In 1944, the polio epidemic raged across America. It took thousands of lives and crippled many more. This is the story of one city's battle to save the children in their community.
Is the recent Ebola outbreak in the United States truly a severe threat, or just a media smokescreen perhaps exaggerated for political purposes?
Living in the Medieval times was no simple feat for any class or culture of people. In addition to pillagers and thieves, political corruption, and ongoing famine, the people also had to suffer through infectious diseases that were untreatable and inevitably incurable. Had the doctors of the...
What is HPV? What are the types of HPV? How can one get infected with HPV? What are the symptoms of HPV? What is HPV cancer? What diseases caused by High-risk HPV? We answer all these questions and more...
The E Coli bacteria is a very common bacteria in our life. It is both a beneficial and a deadly bacteria to us depending on where you found it and where it comes from.
A wide array of symptoms, coming and going, with a different diagnosis from each doctor you go to. Your joints are aching, your head hurts, hair is falling out, you start forgetting things, including basic grammar... You experience twitching and...
This article seeks to demystify influenza, investigate its causes, symptoms, modes of transmission,treatment options,mortality and prevention.
The worst tuberculosis epidemic in this country in the past 20 years is hidden from the public in Jacksonville, Florida. TB facts, TB signs and symptoms and treatment are all covered in this article.
WHO just announce that Ebola virus is a World Wide Infectious Disease threat. Ebola is a killer virus, but there are other lethal diseases to worry about too. Good hygiene is the best way to health.
Leptospirosis is an infectious disease. It is caused by spirochaetes. This hub has few multiple choice questions on leptospirosis useful for medical, nursing and allied health students