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Mastitis

Mastitis occurs when bacteria found on skin or saliva enter breast tissue through a milk duct or crack in the skin. Milk ducts are a part of the anatomy of the breast that carry milk to the nipples. All genders have milk ducts and can get mastitis. Infection also happens when milk backs up due to … Read More

‘Miraculous’ mosquito hack cuts dengue by 77%

They used mosquitoes infected with “miraculous” bacteria that reduce the insect’s ability to spread dengue. The trial took place in Yogyakarta city, Indonesia, and is being expanded in the hope of eradicating the virus. The World Mosquito Programme team says it could be a solution to a virus that has gone around the world. Few people had … Read More

Buruli ulcer

Buruli ulcer  is an infectious disease characterized by the development of painless open wounds. The disease is limited to certain areas of the world, most cases occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa and Australia. The first sign of infection is a small painless nodule or area of swelling, typically on the arms or legs. The nodule grows larger over days to … Read More

PNEUMONIA

Pneumonia is an infection of the lung tissue caused by various bacterial , viruses or fungi. It happens when an infection causes the air sacs in your lungs (your doctor will call them alveoli) to fill with fluid or pus. That can make it hard for you to breathe in enough oxygen to reach your bloodstream … Read More

Benefits From consuming Garlic

Before we go deep into the benefits of garlic, let’s educate ourselves on the knowledge available about the nature of garlic. Garlic is genus, Allium; a specie of onion. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive, and Chinese onion. It is common with Central Asia and northeastern Iran, and has been a seasoning … Read More

An avocado a day could lower ‘bad’ cholesterol levels,

We’ve all heard the old saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” According to a new study, however, the same may be true for avocados — at least when it comes to lowering “bad” cholesterol levels. The study, conducted by researchers at Penn State University and published in the Journal of Nutrition, suggests that eating one … Read More

Three Colorado police officers ‘no longer employed’ after arrest of 73-year-old woman with dementia

U.S. NEWS Three Colorado police officers ‘no longer employed’ after arrest of 73-year-old woman with dementia A fourth officer, Sgt. Philip Metzler, was also placed on administrative leave but was not among those who lost their jobs.00:06 /02:37TAP TO UNMUTE Body camera video shows police force 78-year-old woman with dementia to ground April 30, 2021, 6:52 … Read More

Gingivitis

An inflammation of the gums surrounding the teeth which affects a significant portion of the population and a common periodontal disease. This inflammation of the gingiva is classified according to severity. It can range from mild to severe gingivitis and more uncommon but serious necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. Inflammation is a complex system by which bacteria-fighting cells … Read More

Spring, the most inspiring of the seasons (this year especially)

(CNN)As the end of the pandemic tunnel gets brighter and brighter, has a season ever better aligned with where most people are in the world right now?Spring is the season of hope — that things will get better after they were worse. The river will “flow again after it was frozen,” Ernest Hemingway wrote of … Read More

Snake venom is a boon in search for life-saving drugs

(CNN)Over the summer, Chicago-based cardiologist Dr. Sandeep Nathan received a phone call that a patient was in trouble.Every minute that went by put the patient more atrisk. In his mid-30s, he was suffering from a massive heart attack with excessive blood clotting in the vessels around his heart. He had also tested positive for Covid-19.Several … Read More

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