Scientists Discover Explanation for Baldness and Graying Hair

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center accidentally stumbled upon the explanation for baldness and graying hair in mouse models. While studying a rare genetic disease that causes tumors to grow on nerves, they found that a protein called KROX20 switches on skin cells that become a hair shaft, which then causes cells… Read More Scientists Discover Explanation for Baldness and Graying Hair

Awesome Joke

One day an ✈aeroplane cleaner was cleaning the pilots’ cockpit when he saw a 📕book entitled “How to fly an aeroplane✈ for beginners. Volume One”. 😊 He opened the first page which said, “To start the engine, press the 🔴red button.”.  He did so and the airplane engine started. 🎺 He was happy and opened… Read More Awesome Joke

Astrovirus Infections

Clinical Manifestations of Astrovirus Infections Astrovirus Infections is a major cause of acute diarrhea among children. Human astrovirus (HAstV), along with rotavirus and calicivirus, is recognized as a common cause of infantile acute gastroenteritis. Illness is characterized by diarrhea of short duration accompanied by vomiting, fever and, occasionally, abdominal pain and mild dehydration. Duration of Astrovirus… Read More Astrovirus Infections

Adenovirus Infections

Clinical Manifestations of Adenovirus Infections Adenovirus infections of the upper respiratory tract are common and, although often subclinical, can result in symptoms of the common cold, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis media, and pharyngoconjunctival fever. Life threatening disseminated infection, severe pneumonia, hepatitis, meningitis, and encephalitis occur occasionally, especially among young infants and immunocompromised hosts. Apart from respiratory involvement,… Read More Adenovirus Infections