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HIV Life Cycle

HIV Life Cycle Key Points HIV gradually destroys the immune system by attacking and killing a type of white blood cell called a CD4 cell. CD4 cells play a major role in protecting the body from infection. HIV uses the machinery of the…

ARV Adverse Effects

  ARV Adverse Effects Limitations to Treatment Safety and Efficacy Adverse Effects of Antiretroviral Agents Adverse effects have been reported with all ARV drugs and, in the earlier era of combination ART, adverse effects were among the most common reasons…

Erectile dysfunction : The low – down

Erectile dysfunction : The low – down Diagram Credit : modernghana.com   Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence, is a type of sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity. Erectile dysfunction can have psychological consequences as it can…

Codeine Syrup : The health hazards

  Codeine Syrup : The health hazards Graphic Credit : www.center4research.or   What is Codeine? Codeine syrup is a prescription medicine that works both to suppress coughing and relieve pain. There are many different drugs that contain codeine, but the type…

Heart attack : All you need to know

      Heart attack : All you need to know   Diagram Credit : www.dietoflife.com   A heart attack happens when there is a sudden complete blockage of an artery that supplies blood to an area of your heart. A…

Albinism : All you need to know

    Albinism : All you need to know   Image Credit : archive.nyafuu.org   Origin of ALBINO Portuguese, from Spanish, from albo white, from Latin albus. First Known Use: 1777 (Albino = White: White = Albino). Source : realhistoryww.com    …

Manicure : Steps to a perfect Manicure

  Manicure : Steps to a perfect Manicure   Image Credit : www.monsoonsalon.com   1. Assess the client’s hands. Check for wounds, cuts, swelling, pain & infection -If there is any, the treatment may not be performed.  Image Credit : www.babble.com    …

Pedicure : Steps to a perfect Pedicure

  Pedicure : Steps to a perfect Pedicure   Image Credit : www.spabolton.com   I have since realized that a lot of people confuse a Pedicure to sticking their toe nails with artificial nails. A Pedicure is similar to a manicure,…

Buy Black is not a slogan : It is a much needed Economic Activism

  Buy Black is not a slogan : It is much needed Economic Activism     Graphic Credit : www.weforum.org     Economy means “the state of a country or region in terms of the production and consumption of goods and…

Stroke

  Stroke   Diagram Credit : www.medgadget.com   A stroke is caused by the interruption of the blood supply to the brain, usually because a blood vessel bursts or is blocked by a clot. This cuts off the supply of oxygen…

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