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Diseases

Kerato Conjunctivitis (Dry eye syndrome)

30-09-2014   |   355 View(s)

Kerato conjunctivitis is a condition that leads to inflammation of cornea or conjunctiva. Kerato conjunctivitis is also called as Dry eye disease as the eye is not able to produce enough tears. Tears evaporate quickly as oil glands are blocked or abnormal. It is generally seen at old age. The condition is also known as dry eyes or keratoconjunctivitis sicca. If the main problem is a blockage of the oil-secreting glands, then the condition is cal. Read more...

Kala azar/ Leishmaniasis

01-10-2014   |   1339 View(s)

Kala-azar is a slow progressing indigenous disease caused by a protozoan parasite of the genus Leishmania. In India Leishmania donovani is the only parasite that causes this disease. The parasite primarily infects the reticulo endothelial system and may be found in abundance in bone marrow, spleen and liver. Kala-azar is a debilitating disease and often fatal if left untreated. Over 147 million people in the South-East Asia Region are at the ris. Read more...