Recently two dogs came to our clinic; one with very few symptoms, except relative lethargy (being a pug he did not run around and did not want to play as much), lack of appetite and slight signs of pale jaundice-colored gums.
It is time for us to talk about the kidneys, a pair of bean-shaped organs that sit on each side of our body. They are pretty small, measuring about 10cm to 13cm each for an adult, but boy, do they pack a punch.
Dear mothers, pregnancy could be a stressful nine-month journey but with the right medical knowledge in hand, it doesn’t have to be. First, take a moment to breathe. Congratulations, you are about to take on a new role as a real-life superhero.
This initiative launched by Dilma Rousseff, who was at that moment the president of the Federal Republic of Brazil, pursued the double purpose of guaranteeing medical assistance to the majority of the Brazilian people.
Recently deceased Dr Beat Richner was a blood-money or both kind of guy. He was never hesitant to push for donations of money to shore up his stable of hospitals and to seek donations for the blood banks which saved many children’s lives.
Though malaria still poses a major threat to millions of people around the world, there has been significant progress toward eliminating the disease in severely affected areas.
The World Health Organization reverses decision to name Mugabe as ambassador.
Infection with the virus results in progressive deterioration of the immune system, leading to “immunodeficiency”.