Health: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Current Affairs : September 7, 2011

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Researchers: DNA Building Blocks can be built in Space National Aeronautics and Space Administration funded researchers have discovered proof that a few building blocks of DNA, found in meteorites were probably shaped in space This research supports the theory that a kit of ready-made parts created in space and delivered ..

Current Affairs Current Affairs : National : October 2009

October 13, 2009: World’s fastest growing telecom market is IndiaAccording to a latest report by Moodys India is the fastest growing telecom market of the world, leaving behind China. India’s net additions of 10 million (subscribers) per month have far outpaced China’s monthly rate of increase, now below eight million. October 12, 2009: Mines and ..

AIDS in India

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome1. Caused By: human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is retrovirus. It is also known as human T-lymphotropic virus-III (HTLV-III), lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV), and AIDS-associated retrovirus (ARV)2. Transmission: Transmission involves anal, vaginal or oral sex, blood transfusion, contaminated hypodermic needles, exchange between mother and baby during pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or ..

Important Days of April

National Days April 5: National Maritime Day , India On this day in 1919 navigation history was created when SS Loyalty, the first ship of the Scindia Steam Navigation Company, journeyed to the United Kingdom. The National Maritime Day was first celebrated on 5th April, 1964. Notable Note: In USA National Maritime Day is celebrated ..

What are main communicable and non-communicable human diseases?

Communicable Disease or infectious disease is resulting from the presence of pathogenic microbial agents, including pathogenic viruses, pathogenic bacteria, fungi, protozoa, multicellular parasites, and aberrant proteins known as prions. The main communicable diseases are as follows: Diseases Caused By Virus These include – AIDS, Chickenpox Poliomyelitis:, Measles, Rubella or German measles, Herpes Simplex, Herpes Zoster, ..