5 Most Dangerous Diseases of the XXI Century

5 Most Dangerous Diseases of the XXI Century

HIV and AIDS. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection is a slowly progressive viral disease of the immune system that leads to a weakening of the immune defense against tumors and other infectio...
Dangerous Diseases

10 Most Dangerous Diseases of the XX Century

AIDS. The disease is quite young but it has already ruined the lives of millions of people. AIDS is considered a slow infectious disease because it may take more than 15 years from the initial infect...
Pharyngitis is

Symptoms of Pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the throat. This process can be both acute and chronic and is frequently of a viral nature, although bacterial invasion is also possible. Phar...
Herpetic Infection

The Characteristic Features of Herpetic Infection

Herpetic infection is a chronic recurrent infection caused by a herpes simplex virus (HSV) and is characterized by a damage of covering tissues and nerve cells. The main route of herpes infection tra...
Pediculosis

The Main Symptoms of Pediculosis

Pediculosis is a quite widespread disease which is manifested by an invasion of lice that make damage to the patient’s skin and hair. The first symptoms of pediculosis often appear after a few weeks ...
lassa fever

The Main Symptoms of the Lassa Fever

Lassa fever is an infectious disease that belongs to the group of hemorrhagic fevers and is caused by a Lassa virus. It is highly contagious and distinguishes by gradual development, severe intoxicat...
Rubella is a viral 2

9 Symptoms of Rubella

Rubella is a viral disease that belongs to a group of airborne infections. The highest possibility to get infected by rubella is when the immune system is weakened. A sick person during the incubatio...
5 Symptoms of Measles 1

5 Symptoms of Measles

Measles is an acute infectious disease that is caused by a virus that penetrates the body through the mucous membranes of the mouth, nose and eyes. A person may get measles only once during the entir...
Symptoms of Encephalitis 1

Main Symptoms of Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an inflammation of brain caused by a viral infection. Sometimes the immune system may mistakenly attack its own tissues that results in encephalitis. This pathology is an acute inflam...
West-Nile-Virus-1

Symptoms of the West Nile Fever

West Nile fever is a disease caused by a viral infection. For the first time the virus of the West Nile fever was isolated in 1937 in Uganda. The disease is spread mostly in Africa and Asia. The incu...