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Dandruff- Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Definition It is a skin condition that makes itchiness and affects mainly the scalp. Dandruff is also known as ‘seborrheic dermatitis’ which is the extreme form of the condition includes inflammation of the skin. This cause top layer of the skin gets damaged with scalp starts to broken out. Top …

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Dengue – Complications, Risk factors and Diagnosis

Introduction Dengue is a self-limiting acute mosquito transmitted disease characterized by fever, headache, muscle, joint pains, rash, nausea and vomiting. Dengue Fever (DF) is caused by an arbovirus and spread by Aedes mosquitoes. Some infections result in Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) and in its severe form Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS) …

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Depression: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Introduction Everyone feels sad or low sometimes, but these feelings usually pass with a little time. Depression also called “clinical depression” or a “depressive disorder” is a mood disorder that causes distressing symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating or working. Depression …

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Diphtheria: types, causes, symptoms and prevention

Definition Diphtheria is an infectious disease caused by the Corynebacterium species of bacteria and is most often associated with a sore throat, fever, and the development of an adherent membrane on the tonsils and/or nasopharynx. Severe infections can affect other organ systems such as the heart and the nervous system. …

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