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Trial to stall type 1 diabetes begins

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 08:20

A TRIAL has begun in London of an immunotherapy treatment aimed at halting the progression of type 1 diabetes.

3 easy steps in preventing hypertension - the silent killer

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 16:00

Thenumber ofdeathsattributabletocardiovascular disease(CVD)has exploded inAfrica in recent years, andCVDiscurrentlythethirdleadingkillerintheregion, closely behindHIV/AIDS andrespiratoryinfections.This condition that mainly affects the heart istheleadingof deathsamong all other non-communicable diseases in the Africanregion,accountingformorethan1/3of allNCDdeaths.

The key question therefore is:What can Ido to avoid being part of that stark statistic? Below are some golden rules to keep cardio vascular conditions at bay:

Be aware of your medical history
Hypertension or elevated blood pressure is oneof themainriskfactorsforCVD

‘Cold turkey’ best way to quit smoking, study shows

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 09:00

PEOPLE who want to quit smoking are more likely to succeed if they go “cold turkey” by stopping abruptly

10 Natural ways to lower blood pressure

Monday, 21 March 2016 08:23

THERE are a lot of people with higher than normal blood pressure these days.

Mystery condition: Girl with bleeding eyes & noses . Doctors can’t figure out the reason

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 10:16

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl, Marnie-Rae Harvey, bleeds from her eyes - but doctors don't understand why.

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Zika vaccine within months

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 08:45

A ZIKA vaccine could be ready for human trials later this year, according to the man in charge of the US government's research programme.

Zika and Ebola: A taste of things to come?

Monday, 29 February 2016 08:57

EBOLA. Zika. Both diseases that were unknown to many until recently.

Sufficient sleep, exercise may help keep stroke at bay

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 08:44

PEOPLE who regularly exercise and get a full night's sleep may have a relatively lower risk of suffering a stroke, a large study suggests.

Zika virus: Pope hints at relaxation of contraception ban

Monday, 22 February 2016 09:02

POPE Francis has hinted that the use of contraception by women at risk of contracting the Zika virus may be permissible.

3 Alarming reasons you should stop eating tilapia immediately

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 08:56

FISH has always been considered among the healthy sources of protein.

Women with asthma may be prone to fertility problems – Study

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 09:05

WOMEN with asthma may take longer to get pregnant and have a lower pregnancy rate than those without the lung disease, new research suggests.