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What Is Leprosy?

What Is Leprosy? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

For centuries, leprosy was considered a highly contagious and dangerous disease that killed only and only bad people – who were unlucky and cursed. People with leprosy were evicted and left to live in solitude. (1) While leprosy and some of the unfortunate emotions surrounding it (also called Hansen’s disease) have faded, there is still …

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What Is Gastroenteritis? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

The stomach is often referred to as “stomach flu”, although it is not a type of flu at all. Instead, it is an inflammation of the lining of your intestines. Most often a virus is the culprit, in which case the disease is known as viral gastroenteritis. Occasionally, bacteria, parasites or other causes can cause …

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