Month: July 2022

Health Awareness

5 ‘Killer’ Chemicals in Your Pod Vape

Advertising tactics for the pod vape can be misleading as they claim to have a vitamin or natural ingredients that was promoted for health. However, these wellness claims on the label are clinically unproven which is not safe for the public. It has been reported that the use of vaping causes EVALI (E-cigarette Vaping product, use Associated Lung Injury) Consumers are being preyed on by the marketing traps as manufacturers manage to claim their products are safe to use and treat a certain range of illnesses. The most common claims are: dietary supplements, vitamins, natural ingredients act as an inhaler, […]


Neonatal Hepatitis

Neonatal hepatitis is a type of liver inflammation that occurs only in infancy, usually between one- and two months following birth. Neonatal hepatitis newborns may be infected by a virus that caused the inflammation before or shortly after birth by their mother. Cytomegalovirus, Rubella (measles), and Hepatitis A, B, or C viruses are examples. However, in most cases, no single virus can be identified as the cause, yet many scientists believe it is a virus. Symptoms A baby suffering from neonatal hepatitis typically has jaundice (yellow eyes and skin) that starts between one and two months of age, is not […]

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How Many Types of Hepatitis Are There?

Hepatitis is a liver inflammation caused by a variety of infectious viruses and non-infectious agents, which can result in a variety of health problems, some of which are fatal. The hepatitis virus has five main strains known as types A, B, C, D, and E. While they all cause liver disease, they differ significantly in a number of ways, including modes of transmission, the severity of the illness, geographical distribution, and prevention methods. Types B and C, in particular, cause chronic disease and are the leading cause of liver cirrhosis, liver cancer, and viral hepatitis-related deaths. Globally, WHO estimated 58 […]

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What is Hepatitis B?

Hepatitis B is a liver infection that can be prevented by vaccination and is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). When blood, semen, or other bodily fluids from a person infected with the virus enter the body of someone who is not affected, hepatitis B can be transmitted. This can happen during sexual contact, when sharing needles, syringes, or other injection tools, or when a mother passes her baby to the infant after birth. Not everyone with a new HBV infection experiences symptoms, but those who do may experience exhaustion, a lack of appetite, nausea, stomach pain, and jaundice.  […]

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Are you suffering from the Flu or COVID-19?

The world is currently transitioning into an endemic phase for the Pandemic COVID-19. A deep sigh of relief can be heard from every corner of Earth. However, the lull to safety is being disrupted by the rising number of cases of another highly infectious disease – Influenza (Flu). Both the flu and COVID-19 are easily spread through body fluids from infected individuals and affect our respiratory system. They share similar symptoms making the normal person unable to distinguish one from another. Testing is therefore required to identify the disease and confirm a diagnosis. Testing is very vital because it can […]

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Traveling for your pilgrimage soon? Stay fit and healthy with these tips!

The number of pilgrims making the holy trip has been significantly reduced over the previous two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing global travel bans, but the situation is gradually returning to normal. Millions of Devout Muslims perform the Hajj pilgrimage every year, and it is necessary to remain fit and strong throughout the strenuous journey. Certain health & safety precautions must be followed throughout Hajj in order to maintain energy and physical strength. After all, it is once in a lifetime opportunity. Due to the great distances that must be covered during the Hajj and the […]

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