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Free Online Short Course - The 'International Diabetes Federation (IDF) School of Diabetes'

If you wish to join in the mission to promote diabetes care, prevention and improved living for your patients, then enrolling for this program as a health professional would be your best choice!

Measurement and Clinical Evaluation of Arterial Blood Pressure By Alexander Entonu

Objectives At the end of this presentation we should be able to: Accurately assess a client`s blood pressure using the right clinical technique and equipment Interpret blood pressure reading in relation to factors affecting blood pressure like age, sex, medical condition, diurnal variation, exercise, stress, race, obesity, temperature etc.

What are Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers?

A group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses. A severe multisystem syndrome (multisystem in that multiple organ systems in the body are affected).  Characteristically, the overall vascular system is damaged, and the body's ability to regulate itself is impaired. Often accompanied by hemorrhage however, which is rarely life-threatening.

Why Yoghurt is good for your health

Taking a yoghurt daily may not connote reduced visitation of doctors, but consumption of yoghurt will provide immense benefits for your health. The benefits of consuming yoghurt daily are: A cup of low-fat yogurt is rich in a large amount of calcium The amount of potassium deposit in yoghurt equals banana, and yoghurt has as much protein as egg or meat. The bacteria in yoghurt boost digestion process and fight against harmful bacteria. Some of the benefits of yoghurt hinges on the bacteria presence in it. Yoghurt is made through the process of fermentation or culturing of milk which produces two important, benign bacteria – streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus bulgaricus. Unlike other bacteria that are dangerous for human, these two present so many benefits. They help in the process of breaking down lactose/ sugar that is present in milk, these help in making yoghurt digestion easier for people who have intolerance of lactose.

6 Essential Hygiene Tips

The best way to protect yourself is to ensure you wash your hands always, it is one of the most effective way of preventing the onset of infectious diseases. Below are some essential hygiene tips: Everyone understands that washing of hands after the use of toilet is a necessity but, so far people who routinely cleanse their hands after toilet use are not more than 50%, and it is done the right way by nobody. Wash with soap and water for thirty to forty five seconds. Even better, you scrub and lather those fingernails and rinse – then repeat.   Ensure you desist from the temptation of ‘multitasking’. That is one way to cross contaminate infection. Do not use the same sponge or rag cleanse everything in the house – kitchen, bathroom, parlor e.t.c Frequent replacement of sponge is a necessity, the reason being that the warm, wet or damp nature of sponge traps particle of food, which leads to bacteria flourishing. Bacteria reproduces fa

Health Benefit Of Fibre Consumption

What are the importance of fibre? Thousands of new research studies have shown that low diets in concentrated fat and low cholesterol coupled with high fibre reduces the chances of having diabetes, disorder of the digestive system, cancerous infection and disease of the heart. Food rich in fibre have high proportion of disease-preventive vitamins, essential chemical that can protect the body against disease. Research shows that fibre may positively impact the health in: Cancer: There have been serious research that shows the relationship between reduced fat intake and low chances of being infected with the cancer of the colon. In 1992, a research team in Harvard medical school discovered that high consumption of fibre daily reduced the likelihood of developing cancerous changes of the colon. The fact is that fibre add weights to human faeces and this ‘dilutes carcinogens and hastens the process if digestion by speeding the process of ejection. The corr

How should a woman feel after abortion?

For a woman to experience a wide variety of emotions after an abortion, is quite normal. Joyousness, relief, devastation and depression is among how a woman might feel.