Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Dr Alex Danso Consultant Urologist Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men worldwide (besides skin cancer), but only one in 35 men die from prostate cancer. In the United Kingdom for example it is said to be the third commonest male cancer and over 60 000 new...
Dr N. T. Munyandu, Specialist Physician Definition Rheumatic heart disease is cardiac inflammation and scarring triggered by an autoimmune reaction to infection by group A streptococci. In the early stage, this condition involves inflammation of the three layers of the heart; myocardium, endocardium, and epicardium. Chronic disease is manifested by valvular...
To the average African people, medicine means far more than the drug to cure a disease; it also means the poison to kill an enemy, the charm to bring back a lost lover or to bring good luck. To simple people the world over, folklore, superstition and fear of...
Dr J. C. Mangwiro MMED (UZ) MSC Diabetes (Cardiff University, UK), FCP (ECSA) IN THIS ISSUE What causes Diabetes: n Risk factors and prevention; n Symptoms; n Getting a diagnosis; n Long-term effects; n Diabetes is a life-long disease that affects the way one’s body handles glucose, a kind of sugar, in one’s  blood. Most people with the...
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...
Dr.John Chamunorwa Mangwiro M.D.MMED{Med}UZ.Consultant Specialist Physician ,Consultant Specialist Diabetologist Diabetes is a global issue, affecting hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Many people describe diabetes as being a pandemic. There are several types of diabetes, in this issue we will discuss type 1, but first the Zimbabwean issue in brief. The Zimbabwean...
Dr Israel Dube MBChB, MMed (Surgery), FCS (ECSA) The colon, also called the large intestine is the last part of the intestines where the body extracts water and salt from solidifying stool. The right colon is wider than the left  and also the contents are more liquid on the right and...
Dr Alex Danso Consultant Urologist Since Biblical days, childlessness in couples has been a distressing situation and has always been considered as a female problem. So we read for instance that “The Lord had closed the womb” of the female but today a lot more light has been shed on this...
Dr T.  Mhlanga Specialist Gynaecologist Sub-fertility is defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after 12 months of regular unprotected intercourse, 15 percent of all couples are affected. The chance of conception in an individual cycle is about 20 percent thus in a year, 85 percent of all couples would...
Dr J. C. Mangwiro MMEd (UZ), MSc Diabetes Specialist Cardiff University (UK), FCP (ECSA) If one has diabetes, regular visits to the ophthalmologist for eye exams are important to avoid eye problems. High blood sugar (glucose) increases the risk of diabetes eye problems. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of...