Dr. Kaushik Bharati's Profile
MSc, PhD, FRSPH (London)
Dr. Bharati is a Public Health Consultant based in New Delhi. He obtained his PhD in Physiology with specialization in Vaccinology from the University of Calcutta in 2001. He did his Post-doctoral Fellowship from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, specializing in Immunology and Molecular view more..
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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.
Obstructive uropathy is a condition where urine cannot flow outside due to an obstruction along the urinary tract, due to a number of possible causes.
Polyuria is the excessive production and passage of urine, having multiple causes and several treatment modalities.
Several dengue vaccines are under development. Dengvaxia, Sanofi’s live-attenuated tetravalent dengue vaccine is already commercially available in 10 dengue endemic countries.
Trichotillomania (TTM) is a hair pulling disorder where a person urges to pull out hair from their scalp, eyelashes, and eyebrows. Hair pulling is an impulse control disorder which can result in noticeable hair loss in adults and adolescents.