In view of the increasing number of cases of leptospirosis the Department of Health (DOH) is appealing to those with flu like symptoms for more than two days to seek treatment.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns people to take recommended precautions when interacting with pigs and avoiding in contact with them that appear ill.
There is an outbreak of chlamydia among koala species in Australia, and they can pass the disease on to humans through direct contact.
‘A cat bite is much worse than a dog or rat bite. It’s the worst animal in the UK to be bitten by,’ according to a medical practitioner from Chelsea & Westminster A & E .
The world is now confronted with an antibiotic crisis, bacteria carried by humans are becoming so resistant to antibiotics that could make any ordinary infection potentially fatal.
Smoking and drinking are significant known risk factors for head and neck cancers.
Cleaning your teeth properly and regularly may not just prevent gum disease but it could potentially reduce the risk of pneumonia as well.
Malaria is spread by the Plasmodium parasite which invades human red blood cells.
So far attempts to develop a vaccine that prevents the organism entering cells have proved unsuccessful.
Foot and mouth disease (FMD), is a highly infectious vesicular disease of cloven footed animals, primarily of cattle, swine and occasionally of sheep, deer and bison.
In Dusy Basin, in California’s Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Vance Vredenburg, a professor of biology at San Francisco State University, is conducting an experiment he hopes will help preserve what remains of the once abundant frogs.