Chikungunya-Its Prevention And Cure

Chikungunya is an infection caused by the chikungunya virus. Symptoms include the sudden onset of fever two to four days after exposure. The fever usually lasts two to seven days, while accompanyingjoint pains typically last weeks or months but sometimes years.[2][3][4] The risk is a little less than 1 in 1,000; the elderly or those with underlying chronic medical problems are most likely to have severe complications.[5] The virus is passed to humans by two species of mosquito of the genusAedes: A. albopictus and A. aegypti.[6][7] The virus circulates within a number of animals including monkeys, birds, cattle, and rodents.[8] This is in contrast to dengue, for…

Fit Enough to Cycle

Step out of your homes early morning and you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the number of cyclists on the roads. Clad in funky cycling gear, sports persons preparing for a cycling expedition of just laymen cycling to work daily. They all have different reasons for resorting to the pedal, from challenging the smoking habit and fighting bad cholesterol to tackling diabetes , and of course, getting in shape. It’s an excellent way to strengthen the body and calm the mind. However, since cycling is strenuous, it can make you weak.…