Causes of vertigo

Vertigo or dizziness spells are more commonly due to an underlying disease rather than being a disease in itself. Most common cause of vertigo The commonest underlying cause of vertigo is due to disease of

What is Neurology?

Neurology is a branch of medical science that is concerned with disorders and diseases of the nervous system. The term neurology comes from a combination of two words – "neuron" meaning nerve and "logia" meaning

What is Ross River Fever?

Ross River fever, also known as Ross River virus disease, is an infectious disease caused by the Ross River virus that is spread by mosquitoes. Affected patients experience symptoms similar to that of influenza, with

Rotavirus Transmission

Rotavirus, a highly infectious double-stranded RNA virus of the family Reoviridae, is the main etiological agent of severe dehydrating diarrhea in infants worldwide. In adults, symptomatic rotavirus infections can cause outbreaks in the elderly and

Wilson's Disease

Wilson's Disease, also known as hepatolenticular degeneration, is a genetic disease involving the inability of the body to remove excess copper. Small amounts of copper are essential for normal living functions, but it high concentration

LASIK History

Laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is a popular surgery for refractive vision correction where cornea of the eye is reshaped by a laser. A convergence of numerous brilliant ideas and bioengineering accomplishments gave birth to

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemiology

The lack of a standardized definition for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) means its prevalence is difficult to estimate. Overall, evidence suggests a prevalence of about 0.25% to 0.40% which represents about 40 people in every

Hemophilia A Diagnosis

A diagnosis of hemophilia is suspected when prolonged and uncontrolled bleeding occurs in response to trivial injury. Diagnosis of this condition involves several laboratory tests and an outline of this process is given below: A

Living with Foot Pain

It can sometimes be very difficult for people living with foot pain to go about their daily routine as they usually would. Even simple activities, such as walking, can become very painful. This article includes