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  Close to 4 million young people are living with HIV globally. (UNAIDS) What makes young people more vulnerable to HIV infection?  Only 31.5% young people have correct knowledge about HIV transmission Unprotected sex is the most common cause of HIV infection among young people, followed by sharing of infected needles.Young girls and women are…

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1. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness globally according to the WHO. 2. Glaucoma causes an irreversible damage to the optic nerve. 3. There is no cure (yet) for Glaucoma 4. There may be no symptoms to warn you 5. Elevated eye pressure is a major risk factor for Glaucoma 6.Glaucoma is a…

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The case of Mansa: A true story We (clinicians) had just confirmed that the underlying cause of sweet 4 year old Mansa’s (not her real name unsettling fever and bone pain) was actually a type of childhood cancer of the blood called Leukemia. This was after about 6 weeks of hospital admission, blood transfusions, several…

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When burning love become a  medical condition on your honeymoon. Ouch!. It began when she started feeling sick and sexual intercourse become a painful act. Honeymoon Disease (Cystitis ), which is known as Urinary Tract Infection is the cause.  Females are more prone to this disease than males because their urethra are shorter than that…

halitosis

Usually referred to as bad breath, halitosis is a common complaint in the adult population and can be a significant social problem. It may however affect people of all ages. It is characterized by unpleasant breath of air emanating consistently from the mouth. In extreme cases, affected individuals lose self-confidence and become social isolates. The…

This is due to a genetic defect they suffer the result of which is the inability of their bodies to manufacture in appreciable quantities, certain soluble FACTORS in blood called CLOTTING factors, which are responsible for ensuring that we do not bleed out following an injury like a cut. Commonly, sufferers bleed into enclosed spaces…

Tired of plain and boring white rice, let discover new ways to infuse some health into your daily meal choices. Whole wheat grains have been described to expose the body to a broader spectrum of nutrients. The bran and endosperm of the grain are packed with proteins, fiber, iron, B Vitamins       and antioxidants. Whole…

Many people who require vision correction prefer the use of contact lenses because it affords them flexibility and convenience. Contact lenses however carry a risk of eye infection through poor hygiene. The best way to avoid infection is to adhere to the instructions given by your eye care professional. Contact lenses come in various types,…

This recipe is for pancake lovers who are cutting back on a few calories. A typical pancake recipe comprises of some ounces of calorie; dense flour, milk, eggs and butter totaling 160kcal for one six inches (6’) pancake without toppings. With a few healthy modifications you can enjoy this low calorie banana pancake (90kcal) which…

Guava is a tropical fruit with a unique flavor and rich nutritional profile. Its outer skin is usually light green, yellow or maroon when ripe. The soft sweet pulp of guava is either white or maroon with small hard seeds encased within it. Considering its health promoting benefits, guavas can be considered as a “super…

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