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Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics

1,357 ViewsThe diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) may help obese people without the disease lose weight, a new study suggests. In this test of its effectiveness as a diet aid, people taking Victoza for over a year lost an average of 8 percent of their body weight, compared with 2.6 percent shed by those taking a […]

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Risk of central nervous system involvement for Patients with AIDS-related lymphomas

1,347 ViewsPatients with AIDS-related lymphomas (ARL) may face an increased risk of central nervous system involvement (CNSi) compared to other lymphomas. The effect of CNSi on survival outcomes, however, hasn’t been thoroughly examined until now. In a new study led by Fox Chase Cancer Center Hematologist and Oncologist Stefan K. Barta, MD, MS, MRCP, researchers […]

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Zambian Governt and IBM to provide improved access to life saving drugs

2,071 ViewsIBM (NYSE:IBM) this week announced a collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide citizens with improved access to 200 lifesaving drugs. Supported by the World Bank, the Department for International Development, UNICEF and London Business School, Zambia’s Medical Stores Limited (MSL) will deploy a new medical supply chain pilot project using sophisticated […]

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2,025 ViewsA senior medical doctor has advised Zambia’s celebrated international boxer Esther Phiri to seek a third opinion on her reported misdiagnosis of her HIV test results, reports Zambian Eye’s Thom Shonga. Dr Mulindi Mwanahamuntu, a senior medical doctor at Lusaka’s University Teaching Hospital (UTH), made the appeal after it was reported that Esther Phiri […]

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3,056 ViewsA Senior Medical Doctor at Zambia’s biggest Hospital, UTH, says Boxer Esther Phiri who was wrongly diagnosed of being HIV positive should take legal action, reports Zambian Eye’s Owen Miyanza Esther who was forced to go for early retirement disclosed this week that she was coming back to the ring after she discovered that […]

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Wow your body with chidunguza, aka horned melon

5,050 ViewsThe horned melon, known in Zambia as chidunguza and botanically identified as cucumis metuliferus, is yet another nutritional wonder that demonstrates the yet to be recognized far-reaching health properties of indigenous diets, reports Zambia Eye’s Health and Nutrition Editor Asunta Simoloka. This super food boasts a plethora of valuable nutrients that wow your body […]

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Beware of Parasites!

14,941 ViewsBy Eric Chisala You wake up with feelings of nausea. You tire more quickly. Your stomach is slightly swollen. Symptoms of pregnancy? Maybe. Since Zambia lies in a tropical part of the world, the problem could very well be some form of intestinal parasite. What are intestinal parasites, and how can you tell if […]

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1,527 ViewsLifelines: The End Game profiles the extraordinary work of African health heroes as they tackle malaria in Tanzania. The third documentary in a groundbreaking eight-part series, Lifelines: The End Game premieres on Al Jazeera English at 22h00 in Zambia on 24 April 2014, the day before World Malaria Day. Malaria is an infectious disease transmitted to humans through the […]

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HIV can’t be cured – Zambia Aids Research Foundation

9,309 ViewsZambia Aids Research Foundation has disputed clinical trials showing a cure on a deadly HIV Virus that causes Aids. Dr. Ludwig Sondashi says his herbal medicine called Sondashi Formula 2000 has gone through clinical trials in three countries and showed that it is able to cure a virus. He has urged the Zambian government […]

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1,592 ViewsNovartis announced today, April 7, 2014 that two million treatments of its pediatric antimalarial are arriving in Zambia, according to a press release by the company’s Media Relations department. The company in its ongoing efforts in collaboration with Malaria No More’s Power of One campaign is determined to ensure Malaria is completely eradicated. Zambia […]

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