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GLAUCOMA

GLAUCOMA The eye is a very important organ of the body as it is the organ of sight. There are certain eye defects or disorders such as hyper myopia (long-sightedness), myopia (short-sightedness), cataract and...

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EBOLA ALERT

EBOLA IS BACK! The Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever, also known as Ebola Virus Disease,  or more popularly referred to as Ebola,  is a viral haemorrhagic disease where the virus causes severe bleeding and fever. Ebola...

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Exercise and Fitness

Keeping fit is good business. In the last 5 years, I have made a conscious effort to engage my body in some form of exercise and deliberate activities to keep fit at least monthly....

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FACTS ABOUT TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS

Having previously described the three main types of Diabetes mellitus (DM), let’s take a brief moment to dwell on type 2 DM which has a higher prevalence in our society. Type 2 Diabetes mellitus...

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DIABETES MELLITUS

FACTS ABOUT DIABETES MELLITUS Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Diabetes is due to...

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LISTERIOSIS

So, today is the 9th day of March, 2018. In the course of this week, news filtered out about a disease outbreak in some parts of South Africa. Although, there has been no report...

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Prevention of Endometrial cancer – Part 1

The exact cause of endometrial cancer, like any other cancer, is unknown. There are certain risk factors however, associated with its development. Avoiding risk factors and increasing protective factors may help prevent cancer. The...

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ENDOMETRIAL CANCER – General Information

​Endometrial cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the endometrium. It is the most common invasive cancer of the female reproductive system. The endometrium is the lining...