Healthcare

Sickle cell (SS) individuals fights malaria than other genotypes

Malaria is caused by plasmodium parasite..It gets through humans through the bite of an infected Anopheles (female) mosquito. Sickle cell disease provides resistance to individuals living in malaria endemic region.Reasons: malaria parasite has a high rate use of oxygen and consumption..this parasite is also known to consume massive amount of hemoglobin for survival and replication.They …

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Health Corner: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection of the lungs. Over the past three years, tuberculosis has been consistently among the top 10 deadliest diseases primarily because of neglect and lack of information. Although rampant, TB undergoes three phases; the primary phase, the latent phase and the active diseases phase. Only the active disease phase is lethal. …

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Mercy Wave Announces New Initiative: Set to Storm Hospitals

The new month couldn’t have started any better as the epitome of humanitarian activities and philanthropy, HRM Princess Dr. Mercy Uwakwe announced the readiness of the group to commence its hospital outreach. This comes under the newly launched “4 The Sake Of The People” initiative that aims to serve as a means to alleviate the …

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