The parasitic infestation, Scabies is said to affect more than 130 million people at any time. If the recent reports are to be believed, the occurrence rate varies from 0.3% to 46%. Caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis, this skin disease is ruining the health conditions in developing countries. But, this never means that the developed countries are... Read more
Post date: Thu, 08/13/2015 - 16:45
Despite so many technological advancements, we are still not able to get over some deadly diseases. Forget about the cure sometimes the origin of such disease is not known and therefore development of vaccinations against such disease is not possible.
This is the agony of mankind as a large stratum of society gets perished every year due to these... Read more
Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 15:39
Out of the various forms of Scabies, Norwegian scabies are very deadly. The term "Norwegian scabies" refers to a rare, but severe form of scabies, which is also known as crusted scabies. This form of scabies has been named as ‘Norwegian’ scabies because this condition was first seen in Norway in the mid-19th century. It was first described among leprosy... Read more
Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 14:38
Lindane – General Information
Insecticides used in agriculture have also been used in various human treatments. Lindane is one such organochlorine insecticide that has been used for over 50 years. It is the active ingredient in a shampoo that treats human lice and scabies. But, due to its neurotoxicity, the product has been banned now.
Lindane is a... Read more
Post date: Thu, 07/23/2015 - 15:19
Scabies is nothing new today; it does not need to be introduced. But, the points to be discussed about scabies are its possible treatments and the control measures, often which confuse people worldwide. This article emphasis mainly on how to treat scabies and what measures can be taken to control it from spreading in and around the effected. Have a... Read more
Post date: Thu, 07/23/2015 - 14:40
Scabies is a widespread disease affecting millions worldwide. It can be transmitted mostly through human contact to other individuals who have the condition. But there are also other factors how a person can catch this very uncomfortable disease. We have an infographic to show you where and how you could get infected with Scabies:
Here it is written in... Read more
Post date: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 21:43
Anyone who has never been infected with scabies skin disorder might take about four to six weeks to display the visible symptoms.
However, anyone with a previous scabies infestation will show visible symptoms within a few days after bring infected. But, there are certain ways, following which you can certainly avoid contracting scabies infection. ... Read more
Post date: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 18:33
Scabies is a highly contagious and extremely itchy disorder of the skin that is characterized by a subsequent rash. So how can you detect scabies?
Scabies is a skin disease caused by parasitic mite called as Sarcoptes scabiei. These mites are quite tiny and have spines and bristles all over their back with four pairs of legs. Generally, female mites are... Read more
Post date: Tue, 04/08/2014 - 15:42
Skin diseases caused by parasites are one of the worst things that can occur to anyone. Here, we list down the Top 7 Human Parasitic Skin Diseases in the World, visualized in an infographic.
Here is the text version of the infographic above:
Scabies - a contagious skin infection caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. The scabies mite burrows a tunnel of up... Read more
Post date: Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:33
Scabies is an infestation of tiny mites with the name Sarcoptes scabiei, more commonly known as the scabies bug. You cannot see the scabies bug physically through the naked eye since they are microscopic in size, but the rashes and intense itching is how you will know they are there.
How do you know if you have it?
Scabies infestation looks similar to... Read more
Post date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 19:40