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HELLO. Last week we spoke about myths surrounding endometriosis and I hope you learned something from it. In the past few weeks I have explained the different approaches that a woman can take to treat or alleviate endometriosis symptoms. ...

GOOD day all health care column readers and happy women’s month to all our female readers.Today’s article will be about scaling and polishing, I am sure most people have had their teeth scaled and polished. I will describe briefly what scaling and polishing is, why it is done and what to expect during the procedure. ...

HELLO readers. It’s great to be writing to you once again this week. This week I would like to set the record straight about certain myths about endometriosis. Because it is awareness month this March, I will quickly take you back to what endometriosis is. It is a gynaecological condition that causes a great amount of pain. Tissue or endometrium that grows outside of...

Health Promotion with Tine Mataz HELLO readers. The Month of March is Endometriosis Awareness month. The whole world celebrates it as 176 million are affected by the disease and that’s about one in ten women. It is hard for our loved ones to respond the way we want to or truly understand what it is like to have endometriosis. I believe it’s because of lack of awareness...

Dr David Parirenyatwa Tinomuda Chakanyuka, Senior Reporter THE Government has set in motion the process of employing 250 junior doctors who have completed internship, in a move that is expected to appease health professions who last week went on strike. ...

Kimberly Nyathi GREETINGS to all frequent health care column readers, I am sure many of you may have heard of or even had a root canal treatment done at some stage.In today’s article I will briefly describe the structure of a tooth which is essential in order for one to fully understand and appreciate why and how a root canal treatment is done, I will also describe...

Artificial limbs Robin Muchetu, Senior Reporter THE prosthetics and orthotics industry’s future in Zimbabwe is bleak as it is facing a myriad of challenges especially in the procurement of artificial limbs and accessories, an expert has said. ...

Andrew Phillip Cowell RHEUMATIC heart disease is a “. . . cardiac inflammation and scarring triggered by an autoimmune reaction to infection with a group a streptococcus”. ...

Robin Muchetu, Senior Reporter ALICE Matshazi (not her real name) from Sipepa in Tsholotsho District is living with HIV and is on Antiretroviral Therapy. ...

ONE of the symptoms of endometriosis is infertility. Some women may not experience a lot of pain but struggle to conceive due to endometriosis. Among infertile women, 20 to 50 percent have endometriosis. The greater the extent of endometriosis, the lesser the likelihood of pregnancy. Medical or surgical treatment of endometriosis often improves fertility but in some cases...