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Understanding diabetes

By Chukwuemeka John Amamdikwa Hi readers, It's been a long time since I wrote an article for this column but I am sure the other writers...

Acute childhood diarrhea: The second most common childhood killer disease worldwide

By Yankuba Jatta Gastroenteritis (diarrhea) indicates infection of the stomach and bowels caused by germs. Viruses are the most common cause (mostly rotavirus), but also...

PNEUMONIA: The child killer

By Maimuna Jatta Background The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) estimates that pediatric pneumonia kills 3 million children worldwide each year. These deaths occur almost exclusively...

Deafness

Hearing loss, deafness, hard of hearing, hearing impairment (a term considered derogatory by many in the community), is a partial or total inability to...

Acute renal failure

By Ebrima Jobarteh The human body is a sophisticated compound of organs that function collaboratively to run its day-to-day routine. Organs such as the brain,...

Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver as a result of a virus particularly one of the five hepatitis virus-A, B, C, D or...

What are fibroids?

UTG Medical Students’ Association Women have an organ in their reproductive system called the uterus or womb, where the unborn baby is kept until delivery....

Hypertension in pregnancy

UTG Medical Students’ Association Hypertension is a chronic medical disorder characterized by persistent elevated blood pressure of greater the 140/90 mmHg. These readings are a...

Why do people do the things they do?

By Bakary Touray I had an English teacher at high school who always tells us, human beings are thinking beings. Meaning human beings are...

Hypoglycimia (low blood sugar)

By Jariatou Mary Jallow The human body is designed to regulate the elements that are needed for its normal function. Amongst the elements essentially needed...

Mental health

By Maimuna Jatta The growing number of mentally unstable youths walking the streets of The Gambia is ringing an alarm bell of emergency. It has...

Podagra (gout), a painful swell

By Ebrima Jobarteh The human body is designed in a way to control the levels of all the elements that are needed for it to...

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US say Gambia not fiscally transparent

By Alagie Manneh The U.S. has classified the Gambia government among those that are not fiscally transparent. The classification, contained in a report released Thursday by...

Interior minister calls for dialogue over “3 years jotna”

By Amadou Jadama The Minister of Interior, Ebrima Mballow has called on leaders of the Coalition to speak to their supporters so that they can...

GPA explains police station at president’s village

By Omar Bah The Gambia Ports Authority was forced to explain why it has ordered for a bank transfer of over D700, 000 to a...

Killa Ace arrested, denied bail

By Omar Bah Gambian rapper and activist, Ali Cham commonly known as Killa Ace, has been arrested and denied bail. The rapper was arrested by police...

Barrow must go ex-APRC UK secretary

By Foday Chorr Foday Chorr, a former secretary general of the APRC UK branch has said President Barrow must go. In a lenghy writeup shared with...