Protect your child from Typhoid this rainy season!!

  Rainy season bring the cravings of fried delicacies which is further strengthened by the nice aroma of street food.  It becomes hard to completely avoid the outside food sometimes. It is common to catch typhoid in the rainy season. Typhoid   is a serious systemic infection caused by enteric pathogen Salmonella typhi.  It is spread … Read moreProtect your child from Typhoid this rainy season!!

Dengue vaccine soon , but not efficient for small kids!!

Dengue also infamous as the break-bone fever, is a mosquito – borne viral disease. High fever, headache, severe ache behind the eyes, muscle and joint pains and rash similar to measles are the most common symptoms of Dengue. This disease is self limiting and no specific drug or treatment is available. Antibiotics don’t work and … Read moreDengue vaccine soon , but not efficient for small kids!!

Swine flu vaccine

  Swine flu vaccine is included in Influenza shots recommended to be given yearly, as immunity against Influenza declines in one year. Children below 5 years of age, pregnant women, senior citizens, persons with certain medical conditions (lung or heart disorders; metabolic disorders e.g. Diabetes, kidney ailments, etc.; and immunosuppression) should be essentially given these … Read moreSwine flu vaccine

Swine flu outbreak in India. Could it be prevented?

The increasing number of swine flu cases and fatalities  in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Telangana have taken us back to bitter memories of 2009, when the Swine flu virus made its first attack. Swine flu infection got the pandemic status, as it caused large number of deaths across the world. To everybody’s respite, … Read moreSwine flu outbreak in India. Could it be prevented?

Vaccines, the trainers of our Immune Defense Army

Immune Defense Army Humans are blessed with an immune system which can recognize foreign invaders and fight them like an army in a battle. The army constitutes of various types of White Blood Cells (WBCs), each contributing to the defense mechanism with their own special set of tasks. Antigen Presenting Cells (APC’s), a type of … Read moreVaccines, the trainers of our Immune Defense Army