News Category: News

08 / 06 / 2021

Type 2 diabetes warning signs in the eyes of high blood sugar levels

TYPE 2 diabetes does always cause symptoms, which is why it can take up to 10 years for the condition to be diagnosed. But if left untreated it can damage the heart, kidneys, feet and also eyes, which can lead to vision loss. Here are three warning signs of the condition in your eyes.

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08 / 06 / 2021

COVID-19 leads to increase in violence against women

The spread of Covid-19 may increase the tendency of violence against women and hinder or slow down the process of achieving gender equality and empowering women

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08 / 06 / 2021

3rd wave sweeps across Africa as Covid vaccines dry up

African countries face a last-ditch battle against a third wave of Covid infections, as the supply of vaccines to the continent “grinds to a halt”, top health officials have warned.

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08 / 06 / 2021

Malaria is far deadlier in Africa than the coronavirus

No hospital in this rural community has recorded a covid-19 death. But another menace fills graves on a grimly predictable schedule. The seasonal downpours that soak the red dirt roads here nurture clouds of mosquitoes that spread malaria. Researchers call it a forgotten epidemic: The parasitic disease kills more than 400,000 people each year. Most victims are children in Africa.

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08 / 06 / 2021

COVID-19 infections reach 4,925,978 in Africa

The number of COVID-19 infections in Africa reached 4,925,978 on Monday as various amid a Africa Health Organization (AHO) warning that the continent's healthcare systems are "far from ready" to cope with a fresh surge of infections.

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08 / 06 / 2021

Surge in malaria deaths in Zimbabwe cause for concern

INDICATIONS that Zimbabwe is registering a surge in malaria cases and deaths at a time when the country’s health delivery system is battling the COVID-19 pandemic are cause for concern

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08 / 06 / 2021

Kidney Diseases: Causes, Symptoms, Preventive Measures

Kidneys are vital to having a wholesome healthy body. They are mainly responsible for filtering waste products, excess water, and different types of impurities out of the blood. These toxins are stored in the bladder and then removed during urination. The kidneys also regulate pH, salt, and potassium levels in the body. They produce hormones that regulate blood pressure and control the production of red blood cells. The kidneys even activate a form of vitamin D that helps the body absorb calcium.

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02 / 06 / 2021

World No Tobacco Day

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day.

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02 / 06 / 2021

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08 / 05 / 2021

AHO to adopt 3D scans to speed heart disease diagnosis in Africa

According to Graciano Masauso, President of AHO, the technology known as HeartFlow turns a regular CT scan of the heart into a 3D image allowing doctors to diagnose life-threating coronary heart disease in just 20 minutes.

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