River blindness is a disease that is caused by parasites. The scientific name for this disease is called Onchocerciasis. It derived this huge name because it is caused by the parasite Onchocerca volvulus. The parasite does not get into human beings on its own. Just like malaria, which has mosquitoes
Dandruff is a skin condition that affects the scalp(skin covering the head). It occurs when small bits of skin cells are shed from the scalp. Sometimes, it can be found in regions such as the edges of the nose, the ears and the eyebrows. Dandruff on the nose Dandruff
In a community where l live, the first and immediate antidote given to a person suffering from a minor illness is soup. Primarily referred to as "pepper soup". This occurred to me to look into the ingredients used in making such soups and how it helps cure diseases. Some of
If this was a race, which of these competitors do you think would win?
How do you define 'peeling skin'?Peeling skin is fortuitous damage to and loss of the upper layer of your skin (epidermis). Peeling skin can develop as a result of direct skin damage, such as sunburn or infection. It could also be an indication of an immune system problem or
Sex-linked character, an observable feature of an organism controlled by the genes on the chromosomes that determine the organism's sex. Simply, it is a trait expressed when a gene is located on a sex chromosome. Did you know that you can be at risk to obtain certain conditions due to
Influenza or the flu is a viral infection that infects the nose, throat or lungs. The influenza virus is extremely small yet can be fatal. It has caused pandemics in the past and it still torments humans and even some animals such as pigs and birds. It is important to
An itchy throat can be awfully irritating, very uncomfortable and can even make it difficult for you to talk or swallow due to physical irritation. There are many causes of an itchy throat, but allergies and infections are common reasons. You may also have an itchy throat after spending time