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Medicine

Medicine stories and more.

What you need to know about Cocaine

What you need to know about Cocaine
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Cocaine is a drug that causes some health concerns. This is true but cocaine is used in hospitals before surgery. Surprised? Journey with us, as we explore and talk about this drug and its effects on the body. CocaineCocaine is a stimulant drug. This means that it stimulates your body

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Biology
Tuberculosis (TB): The most contagious killer?

Tuberculosis (TB): The most contagious killer?
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Tuberculosis or commonly referred to as TB is a bacterial infection. TB is such that, most people have it but are unaware. This is because the immune system can contain the bacteria. However, about 10% of these people go on to have active TB. TB is said to kill more

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine
Headache

Headache
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We get it all the time: at home, at the workplace, among friends, around children and even parents. Sometimes, headache is used to describe a difficult situation but most at times, it refers to a pain in the head. There are several types of headaches in medicine. It may simply

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine
Stroke

Stroke
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Stroke is an English word that means the act of striking. It is a sudden action or process producing an impact, which is how stroke, the medical condition appears. You do not see it coming, many people are affected by stroke. Globally 1 in 4 adults over the age of

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine
NUTRIENT INSTEAD OF MEDICINE

NUTRIENT INSTEAD OF MEDICINE
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‌‌Life largely depends on the strength and ability to live it. Living life is the ability to go about one moral duty to ensure the survival of organisms and that of offspring. The ability of an organism to go about its normal duty depends on how healthy it is. A

FRANCIS DZAMEFE
FRANCIS DZAMEFE
Nutrition
TEARS OF BLOOD!.. The Rare Case of Ocular Vicarious Menstruation

TEARS OF BLOOD!.. The Rare Case of Ocular Vicarious Menstruation
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In a rare medical case that has befuddled doctors, a woman complained that she had been bleeding from her eyes. Yes, it sounds bloodcurdling, but it's true. The 25-year-old married woman went to the emergency medicine department at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh; after

Oheneba Kwakye Omane
Oheneba Kwakye Omane
Medicine
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