A Closer Look At CIMAS’s Online Symptoms Checker Platform

SELF diagnosis around the world in forbidden as it could cause unwarranted conditions or even worse, that being said, the internet or Google should never be taken as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. By Michael Gwarisa However, increased internet usage around the globe has given birth to innovative ideas that could actually redefine the health sector. From mobile Apps that remind patients on their medication timetables to health and fitness applications, the sector is set for a total evolution. In Zimbabwe, Health Insurance provider CIMAS Medical…

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12 WAYS YOUR BODY TRIES TO TELL YOU THAT YOUR LIVER IS BEING DAMAGED!

Our liver is the vital organ located in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen and partially protected by the ribs. It’s interesting that the liver is the largest solid organ in a human body. This organ is critical for numerous bodily functions. So, it’s very important to recognize the signs of liver damage and also to take care of the liver. 12 Early Symptoms of Damaged Liver The medical experts explain that there are more than 100 different types of liver disease and each of them has different manifestations.…

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PSMAS Opens One Stop Shop Service Centre

ZIMBABWE’S leading Medical Aid  firm, Premier Service Medical Aid Company (PSMAS) has opened its state of the art service center at its headquarters which will improve convenience and service delivery to its clients. By Michael Gwarisa The service centre which is a one stop shop service facility, offers members a number of services ranging from card replacements, new applications processing, Health and Fitness services, payments among a host of others. Speaking during the Service Centre Media Tour, PSMAS Managing Director, Mr Tendai Kapamha said the service center was part of…

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Prevent a heart attack: The benefits of having regular sex

Partner “not in the mood” again? Then it might be worth sharing the following to change their mind! According to the latest studies, regular sex – that’s one to two lovemaking sessions per week – can provide some incredible boosts to your health and wellbeing. 1. Look younger Recently, Dr David Weeks, clinical neuropsychologist at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, revealed to a psychology ­conference that his extensive research had found older men and women with an active love life looked five to seven years younger than their actual age. But…

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10 ways to keep that stink away during summer

Body odour due to excessive sweating during summer can be controlled with these easy steps The problem of body odour persists a lot in summer when the scorching heat causes excessive sweating. Getting rid of unwanted hair and taking a shower are some ways to check it, say experts. SOURCE: VISION NEWS http://www.newvision.co.ug/  Rohit Batra, Dermatologist at Dermaworld Skin and Hair Clinic and Vivek Mehta, Dermatologist at Pulastya Cadle Skin Laser Clinic, have shared a few tips: 1. Shower twice a day: Taking a bath twice a day is a perfect…

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Can HIV Hide In The Blood?

HealthTimes Contributor So most of you might be wondering probably ten year after you had a sexual encounter with someone you didn’t trust, whether you contracted the virus or not. Many a times, you develop something, a wart or boil in some funny area of your body and your memory quickly lingers back to that very moment you might have gone beyond limits. Well before we go any further, the best way to know whether you are HIV positive or not is by getting an HIV test and thank God…

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Let’s talk about diabetes with Dr Brighton Chireka

By Dr Brighton Chireka Diabetes is a huge problem for the whole world. 382 million people have diabetes in the world and it is estimated that 592 million people will be living with diabetes in 2035. Situation in Zimbabwe  In Zimbabwe there were 600 thousand cases of diabetes in 2013 and it is estimated that about 450 thousand of adults have diabetes that is not diagnosed . Situation in UK In the UK there are 3.2 million people diagnosed with diabetes and an estimated 630 thousand people have the condition…

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#BREAKING: New HIV Drug Resistant Virus Detected

By Michael Gwarisa A new HIV Drug resistant virus has been detected in most parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed. According to its latest WHO HIV drug resistance report 2017, WHO notes that in 6 of the 11 countries surveyed in Africa, Asia and Latin America, over 10% of people starting antiretroviral therapy had a strain of HIV that was resistant to some of the most widely used HIV medicines. Once the threshold of 10% has been reached, WHO recommends those countries urgently review…

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Why You Should Drink Water In Winter

Staff Reporter Its official, winter is here and will be with us for quite some time! In Zimbabwe, winter lasts for almost four months, that is from May to August leaving behind a trail of destruction which include respiratory ailments and unpleasant skin conditions. According to experts, water makes up 60% of  the human body weight, meaning almost for everybody part to function properly, it needs a certain percentage of water. During winter, most people suffer from severe dry skins and continuous headaches, the biggest reason to that is dehydration.…

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8 Things That Are Scientifically Proven To Attract Women

If you’re trying to impress a woman, science is the best wing man. by R.J. Wilson 1. Indulge in a little “courtship feeding.” “Courtship feeding” is exactly what it sounds like. Really, it’s just a fancy way of saying, “Take her out to dinner.” Kaboompics According to a 2014 study in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, sharing food “increases interpersonal closeness.” Strangely, offering a slice of pizza seems to make the giver of the food like the recipient more, as well as the other way around. The whole thing probably…

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