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Hookworm is one of the most important small intestinal nematodes causing iron deficiency anemia. This PPT illustrates hookworms associated with human diseases, life cycle, pathogenesis, laboratory diagnosis, treatment and prevention of hookworm infection Hookworm infection 1. Hookworm Infection Dr. Sanjay Singh Negi 2. Hookworm(Ancyclostomiasis) Hookworm disease is one of the most important parasitic diseases of humans. Number of humans infected is estimated at 1.2 billion with 50,000 to 60,000 deaths each year. Causative agents: Four species can cause human infection Hookworm 1. HOOKWORM -LADI ANUDEEP ISM-IUK 2. ETIOLOGY • Hookworms are intestinal ,blood feeding, parasitic roundworms that cause infections known as Helminthiases • In humans hook worm infection caused by two main species of round worm belonging to Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus • In other animals the main parasites are species of ancylostoma brazilience and ancylostoma.

Hookworm Infestation 1. HOOKWORMINFESTATION By: DR. SAURAV POUDEL 16th October 2016. 16th October 2016 2. Prevalence of Hookworm • Hookworm affects about 576 million people globally • Predominates in tropic and subtropic regions • Disease of developing and under-developed world, disease of the poorest of the poor • Most vulnerable: - Children - Pregnant women - Persons without. Strongylid Nematodes - Hookworms - Chap. 25 Hookworm disease is one of the most important parasitic diseases of humans. Number of humans infected is estimated Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising INTRODUCTION Hookworm is the second most common human helminthic infection after ascariasis Two species of hookworms are human parasites First species Ancylostoma duodenale: (Greek ankylos-hooked;stoma-mouth) was described by Dubini in 1843 in Italy and Life cycle described by Looss 1898 in Egypt -It is predominant in S. Europe, N. Africa. Hookworm infestations • Historically, hookworm infection has disproportionately affected the poorest among the least-developed nations, largely as a consequence of inadequate access to clean water, sanitation, and health education. Ancylostoma caninum, a type of hookworm, attached to the intestinal mucosa 28

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D: hookworm egg viewed under UV microscopy. Rhabditiform (L1) larvae that hatch from eggs are 250-300 µm long and approximately 15-20 µm wide. They have a long buccal canal and an inconspicuous genital primordium. Rhabditiform larvae are usually not found in stool, but may be found there is a delay in processing the stool specimen. If larvae. Hookworm infection is transmitted primarily by walking barefoot on contaminated soil. One kind of hookworm (Anclostoma duodenale) can also be transmitted through the ingestion of larvae. People with light soil-transmitted helminth infections usually have no symptoms. Heavy infections can cause a range of health problems, including abdominal.

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  1. [slideshare.net] ARTÍCULO BREVE Hookworm infection and anemia in adult women in rural Chiapas, Mexico Anemia e infección por Necator americanus en mujeres en Chiapas, México. Paula E. [scielo.org.mx] Parasitic Disease. The nematode parasites Necator americanus and.
  2. For other types of common worm infections (e.g., roundworm, hookworm), take mebendazole by mouth for 3 days, usually twice a day in the morning and in the evening, or as directed by your doctor.
  3. al pain. Iron deficiency anemia is the most important consequence of hookworm infection and can lead to cognitive problems
  4. th infection; 45% had hookworm, 21% had M. perstans infection, 18% had S. mansoni infection, 12% had Strongyloides stercoralis infection, 9% had Trichuris trichuria infection, and 2% had Ascaris lumbricoides infection. Of the hookworm-infected women, 85% had light infection, 11% had moderate infection.
  5. Hookworm infection/disease • Depends on three factors. 1)Number of worms present 2)Species of hookworm 3)Nutritional conditions of the infected person. • In general fewer than 25 N.americanus in person will cause no symptoms. 500-1000 result in severe symptoms, and more than 1000 may lead fatal consequences

SlideShare Explorar Pesquisar Voc Soil Transmitted Helminth Infections The major STH infections, which include ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm infection, are among the most prevalent infections in developing countries. Because STH worm burdens are higher in school-aged children than in any other single group This is a lecture by Katherine A Perry from the Ghana Emergency Medicine Collaborative. To download the editable version (in PPT), to access additional learni Human infection takes place by penetration of the larvae through skin. Within the host, Enterobius and Trichuris mature directly in the intestine after a brief penetration in the mucosa. Ascaris, hookworm, and Strongyloides, however, undergo a lung-migration before maturing

