Don’t let depression kill you

Depression is a global health problem which transcends beyond age, race, gender or social class. According to the Mayo Clinic, depression is also known as "depressive disorder" and the term is synonymous with slight sadness, dejection or utter misery. It is best understood as a mood disorder that causes loss of interest in things, people … Continue reading Don’t let depression kill you

Horse Health: Everything you need to know about horse problems, treatment and vaccines

The health condition of pets often depends on the quality of health care they receive. Horses, for example, are hardy animals no matter the breed. Yet, just like every other lovable creature, horses face different ailments which constantly require attention from horse owners and trainers. Through preventive care, a large number of common horse health … Continue reading Horse Health: Everything you need to know about horse problems, treatment and vaccines

10 things you should never do while hungry

Hello friends, Below are 10 things you should never do on an empty stomach: 1. Do not take medicines (drugs): You should normally not have medicines on an empty stomach, especially when they are anti-inflammatory. Well, unless your prescription says you are to take in on an empty stomach. Therefore, consult your doctor to find … Continue reading 10 things you should never do while hungry

Top secrets to leading a healthy lifestyle

From banning unhealthy snacks being positioned at shop checkouts to the ending of Buy One Get One Free offers on junk food, the UK government has unveiled a raft of measures in a bid to tackle Britain's bulging waistlines. Currently in the UK two-thirds of adults and one-third of children are overweight which can lead to … Continue reading Top secrets to leading a healthy lifestyle

Consequences of Pandemics

Consequences of Pandemics Health Impacts The direct health impacts of pandemics can be catastrophic. During the Black Death, an estimated 30–50 percent of the European population perished (DeWitte 2014). More recently, the HIV/AIDS pandemic has killed more than 35 million persons since 1981 (WHO Global Health Observatory data, http://www.who.int/gho/hiv/en). Pandemics can disproportionately affect younger, more economically … Continue reading Consequences of Pandemics

All you should know about adolescent health risks and solutions

Around 1.2 billion people, or 1 in 6 of the world’s population, are adolescents aged 10 to 19. Most are healthy, but there is still substantial premature death, illness, and injury among adolescents. Illnesses can hinder their ability to grow and develop to their full potential. Alcohol or tobacco use, lack of physical activity, unprotected … Continue reading All you should know about adolescent health risks and solutions

Pandemic risk factors

Pandemic risk, as noted, is driven by the combined effects of spark risk and spread risk. The foci of both risk factors often overlap, especially in some LMICs (such as in Central and West Africa and Southeast Asia), making these areas particularly vulnerable to pandemics and their negative consequences. Spark Risk A zoonotic spark could … Continue reading Pandemic risk factors

Coronavirus can damage your testicles without warning signs

The new coronavirus could cause damage to the testicles without actually infecting them, according to a joint study by researchers from China and the United States. They found that the virus could enlarge and attack the cells that produce sperm, possibly by binding to an enzyme on the cell surface. But the researchers said there … Continue reading Coronavirus can damage your testicles without warning signs

Everything you should know about cancer

Cancer causes cells to divide uncontrollably. This can result in tumors, damage to the immune system, and other impairment that can be fatal. In the United States, an estimated 15.5 million people with a history of cancer were living as of January 1, 2016, according to a 2018 report from the American Cancer Society. In … Continue reading Everything you should know about cancer

The effects of AIDS/HIV in Africa

HIV and Aids in Africa Africa is the region most affected by HIV and AIDS in the world. Approximately 22.4 million people, which is around two thirds of the global total of people living with HIV, can be found in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. The spread of AIDS/HIV in Africa, and the resulting death toll, varies … Continue reading The effects of AIDS/HIV in Africa