Meningitis VS Encephalitis: Symptoms and Treatment

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Both meningitis and encephalitis are life-threatening brain disorders. Mening tissue that forms around the brain and spinal cord is called meninges. The terms encephalitis and meningitis are often used interchangeably by people without a medical background. However, there is a key difference between the two health conditions. The distinction is important and can have major … Read more

Disinfection and Sterilization

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Disinfection and sterilization are two terms that are often confused by people because on the surface they would appear to mean the same thing. However, there is a very clear difference between disinfection and sterilization. Properly disinfecting a surface means that it has been thoroughly cleaned of visible dirt, removing any remaining bacteria with a … Read more

Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV)

Human Immunodeficiency virus or HIV is the causative agents of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). It attacks the immune system of the body and can lead to AIDS. HIV infects and kills the helper T cells, dendritic cells and macrophages. There is no effective treatment of AIDS but if you take proper medical care, HIV can … Read more

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: Symptoms, and Prevention

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is also known as AIDS which is a chronic life-threatening disease. Actually, it is a special type of serious infectious disease of the human immune system. It is defined as the HIV post infection condition. Total immunity of the body is damaged by the infection of the HIV. So a patient died … Read more

Economic Importance of Viruses

Virus is an infectious agent with microscopic size that needs living cells of plants, animals or bacteria to multiply. The name virus is derived from Latin word meaning “poison” or “slimy liquid”.  There are various economic importance of viruses. It is used in preparation of sera and vaccines to prevent various diseases. They are not … Read more

Syphilis: Causes, Types, Symptoms and Treatment

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection. It is the top list disease of the world.  This disease is mostly spread out through various sexual activities such as oral, anal sex and by kissing.  The outbreak of syphilis was first occurred in Italy in 1495-1495 during a French invasion. Hence, it is also known as the … Read more