Thilaka Ravi's Profile
M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil.
Reporter, Writer and Quality Control Overseer for Medindia. Also teaches at the Institute of Distance Education (IDE), University of Madras.
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Tularemia is an uncommon, highly contagious bacterial infection acquired in humans by insect bites or handling infected animals. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on tularemia.
Nipah Virus (NiV) or Hendra virus is a deadly virus that spreads via contact with the saliva, urine, or excreta of fruit bats or pigs. Nipah outbreak is an emerging zoonosis which had resulted in fatal deaths in Kerala, India.
Nose Bleeds or Epistaxis are common during summer. Here are simple tips to prevent nasal bleeding in summer.
Dental Anxiety is kind of dental phobia where a person has a fear of going to dentist mainly due to painful dental procedures associated with the past.
LADA or Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adulthood is a form of type 1 autoimmune diabetes that can be mistaken for type 2 diabetes because it develops in older adults.