Malaria is a disease caused by the plasmodium parasite, transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes. People often begin to experience symptoms within 10-15 days after the bite from an infected mosquito. Symptoms may include fever, chills, and flu-like illness.
Diabetes Mellitus also known as diabetes is a medical condition characterized by an elevation in your blood sugar level. The pancreas is an organ found in your body responsible for producing insulin-producing cells which in turn produce insulin hormones that help to convert carbohydrates to glucose. Diabetes occurs when the pancreas cannot produce insulin or […]
THEME: Medication Without Harm According to the National Library of Medicine, Patient safety is defined as the prevention of harm to patients. This emphasizes the system of care delivery that prevents errors; learns from the errors that do occur; and is built on a culture of safety that involves health care professionals, organizations, and patients. […]
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that is caused by a variety of infectious viruses and non-infectious agents, leading to a range of health problems. There are five (5) main types of hepatitis virus; types A, B, C, D and E. Although they all cause liver disease, they differ in severity of illness, demographic […]
Tobacco is a threat to both human lives and our environment. The theme of this year’s World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is “Protect the environment”, a means of creating awareness of the dangers of tobacco products on our environment.
Malaria is a life-threatening tropical disease that is mainly caused by a parasite through mosquitoes. It is caused by the plasmodium parasite which is spread by the female anopheles mosquitoes. Malaria isn’t a contagious disease but it can be transmitted through organ transplant, from a pregnant mother to an unborn baby, blood transfusion, and the […]
Our fertility specialists know that sperm count is directly associated with sperm health. The more the sperm count, the better your chances of it fertilizing the egg. Studies have shown that many foods increase sperm count. Food that increases sperm count What we eat has a direct impact on our overall health. Let’s talk about […]
Heart disease has for a long time been the number 1 killer in women. It is worth noting that it equally affects both males and females; however, the signs and symptoms are not always the same. If you have felt a certain pain in the chest or a persistent form of discomfort or pressure in […]
In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a form of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). It is simply defined as a process whereby the eggs of a woman are fertilized under certain standard conditions, before being placed back inside her uterus to aid in getting her pregnant. A first step of IVF occurs in a period of three weeks. […]
Finding the best fertility hospital for your treatment, take out time out to research the hospital you consider. Don’t just select the first place that called you back; pursuing fertility treatment is a big step that involves huge money and lots of time. The best hospital for your friends may not be the best for […]