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Menstrual Hygiene Campaign Changes Lives in Rural Bengal

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Menstrual Hygiene Campaign Changes Lives in Rural Bengal

KiranBauri, a teenaged Class 12 student of Dhurohi village in West Bengal’s Purulia district, has been for years using her limited pocket money to educate local women about the health benefits of using sanitary napkins.

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Lack of Hygiene Among Contact Lens Wearers May Cause Infection

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Lack of Hygiene Among Contact Lens Wearers May Cause Infection

Owing to poor hygiene, contact lens wearers in the UK are more at risk of developing a rare but preventable eye infection that can cause blindness, researchers have warned. The team from the University College London (UCL) found that the risk of developing the disease — Acanthamoeba keratitis — was more than three times greater […]

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Insulin Can Help Treat Chronic Bowel Inflammation

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Insulin Can Help Treat Chronic Bowel Inflammation

Insulin, which plays a key role in managing blood sugar, also has potential against colitis — a chronic bowel inflammation, finds a study. The study, conducted on mice, showed that chronic bowel inflammation can be treated effectively by injecting insulin into the rectum. Insulin works because it activates a gene inside the bowel cells, which […]

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Breast Milk May Help Boost Preemies’ Brain Development

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Breast Milk May Help Boost Preemies’ Brain Development

Premature babies fed with breast milk are more likely to have better brain development than those fed on formula milk, a new study has found. According to studies, pre-term birth is associated with changes in the part of the brain’s structure that helps brain cells to communicate with one another, known as white matter. However, […]

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Coccodiosis in Chicken and Its Preventive Measures

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Coccodiosis in Chicken and Its Preventive Measures

Coccidiosis is the term applied to the diseased condition caused by infection with one or more of the many species of Coccidia. It is a very common disease in chicken. There are two species of coccidiosis in chicken such as caecalcoccidiosis and intestinal coccidiosis. The disease is more common in growing chicken upto 7 month […]

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Ascites in Dog and Its Preventives Measures

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Ascites in Dog and Its Preventives Measures

Accumulation of watery fluid in the peritoneal cavity is referred to as Ascites. The disease may result from various conditions such as cardiac, hepatic or renal diseases, or due to various parasitic and infectious diseases. Signs and Symptoms of Ascites 1. Enlarged abdomen 2. Rib bones becomes very prominent 3. Sunken eyes 4. General appearance […]

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Artificial Intelligence From Space Can Help Spot Obesity on Earth

By   /  September 3, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence From Space Can Help Spot Obesity on Earth

  In a novel method, researchers have used Artificial intelligence (AI) technology that scanned through Google Maps images to estimate obesity on Earth — even without actually spotting obese people.

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Foot and Mouth Disease in Cattle and its Preventive Measures

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Foot and Mouth Disease in Cattle and its Preventive Measures

Of the various viral diseases in cattle, Foot and Mouth disease poise a devastating disease in nature as it has a direct bearing on the animal health and the farmer economy. In short Foot and Mouth disease is also termed as FMD. It is an acute infectious highly contagious viral disease of cattle and all […]

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Iron Deficiency in Piglets and Its Preventive Measures

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Iron Deficiency in Piglets and Its Preventive Measures

A piglet is usually born with limited supplies of iron which can sustain them for about 3-4 days only. Further, inadequate supply of iron from sow milk as well as rapid growth of piglet in comparison to other animals leads to iron deficiency in piglets. Therefore for their survival it is essential iron supplement is […]

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Common Milk Borne Diseases From Milch Cow –A Public Health Concern

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  Health  /  Comments Off on Common Milk Borne Diseases From Milch Cow –A Public Health Concern

Diseases that are transmitted from animals to man and vice versa are called zoonotic diseases. Milk borne diseases are also zoonotic in nature as the diseases from infected cows are transmitted to man.Various agents like virus, bacteria and protozoa are responsible for milk borne diseases. The source of infection in milk may be due to […]

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