What is HIV/AIDS. Causes, Risk Factors, Complications and Prevention

INTRODUCTION. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) describes the complex fatal clinical condition caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). This infection progressively destroys the body’s...

What is Breast Cancer? Symptoms, Triggers, Most Vulnerable Group and Prevention

INTRODUCTION. Early identification of breast cancer and prompt medical management, interrupt the disease progression. Breast cancer is malignant tumor mostly from the inner lining of...

Tetanus. Incidences, Vectors, Complications, Types and Prevention

INTRODUCTION. Tetanus is the only vaccine-preventable disease that is infectious but not contagious. It is a bacterial infection caused by wound contamination. It affects...

Cervical Cancer. Vulnerable group, Symptoms and Management

INTRODUCTION. Globally, cervical cancer is second most common and the fifth deadliest cancer in women.  Cervical cancer can be successfully treated when it is detected...

Peptic Ulcer Disease. Complications and alleviation foods

INTRODUCTION. Peptic ulcer or Peptic ulcer disease is a non-malignant disease. It erodes the lining of parts of the digestive tract that are exposed...

WHAT IS SYPHILIS? COMPLICATIONS ON PREGNANCY AND BODY ORGANS

INTRODUCTION. Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection. It threatens good health with fatal consequences if left untreated or improperly treated. Usually the infection...

ARTHRITIS? Signs and symptoms, Prevention and Impact on the most vulnerable

INTRODUCTION. Arthritis is a well-known form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints. It is characterized by warmth, pain, restriction...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: GLOBAL IMPACT, PREVENTIVE MEASURES AND LESSONS.

What is Covid-19. Corona viruses are among the big family of zoonoses. They transmit infections such as common cold, flu, Middle East respiratory syndrome and...

Is immunization and vaccination the same; Basic facts of importance and...

 Introduction. Immunization and vaccination are the most important intertwine public health interventions. They are cost-effective strategies aimed at preventing or reducing both the morbidity and...

Hepatitis: Causes, Risk factors, burdens on pregnancy, infants and children; and...

 Introduction. Hepatitis is a medical condition described as inflammatory status of the liver cells. It can result to damages that disrupt liver functions and...

DRUG ABUSE: Consequences on brain cells and other parts of the...

Introduction. Drug or substance abuse can be described as a patterned use of certain legal or illegal chemicals or mixture of chemicals through normal...

What is Psoriasis. Causes, Signs, Diets, Impact and avoidable triggers

INTRODUCTION. Psoriasis is autoimmune skin disorder. It typically manifests as patches of abnormal red, painful, swollen and itchy scaly skin. Psoriasis presentation varies from small,...

LUPUS. Can it cause death? Effects on vital body organs, Women,...

INTRODUCTION. Lupus is a non-contiguous but chronic autoimmune disease that results to acute and chronic inflammation. It can attack and damage any part of the system...

Herpes simplex infection complications on pregnancy, brain cells, eyes and cognitive...

INTRODUCTION. Herpes simplex is a contagious viral infection. It is very common and can be passed from person to person through various direct contacts. Herpes...

Is Epilepsy Seizure? Epilepsy-Causes, Complications, Triggers, Diets, Interventions and Effects on...

INTRODUCTION. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that alters the brain activity. This results to seizures or periods of abnormal behaviour, sensations and occasional loss of...

HEMORRHOIDS. Causes, Risk Factors, Complications and Diets

INTRODUCTION. Hemorrhoids (piles) are blood vessels in smooth muscles of walls of the rectum and anus of everyone. They are common and normal part of...

Water Therapy. Health Benefits

INTRODUCTION. Water is basic, natural and indispensable endowment from God to support the life He, God graciously granted to man. It is an essential part...

Contents of Cigarette smoke and their hazards to major body...

INTRODUCTION. It is essential to know that cigarette smoke causes cancers and promotes infections, male impotency and female infertility. It is responsible for majority of...

Tuberculosis: Causes, Effects, Prevention and Treatment

INTRODUCTION. Tuberculosis (TB) or pulmonary tuberculosis is a contagious bacterial infection. It involves the lungs mostly, but can spread to other organs of the body....

What is Typhoid Fever. Mode of Transmission, Complications and Prevention

INTRODUCTION. Typhoid fever is among life-threatening bacteria infections. It is contacted by eating or drinking contaminated food or drink.  It causes health problems and complications...