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[TNPSC Biology Study Materials] Health & Hygiene, Human Diseases - TNPSC Biology Study Materials Free Download

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Diseases

  1. Communicable 
  2. Non commnicable
Communicable

By Air
  1. Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis
  • It is caused by the Bacterium - Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.
  • It is a contagious disease spread through air.
  • TB attack the lungs and also capable of spreading to other body parts like brain and spine.
  • DRTB - Drug Resistant Tuberculosis, is a form of TB which develops resistant to the drug which are usually treated for TB.
  • One in four in the world is affected by DRTB.
  • The Medicine approved by the WHO to treat DRTB are -
    • Delaminid.
    • Bedaquiline.
  • March 24 -World TB Day.

Non Communicable Diseases
  1. Melonosis
Melanosis
  • It is a disease caused by Aresenic Poisioning.
  • It creates white marks on the skin mostly over the chest, abdomen and thigh areas.
  • The safe and permissible limit for arsenic in drinking water is 5 ppm.

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