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Treatment of dengue fever

Treatment of dengue fever

Treatment of dengue fever Dengue fever, also called break bone fever is caused by the dengue virus;¬†there is no specific medicine or antibiotic regarding the treatment of dengue fever.¬†Typically, the handling is purely concerned with relief of the symptoms. Patient should take rest and use liquid food for sufficient hydration which is important for recovery. […]

Mesothelioma Prognosis

Mesothelioma Prognosis

Prognosis is used to describe the possible outcome of a diagnosed disease and seeks to determine how long the patient is expected to survive and the quality of his/her life during this period. The prognosis for mesothelioma is unfortunately extremely poor due to the fact that is a ‘long latency period’ cancer and generally goes […]

New tick-borne disease discovered

New tick-borne disease discovered

This new disease is caused by a spirochete bacterium called Borrelia miyamotoi, which is distantly related to Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease . Yale professor of epidemiology Durland Fish and colleagues found this new spirochete, previously known only from ticks in Japan, in deer ticks in Connecticut in 2001, but did not […]

Dengue fever

Dengue fever

Dengue fever O’nyong-nyong fever; Dengue-like disease; Breakbone fever Last reviewed: August 28, 2009. Dengue fever is a virus-based disease spread by mosquitoes. See also: Dengue hemorrhagic fever Causes, incidence, and risk factors Dengue fever is caused by one of four different but related viruses. It is spread by the bite of mosquitoes, most commonly the […]

Dengue Symptoms , treatment

Dengue Symptoms , treatment

Causes Dengue fever is caused by one of four different but related viruses. It is spread by the bite of mosquitoes, most commonly the mosquito Aedes aegypti , which is found in tropic and subtropic regions. This includes parts of: Indonesian archipelago into northeastern Australia South and Central America Southeast Asia Sub-Saharan Africa Dengue fever […]

dengue fever in pakistan

dengue fever in pakistan

PM offers helping hand to Punjab govt against dengue * Gilani stresses need for developing a national coordination mechanism for controlling epidemics like dengue fever LAHORE: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday said that the federal government was ready to help the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government in controlling dengue virus in Punjab. Addressing the […]

Swine flu drug hand-out service raises concerns

Swine flu drug hand-out service raises concerns

Just 12% of patients who got anti-flu drugs using the swine flu hotline and website actually had the virus, figures obtained by the BBC suggest. More than 1.1m people collected the drugs – which can cause side effects such as nausea – after being diagnosed by the National Pandemic Flu Service. But figures obtained under […]

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

In the US in 2008, it was estimated that 2,477,847 women were living with breast cancer, 182,460 women were diagnosed and 40,480 women died of breast cancer. Estimates suggest 12.03% of women born today will be diagnosed with cancer of the breast at some time during their lifetime.