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  1. 2012-10-12 Cholera is an intestinal infection caused by bacteria known asVibrio cholerae. The main symptoms of this disease are diarrhea and vomiting. Transmission of cholera primarily occurs by consumption of contaminated food or drinking water. In the video, which can be used on smart phones, we describe...
  2. Dengue is a disease caused by a virus that is transmitted to people through the bite of femaleAedesmosquitoes. This 3 minutes and 24 second animation describes Dengue transmission, infection and the different symptoms associated with this disease. Also, the animation gives additional information...
  3. Ebola is a life threatening disease caused by the Ebola virus. There is currently no cure or vaccine. Although the disease is dangerous and can kill in a short time, we can stop Ebola from spreading. Early treatment can also increase chances of surviving Ebola. This video provides information on...
  4. Ebola is a life threatening disease caused by the Ebola virus. There is currently no cure or vaccine. Although the disease is dangerous and can kill in a short time, we can stop Ebola from spreading. Early treatment can also increase chances of surviving Ebola. This video provides information on...
  5. Washing hands is the best way to prevent the spread of germs and diseases. Dirty hands can carry pathogenic germs that can sicken a person or spread diseases to others. Microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi and various chemicals can enter our bodies directly when we touch our...
  6. Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted to people through the bite of the femaleAnophelesmosquito. Symptoms of malaria are: high fever, chills, abdominal pain, headaches, tiredness and fatigue. If anyone experiences these symptoms, it is important to go to the nearest...
  7. Malaria is a disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted to people through the bite of the femaleAnophelesmosquito. Symptoms of malaria are: high fever, chills, abdominal pain, headaches, tiredness and fatigue. If anyone experiences these symptoms, it is important to go to the nearest...
  8. Chagas is a disease caused by a parasite namedTrypanosoma cruzi. The parasite is transmitted to humans through the bite of an insect known as the kissing bug, vinchuca, chinche, barbeiro and scientifically calledTriatoma infestans. This video discusses methods to help prevent this disease....
  9. West Nile Virus is a disease transmitted by the bite of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes acquire the virus by feeding on the blood of infected migratory birds. A common female mosquito,Culex pipiens, is the main mosquito responsible for the transmission of the virus. However, other species, such asAedes...
  10. Yellow Fever is a disease caused by a virus that is transmitted to people through the bite of the femaleAedes aegyptimosquito and other mosquito species. The symptoms of this disease are as follows: chills, fever, muscle aches, headache, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting. This video describes...
  11. This animation addresses the pain of Sickle Cell disease and how clinicians should handle Sickle Cell patients. The pain of Sickle Cell Disease is very real. Sickle Cell vaso-occlusive pain is more severe than most other pain conditions encountered in the Emergency Department. However, it is very...
  12. Zika is a disease caused by a particular flavivirus. The virus is primarily transmitted to people through the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito which also transmits dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. There are reports of sexual transmission and transmission by an infected mother to her...
  13. Tuberculosis is a common infection and contagious disease caused by a bacterium that usually lodges in the lungs. These 4 minutes and 31 seconds give general information about this disease and provide an important message: TB is treatable and curable. The video also illustrates some significant...
  14. Ebola is a life threatening disease caused by the Ebola virus. There is currently no cure or vaccine. Although the disease is dangerous and can kill in a short time, we can stop Ebola from spreading. Early treatment can also increase chances of surviving Ebola. This video provides information on...
  15. Ebola is a life threatening disease caused by the Ebola virus. There is currently no cure or vaccine. Although the disease is dangerous and can kill in a short time, we can stop Ebola from spreading. Early treatment can also increase chances of surviving Ebola. This video provides information on...
  16. The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are the most common infections of the world’s poor, but few people know about these diseases and why they are so important. This second edition ofForgotten People, Forgotten Diseasesprovides an overview of the NTDs and how they devastate the poor,...
  17. The manual provides guidance on the application of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) approach to the prevention and control of mycotoxin contamination of foods and feed. After a brief introduction on the nature of mycotoxins and their effects on human and animal health, the...
  18. This book is both an authoritative reference book and a powerful diagnostic tool. Organized according to type of disease-inducing agent, the second edition is also designed to be helpful in classroom and field instruction. Symptoms, signs, and cycles of hundreds of diseases are described and...
  19. Market diseases of fruits and vegetables are those that develop during the process of marketing. Marketing includes the harvestin, grading, and packing of the crop, its transportation to market, its storage at shipping point or at the market, and the various handling oeprations required to move...
  20. 2001-01-01 Specific diseases and parasites usually affect animals within, or closely related to, the same species. Only a relatively few cross over to humans, called Zoonoses; however when this happens, the outcome can be very serious. This book, which is a series of articles, describes a variety of...
  21. This handbook is the latest in the diverse range of information tools produced over the last few years by Sight and Life. Its primary aim is to present the knowledge contained in existing lecture and pictorial material, some of which has been reworked, in a form that practitioners can put to...
  22. This book deals with infection and pathogenicity. All microorganisms are considered together as each part of the subject is dealt with. Thre are no systematic accounts of individual diseases, their diagnosis or their treatment, but the principal microorganisms and diseases are included in a...
  23. 1976-01-19 The underlying philosophy of the New Encyclopedia of Common Diseases is 'natural is best." This means that when there is solid scientific evidence that drugless, non-surgical treatments have proven effective, they are emphasized.