LAHORE (APP) - Incidence of malaria, typhoid, diarrhoea, dengue fever, sun stroke and others diseases are on the rise during the monsoon season. Talking to this news agency here on Sunday, Medical Director of Children Hospital Prof Dr Ahsan Waheed Rathore said that the diseases could be prevented with precautionary measures and advised people to consume boiled water and hygiene should be maintained in food and lifestyles. He said that the number of the patients, suffering from viral and bacterial diseases, like diarrhoea, scabies, bronchitis, asthma, malaria, typhoid, dengue fever has also been on the rise due to the monsoon season. He informed that cholera is one of the extremely virulent infections and it is caused by a bacterium known as Vibrio Cholera, which thrives in areas where proper environmental management is scarce. The contaminated water and unhygienic food was also causing typhoid, adding an eye-ailment, called conjunctivitis, is also increasing among people, he added. A considerable increase in the number of cases of gastro and diarrhoea has been registered and the majority of cases includes children, he observed. He also advised that adequate quantity of ORS to the affected children should be consumed so as to maintain required level of minerals in their bodies. 'PML-N power hungry: Peoples Youth Punjab President Mian Muhammad Ayub said that the representatives of Pakistan Muslim League-N were power hungry and were baselessly blaming the government of corruption. Talking to this news agency here on Sunday, he alleged, Sharif brothers have forgotten their billions of rupees corruption by which they constructed their Raiwind Palace. Ayub said it was the political reconciliation policies of President Zardari that democratic institutions of Pakistan were stable and all the political parties and institutions were working in the interest of the country. He advised the Sharif brothers to work for the welfare of the people of Punjab by eliminating corruption.