January 31, 2022

Viral Fever: Some Tips to Tackle It

The term “viral fever” refers to fever which is offset by a virus. Some of the typical symptoms, are high fever, joint pains, stomach cramps and […]
January 31, 2022

Herpes Zoster or shingles

Herpes Zoster or shingles is a painful rash on the skin and is caused by a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, which remains dormant in nerve […]
January 31, 2022

A Cure For Herpes? It’s On Its Way!

Investigation is on presently for an effective herpes vaccine and there is a general consensus that something should be available in 3-5 years. But these vaccines […]
January 30, 2022

The Severity of HIV Infections

As expected, one of the most fatal sexually transmitted diseases is HIV or human immunodeficiency virus. Anybody who has had sex has the risk for becoming […]
January 30, 2022

Infectious Mononucleosis – Caused by Epstein-Barr virus

Infectious Mononucleosis, also called Glandular Fever and Mono, is a common illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). The designation ‘Mononucleosis’ refers to an increase in […]
January 30, 2022

A Brief History of the Avian Influenza H5N1 Virus

Although many different influenza viruses infect birds and have for many years, the history of the avian influenza H5N1 virus in humans is relatively brief, because […]
January 29, 2022

Herpes Simplex Infections – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Herpes simplex virus can cause infections that affect the mouth, face, genitals, skin, buttocks and the anal area. Herpes simplex lesions are also known as cold […]
January 26, 2022

The Last Case Of Smallpox On A Passenger Liner

In 1971 I was surgeon on the P&O liner Orcades. On Christmas morning early the phone rang, could I come and look at someone with weird […]
January 26, 2022

What Causes Chickenpox?

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease, caused by a virus which belongs to the herpes family. This virus is known as varicella-zoster virus and also as […]