Back Pain, Understand the Basics

The way in which back problems are typically described can cause confusion for patients, and even for health care professionals who deal with back problems on a regular basis. Patients with back [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Have you ever experienced discomfort in your wrists? You might be experiencing the Carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to a pinched nerve in the wrist. It’s caused by [...]

Tips on Cholera Prevention

What is cholera? Cholera is an infection of the intestines by Bacteria (called vibrio cholera) It is an acute diarrheal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated. How is cholera [...]

Baby Friendly Vaccines

Pain, general discomfort with incidental reactions have been some the challenges that parents and caregiver worry about following administration of vaccines especially the injectable. To address [...]

Hepatitis

Definition Hepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver, commonly caused by a viral infection, but can also be caused by alcohol abuse, toxins, and drugs. There are five main viruses that cause [...]

Cholera

Cholera is an infectious disease commonly associated with severe watery diarrhoea. If not treated promptly and adequately, victims die from the disease within hours. Cause and Transmission [...]

Breast Milk – The First Precious Gift

Introduction Breast milk is nature’s pleasant way of providing the perfect nutrition to an infant. All alternative feeding preparations differ from human breast milk, making it superior [...]

Dengue Fever

Dengue fever, also known as breakbone fever, is an infectious tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. The virus has four different types. Infection with one type usually gives lifelong [...]

Typhoid Fever

Typhoid fever, also referred to as enteric fever is an acute (short onset) bacterial disease. It’s highly infectious but affects humans only. Cause The fever is caused bacteria (Salmonella typhi [...]

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