Health

7 days ago | January 17, 2020

Dealing with malaria

Dr Tendai Zuze, Matters of Health With the rains that have fallen recently, there may be an increase in the number of ...

2 weeks ago | January 10, 2020

Behavioural changes in children, students

Dr Mazvita Machinga, Mental Health Over the past months, there have been concerns of schoolchildren participating in ...

How to lower blood pressure

Dr Tendai Zuze, Matters of Health One of the main signs of “January disease” is excessively high blood pressure. It has ...

3 weeks ago | January 3, 2020

Tips for sound mental health in 2020

Dr Mazvita Machinga The 2019 Christmas festive period has come and gone, and focus is now on the New Year. With the new ...

2 months ago | November 29, 2019

So you have bad breath . . .

Bad breath is a potentially embarrassing condition which, in most instances, causes a lot of anxiety.

2 months ago | November 22, 2019

That nagging cough

If you have been coughing for a while it’s important to try and figure out why. That’s because a cough in itself is not ...

3 months ago | November 1, 2019

No medication, diagnostics, manpower for NDC management

Dr Brian Nyagadza is a medical doctor at the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Manicaland non-communicable diseases (NCD) ...

Dealing with cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix - the lower part of the uterus (chibereko) ...

Treating hormonal imbalances in women

Women experience several periods of hormonal change in their lifetime, primarily during puberty, menstruation, pregnancy ...

3 months ago | October 18, 2019

Men can also get breast cancer

Still in the spirit of breast cancer awareness month; we need to be reminded that men can also get breast cancer. This, ...

What to know about hormonal imbalances

Hormonal imbalances occur when there is too much or too little of a hormone in the bloodstream. Because of their ...

4 months ago | October 4, 2019

Diabetes patient relives experience

Viola Makore (23) of Mutare was diagnosed of Type 1diabetes in 2014. The first symptoms that she exhibited included ...

How Africa’s first hospice was founded

SOME 40 years ago, the first hospice on the African continent was established following the untimely death from cervical ...

Cancer alert

Over the last few years, the number of cancer cases has been increasing. There are various cancers which affect various ...

Soothing herbal tea for heartburn relief

There’s nothing like a warm cup of tea to soothe the tummy and digestive tract, right? Well, maybe not.