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The most common parasitic infection Parasite Diseases No. cases Deaths/yr Plasmodium malaria 273 million 1.12 million Soil transmitted helminths: • Roundworm (Ascaris) • Whipworm (Trichuris) • Hookworm (Ancylostoma and Necator) intestinal obstruction Bloody diarrhoea, rectal prolapse Coughing, wheezing, abdominal pain and anaemi Helminthiasis, also known as worm infection, is any macroparasitic disease of humans and other animals in which a part of the body is infected with parasitic worms, known as helminths.There are numerous species of these parasites, which are broadly classified into tapeworms, flukes, and roundworms.They often live in the gastrointestinal tract of their hosts, but they may also burrow into other. Hookworm is a relatively common infection, so it's a risk when you travel to any tropical area, but the bottom line is you shouldn't walk barefoot in any area which you think could be contaminated — whether that's a beach or a park or a hiking trail The diagnosis of hookworm infection is made by demonstration of eggs in the faeces by direct micro­scopy or by concentration methods. The species identification can be made by distinguishing adult worms and the mature filariform larvae (Table 15.5, Fig. 15.17). I. Direct evidence: 1. Examination of stool THE GUARANTEE OF PRODUCTS' UNIQUENESS. Our writers (experts, masters, bachelor, and doctorate) write all the papers from scratch and always follow the instructions of the client to the letter.Once the order is completed, it is verified that each copy that does not present Case Study Hookworm Infection plagiarism with the latest software to ensure that it is 100% unique

Parasitic infections can invade practically any part of the body. Parasites that infect the central nervous system are potentially the most damaging and the most disturbing. 1. Not only may these conditions sometimes be fatal, but they can result in lifelong disability No SlideShare. 0 A partir de incorporações Clinical Classification of Amoebiasis Asymptomatic infection Colonization without invasion Symptomatic infection Invasion with mild symptoms Intestinal disease Dysentery, colitis, amoeba Extraintestinal amoebiasis Liver, skin, lung, pleura, brain Hookworm Infection Complications Protein. Parasitic infections can usually be treated with antiparasitic drugs. Albendazole and mebendazole have been the treatments administered to entire populations to control hookworm infection. However, it is a costly option and both children and adults become reinfected within a few months after deparasitation occurs, raising concerns because the.

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Food cravings and malnutrition in children is characteristic of heavy ascaris infections because the worms compete with the human host for food. Ascaris inhibits absorption of proteins, carbohydrates, and fat-soluable vitamins. Hookworm Parasites (Necator americanus, Ancylostoma duodenal) Hookworm larvae are found in warm, moist soil Helminths Classification, Characteristics, Infection and Treatment Overview. Helminths are a polyphyletic group composed of highly prevalent worms. Depending on the species, helminths may exist as parasites (that affect both human beings and animals) or as free-living organisms that live in nature those of hookworm both presents a diagnostic challenge and a potential confounder in prevalence surveys of soil transmitted helminths (STH) in regions where T. deminutus is found. The helminth infects non-human primates throughout Africa and Asia, but reports of human infection are almost exclusively found in eastern and southern Africa

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  1. © 2013 Larva Migrans What is larva migrans and what causes it? Larva migrans describes a parasitic disease involving migration of immature (larval) worms in variou
  2. al discomfort, flatulence, anorexia, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea (sometimes containing blood and mucous)
  3. 'Introduction to Parasitology is a complete course for undergraduate students of biology and biomedical studies. The author has been engaged in research on malaria,trypanosomiasis and schistosomiasis in Kenya and Uganda. He has also taught at Makerere University in Uganda for several years. . Key words: malaria, trypanosomiasis, Balantidium, coli, parasites, medical importance, tropical.
  4. Signs in dogs: Young puppies are most often affected by hookworm and might have dark, bloody stool, weight loss, and anemia. Severe infections in some puppies can lead to death. Symptoms in people: People with dog hookworm infection can experience an itchy reaction and a red squiggly line may appear where the parasite larvae migrated under the.
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  6. Ascariasis (as-kuh-RIE-uh-sis) is a type of roundworm infection. These worms are parasites that use your body as a host to mature from larvae or eggs to adult worms. Adult worms, which reproduce, can be more than a foot (30 centimeters) long. One of the most common worm infections in people worldwide, ascariasis is uncommon in the United States

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At enrollment, 68% had at least 1 helminth infection; 45% had hookworm, 21% had M. perstans infection, 18% had S. mansoni infection, 12% had Strongyloides stercoralis infection, 9% had Trichuris trichuria infection, and 2% had Ascaris lumbricoides infection. Of the hookworm-infected women, 85% had light infection, 11% had moderate infection. Pinworms.According to doctors from the Mayo Clinic, pinworm infections are the most common parasitic infections in the U.S. Pinworms grow to about 13 mm in length (1/2 inch) and can lay 1,000s of eggs while you sleep. 7 Common ways that pinworms (Enterobius vermicularis) get into the intestines are consuming contaminated food, drink, or not washing your hands

