Common Skin Diseases

The skin is the largest organ that covers and protects our body. Aside from this, the skin has other functions including: · Holding in fluid to prevent dehydration · Helping us feel sensations, such as the pain and temperature · Keeping out bacteria and other causes of infection · Stabilizing our body temperature   Skin […]

Home Remedies for Stomach Flu

Did you know that if you ever have stomach flu, you can treat it with the help of home remedies in your own home? You don’t need to visit a doctor for that. Most people manage their stomach flu symptoms with the help of home remedies.   Do you know about those remedies? If you don’t, […]

¿Cómo funcionan las vacunas?

¿Sabes cómo funcionan las vacunas? cómo las vacunas pueden protegerte? Si no es así, debería saber por qué te ayuda a entender la importancia de vacunarse.  Para conocer las respuestas, siga leyendo este artículo.  Las vacunas son protecciones sintéticas que los humanos hacen para nuestra propia protección de enfermedades e infecciones existentes. Es una sustancia […]

Herpes: What do you need to know?

Do you have unexplained blisters and sores on your face? It might be Herpes……  How did you get herpes in the first place?   What is the prevention of herpes?  Need to know how to treat herpes?   All the answers to your questions are in this article.   Herpes is a viral infection [by Herpes Simplex virus […]

HIV Infections – FAQs

Globally, around 37.7 million are infected with HIV disease. In the US, 1.2 million people (about half the population of Arkansas) are living with HIV and 13% don’t even know they have HIV and need testing. Due to a lack of awareness, they don’t get treatment on time and infect others.  HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) […]

Pneumonia

Have you had chest pain and a cough for more than weeks now? If yes, you might have pneumonia, which is an infectious disease that causes inflammation in the lungs. Pneumonia can easily transfer from one person to another, which makes it contagious and in case of severe symptoms, it can lead to serious health […]

Common Infections

On an average day, you encounter many bacteria, viruses, and fungi, which can make you sick. Infections/ infectious diseases/communicable diseases are caused by pathogens (bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites) that can cause diseases.   Let’s look at the most common Infections that you should be careful about.    FLU/INFLUENZA –   In the US, 3 to 11% of people have flu every […]

Types of Meningitis

Meningitis is an infectious disease that creates inflammation in membranes (also known as meningitis) that cover the spinal cord and brain. Meningitis can affect anyone of any age, whether it’s a child, a newborn baby, or an adult.   Although there are many reasons behind the cause of this infection, the main 7 causes of this […]

Cough

  Cough is one of the most common illnesses. Although a cough can sound awful, it usually is not a sign of a more serious condition. In fact, coughing is a common reflex reaction that keeps the airways clear of mucus and irritants.  The different types of coughs may be related to how they last:  […]

Hepatitis B: Facts, Figures & FAQs

Did you know that hepatitis B is the most common blood-borne virus in the world?   One out of every 24 people in the world has hepatitis B. That’s roughly 2 billion people, many of whom aren’t even aware they have been infected! In the United States alone, about 862,000 people have chronic hepatitis B.  You […]