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What is a miscarriage?

7,493 Views What is a miscarriage? A miscarriage is the loss (death) of a baby before the 20th week of pregnancy. The medical term for a miscarriage is spontaneous abortion, but the condition is not an abortion in the common definition of the term. According to the March of Dimes, as many as 50% of […]

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What are the risk factors for prostate cancer?

1,723 Views“While we do not yet know exactly what causes prostate cancer, we do know that certain risk factors are linked to the disease. Race: In the US, African-American men are more likely to get prostate cancer and die of it than in men of other races.”   A risk factor is anything that increases […]

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1,560 ViewsBy Eric Chisala WOULD you know what to do if one of your loved ones, family member or perhaps your neighbor had to get injured? There are many situations where immediate action can prevent much pain and even save a life, but what is it that you have to do? Especially that at times […]

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1,396 ViewsGovernment has announced that it plans to procure machinery that will be able to process herbal medicines into capsules. Health Minister Dr. Joseph Kasonde disclosed this in Ndola on Wednesday, June 11 when he visited a Tropical Disease Research Centre. He said the machinery would process the herbal traditional medicine into correct quantity before […]

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2,122 ViewsCellulite has often been termed “the curse of women” because so many suffer from the annoying orange peel skin dimples and fat deposits on their hips, bums and thighs. Unfortunately, too many women also throw thousands and thousands of dollars down the drain on totally ineffective “treatments” and useless products.  That is because most […]

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1,387 ViewsSouth African MPs have complained the meals served in the restaurant at Parliament are too fattening, it seems. In fact, they say the meals on offer are so unhealthy they’re causing obesity among parliamentary ranks, the Times Live website reports. Members are apparently “nice and slim” when they are elected to office, but “they […]

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10 Important Nutrients Every Woman Needs

1,491 Views Everyone’s nutrient needs are not exactly the same. While most people benefit from the same vitamins and minerals, a woman’s needs can be a little different because her body goes through different things throughout life. Here are 10 nutrients that are important for women to get. 1. Folic acid   Folic acid is […]

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5,437 ViewsA Priest turned herbalist has proved that his herbal medicine can eradicate the HIV virus in a human body, reports Zambian Eye’s Medical Correspondent in Lusaka. Rev. Isaac Mumpasha says his medicine called Loso has clinically proved that it is able to kill HIV virus and to prove his claims Rev Mumpasha showed Zambian […]

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Three foods bad for blood sugar

2,348 ViewsBy Asunta Simoloka Whether you are trying to manage existing diabetes or want to prevent it, avoiding the following foods helps keep blood sugar under control. Pure juices Pure juices are processed foods that only have the juice part of the fruit, not the whole fruit. This disturbs the natural ratio of nutrients making […]

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Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer Seen in Circumcised Blacks: Study

1,337 ViewsA new study on prostate cancer suggests that circumcision might have a preventive effect in black men and men who undergo the procedure later in life. The findings are preliminary, and they don’t suggest circumcision lowers the risk of prostate cancer for most men. Nor are experts recommending the procedure as a cancer-preventive strategy. […]

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