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trichiura (889 cases) and hookworm infections (675 cases) is shown in Table 3. For a single Kato-Katz, the clinical sensitivity equaled 71.9% for A. lumbricoides, 72.6% for hookworm and 88.1% for T. trichiura. Both a duplicate Kato-Katz and qPCR showed an equal or higher clinical sensitivity compared to a single Kato-Katz for all three STHs Helminthiasis. Helminthic infections are renowned for modulating the host's response into producing a T-helper type 2 (Th2) milieu that coincides with high levels of immunoglobulin E (IgE), T regulatory (Treg) cells and other immune cells such as mast cells, basophils, and, of course, eosinophils. From: Eosinophils in Health and Disease, 2013

Hookworm: Introduction, Morphology, life cycle, mode of

The adult worms (approximately 4 cm in length) live in the cecum and ascending colon. The adult worms are fixed in that location, with the anterior portions threaded into the mucosa. The females begin to oviposit 60 to 70 days after infection. Female worms in the cecum shed between 3,000 and 20,000 eggs per day. The life span of the adults is. Helminthiasis is a term describing a parasitic infection by helminths, a wide group of roundworms, flukes, and tapeworms. They infect a substantial proportion of the world's population, particularly in poorly developed areas, such as South East Asia and certain parts of Africa and Latin America. The diagnosis rests on clinical criteria, a properly obtained patient history with an emphasis on. Other outcomes included respiratory infections, skin infections, trachoma, flu-like symptoms, otitis, sinusitis, and absences from school due to symptoms of infection (13/30, 43%). In general, the reduction in all infectious disease symptoms and infections was appreciable, greater than 20% for most hygiene interventions Hookworm, for example, is transmitted through contaminated soil. Legionnaires' disease is an example of a disease that can be spread by water that supplies cooling towers and evaporative condensers Many infections are asymptomatic. A local cutaneous hypersensitivity reaction following skin penetration by cercariae may occur and appears as small, itchy maculopapular lesions. Acute schistosomiasis (Katayama fever) is a systemic hypersensitivity reaction that may occur weeks after the initial infection, especially by S. mansoni and S.

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Nematode infections in humans include ascariasis, trichuriasis, hookworm, enterobiasis, strongyloidiasis, filariasis, trichinosis, dirofilariasis, and angiostrongyliasis (rat lungworm disease), among others.The phylum Nematoda, also known as the roundworms, is the second largest phylum in the animal kingdom, encompassing up to 500,000 species Researchers evaluated a mass school-based deworming program in Western Kenya, and found that deworming substantially improved health and school participation of treated children, as well as of untreated children in both treatment schools and neighboring schools. The program reduced school absenteeism by more than one-quarter, and was far cheaper than alternative ways of boosting school. Hookworm is an intestinal parasite of humans that causes mild diarrhea and abdominal pain. Pulmonary hookworm infection resembles Löffler's syndrome because of its association with eosinophilia in the lung. [nejm.org] [slideshare.net Human infection with the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis is endemic in some tropical and warm areas of the world, including parts of Europe and the southeastern USA [].The clinical presentation of strongyloidiasis is polymorphic, and the parasite may persist undetected for decades as a chronic, almost asymptomatic infection Introduction to Protozoa. Protozoa are unicellular eukaryotes that seem to live as parasites in all species of multicellular organisms, and some even parasitise other unicellular organisms. Some are intracellular parasites, while others live in extracellular locations such as body fluids, blood or lumen of the host animal. 1

The guidelines also advise prophylaxis against malaria and hookworm for anemic women in areas where these infections are common. Although iron supplementation can prevent low hemoglobin at birth and at 6 weeks postpartum, there is inconclusive evidence of a beneficial effect on pregnancy outcomes for either mother or child (Mahomed, 2002; Sloan. The estimated number (and average prevalence) of Ascaris. Trichuris and hookworm infections are 531 million (47.0%).212 million (18.8%) and 194 million (17.2%). respectively. The investigation also assessed the prevalence of foodborne parasitic infections Migrans (Toxocariasis, Toxocara Infection, Ocular Larva Migrans) Waterborne Diseases Whipworm Infection (Trichuriasis, Trichuris Infection) Zoonotic Diseases (Diseases [cdc.gov] Santos Durán, Ampolla gigante provocada por larva migrans cutánea, Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas, 10.1016/S0001-7310(08)76190-8, 99, 9, (744-745), (2008)

