day: It's time to fight dehydration and save lives!

    ORS Day: It's time to fight dehydration and save lives!

    Diarrhoea is one of the foremost killer diseases worldwide. Promoting awareness and utilisation of ORS can save million lives.

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