DRUG ABUSE: General consequences on brain cells and other parts of...

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

Syphilis: A major public health challenge?

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that can threaten good health with fatal consequences if left untreated or improperly treated. Usually the infection...

Psoriasis: Causes, signs and symptoms, diets, impact and avoidable triggers

  Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin disorder which typically manifests as patches of abnormal red, painful, swollen and itchy scaly skin. The presentation of psoriasis...

LUPUS. Can it cause death? What are the effects on vital...

Lupus is a non-contiguous but chronic autoimmune disease that results to acute and chronic inflammation; and damage of any part of the system including vital...

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

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

Is Epilepsy Seizure? Epilepsy-causes, complications, triggers, diets, effects on childbearing and...

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

WHAT ARE HEMORRHOIDS, CAUSES/RISK FACTORS, TYPES, etc

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

Water Therapy: How to derive maximum health benefits from water

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

What you need to know about the health harzards of cigarette...

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

Tuberculosis causes, effects, prevention and treatment

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

How to treat Typhoid Fever

Typhoid fever is a life-threatening bacterial infection which is contacted by eating or drinking contaminated food or drink; and it causes health problems and...

What you may not know about tetanus

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

What is Rabies?

  Rabies is a deadly but vaccine preventable viral disease of mammals, mostly transmitted from rabid animal’s saliva that enters the body through a bite...

What is polio, how does it spread, effects and prevention?

  Poliomyelitis, commonly known as polio, is a highly infectious viral disease that can affect nerves, leading to partial or full paralysis. There is no...

Pneumonia causes, symptoms and treatment.

  Pneumonia is referred to as the inflammation of the tissues in one or both lungs, most commonly caused by infectious pathogens, usually bacteria. It...

Yeast infection, causes and home treatment

  Majority of yeast infections are caused by the Candida albicans. Though "yeast infection" is most commonly called vaginal yeast infection, it also applies to...

Peptic ulcer symptoms and treatment

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

What is migraine, signs, symptoms and management of migraine ?

  Migraine is an ill- health condition which affects people differently with presentation of severe headache felt as throbbing pain at the front or on...

What to know about Malaria disease

Malaria is a protozoa disease that is transmitted predominantly by mosquitoes, causing illness, health complications and death. It is a major human parasitic disease...

What are vitamins? Functions of vitamins signs and symptoms of vitamins...

  Vitamins are organic chemical compounds which cannot be synthesized in sufficient quantities by an organism and must be obtained from the diet as vital...