Severe hookworm and other helminth infections during pregnancy may cause anemia, reduced birth weight and increased perinatal mortality. A routine application of anthelmintics during the second and third trimester for women in areas endemic for hookworm infection has been suggested, with the argument that this may improve maternal anemia, birth. Ancylostoma Caninum & Iron Deficiency Anemia Symptom Checker: Possible causes include Hookworm Infection. Check the full list of possible causes and conditions now! Talk to our Chatbot to narrow down your search

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  1. Kala-azar occurs primarily in rural latin America)4. d (Incorrect statement is: Hookworm infection can be diagnosed by finding the trophozoite in the stool)5. d (Incorrect statement is: T. vaginalis causes bloody diarrhea) SlideShare Parasitology is the scientific study of the biology of parasites and parasitic diseases which includes th
  2. Hookworm infection In other parts of the developing world, hookworms can be a problem when people walk barefoot on soil infested with the larvae of hookworms. Hookworms live in the lumen of the small intestine where they attach to the intestinal wall resulting in chronic blood loss leading to anemia and malnutrition
  3. America)4. d (Incorrect statement is: Hookworm infection can be diagnosed by finding the trophozoite in the stool)5. d (Incorrect statement is: T. vaginalis causes bloody diarrhea) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ): Microbiology: Parasitology Parasitology Exam (Blood Parasite images) Answers will be found at the end
  4. For hookworm infections, you may see adult worms in the feces or vomit. The signs can also reflect moderate to severe blood loss, because hookworms will cause bleeding into the intestinal tract resulting in internal blood loss. Signs of intestinal blood loss can include black, tarry stool. These animals are also prone to anemia
  5. • Raccoon Roundworm Infection (Baylisascaris procyonis) • Ringworm (Microsporum spp. and Trichophyton spp.) • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Rickettsia rickettsii) • Roundworm (Toxocara canis, T. cati, and Toxocara leonina) • Salmonellosis (Salmonella spp.) • Tapeworm Infection (Dipylidium caninum) • Toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii
  6. Amoebiasis, ascariasis, hookworm infection, and trichuriasis are among the ten most common infections in the world. Although mortality from these infections is relatively low, complications are not uncommon and many cases need hospital care. In many countries, malabsorption, diarrhoea, blood loss, impaired work capacity, and reduced growth rate.
  7. Lymphatic filariasis infection involves asymptomatic, acute, and chronic conditions. The majority of infections are asymptomatic, showing no external signs of infection while contributing to transmission of the parasite. These asymptomatic infections still cause damage to the lymphatic system and the kidneys and alter the body's immune system

hookworm eggs from one place to another, but the eggs do not hatch or pass through any development in these animals. • Vector is an arthropod that transmits parasites from one host to another, e.g. female sand fly transmits Leishmania parasites ((Bogitsh et al., 2005). 1.4. Host-Parasite Relationshi Rates of infection are relatively high even in industrialized nations. Approximately 604-795 million people are infected with whipworm (Trichuris) worldwide (Trichuris can also infect dogs), and 576-740 million people are infected with hookworm (Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale). [3 Hookworm-infection Symptom Checker: Possible causes include Anemia. Check the full list of possible causes and conditions now! Talk to our Chatbot to narrow down your search PowerPoint is the world's most popular presentation software which can let you create professional Malaria powerpoint presentation easily and in no time. This helps you give your presentation on Malaria in a conference, a school lecture, a business proposal, in a webinar and business and professional representations.. The uploader spent his/her valuable time to create this Malaria powerpoint.

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  1. Ascariasis is an infection of the small intestine caused by Ascaris lumbricoides, which is a species of roundworm.. Roundworms are a type of parasitic worm. Infections caused by roundworms are.
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  3. ths (e.g. Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and hookworm) and protozoa (e.g. Blastocystis ho
  4. A more recent addition to the spectrum of zoonotic hookworm infection is eosinophilic enteritis caused by Ancylostoma caninum, first reported in Townsville, Australia . Until recently, segmental eosinophilic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract has been uncommonly identified. Indeed, before 1979, only about 100 cases had been reported

