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Guava keeps the doctor away

3,157 ViewsBy Asunta Simoloka The health attributes of guava keep the doctor away for a very long time. Vitamin C –Fights all diseases, lowers risk of death Guava is a great source of Vitamin C, touted by several studies for having unlimited health benefits and significantly reducing the chance of death from any disease imaginable.  […]

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1,619 ViewsHope has been boosted to the prevention of HIV contraction through new research that shows a shot given every one to three months could be a possible alternative to the intake of pills. The research conducted was done on monkeys the experimental drug protected the animals from infection in two studies reported by an […]

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UTH Doctor explains the importance of circumcision

13,303 ViewsObstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr Mulindi Mwanahamuntu says long term protection from cervical cancer for women whose husbands are circumcised exceeds 30%, reports Zambian Eye’s Limbikani Msamba. Dr. Mwanahamuntu revealed that there was a move within the HIV strategic plan to offer circumcision services to new born babies. Speaking when he featured on Zambian Eye’s […]

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Medicinal powers of chanterelle mushrooms

12,164 Views Chanterelle mushrooms prove that there is no such thing as shortage of healthy food in Zambia, reports Zambian Eye Health and Nutrition Editor Asunta Simoloka. These tiny mushrooms have a nutritional profile that can profoundly improve your health. Chanterelles have high amounts of fiber, vital for burning belly fat and warding off a […]

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Child nutrition deficiency can undermine the future of a Community –Part 2

1,599 ViewsBy Kennedy Phiri, Edited by Asunta Simoloka This is part two of a three part series analyzing the challenges surrounding child malnutrition in Zambia and other developing countries.  How can the bottom-up approach offer a meaningful and lasting solution to child malnutrition? Freedom from hunger and malnutrition is a declared basic human right  in […]

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1,392 ViewsClinical depression is a very real and very serious health issue that many Americans face each day. Depression is both physically and mentally draining and can lead to a long list of health and life issues. Recognizing depression risk factors can save an individual from suffering and even the possibility of suicide. Read the […]

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Fight stress using a Healthy diet

1,444 ViewsA well balanced diet is the precursor to good health, and has been found to help protect against many lifestyle related illnesses, including stress. Stress is the physical reaction that people will  experience when they feel overwhelmed, or pressured.  It is extremely common, especially due to the very busy lives we lead today.  However, […]

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Reasons to eat mango

5,290 ViewsBy Asunta Simoloka In Zambia every season provides different types of fruits and vegetables that add great variety to diet. The bush or African mango is in season right now and this fantastic fruit is rapidly gaining popularity as a super food for fighting chronic illness, particularly cholesterol abnormalities. Apparently, bush mango has a […]

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Novartis expands efforts to improve access to healthcare in Africa

2,944 ViewsNairobi, January 20, 2014 –Novartis senior executives met with Honorable James Macharia, Cabinet Secretary for Health in Kenya and with Honorable Henry Rotich, Cabinet Secretary of the National Treasury in Kenya to discuss the company’s growing commercial activity, novel approaches to expand access to high-quality, affordable medicines, and local talent development program in the […]

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Training to help newly born babies breathe underway in Choma

1,863 ViewsWith 6 percent babies born in Zambia dying due to lack of proper healthcare, a training to help newly born babies breathe has begun in Choma, the provincial capital of Southern province. Lead facilitator Dr. Michael Visick, a Pediatrician from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Charities in US told Nurses drawn […]

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