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Have you heard of arthritis? What do you think?

Hello wonderful audience! It feels good to be here again and just as usual, you will be learning about yet another health condition that...

Sickle cell anaemia

Sickle Cell Anaemia is an inherited form of anaemia. It is a condition in which there are not enough healthy red blood cells to...

UTG Medical Students’ Association Why you should never clean your ear with cotton buds

By Lamin O Beyai Final year medical student The ear, like several other organs in the body is a naturally self-cleansing organ. It cleans itself by...

Endemic of common cold and influenza (flu) in the Gambia

By Dr Azadeh What is Endemic In epidemiology, an infection is said to be endemic a population when that infection is constantly maintained at a baseline...

STOMACH ULCER What does a stomach ulcer feel like

By Dr Azadeh A stomach ulcer is a sore that develops in the lining of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine...

Health by nature

By Dr. Mrs. Hadiza Nuhu (B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D) Managing Director herbal point services. Email: [email protected] Website: www.herbalpointservices.com Address: No. 164 Gambian mall, Tipper garage. Phone number: 7387699 Mankind across...

Understanding violence against women, Gambia no exception

By Dr Azadeh Distribution of power One of the most persistent patterns in the distribution of power is that of inequalities between women and men. Taking in...

Homeopathy as complementary or alternative medicine

By Dr Azadeh Exploring all these helps the practitioner determines the right homeopathic treatment that is best for the patient. Homeopathy is a system of natural...

HEALTH: Impotence in men: Is this a growing problem in The Gambia?

By Dr Azadeh What is male impotence in general Male impotence is defined as a disorder that affects the quality of the man's potency, making it...

The rights and responsibilities as a healthcare patient in The Gambia Awareness of human rights relate to health, and to patient rights

By Dr Azadeh Definition Patients' rights This report has great importance for the World Health Organization, whose mission is to ensure “health for all”. Grounding this mission...

Effects of drug abuse, addiction and health

By Dr Azadeh 7 million people suffer from illicit drug disorder and one in four deaths can be attributed to alcohol, tobacco, and illicit or,...

Is it safe for a pregnant woman to fast? Fasting for long periods may cause: headaches, fatigue, fainting, and losing the unborn baby

By Dr Azadeh Pregnant Muslim women who fast during Ramadan are likely to have smaller babies who will be more prone to learning disabilities in...

Must Read

ARMY READY TO STEP IN COVID FIGHT

By Omar Bah The Ministry of Defense has said the Gambia Armed Forces are ready to offer assistance to the civilian authorities across regional and...

Govt rolls out $31 million project to provide cash for poor households

By Olimatou Coker The National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) recently wrapped up a 20-day training for 85 women and youth entrepreneurs on agro-entrepreneurship. The training was...

Jawara refutes UDP NAMs played politics with Covid-19

By Tabora Bojang The National Assembly Member for Upper Fulladu has reacted to critics who blamed his colleagues in parliament for orchestrating the obstruction to...

QTV refutes claims it favours only selected Islamic preachers

By Momodou Darboe The managing director of QTV has responded to complaints by some religious preachers that they have not been given access to the...

Police arrest more DJs at music show

By Omar Bah Police in the Central River Region have arrested 11 people at Sami Karantaba Tenda,including 2 DJs from Sare Sambel for staging a...