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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Five myths about mosquitoes and malaria

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria, which is caused by parasites transmitted through the...

Just how bad are energy drinks for your health?

Both the UK and SA plan to tax sugary drinks, but Britain’s finance minister has provided far more details. Picture: REUTERS/SUZANNE PLUNKETT From Red...

Zimbabwe army doctors to help hospitals during strike

HAR02:ZIMBABWE-STRIKE:HARARE,11NOV98 - Soldiers of the Zimbabwe National Army patrols the high density suburb of Glen View in the capital November 11. The army...

WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) logo is pictured at the entrance of its headquarters in Geneva, January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy The World Health...

Nurses lose cash to fraudsters

Scores of nurses in and around Harare have lost their hard earned cash in the past weeks to fake employment agents after being promised...

Shortage of physiotherapists hits government hospitals

FOR nearly three months, Parirenyatwa Hospital became Joshua’s home after he was admitted there following a serious car accident which left him nursing a...

Charles Mungoshi undergoes successful operation, speaks for first time in months

Charles Mungoshi is speaking again. In a remarkable journey that led to a medical operation on the eve of Good Friday, Mungoshi said his...

Dravet syndrome: Cannabis-derived CBD reduces seizures in deadly childhood epilepsy

A derivative from cannabis appears to reduce the frequency of convulsive seizures among patients with Dravet syndrome, a complex childhood epilepsy disorder. Dravet syndrome is...

Outrage over Robert Mugabe’s five-star Singapore medical treatment

HARARE – Opposition parties have slammed President Robert Mugabe for seeking medical treatment in Singapore amid a deepening crisis in the country’s health sector...

Breast cancer: 43% of women unaware of reconstructive surgery risks

Most women are not aware about the potential risks of reconstructive breast surgeryiStock For many women diagnosed with breast cancer, first-line treatment usually amounts...
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