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Image Courtesy of National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a preventable and treatable lung disease that is characterized by airflow obstruction and alveolar problems. The airflow obstruction is generally progressive and irreversible. Clinical features of…

Image Courtesy http://www.scientificanimations.com , via Creative Commons license, some rights reserved. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a chronic idiopathic gastrointestinal disorder associated with altered bowel habits and abdominal pain. It begins usually in late teenage. It is more common in women…

Image Courtesy of F malan, via Creative Commons license, some rights reserved. Chicken pox is a very common viral infection occurring all over the world. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus or HHV-3. This disease is highly contagious with…

Image Courtesy of Δρ. Χαράλαμπος Γκούβας (Harrygouvas), via Creative Commons license, some rights reserved. Cancer means excess abnormal and uncontrolled growth of normal body cells. These cells are called malignant cells. Cancer involving lung and its parts is lung cancer.…

Image courtesy of Mikael Häggström, some rights reserved. Influenza is a respiratory tract infection caused by the influenza virus which is an orthomyxo virus. Influenza is a highly contagious infection transmitted by droplets. Total three types of influenza viruses are…

Image Courtesy of Mikael Häggström. Some rights reserved. Snakebite is a very common occupational accident seen amongst farmers and outdoor workers. Snakebite is usually higher during the rainy season. According to statistics, more than 5 million people per year are…