Virology Hub

Can The Papillomavirus HPV Virus Be Avoided?

The Papillomavirus HPV is one of the most widespread STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) in the US and most likely in the world as well. Recent studies show that the number of people affected by...

Everything About Life Insurance!

I want to start off this 2010 with an article regarding Life Insurance. Many people find this topic morbid but believe me when I say this contract is as important as a Will and...

Tamiflu – Frequently Asked Questions

Flu can be an irritating problem to deal with, especially as its symptoms can refuse to go away quickly. Tamiflu is one of the most well received flu medicines among doctors and healthcare professionals...

Stomach Flu Contagious Causative Agents

The catch here is, are all medical conditions with the word flu in its name are really influenza? The answer is a big NO! Take for example stomach flu illness also otherwise known as...

Important facts about swine flu

What is swine flu? Swine influenza (also called H1N1 flu, swine flu, hog flu, and pig flu) is an infection by any one of several types of swine influenza virus. Swine influenza virus is...

Causes and Treatment of mumps in Adults

Mumps can sometimes, be confused with enlargement of the parotids due to suppuration, foreign bodies in the salivary ducts, tumors, etc. In cases without parotitis, particularly in aseptic meningitis, the laboratory can be helpful...

Biological pest control – Augmentation

Augmentation in biological pest control involves the supplemental release of natural enemies. Relatively few natural enemies may be released at a critical time of the season (inoculative release) or literally millions may be released...

Swine Flu, and Natural Human Immune Response Mechanisms

During normal immune response against infection the human body significantly increases the level of lymphocytes and cytokine cells used to eliminate microorganism and toxins. This release in lymphocytes and cytokines is regulated by the...

The Importance of Urban Pigeon Control

The Importance of Urban Pigeon Control By Arlene Connelly Many urban dwellers are unaware that more than 60 human diseases — including avian flu, salmonella, E coli and West Nile virus — are carried...

Doctors billing for H1N1 vaccine

Lets take a look at billing for H1N1 vaccine, something that you might have to do this year if you are running a medical practice. The medicare coverage and reimbursement rules for the H1N1...

Farm Animals and Climate Change

Farm Animals and Climate Change Dr.Kedar Karki Introduction At least a billion of the world’s poorest people depend on animals for food, fiber, income, social status, security, and companionship. Climate change is expected to...

Travel Tips To European Countries: Portugal

Portugal was a world power in 15th and 16th century but was reduced to rubbles during an earthquake in 1755, Napoleon’s Invasion and Brazil’s Independence. Sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Spain and bordering Atlantic...

On Washing Hands

On Washing HandsBy Atul Gawande Author of Better One ordinary December day, I took a tour of my hospital with Deborah Yokoe, an infectious disease specialist, and Susan Marino, a microbiologist. They work in...

Bird Netting Can Save You Big Money

Pest birds have been with us since man first crawled out of his cave and decided to build huts and grow food.  These mischievous birds pecked and pooped on early shelters, ate food crops,...