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Measures to limit Covid-19 spread

Here are some of the individual measures to protect against infection with SARS-CoV-2, that have been consistently recommended by WHO and others.  Cough hygieneA cough should be caught in a single use tissue, or the crook of the elbow. The tissue should be immediately disposed of and hand hygiene performed. Coughing into bare hands means […]

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DIETS THAT WILL HELP YOUR HEART STAY HEALTHY

You are what you eat! Heard that before? Well it is so true especially with respect to your health. With rising incidence of heart-related issues, you need to know how to eat right such that your heart can stay healthy. Some diets that will help you achieve this include: Diets that are light on meat […]

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When you get a “feared” diagnosis, what should you do?

While some people prefer to get regular checks with their doctors, some others don’t. They would rather not want to know the diagnosis when they perceive an unusual symptom in their body, especially when they feel it may be related to a chronic (long standing) illness, such as hypertension, diabetes Mellitus, HIV, cancers, and so […]

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How to stay HIV negative

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How to stay HIV negative

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is one that affects the immune system. Nigeria has the second highest burden of this in the world. It is not enough to know that your status is negative, but you need to stay negative. These are some steps on how to achieve that: Repeat the test after six months of […]

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CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS…What you need to know

Meningitis is inflammation of the meninges, (coverings of the brain and spinal cord); hence the term cerebrospinal. Typically, the central nervous system (CNS) is well protected by the skull, the meninges and the blood – brain barrier. But when an organism evades these structures, it spreads fast because of lack of defense mechanism within the […]

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THE MUCH DREADED HEPATITIS

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THE MUCH DREADED HEPATITIS

Much has been said about hepatitis such that some think that it must be sought and treated while treating malaria in our environment. Well, here are the facts on hepatitis so as to have your doubts cleared. Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Shikena! This can be caused by viruses, alcohol or anything that can […]

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