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Japanese encephalitis: The culprit behind deaths of children in Gorakhpur – Know its symptoms, prevention, other facts

Japanese encephalitis: The culprit behind deaths of children in Gorakhpur – Know its symptoms, prevention, other facts

Two days ago, the nation woke up to a disturbing news of the death of 30 children within 48 hours at a government-run hospital in Gorakhpur.

Suffering from common cold? Higher doses of Vitamin C may cut duration of viral infection

Suffering from common cold? Higher doses of Vitamin C may cut duration of viral infection

The findings showed that people who consumed larger doses of Vitamin C, six-eight grams per day, during their cold helped them reduce its duration. 

Do not do these things if you have chicken pox!

Do not do these things if you have chicken pox!

Chicken pox is a viral infection which causes an itchy, blister like rash on the skin.

Unsustainable immune response to chronic viral infection is triggered by inflammation

 A study finds fundamental new mechanism explaining the inadequate immune defense against chronic viral infection.

New dengue vaccine may up infection in low affected areas: Study

 The newly licensed dengue vaccine may actually increase the incidence of infections if used in low transmission areas, a team of international researchers has warned.

How to prevent dengue fever - Six effective home remedies!

 There is no specific medication for treatment of a dengue infection, which is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti.

Japanese encephalitis: All you need to know about the viral disease

 The incubation period of JEV (time from infection until illness) is typically 5-15 days, but 1 in 250 infections develop into encephalitis.

Viral infection during pregnancy may increase autism risk

Immune reactions in the current study linked to autism risk are the kind caused only by viral infections in the mother, and have "nothing whatsoever to do with vaccines.

What should your diet be during Ashwin maas?

Know what to eat and what not to during Ashwin maas!