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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...

Asthma

Asthma (from a Greek word which means “panting”) is a chronic airway disorder that is sometimes fatal and can cause significant impairment of daily...

Breast feeding and its importance

By Fanta Fofana I was inspired to write this piece after watching a news report on the reasons why breast-feeding is unpopular in China. It...

Shortness of breath, is it significant?

Shortness of breath is a feeling experienced when one cannot breathe well enough. Clinically, it is called dyspnea. Normally we breathe without having to...

Scoliosis

By Oumie Gaye Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve to the side. Scoliosis causes the abnormal curvature of the vertebral column. It...

The things we should know about anaemia

Anaemia is a condition in which there is a deficiency in the size or number of erythrocytes or a decrease in the amount of...

Urinary tract infections? We got you covered!

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), is an infection in which microorganisms enter through the urethra and travel up to the urinary tract. They are caused...

Cholesterol: the good, the bad and the ugly

 By Fanta Fofana Cholesterol isn't just something that sits in your body like fat around your waist. It's carried through your bloodstream as well. Cholesterol...

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10 Soldiers Detained, Investigated Over Violent Robbery

By Lamin Cham Ten serving members of the Gambia Armed Forces are in custody at the Fajara Barracks and being investigated for possible involvement in...

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UDP did not recommend for inclusion of secularism in constitution

By Omar Bah Almami Taal, the spokesman of the UDP, has said his party has not recommended for the inclusion of secularism in the draft...

‘Islamic Council orchestrated Caliph Hydara’s arrest’

By Mafugi Ceesay Abass Hydara, the eldest son of the late sheriff caliph, Muhideen Hydara, yesterday told the TRRC that his father's arrest his subsequent...

World court rules in favour of Gambia against Myanmar

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) yesterday ordered Myanmar to prevent all genocidal acts against Rohingya Muslims following an application by The Gambia to...