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April, 2018

 

MANAGEMENT OF LASSA FEVER

Lassa fever

INTRODUCTION Lassa fever is an infection or disease caused by a virus that lives in the blood causing fever to the infected person. The first out break known was in the year 1950’s but the virus was only identified in 1969. When two nurses who were missionaries died from it in a town called Lassa (hence the name “Lassa”) in Nigeria. The virus can cause thousands of death, even when an infected person recovers the virus still remain in the body fluids of the person including the semen. SYMPTOMS OFRead More


MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF DUODENAL AND GASTRIC ULCER

Peptic Ulcer popularly known as peptic ulcer is an injury to the internal lining (mucosal) of the stomach or the small intestine (duodenum). It is most often caused by a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori. However there are other factors that contribute to ulcer in the stomach or duodenum; such as smoking, drinking alcohol, drugs such as aspirin, steroids and stress. Ulcer is classified into Duodenal ulcer and gastric or stomach ulcer. stomach and intestine Most people believe that starvation causes ulcer but improper eating lifestyle also contribute to it causesRead More


PROPER DIETING AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

balanced breakfast

DIETING AMONG UNVERSITY STUDENT. Diet is the sum of food consumed by a person or other organism. The word diet often implies the use of specific intake of nutrition for health or weight-management reason.   balanced breakfast When student first enter the university, their diets often determine and they often gain weight. There are many factors responsible for these changes. However, there are also several actions that can be taken to avoid the weight gain and decline in diet quality that may occur during the university years. This weight gainRead More


WHY STEROIDS SHOULD NOT BE USED IN BODY BUILDING AND VITAMINS AS A BETTER OPTION

steroid exercise

INTRODUCTION Avoiding Steroids for vitamins and Mineral Anabolic steroid abuse has been associated with a wide range of adverse side effects ranging from some that are physically unattractive, such as acne and breast development in many or others that are life threatening, such as heart attracts and liver cancer. steroid exercise Most are reversible if the abuser stops taking the drugs let some are permanent, such as voice deepening in females. Most data on the long term effects of anabolic steroids in humans come from case reports rather than formalRead More


HOW TO MANAGE EFFECT OF AGEING

ageing cells

INTRODUCTION Ageing: This is the process of becoming older. The term refers especially to human beings, many animals and fungi, whereas for example bacteria, perennial plants and some animals are potentially immortal. In the broader sense, ageing can refer to single cells within an organism which have ceased dividing or to population of a species.                                                                       Read More


TOP TEN NUTRIENTS AND VITAMINS FOR BUILDING MUSCLE AND BURNING FAT

Doing a better excercise

INTRODUCTION Body building or excercise is the use of progressive resistance exercise to control and develop one’s musculature and an individual who engages in this activity is referred to as a body builder. Certain exercises aid in body building, some of them include abdominal, chest, shoulder, triceps, fore arm, abductors, lower back, calves exercise to name but a few. vitamins and minerals for exercise When it comes to packing on pounds of pure, unadulterated muscle, diet is single most important part of the overall body building program, which includes vitamins,Read More


DISEASE CONDITION THAT CAN BE PREVENTED WITH EXERCISE

excercise

Everyone should know by now that exercise is essential for good health, but most people fail to help in prevention of many diseases to man, that is more effective than the medication intended for use. However, drug companies don’t make any money promoting free and natural solutions that work better than the medications they are selling; so idea of drug prescription comes first. Below is top ten (10) disease conditions that can be prevented with exercise: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: High blood pressure can be treated with a regular cardiovascular exerciseRead More


SAFETY MEASURES TO ABORTION.

INTRODUCTION Firstly, abortion is the ending of pregnancy by removing a fetus or embryo before it can survive outside the uterus. It is the deliberate medical process of ending pregnancy. It is also seen as termination. An abortion that occurs spontaneously is also known as a miscarriage. It may be caused purposely and then it is called included abortion or less frequently induced miscarriage.   aborted child When allowed by law, abortion I the developed world is one of the safest procedures in medicine. Modern methods use medication or surgeryRead More


PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF MALARIA

malaria vector

Malaria is one of the most common diseases that eventually all Africans suffer. It comes depending on the number of the disease causing organism other-wise referred pathogen called (plasmodium species. from the disease carrier the female Anopheles mosquito) to include a plus or 3 pluses. As mild as it may sound it is a deadly disease that kills people in the millions especially in Africa. When this bacteria (plasmodium spp. The most common being the Plasmodium falciparum) crosses the brain formed by the brain to select what comes into itRead More