The intestinal infestation of parasites is common in children. It is more common in underdeveloped countries like Bangladesh. A Parasite is a small organism or living animal that stays and gets nourishment from another animal, called the host. The human being is a host. When it takes its food from the host, the host suffers. A parasite can not live by itself. The intestinal parasite lives inside the gut. The intestinal parasites are usually the protozoa or worms. It spreads Continue Reading…..
bell palsy is an acute unilateral facial nerve palsy that is not associated with other cranial neuropathies or brain-stem dysfunctions. Bell palsy is the most common acute mononeuropathy. Incidence is 2.7 per 100000 in children less than 10 years of age. Etiology of Bell palsy: Infection by Herpes simplex virus, varicella-zoster virus, Epstein Barr virus, coxsackievirus, influenza, mumps, and Ramsy Hunt syndrome. Others: Lyme disease, Mobius syndrome, trauma, metabolic syndrome, hyperparathyroidism, hypothyroidism, GBS< Myasthenia gravis. In virus infection, viral reactivation Continue Reading…..
Mobile phones are an integral part of our daily life. We are living in the ocean of unseen waves. Cell phones need tower known as Base Transceiver Stations or BTS to operate. Both mobile phones and mobile tower radiation is a public health hazard. Electromagnetic radiation is a possible cause of cancer. Even you are probably reading this post on your mobile. We can not think of a day without mobile phones. But we need to keep in mind the Continue Reading…..
Coronavirus aka COVID-19 is now storming many countries including Bangladesh. The testing facility is increased many folds. So there are a lot of new cases are detected daily. Still, the case detection rate is lowest in the world considering millions of people. Recently Govt was pressurized to open garments factory to fight ongoing severe economic loss by BGMEA. Bangladesh is the second-largest garment exporting country after China. Lockdown on the garments factory has a tremendous effect on GDP. Healthcare workers Continue Reading…..
Coronavirus is declared pandemic now. It is spreading at a very fast rate. Most of the countries are affected somehow. Some can manage it efficiently and some are getting burned. Europe and America both are under tremendous pressure. Some people are considering it Third World War against coronavirus or named it as COVID-19. Every day something new is discovered regarding this deadly virus. Scientists are trying to find a cure or vaccine to prevent complications. Healthcare professionals are at great Continue Reading…..
Telemedicine service is available for many years now. But coronavirus or COVID-19 situation has increased its necessity many folds. Bangladeshi Doctors are providing telemedicine service for patients with corona like symptoms or general non-emergency cases. Patients are encouraged not to attend the hospital for mild symptoms. As hospitals and clinics are potential sources for the outbreaking coronavirus. IDECR has published some hotline numbers also. Recently a Facebook group run by some renowned child specialists came into limelight for providing easy Continue Reading…..
Feeding babies is a major concern for mothers. “My baby does not eat sufficiently” is a common complaint from mother. In this post, I am trying to show some tips for feeding the babies. Only breastfeeding is sufficient and must for babies. After that period complementary feeding is added with time. Initially, the baby may thrust food out of his mouth. This is called “extrusion reflex”. It will be gone after a few months. So have patience. Feeding babies is Continue Reading…..