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Suffering from gastroenteritis? Try these simple home remedies to get relief from it!

Suffering from gastroenteritis? Try these simple home remedies to get relief from it!

Gastroenteritis is a bacterial or parasitic infection marked by diarrhoea, cramps, nausea, vomiting and fever. 

Aug 03, 2017, 11:50 AM IST
Mosquito-borne diseases hit Manipur: At least 16 dead; symptoms, safety tips

Mosquito-borne diseases hit Manipur: At least 16 dead; symptoms, safety tips

Mosquito-borne diseases are those spread by the bite of an infected mosquito, such as dengue, chikungunya, malaria, yellow fever, Zika virus, among others. 

Jul 31, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Swine flu: Tamil Nadu records 3,000 cases of H1N1 virus, the highest in country; know who all are at risk

Swine flu: Tamil Nadu records 3,000 cases of H1N1 virus, the highest in country; know who all are at risk

Union Health Minister JP Nadda said in a written reply that the central government has been closely monitoring the seasonal influenza outbreak situation and was in regular touch on the issue.

Jul 24, 2017, 13:56 PM IST
Fever during pregnancy increases risk of autism in kids

Fever during pregnancy increases risk of autism in kids

Babies prenatally exposed to maternal fever during the second trimester are likely to be at 40 per cent raised risk of developing autism spectrum disorder, said the study.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Lupus – Symptoms, causes, reasons why it should be listed with non-communicable diseases

Lupus – Symptoms, causes, reasons why it should be listed with non-communicable diseases

Lupus is not contagious, which means you can't catch the disease from someone or spread to others.

May 10, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
What's behind the surge in typhoid cases in Delhi?

What's behind the surge in typhoid cases in Delhi?

As per status report of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), at least 80 cases of chikungunya and 30 cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi in just four months since January 1, 2017.

May 09, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
Heat wave grips Delhi: Watch out for these heat-related ailments, safety measures

Heat wave grips Delhi: Watch out for these heat-related ailments, safety measures

Also, as per an article on International Journal of Sports Medicine, while adults may cope well with heat or cold, children may not have the same tolerance.

May 08, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

Why your baby needs rotavirus vaccine

It has been estimated that rotavirus vaccination can prevent 41,000 to 48,000 deaths of children under 5 years of age in India.

Apr 27, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Monkey fever claims woman's life in Goa - What you need to know about this condition

Monkey fever claims woman's life in Goa - What you need to know about this condition

Monkey fever, also known as Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD), is a tick-borne viral hemorrhagic fever endemic to South Asia.

Apr 25, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Swine flu prevention: Useful tips you should know

Swine flu prevention: Useful tips you should know

Swine flu is a human respiratory infection caused by an influenza strain that started in pigs.

Feb 06, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Why won't your cold go away? These five things could be the cause

Why won't your cold go away? These five things could be the cause

Here are five things that could be the cause of prolonged cold or the flu.

Jan 31, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
Meningitis: What are the symptoms, causes of it? Who is at risk? Prevention tips

Meningitis: What are the symptoms, causes of it? Who is at risk? Prevention tips

The most common causes of meningitis are viral and bacterial infections. 

Dec 09, 2016, 12:49 PM IST
Viral fever: Symptoms, treatment and prevention

Viral fever: Symptoms, treatment and prevention

Treatment of viral fever is symptomatic with the use of antipyretic and analgesic drugs. 

Nov 29, 2016, 18:02 PM IST
Try these natural home remedies to treat cold!

Try these natural home remedies to treat cold!

Cold is the most common viral infections which we all have suffered frequently.

Nov 28, 2016, 00:12 AM IST

Japanese encephalitis: Symptoms, how to prevent it!

Mosquitoes that feed on infected animals can become infected with the virus and then transmit it to humans.

Nov 03, 2016, 10:56 AM IST

Dengue and chikungunya – Here's myth-busting info on mosquito-borne diseases!

Only prevention and control of mosquitoes can ensure long-term protection against dengue and chikungunya.

Oct 18, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

'Surgical strike' needed on dengue, chikungunya: Expert

During a chikungunya or dengue virus outbreak, aggressive vector management and personal protection activities are required to effectively reduce mosquito density and prevent mosquitoes from feeding on infected people.

Oct 06, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

Japanese encephalitis in Odisha: All you need to know!

Currently, the vector-borne disease has claimed lives of 27 children in Odisha's Malkangiri district. 

Oct 04, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

Want to treat skin rashes caused due to chikungunya? Try these natural remedies!

Nowadays, chikungunya is on the rise and many people are suffering from this life-threatening vector-borne disease.

Sep 28, 2016, 20:13 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa to fly to Singapore for treatment? AIADMK rubbishes report as false​

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa to fly to Singapore for treatment? AIADMK rubbishes report as false​

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospital late Thursday.

Sep 24, 2016, 10:52 AM IST