Cat scratch disease
chronic fatigue syndrome
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
hand, foot, and mouth disease
hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
head lice infestation
hot tub rash
Vancomycin-intermediate/resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VISA/VRSA)
Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE)
variant CJD (vCJD)
Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection
Vibrio vulnificus infection
viral (aseptic) meningitis
viral haemorrhagic fevers
zoonotic diseases (diseases spread from animals to people)
bird flu is caused by an influenza virus, caught through close contact with live infected birds. this article looks at symptoms, treatment & prevention of the infection.
there is no cure for a cold but this article provides helpful advice on how to relieve the irritating symptoms.
this is a common virus that does not usually cause severe problems. it is a common cause of sore throats and can occasionally cause more serious illness particularly in newborns. this article provides a good overview of the various types of infections it can cause.
this is a skin infection with group a strep bacteria. this article looks at symptoms, transmission and treatment.
pinworm is a common infection among children. this article looks at the symptoms of pinworms and the recommended treatment.
ringworm is a common infection in children and is responsible for athlete's foot and jock itch in adults. this article looks at how to treat and prevent the infection.
german measles is normally a mild illness but is serious in pregnant women because of the risks of birth defects. this article provides an overview of the illness.
shingles is a painful condition which mainly affects older people. this article outlines the treatment of the illness and its relationship to the chickenpox virus.
slapped cheek disease is a mild illness among children but can be serious in pregnancy. this article looks at the symptoms and what can be done to help.
a sore throat is a symptom of many different illnesses. this article provides an overview of some of the causes and what can be done to help.
this is an anti-viral drug that is indicated for the treatment and prevention of influenza, including bird flu. this article gives an overview of the drug and dose regimes.
this article provides an overview of the causes of tapeworm, the symptoms and how to treat an infection.
these antibiotics are used to treat many common infections, sexually transmitted diseases and acne. this article profiles the medication.
toxoplasmosis is an infection carried by cats that can be dangerous in pregnancy. this article looks at the risks of infection.
whooping cough is dangerous in babies and young children. this article looks at the symptoms, treatment and prevention of the illness.