Dr Mazvita Machinga FROM time to time, I have heard people saying that “there is nothing to be sad about”. Why are you anxious, this will mean you are not strong? Is this so that when people express emotions they need to be discouraged?
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters How much sleep is enough varies from person to person. Generally, seven to eight hours a day is enough. Failure to sleep is called insomnia. Someone with insomnia will often take 30 minutes or more to fall asleep and may get only six or fewer hours of sleep for three […]
Dr Zuze Matters of Health If you have been coughing for a while it is important to try and figure out why. That is because a cough in itself is not a disease, but a symptom of something else going on in your body.
Dr Zuze Matters of Health AT some point in their lives, all men face the prospect of prostate cancer. This is one of the commonest cancers found in men. The prostate, by the way, is a small gland located just under the bladder that produces the seminal fluid which nourishes and transports sperm during sexual […]
Dr Tendai Zuze Matters of Health There are different types of tests designed to find specific types of cancer before signs and symptoms appear. This is called cancer screening. The main goals of cancer screening are to reduce the number of people who develop the disease and to reduce the number of people who die […]
Dr Mazvita Machinga Mental Health This week I am discussing craving of substances especially alcohol and how to deal with cravings. An important part of stopping abusing alcohol involves stopping the craving process. I am doing this in order to save someone life who may be enslaved by the bottle. Remember, cravings can quickly lead […]
Catherine Mwauyakufa HIV/AIDS Issues Around 1980 going back, TB treatment was national with patients in need of hospitalisation admitted at specific centres. Makumbi Mission Hospital in Mashonaland East province, Muvonde Mission Hospital in Masvingo popularity known as Driefointein, Howard Mission Hospital in Mashonaland Central, Bonda Mission Hospital in Manicaland and a few other centres of […]
Dr Mazvita Machinga Mental Health Noticing what is happening in our society these days, I think of reminding the public of the dangers of addiction. In the next three weeks, I will talk about the process of staying sober and why it is important for our nation and our people. These days, it’s impossible to […]
Dr Tendai Zuze Matters of Health In the spirit of breast cancer awareness we need to remind each other that even men can get breast cancer. This, however, is fairly rare and only about one percent of breast cancer occurs in men. This means about 2600 men are expected to be diagnosed with the disease […]