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Japanese Encephalitis

30-09-2014   |   316 View(s)

Japanese encephalitis(JE) is a viral disease that infects animals and humans. It is transmitted by mosquitoes in humans causing inflammation of the membranes around the brain. Japanese encephalitis is a leading cause of viral encephalitis in Asia generally spread from western pacific region in east to Pakistan in west and from Korea in north to Papua New Guinea in south. Japanese encephalitis is a disease caused by a flavi virus that affects t. Read more...

Jaundice

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Jaundice is a term used to describe the yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Jaundice is often seen in liver disease such as hepatitis or liver cancer. It indicates obstruction of the biliary tract, for example in gallstones or pancreatic cancer. Jaundice can also occur as a result of any condition or disorder that disrupts the functions of the liver, such as sickle cell anemia, Gilbert’s syndrome or cirrhosis. Blood is made . Read more...