Also known as, Japanese river associated with jungle mite or chigger, termed ‘tsutsugamushi’ in Japanese. (tsutsuga= disease, harm, noxious and mushi= bug) Scrub Typhus is a zoonosis, with humans being accidental, dead end hosts. It’s a mite borne Gram negative bacteria Orientia tsutsugamushi of the family Rickettsiaceae. Scrub typhus spreads to people through bites or […]
Celiac disease as we know today was discovered by the Greeks, and they named it after the inflammation of the bowels. The condition is prevalent among all age groups and is caused by autoantigen’s trigger by the consumption of Gluten protein present in wheat, rye, barley, and other grains.
Good Nutrition (more specifically a Balanced Diet) is integral for a healthy community and the well-being of all in a family, especially children. Malnutrition has no boundaries and has grasped all the continents for centuries.Plagued by social, economic and political events the issue of Malnutrition spiked in the 20th century. It became more chronic in […]
From ancient Greeks the known occurrence of Celiac Disease has been reported. The word Celiac refers to “Abdomen” and hence Celiac Disease as we know it today is the autoimmune disorder of the intestines caused by the consumption of Gluten.This is the same protein that is mostly found in grains like wheat, barley, rye and […]
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that is triggered by the consumption of gluten. Gluten is a protein present in wheat, barley, rye, and other grains, making the dough elastic and giving bread its chewy texture. A patient with Celiac disease consumes gluten body overreacts to the protein and damages their villi present in the […]
The tropics are the lands of moist weather with seasonal torrential rains and dark and thick vegetation and any civilization thronging upon the potential livelihood in these areas will encounter the wrath of the various vectors (carriers) that bring a myriad of diseases.