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End Malaria For Good

Posted On : Apr 21

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Many Voices, a Single Theme The World Malaria Day theme provides a common platform for countries to showcase their successes in malaria control and unify diverse initiatives in the changing global context. Malaria-endemic countries have made incredible gains in malaria in the last decade, but sustaining them will take extra efforts until the job is […]

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Zika Virus

Posted On : Feb 12

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Scientists while conducting routine surveillance for yellow fever in the Zika forest of Uganda in the year 1947 isolated the Zika virus in samples taken from a captive sentinel rhesus monkey. A year later this virus was recovered from the Aedesafricanus mosquito from the same forest. By 1952 the first human cases were detected in […]

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Breast Feeding Week

Posted On : Aug 06

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(1ST AUGUST – 7TH AUGUST) Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival.WHO actively promotes breastfeeding as the best source of nourishment for infants and young children. This fact file explores the many benefits of the practice, and how strong support to mothers can increase breastfeeding worldwide. WHO recommends […]

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Mother’s Day Special: Tribute to Mothers

Posted On : May 09

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To a child the mother is everything. She is empathy, emotion, realization, She is abode of the fragrance of the flowers of life She is the strong shoulder with gentle hands, She is the axis on which a Child’s world revolves Mother is the sweet stream in a desert She is the happy cradle of […]

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C. difficile Colonization and Risk for Subsequent CDI

Posted On : Apr 20

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Am J Gastroenterol 2015 Mar. has an interesting article on Clostridium difficile colonization and interesting finding based on data meta-analysis byDouglas K. Rex, MD reviewing Zacharioudakis IM et al. In a meta-analysis, risk for clinical Clostridium difficile infection was increased six fold in those who were colonized when admitted. Early studies suggested that Clostridium difficile […]

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Probiotics

Posted On : Feb 04

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Probiotics was first conceptualized by the Russian Nobel Prize winner and father of modern immunology- Elie Metchnikoff at the beginning of the 20th century. He believed that the fermenting bacteria in milk products consumed by Bulgarian peasants were responsible for their longevity and good health. Recent research is now catching up with what he already […]

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Malaria

Posted On : Feb 04

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Malaria is an important cause of death and illness in children and adults, especially in tropical countries. Malaria is caused by infection of red blood cells with protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium. The parasites are inoculated into the human host by a feeding female anopheline mosquito. The four Plasmodium species that infect humans are […]

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