This year we want to introduce something new, like last year. Last year, we started a monthly discussion on health topics that we thought it’s important and good to know more about. So, this year, we’re introducing new segment called the viewpoint, where we’ll be sharing our personal views on some health topics and why we’ve that personal view on that particular topic.Continue reading “Updates: We’re back!”
This is a common condition that affects how a woman ovaries work. Polycystic ovaries contain a large number of harmless follicles that are up 8mm (0.3In) in size. The follicles are underdeveloped sacs in which eggs develop. In polycystic ovary syndrome, these sacs are often unable to release an egg, which means ovulation does not take place.Continue reading “Polycystic Ovary Syndrome”
Ovarian cancer is among the most common type of cancers in women, it’s also known as cancer of the ovaries. Ovaries are pair of small organs located low in the tummy that are connected to the womb and stores a woman’s supply of eggs.
Ovarian cancer mostly affects women who have been through the menopause, but it can sometimes affect young women.Continue reading “Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month”
HIV is among the most dangerous viruses that damages the immune system of the affected individual. The immune system is responsible for fighting off infections and bacteria. Untreated HIV infects and kills the white blood cells that plays an important role in the immune system (called CD4), these cells are also known as T cells. As HIV kills more CD4 cells, the body is more likely to get various types of infections and cancers.Continue reading “HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.”
Getting the news that you have cancer can be overwhelming, stressful and emotionally displeasing, however getting informed that your child has cancer can be devastating as a parent. It will be an overwhelming and confusing couple of days before coming to terms with the news. Cancer.gov have produce a guideline article to help parents, patients and healthcare workers understand childhood cancer.Continue reading “Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.”
Blood cancer as the name implies means cancer of the blood, it represents a large group of different malignancies. This group includes cancers of the bone marrow, blood and lymphatic system, which includes lymph nodes, thymus, spleen, lymphatic vessels, and digestive tract lymphoid tissues. Myeloma and leukaemia, which start in the lymphoma and bone marrow; the one that start in the lymphatic system are the most common type of blood cancer. The causes of the is still unknown.Continue reading “Blood Cancer Awareness Month.”
NAME: Yusuf Mustapha
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: B.Sc and M.Sc Public Health.
Marital Status: Single
WOULD YOU TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE GENOTYPE OF YOUR PARTNER BEFORE MARRIAGE? WHY?
Well, with the advancement in science and technology having a kid without sickle-cell disease by parents with the disease may be possible, since scientist now can separate genes from a developing organism to have the perfect organism. I have read a research where a person with sickle-cell disease been cured with stem cell transplant that was obtain from a suitable donor.Continue reading “Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Q&A.”
Full Name: FATIMA HASSAN SANI KONTAGORA.
Educational Qualification: degree (Studying English and Drama)
Marital Status: If single, would you take into consideration the genotype of your partner before marriage? Why?
SingleContinue reading “Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Q&A.”