Prostate Enlargement or Benign Hrostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

What is Prostate Gland? The Prostate Gland surrounds the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine from the bladder out through the tip of the penis. As the prostate grows larger, it may press on the urethra. This narrowing of the urethra can cause some men with prostate enlargement to have trouble with urination.… Read More Prostate Enlargement or Benign Hrostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Zika Virus

Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus closely related to dengue virus. It was first isolated from a rhesus monkey in Zika forest, Uganda in 1947, in mosquitoes (Aedes africanus) in the same forest in 1948 and in humans in Nigeria in 1954. Zika virus is endemic… Read More Zika Virus

Anthrax Infection

Anthrax is an infection caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis that primarily affects livestock but that can occasionally spread to humans, affecting either the skin, intestines, or lungs. During the 1800s, in England and Germany, anthrax was known either as ‘‘wool-sorter’s’’ or ‘‘ragpicker’s’’ disease because workers contracted the disease from bacterial spores present on hides… Read More Anthrax Infection