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JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH

A young lady who is excited to influence the society and world with the knowledge she has acquired.

River blindness

River blindness
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River blindness is a disease that is caused by parasites. The scientific name for this disease is called Onchocerciasis. It derived this huge name because it is caused by the parasite Onchocerca volvulus. The parasite does not get into human beings on its own. Just like malaria, which has mosquitoes

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Biology
Dandruff

Dandruff
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Dandruff is a skin condition that affects the scalp(skin covering the head). It occurs when small bits of skin cells are shed from the scalp. Sometimes, it can be found in regions such as the edges of the nose, the ears and the eyebrows. Dandruff on the nose Dandruff

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Health
Sex-linked Characters

Sex-linked Characters
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Sex-linked character, an observable feature of an organism controlled by the genes on the chromosomes that determine the organism's sex. Simply, it is a trait expressed when a gene is located on a sex chromosome. Did you know that you can be at risk to obtain certain conditions due to

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Biology
Influenza

Influenza
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Influenza or the flu is a viral infection that infects the nose, throat or lungs. The influenza virus is extremely small yet can be fatal. It has caused pandemics in the past and it still torments humans and even some animals such as pigs and birds. It is important to

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine
Tumours and Cancers

Tumours and Cancers
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The human body is made up of cells. Cells are the basic unit of life. For instance, cells come together to form a tissue. A group of different tissues come together to form an organ and different organs come together to form a particular system in the body. An example

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine
Spontaneous Abortion: Miscarriage

Spontaneous Abortion: Miscarriage
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Losing a baby in pregnancy is one of the most difficult things that can ever happen to a couple. Many a time, people even don’t want to talk about it. It is taboo to even mention it in some cultures. Most women blame themselves for this incidence even though

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Ulcers

Ulcers
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Lady Margaret is a 25-year-old and the second among three children. Recently, she has been complaining of a burning sensation in her abdomen whenever her stomach is empty. After taking in certain foods, the pain worsens. Her sister, Janet suggested that she may be suffering from a stomach ulcer and

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine
The vampire disease

The vampire disease
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Do you believe that vampires exist? I am certain you answered no to this question. Vampires are a myth in our society but that may not be entirely true. There are certain individuals who of no fault of theirs, develop a condition with behaviour similar to vampires. This condition is

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine