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 […]
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 […]
HPV is a popular virus that is known to be a leading cause of so many cancers, ranging from cervical to pelvic cancer. However this can be prevented by getting the recommended doses of HPV vaccines. Vaccination is the first line of defense against infections. HPV Vaccinations are known to offer protection against 90 percent […]
In Vitro Fertilization or IVF as it is more commonly referred to is a form of assisted reproductive technique. IVF helps with fertilization, embryo development and implantation.
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy. . In other words, gestational diabetes is diabetes detected during pregnancy.
We talked a little about exercise in pregnancy in the previous post, you can check it out before getting into this.