Health

8 months ago | February 28, 2020

All about cramps

Health Matters Dr Zuze MUSCLE cramps are sudden and involuntary contractions of one or more of your muscles. Cramps are ...

Could you be diabetic?

DIABETES mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood ...

8 months ago | February 21, 2020

Coronavirus stabilising in China. . . amid fears of new outbreak ...

WEEKS into the novel coronavirus crisis, the outbreak finally appears to be stabilising in central China, where the ...

8 months ago | February 14, 2020

Why Ethiopian Airlines is not shutting out China

Ethiopian Airlines chief executive officer Tewolde Gebremariam has defended the company’s decision to maintain flights ...

Could you be diabetic…?

Manica post reporter DIABETES mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood glucose, ...

9 months ago | January 31, 2020

All about scorpion stings

Dr Zuze, Health Matters SCORPIONS are arthropods — a relative of insects, spiders and crustaceans. The average scorpion ...

9 months ago | January 24, 2020

Beware of anthrax

Dr Tendai Zuze Matters of Health In the past few weeks, there has been talk of anthrax in some parts of the country. ...

9 months 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 ...

10 months 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 ...

10 months 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 ...

11 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.

11 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 ...

12 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) ...