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Zika Fever – A pandemic in progress

The Zika fever is caused by the virus, present in the saliva of an infected mosquito Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus. Infection occurs when an infected mosquito of Aedes species bites a person. The virus present in its saliva enters into the human skin and infects epidermal cells. Then it inoculates in the lymph

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fever

IS FEVER ALWAYS DANGEROUS?

Body's Thermostat The hypothalamus,at the brain’s center, acts as the body’s thermostat. So when the hypothalamus gets word that germs are on the scene, it starts to set the body's internal temperature higher. The heat helps fight the germs by making the body a less comfortable place for them. And certain cold

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Social Drinking

SOCIAL DRINKING!

Not everyone drinks with the intention of harming themselves or others. Going out and socializing is often associated with drinking. Many people believe that because alcohol is legal, they should be able to enjoy it. Also the belief that excessive social drinking is a character flaw serves to compound the

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