On the occasion of World Malaria Awareness Day What is malaria? Malaria is a life-threatening disease. It’s typically transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Infected mosquitoes carry the Plasmodium parasite. When this mosquito bites you, the parasite is released into your bloodstream. Once the parasites are inside your body, they travel to the liver, where they mature. […]
Steps in testing and diagnosis Diagnosing asthma generally includes a medical history, physical exam and lung tests. An asthma diagnosis is based on several factors, including a detailed medical history, a physical exam, your symptoms, and overall health and test results. Medical history The first step in diagnosing asthma is talking to your doctor about […]
Vaccines can be divided into a number of different types,but ultimately work on the same principle. This is to stimulate the immune response to recognise a pathogen (a disease-causing organism) or part of a pathogen. Once the immune system has been trained to recognise this,if the body is later exposed to the pathogen, it will be […]
About World MS Day World MS Day is officially marked on 30 May. It brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with everyone affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). World MS Day activities take place throughout the month of May and in early June. The MS Connections Campaign The theme […]
Tobacco causes 8 million deaths every year. When evidence was released this year that smokers were more likely to develop severe disease with COVID-19 compared to non-smokers, it triggered millions of smokers to want to quit tobacco. Quitting can be challenging, especially with the added social and economic stress that have come as a result […]
Our Dental Cluster is the product provider of Zimmer Biomet brand, one of the most reputable brands of medical and dental equipment. The company has introduced a new generation of dental fixtures made of Tantalum. The unique design of Zimmer implants has made this brand one of the top five brands in the world.
Post-traumatic stress disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events. PTSD can happen to anyone at any age. It occurs as a response to chemical and neuronal changes in the brain after exposure to threatening events. Having PTSD doesn’t mean you’re flawed or weak. Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) […]
What is Coronavirus A coronavirus is a kind of common virus that causes an infection in your nose, sinuses, or upper throat. Most coronaviruses aren’t dangerous. […]