Dr. Joseph Kamugisha

health@newtimes.co.rw

How you can overcome athlete’s foot

Athlete’s foot refers to a skin eruption that is confined to the foot, in both athletes and non athletes. It has become more prevalent, in recent years, due to a number of reasons. Many people, who do sports for exercise, also tend to get the problem.It may have many causes and can occur...

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 12:00 AM

Bayern and Barca; favorites to win UEFA Champions League

The EUFA Champion’s League has taken another twist this week with the Bavarians and Catalans emerging as strong contenders for this season’s champion’s league trophy.Barcelona are the reigning Spanish champions and have dominated Spanish football in the recent years. Bayern Munich...

Friday, March 16, 2012, 12:00 AM

Over use of contraception can be harmful

Many contraceptive methods produce changes in the menstrual cycle. Most of these health changes may vary across individuals due to the methods and duration of use. However, there are other medical procedures that may produce changes. Most of the implantation methods, injection of semen or other...

Saturday, March 10, 2012, 12:00 AM

APR can mount serious challenge for CAF silverware

Rwanda’s reining champions APR football club has embarked on early preparations for this year’s African champion’s league prized at $2 million.Based on recent statistics and analysis, the army club is one of the most successful regional clubs in the recent times. Though the club...

Saturday, February 11, 2012, 12:00 AM

Who’s your money on to win CAN 2012?

After the first two weeks of the African Cup of Nations 2012 taking place in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, people can now start to make proper predictions of the possible winner of the tournament.Before the start of the tournament, African soccer giants Ivory Coast, Ghana and Senegal were placed...

Friday, February 3, 2012, 12:00 AM

Micho will need fitness and experience against Nigeria

Amavubi Stars head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic faces his first major task as the national team coach as he prepares to take on a rejuvenated Super Eeagles side at Amahoro national stadium. Like his predecessors, Micho will have to work hard to open up chance for the 2013 African Cup of Nations...

Friday, January 27, 2012, 12:00 AM

Drogba fitness key to Chelsea offensive revival

The return to fitness by Chelsea hit man Didier Drogba has come at an important time as the West London club resurrects its charge for the English Premier League title chase this season. The Ivorian danger man scored twice as the Blues overcame Valencia challenge to qualify for the last 16 of the...

Friday, December 16, 2011, 12:00 AM

Barcelona is the favorite to win El Classico

There is always a fierce rivalry between the two strongest teams in any given national league, and this is the case in the Spanish La Liga when Real Madrid and Barcelona play each other. Though Real Madrid has started this season strongly ahead of their arch-rivals, there is still more than 20...

Friday, December 9, 2011, 12:00 AM

How to help mothers after labour

The recovery and healing process following childbirth is usually a tremendous adjustment for most new mothers. The period after labour is termed as postpartum. Postpartum care and recovery length varies widely from woman to woman. It can take weeks, even months for the body to heal and return to...

Saturday, December 3, 2011, 12:00 AM

Common source of infection in hospitals

  People may become infected through exposure to infected patients if proper precautions are not used or acquire infection outside the hospital. They may then transmit the infection to susceptible patients, members of their households, or other community contacts. Here we need to focus on...

Saturday, November 26, 2011, 12:00 AM

England youngsters have what it takes

ENGLAND has been one of the top footballing nations for so many decades. In fact, the country boasts of having the most prestigious league ‘the Barclays English Premier League’ in the world. Unfortunately, the England national team has failed to much the country’s reputation since 1966 when they...

Friday, November 18, 2011, 12:00 AM

Spurs need to tighten defense

TOTTENHAM Hotspur are firing from all cylinders at the moment. They have won six of their last seven Premier League games convincingly to prove that this could be their year to break into the big-four. But, let’s not be quick to draw conclusions. Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp does not need to be...

Saturday, November 5, 2011, 12:00 AM

Amavubi coaching job harder than many think

The search for the national team head coach has been going on for over a month now, and the subject is a hot debate on various FM radio station since Sellas Tetteh quit the job last month. Like Tetteh, many coaches have come and left without leaving success behind. Some of the coaches come with...

Sunday, October 23, 2011, 12:00 AM

Contraceptives affect the gestation period of women

Many contraceptive methods produce changes in the menstrual cycle, locally termed as ‘imihango’. However, such menstrual changes may vary across individuals due to the methods and duration of use. It is also proved that the implantation methods, injection of semen or other means of reproduction...

Saturday, October 22, 2011, 12:00 AM

Clubs should be careful with next FERWAFA boss

Ever since the former FERWAFA boss Brigadier General Jean Bosco Kazura resigned last month, there has been debate on who should take up the hot seat at the Rwanda’s football ruling body. There has been a remarkable and gradual improvement in Rwandan football after 1994 genocide against the Tutsi....

Sunday, October 16, 2011, 12:00 AM

Wilshere’s absence is affecting Arsenal

Jack Wilshere will be sidelined for more five months with a nagging ankle injury he suffered before the start of the season. The English midfielder was influential to Arsenal’s top four finishes last season and linked well with former teammates Nasri and Fabregas. Based on last season’s performance...

Friday, October 14, 2011, 12:00 AM

Trio shows superiority in Euro 2012 qualification

The UEFA European Championship is a football competition held every after four years featuring the national teams of European countries. The competition began in 1960 as the European Nations’ Cup and the European championship was adopted in 1968. The European championship is currently regarded as...

Friday, October 7, 2011, 12:00 AM

Spain’s policy means they can dominate for years

During the 21st century, we have seen teams winning the continental accolades and the world cup. In early 1990s, Brazil won the World Cup and youth world titles for under 17 and under 20 respectively. In 1998 France won the Fifa World Cup and European championship in 2000. That’s t to say, France...

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 12:00 AM

Local clubs need to run football as business

Our local clubs should be patient with this football business. Football development is a long term venture that requires long-term investment. Many local soccer clubs have failed to mature because of a hunter spirit that normally kills their day to day management. When you look at soccer...

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 12:00 AM

Know about extra-pulmonary tuberculosis

Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis refers to disease outside the lungs. It is sometimes confused with non-respiratory disease. Disease of the larynx for example, which is part of the respiratory system, is respiratory but extra-pulmonary. Extra-pulmonary TB may be characterized by swelling of the...

Saturday, July 23, 2011, 12:00 AM