Direct contact infections spread when disease-causing microorganisms pass from the infected person to the healthy person via direct physical contact with blood or body fluids. Examples of direct contact are touching, kissing, sexual contact, contact with oral secretions, or contact with. Several worm infections, including hookworm, schistosomes, and Giardia, are associated with iron-deficiency anemia and a significant loss of micronutrients. Blood loss can be as high as 45 mL/day, or the equivalent of 9.9 mg of iron . Children free of parasites have better nutritional status, grow faster, learn more, and are freer of infections. This infection has no symptoms but heavy infestation in children can lead to digestive issues, malnutrition and growth stunting. Ascariasis is a disease that has affected around 807 million to 1.2 billion people worldwide. Let's look at the life cycle of Ascaris to get a better understanding Intestinal Nematode Infections • Ascariasis ‐ ‐cognitive abilities, ages 5‐14 years ‐blockage of intestine from worm mass • Trichuriasis ‐ ‐cognitive abilities, ages 5‐14 years ‐dysentery, rectal prolapse • Hookworm ‐ ‐cognitive impairment, psychomotor development, anemi WHO recommendations. Preventive chemotherapy (deworming), using annual or biannual a single-dose albendazole (400 mg) or mebendazole (500 mg) b is recommended as a public health intervention for all young children 12-23 months of age, preschool children 1-4 years of age, and school-age children 5-12 years of age (in some settings up to 14 years of age) living in areas where the baseline.

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Soil Transmitted Helminth Infections. Hookworm, roundworm and whipworm make up the group of intestinal soil-transmitted infections and are among the most common infections in the world. These infections are associated with poverty and poor sanitation given their transmission through contaminated food, soil, and feces. There are an estimated 1.5. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website Infections are attributable to unsafe water, poor housing conditions and poor sanitation. Children are most vulnerable to infections of most neglected tropical diseases. Neglected tropical diseases kill, impair or permanently disable millions of people every year, often resulting in life-long physical pain, social stigmatization and abuse Helminth infections, in particular hookworm infections and schistosomiasis, cause blood loss and thus also contribute to the etiology of anaemia. HIV/AIDS is an increasing cause of anaemia and anaemia is recognized as an independent risk factor for early death among HIV/AIDS-infected indi-viduals (6). Other nutritional deficiencies besides iron.


Prevention and treatment of hookworm infection can improve iron status. Reduced Work Load: An excessive work load consumes energy that otherwise could support fetal growth and maternal health. Treatment of Reproductive and Urinary Tract Infections: Reproductive and urinary tract infections increase the risk of preterm labor and delivery In co-endemic areas, rate of intestinal parasites and tuberculosis (TB) co-infection thought to be high. However, there are limited studies on the epidemiology of this co-infection in Ethiopia. Therefore, the present study aimed to generate evidence on intestinal parasites co-infection rate and associated factors among pulmonary tuberculosis patients (PTB) and their household contacts in Addis. Drugs.com provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 1 July 2021), Cerner Multum™ (updated 1 July 2021), ASHP (updated 30 June. WASH in health-care facilities helps reduce the risk of infection and improves prevention and control — crucial during outbreaks like cholera, Ebola, COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. Without water, sanitation and hygiene services, mothers and newborns may not receive the quality of care they need to survive and thrive

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  1. th with a worldwide distribution, particularly in the tropics and parts of Asia. Infection is most commonly seen in children, and is transmitted by ingestion of infective ova through conta
  2. thic infestation slideshare Vaccino contro il papillomavirus; Cel puțin 27 milioane copii de vârstă școlară sunt infectați în Africa Subsahariană, 36 milioane hel
  3. With the global COVID-19 pandemic having a severe impact on all aspects of society and the health of people worldwide, it is now more important than ever to update your knowledge on the spread and containment of infectious diseases, and what you can do to help break the chain of infection
  4. Dysentery Causes. What type you have depends on what caused your infection. Bacillary dysentery is the most common type of dysentery. It results from bacteria called Shigella. The disease is.
  5. Mechanism of action. Mebendazole causes degenerative alterations in the tegument and intestinal cells of the worm by binding to the colchicine-sensitive site of tubulin, thus inhibiting its polymerization or assembly into microtubules. The loss of the cytoplasmic microtubules leads to impaired uptake of glucose by the larval and adult stages of.
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Necator-americanus Symptom Checker: Possible causes include Löffler Syndrome. Check the full list of possible causes and conditions now! Talk to our Chatbot to narrow down your search Human hookworm is caused by infection with the helminth nematode parasites Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale and is transmitted through contact with soils of the rural tropics and subtropics. The highest rates of hookworm disease occur in the coastal-humid regions, in these areas, repeated exposure to third-stage lavar of Necator. In addition, parasitic helminth infections (hookworm and Trichuris) and bacterial infections can contribute to anemia. 10-13 Intestinal helminth infections can cause IDA, and these infections are present in Jamaica. 10-12 Helicobacter pylori infection has also been shown to be associated with IDA. 13 A study that examined the effects of H. The people referred to the illness as amarelao or the illness of Jeca-tatu (after a popular cartoon character). Researchers found that the video intervention was effective in improving participants' understanding of hookworm infection because the viewers were able to relate to the film's messages. mHealt