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Albendazole is an antihelminitic drug. Medicines considered in this group are effective in battling worm manifestations. As such, Albendazole is a preventive drug for worms to grow and multiply inside your body, leading to other illnesses. It is mostly us more...

Brand name(s): Albenza, Valbazen,

Anthrax (diseases)

Anthrax is a type of infection most often considered very deadly. It is caused by a kind of bacterium known as Bacillus anthracis. Anthrax outbreaks have been recorded throughout history, with the latest having been in 2001 when Anthrax spores were used as a biological weapon. The spores in powder more...

Atopic dermatitis (diseases)

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin disease, often referred to as eczema. Atopic dermatitis causes chronic irritation, swelling, and itching of the skin and commonly affects children or young adolescents. Atopic dermatitis can affect adults as well, although over 85% of adults who have it received their first outbreak of more...

Cancer (diseases)

Cancer is one of the scariest words in the English language. In so many ways, cancer is a non-discriminatory disease. It strikes children, women, men, health fanatics, young, old, and anyone in between. The word cancer conjures up images of balding heads, nausea and vomiting, radiation treatments, and death. Cancer more...

Chancroid (diseases)

Chancroid is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection. It is not widespread, though most sources say it is probably under reported. It is highly contagious, which results in periodic outbreaks. In the United States, these outbreaks have historically been among minority populations in urban areas. Outbreaks also more...