What is Diphtheria ?

What is Diphtheria ?

This week, issue about diphtheria has been spread in Malaysia because there’s a case child die because of the disease. What is diphtheria? It is a serious, highly contagious disease caused by a toxin made by bacteria. Diphtheria causes a thick covering in the back of the throat. It can lead to breathing problems, paralysis, heart failure, and even death. It is spread through the respiratory droplets from sneezes and coughs. Diphtheria can also be…

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What is Ulcerative colitis

What is Ulcerative colitis

Do you know about ulcerative colitis ? Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease of the large intestine, also known as the colon, in which the lining of the colon becomes inflamed and develops tiny open sores, or ulcers that produce pus and mucous. The combination of inflammation and ulceration can cause abdominal discomfort and frequent emptying of the colon. Signs and symptoms may include the following: diarrhoea, often with blood or pus; abdominal pain and…

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Infographic : 3 Tips For Preventing Kidney Disease

Infographic : 3 Tips For Preventing Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease is one of the fearest disease. When our kidneys are damaged, waste products and fluid can build up in body causing swelling in our ankles, vomiting, poor sleep, weakness and shortness of breath. It may eventually stop working if we don’t treat it. It may be fatal if we loss of kidney function. So, we need to treat our kidney properly. Read this tips of how to prevent kidney disease. ( To know…

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Diabetes Has Nearly Doubled Globally Since 1980

Diabetes Has Nearly Doubled Globally Since 1980

The percentage of people around the world suffering from diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, growing from 4.7% of the adult population to 8.5%, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. Today one in 12 people in the Americas have the disease, which can lead to blindness, kidney failure, lower limb amputation and premature death. According to the WHO’s first Global Report on Diabetes, more than 60% of the population in the…

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