Dr. Joseph Kamugisha

health@newtimes.co.rw

Why you need a regular meal with vegetables

Most of the vegetable food staffs comprise a variety of nutrients, and the most nutritious vegetables are grown veggies.Leafy green vegetables are ideal for weight management as they are typically low in calories. They are useful in reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease since they are low...

Friday, May 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Moyes will struggle to fit in Fergie shoes

In many aspects, it’s not bad to make comparisons but difficult managerial times could be spreading around Manchester now that Sir Alex Ferguson has retired and old Trafford fans could soon taste the worst possible managerial times.I do not mean David Moyes is a bad manager, actually based on...

Saturday, May 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ferwafa, MINISPOC should task clubs to invest in youth

If you take a deep analysis of sports development and particularly football; you realize that the strength and potential of the club to perform well consistently requires a good youth foundation. Football management is not always about buying the best players; it can also be about identifying and...

Saturday, May 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Family Planning is an essential health and social tool

In most of our societies, there is a rise in the population rate without expansion of land. This in most cases results into population pressure for example in 30 years to come, the population of Rwanda might rise three times higher and on 26,000 square kilometers of land. If the fertility rates are...

Friday, May 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

How a hypertension patient should feed

Today hypertension is one of the commonest chronic illnesses in our society. However it should be noted that proper life style and normal feeding routine can regulate it’s aggressiveness to an appreciable limit.Normal blood pressure is very important for the well being of an individual. Low...

Friday, May 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Andreas should be given time at APR

Though APR Football Club head coach Andreas Spier has faced criticism in recent days from the media fraternity, the Germany born tactician should be given more time to turn around the club’s fortunes.Spier was the technical director of APR Academy for three years before he was appointed the...

Friday, May 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

How to improve on the quality and quantity of breast milk

Breastfeeding is when an infant receives only breast milk without addition of water, foods and supplemental formula.For many women, breastfeeding proceeds with no difficulty and a plentiful supply of milk, along with comfort and ease for infant and mother.On the other hand breast feeding can be...

Friday, April 26, 2013, 12:00 AM

Barcelona virtually eliminated from Champions League

There have been magical comebacks in the history of Champions League competition but I expect the recent demolition in Bayern Munich to uphold and end Barcelona’s quest for the fifth European crown.The Spanish giants were beaten at their own game and demolished by German champions 4-0 at...

Friday, April 26, 2013, 12:00 AM

Why you need regular medical check-ups

Most diseases, especially those of chronic nature, have silent or slow progression. A person does not feel sick until the disease progression has reached a certain level of manifestation.Effectiveness of treatment also depends on the level of disease manifestation or degree of infection. If a...

Saturday, April 20, 2013, 12:00 AM

Only Bayern, Real can stop Barca progress

With the quarter final return leg matches just in a few days, many fans that have closely followed the 2013 UEFA champions League are anxious about who will win this season’s European elite competition.German giants Bayern Munich registered an emphatic 2-0 win over Italian champions Juventus...

Friday, April 5, 2013, 12:00 AM

Messi is still the hardest player to stop

As the quarterfinal stage of the UEFA Champions League looms, many soccer experts have started their predictions on who might win the lucrative competition this season.Spanish giants Barcelona are among hot favourites to win the competition especially after their impressive 4-0 win against Italian...

Saturday, March 30, 2013, 12:00 AM

Dealing with a common cold when it attacks

It is always important to give your body plenty of rest while allowing the cold or flu to run its course. Cold flu is caused by viruses that are microscopic particles of genetic material, each coated by a thin layer of protein. Due to their design, viruses are not able to reproduce on their own....

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 12:00 AM

Man United have one hand on EPL title

Though there are nine games still remaining to end the 2012-2013 English Premier League season, it’s a matter of when and not if Manchester United would be crowned champions for 20th time.The Red Devils are now 15 points ahead of the second-placed and city rivals, Manchester City and given...

Friday, March 22, 2013, 12:00 AM

Minimise regular use of cell phones

Use of cell phones has been on the rise worldwide during in recent times. However, there are some health risks associated with their overuse. Regular exposure to constant radio frequency radiation may interfere with the electrical fields of our body cells. Common health challenges that have been...

Friday, March 15, 2013, 12:00 AM

You can maintain a clean digestive tract

CHRONIC CONSTIPATION is one of the main causes of the digestive tract discomfort especially in the areas of the colon down up to the rectum. Constipation causes the large intestine (colon) walls to face excessive pressure. Pressure that is created during defaecation makes the colon walls have...

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 12:00 AM

Deficiency: What you should eat to cure anemia

Anaemia is characterised by the deficiency of the quality and quantity of hemoglobin, a molecule found in the red blood cells. Red blood cells are one of the major components of blood. Haemoglobin is important as it carries oxygen from the lungs to the tissues in the human body. When the...

Friday, March 1, 2013, 12:00 AM

Safeguard Kagame’s legacy

Editor,This is with reference to Arthur Asiimwe’s opinion, “The daunting task ahead for RPF cadres,” (The New Times, February 14).Similar to the so many examples we have set to many fellow African brothers and sisters in different arenas of state life, let us also set an example...

Thursday, February 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

Eagles flying high again

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have proved doubters wrong by reaching the final game of 2013 AFCON in South Africa.Before the start of AFCON 2013, the Super Eagles were not among hot favourites to reach the final given their poor record in the qualification.After a slow start at AFCON 2013, Nigeria...

Friday, February 8, 2013, 12:00 AM

Watermelon provides health safety

WATERMELON FRUIT is large, smooth, and oval to round. The skin can be solid green or green striped with yellow.The edible flesh is usually pink with many flat, oval, black seeds throughout. Seedless varieties also exist, as well as types with orange, yellow, or white flesh.Watermelons are...

Friday, February 8, 2013, 12:00 AM

It’s time for the Elephants to rule

Twenty one years ago, that’s the last time the Ivory Coast won their only Africa Cup of Nations trophy, fast forward to 2013 and after impressive performances in the group stage, the Elephants have the chance to add to their solitary title. Having been drawn in group D along with Togo,...

Friday, February 1, 2013, 12:00 AM