When delayed conception is called infertility

Angelique Mukashemana, 26, a resident of Remera, Kigali, recently underwent treatment at La Croix Du Sud Hospital where her tubes were opened to enable her conceive. Mukashemana had been married...

Blood clots: Early detection can prevent incidence of death

A blood clot can form inside a blood vessel and block the vessel and this keeps blood from getting where it needs to go. When that happens to one of...

How to feed your brain right

Many people spend lots of time worrying about their physical appearances more than anything else. Others will do this to keep healthy and avoid catching health-related diseases, but do we...

Beware of electrolyte imbalance

Mr. X aged 40 had diarrhoea and vomiting after eating out. Though it stopped within few hours, he did not eat anything due to anorexia. Next day he felt so...

Coping with trauma in post Genocide era

Marita Mukashema was 11 years old during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. She recalls that it was a time of panic and horror and the sound of gunshots everywhere...

Comprehending, managing and healing psychological trauma

Psychological trauma is a type of harm to the mind that occurs as a result of a brutally distressing event. Trauma is often the result of an overwhelming amount of...

A diet that will keep infections at bay

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According to nutritionists, the body is always in a constant struggle to fight against pathogenic micro-organisms and foreign substances that tend to attack it known as antigens.

How diabetes affects the heart

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder, where due to inadequate or absent insulin, the body cannot handle sugar. If high blood sugar levels persist in the body for a long time,...