Health Matters Tendai ZuzeColon cancer is cancer that occurs in the colon (large intestines) or rectum. It affects men and women of all racial and ethnic groups, and is most often found in people 50 years or older. However incidence in those younger than 50 is on the rise. This disease takes the lives of more […]
Catherine Murombedzi Health CorrespondentThere is relief on the horizon for HIV+ women who will be diagnosed with cervical cancer. Cancer treatment costs an arm and limb and is beyond the reach of many people in Zimbabwe. Although screening is offered free of charge at some health centres at selected times, this is not widely available. The […]
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters At some point in our lives, most of us will get chest pain. This can be a minor on and off sort of pain that’s not really worrying or it can be severe life threatening pain that requires hospitalization. Whatever the scale, chest pain is a problem that frequently requires attention. […]
Dr M Machinga Mental HealthWe all know that in Zimbabwe, vehicle population has been increasing annually from 2009 to date due to the dollarisation of the economy which made it easy for individuals to acquire second hand vehicles mainly from Japan. Such an increase in vehicle population has not been followed by road expansion resulting in […]
Dr Tendai Zuze Matters of Health This cold weather always provides potential for someone to get burnt. How you deal with a burn soon after it happens is important in the long term outcome. An important consideration is the seriousness of the burn, which is determined by its degree. First degree burns, the least serious, […]
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters Inevitably, in this weather, you, or someone you know, will come down with the common cold. There is really no cure for colds, but there are multiple remedies which claim to make you better faster. Cold remedies are almost as common as the common cold itself, and many are nearly […]
Health Matters Dr Tendai Zuze AN asthma attack is when the air passages in your chest become swollen and inflamed.
Catherine Murombedzi Health Correspondent THE driving seat means being in control and responsible for the safety of those you drive. Truck drivers are an integral part of economies and they drive all movables on the road network. By the nature of their jobs they are away from their families and loved ones for long, even […]
Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Senior Reporter Manicaland is set to benefit immensely from the roll out of the HPV vaccination programme, which will help bring down cancer-related deaths in the province.
Dr Tendai Zuze Health Matters Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix — the lower part of the uterus (chibereko) that connects to the vagina. Various strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection, play a role in causing most cases of cervical cancer. When […]