Monday, November 19, 2018
Dr Gerard Kadzirange Specialist Physician In part one of this article we defined virologic failure as a virus load above 200 copies per millilitre of blood. This can occur after an initial suppression below 200 copies per millilitre of blood or in certain instances some patients fail to achieve...
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 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...
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...
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...
Tawanda Musarurwa The Insurance and Pensions Commission (IPEC) could win its argument to regulate all medical aid societies in Zimbabwe as it is backed by Sadc protocol that entails all medical aid funders to be superintended by insurance regulatory authorities. Zimbabwe has already ratified the Sadc protocol. According to IPEC insurance and...
Dr. J. C. Mangwiro Consultant Specialist Physician, ZDA President MMED (UZ) MSC Diabetes (CARDIFF UNIVERSITY,UK) FCP (ECSA) Having diabetes means that one is more likely to develop heart disease and have a greater chance of a heart attack or a stroke. People with diabetes are also more likely to have...
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 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 “From the very origins in time, man has been beleaguered by the problem of erectile dysfunction. As a real organic syndrome, a less tangible force from the imagination, or as a clever mixture of both, fantasy and knowledge have been elegantly brought together all through...