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Polycystic ovary syndrome Members Public

Having babies is a dream of most women yet several diseases can bring this dream to a halt, prominent among them is Polycystic ovary syndrome, PCOS. The sad reality is that most women are unaware and learn about it when the symptoms become severe. It affects women between 15 to

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine

Vaginal discharge, cervical fluid, and arousal fluid Members Public

“Women are complicated”, they say but the female body is a lot more complicated than we can imagine. Fluid from the body is an area a lot shy away from: Many have  various insecurities and worries about them. Hence, in this episode, we will look at the natural body fluids,

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Biology

COMA Members Public

We have all seen innumerable television dramas in which a patient falls into a coma and the bereaved family members attempt everything imaginable to resuscitate them, from standing by their side and telling them stories to playing their favorite music, all in the goal of breaking through. Unfortunately, comas are

Augustine Wianicho
Medicine

Skin bleaching: Is it worth it? Members Public

Black is beautiful! Probably not. I say this because of the way young men and women are intentionally bleaching their skin in the name of toning it. If only they knew the detriments of their actions, maybe they would stop. Journey with us to find out the consequences of skin

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Biology

HOW DOES THE BODY PROCESS MEDICINE? Members Public

I'm sure you've ingested medicine in some form or another, ranging from pain relievers to antibiotics. But have you ever wondered how those medications know where to go and how they work once they're in our bodies? We'll break it down and understand the basics of how our bodies handle

Oheneba Kwakye Omane
Oheneba Kwakye Omane
Medicine

Why do we have to take some drugs differently? Members Public

I often wonder why there are different ways of taking drugs: Most people have to swallow the drugs whilst others are asked to insert it in their anus or inject it at their buttocks. Intriguing, right? If you have the same opinion, journey with me as we explore the different

JESSICA MAWU-KOENYA BANSAH
Medicine

What you need to know about Cocaine Members Public

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
Biology

Tuberculosis (TB): The most contagious killer? Members Public

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
Medicine