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Treatments for Infectious Diseases

Several different kinds of treatments are available for infections, including antibiotics, antivirals, and antifungals. Learn how these treatments work and the proper way to use them. Find out how improper use of antibiotics can lead to the emergence of "superbugs".

Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) for Diarrheal Disease
Dehydration is a main cause of concern when it comes to diarrheal disease in small children. Here's a easy and cheap recipe for oral rehydration therapy.

What are antibiotics? Where do they come from? How do they work?

The Truth About Antibiotics
Antibiotics were deemed "miracle drugs" in the 1940s, but there are several misunderstandings about what they do and how they work. Find out 5 common misconceptions about antibiotics and the truths behind the myths.

Choosing the Right Antibiotic
With so many different kinds of antibiotics available, how does your healthcare provider know which to prescribe? Read more to find out what your doctor may need to know to determine the appropriate antibiotic for your infection.

Natural and Herbal Cold/Flu Remedies

Diarrhea Medications

Is there treatment for Ebola?
Ebola does not have a tested and proven treatment. There are potential drugs and vaccines - ZMapp, Tekmira and Biocryst treatments, as well as fraudulent medications.

What is treatment if there is no drug for Ebola?

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