A staphylococcal infection or famously known as staph infection is caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus. Usually we find these bacteria on our nose, mouth, genitals and anal area.
When individuals consume or handle meat, they may be exposing themselves to many harmful diseases. It is therefore important to know the parasites that may exist in meats and how they are passed to humans.
The Horror of Toxoplasmosis! This article is about our little granddaughter.
Onchocerciasis, or river blindness, is a debilitating disease whose symptoms include intense itching and vision loss. The disease is caused by a parasitic nematode.
It is an acute infectious fever caused by arbovirus transmitted by the sand fly, Phlebotomus papatasil. Yellow Fever is caused by a group B arnovirus transmitted to man by the bite of Aedes mosquitoes
One in 4 people in the U.S. alone are affected by a parasite that lodges in the brain and it may cause psychological disorders, brain cancer, behavioral changes, personality changes, and more!
Infection by the protozoon Toxoplasma gondii causes toxoplasmosis. This parasite undergoes its full lifecycle only in cats and other canine hosts but it affects many mammals, birds and reptiles.
Fungal infections are very common but some of them are serious and fatal. Fungi are present in abundance in the soil as saprophytes and they generally invade immunologically compromised hosts.
Tapeworms are usually a harmless parasite, but in places with limited medical treatment available, they can wreak havoc on the population.
Malaria, a mosquito borne disease is a common infectious disease in Nigeria. The Nigerian government's efforts had resulted many control measures. This article contains 10 top malaria control methods.