Malaria: Symptoms and Precautions You Must Know

It has no vaccine. It can be life threatening. Nearly half the world and 1 in 7 Indians are at risk of contracting it. This dangerous protozoa fever is nothing else but malaria.  With the monsoon’s warmth and humidity in the air, it’s that time of the year when the malaria mosquito or the Anopheles […]

Dengue: Symptoms And Precautions You Must Know

Monsoon is the season when the risk of dengue is at its peak. The humidity, the right temperature and the presence of stagnant flood water encourage the breeding of the female Aedes mosquitoes – whose bite spreads the dengue virus. Dengue has no cure. You must know that early deduction and prevention are the only […]

Chikungunya: Symptoms And Precautions

Chikungunya may seem like a recently prevalent virus disease but the first case of this mosquito borne illness was reported in 1952 in Tanzania, Africa. Being a viral fever, chikungunya has no vaccination and no specific cure yet. That’s why prevention and early detection (by being vigilant about its symptoms) are the only vital ways […]

Monsoon Precautions You Must Follow

Monsoon is the time to rejoice the cool breeze, the petrichor and the relief from summer’s scorching heat. But the rainy season is also the most precarious time of the year when it comes to your health.  It’s the time when incidences of diseases like dengue, malaria, typhoid, etc. are very high. Here are some […]