Tuesday , 19 March 2019

Tag Archives: Health Tips

Health info: Lassa Fever Awareness; All you need to know

lassa fever is an acute viral infectious disease which is endemic in West Africa. The disease is gradual in onset with non-specific signs and symptoms. About 80% of infectionsinfection are mild or without symptoms , however the disease can be severe and fatal. The incubation period is between 2-21days. Signs and symptoms  Early symptoms include: fever, general weakness , and …

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Hearth Alert: One person has Died From Lassa Fever at Tema General Hospital

Lasser Fever has killed one person at Tema General Hospital. According to GHS, a 26-year old man was rushed to Tema General Hospital with general weakness, severe headache, joint  pain, profuse vomiting of blood with clots. He came from kintampo North District to Tema. But before, he has already travelled to Eastern and Volta Regions. He reported to the hospital …

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Health: Keep camphor way from babies

Keep camphor way from babies Camphor can cause the  breakdown of red blood cells which may lead to neonatal jaundice. All newborns are at risk of jaundice. The eyes and skin can become yellow within the first five days of life Babies with G6PD defect may react when the they come into contact with camphor and chemicals like sulphur and …

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Health: Neonatal Jaundice and it effects on new borns

Neonatal jaundice is the discoloration of body tissue and fluid by bile pigment. In normal circumstances, bile pigments from haemolysed senile red blood cells are carried to the liver where they are conjugated and excreted via the urine and stools. Accumulation of the bile pigment will occur if there is; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A. excessive destruction of the …

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Health Tips: Swine Flu vaccines arrive, distribution begins today

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Swine Flu vaccines arrive, distribution begins today The Ministry of Health has confirmed that the vaccines for the H1N1 flu arrived in the country. The vaccines meant to prevent the spread of H1N1 infection following the Kumasi Academy outbreak, were expected to arrive in the country over the weekend but …

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Health Tips: The Signs of Pregnancy

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Signs of Pregnancy  The earliest and the most reliable sign of pregnancy, for women who have a regular monthly cycle, is a missed period.  Sometimes women who are pregnant have a very slight period,  losing only a little blood. Other songs signs of pregnancy are: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Feeling sick, even being …

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Health Tip: Common Cold In Children

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Common cold in children refers to nasopharyngitis. Generally it is caused viruses , with a gradual onset. It can be caused by B haemolytic sreptococi. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Manifestations Fever, malaise, and irritability, anorexia and vomiting may occur , irritation of the nose and throat , causing discomfort , sneezing and cough, chill …

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How To Prevent Tooth Decay

Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride-containing toothpaste. Preferably, brush after each meal and especially before going to bed. Clean between your teeth daily with dental floss or interdental cleaners, such as the Oral-B Interdental Brush, Reach Stim-U-Dent, or Sulcabrush. Rinse daily with a fluoride-containing mouthwash. Some rinses also have antiseptic ingredients to help kill bacteria …

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Preventive Tips: ‘How to prevent Swine flu’

The outbreak of Swine Flu at Kumasi Academy has recorded sad deaths and scary infections. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It all started later in the year when isolated cases of death were being treated as mystery deaths until laboratory results from the Noguchi Institute revealed that it was a full-blown strain of Swine Flu. As the year comes to …

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