Tag Archives: Dehydration

Kenya Cholera Death Toll Rises to 65

Kenya Cholera Death Toll Rises to 65

  Nairobi, Kenya – At least 65 people are confirmed to have died in a nearly five-month-old cholera outbreak in Kenya, with infections also continuing to rise in the capital Nairobi, hea;th officials said ...

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Common Sense for the Common Cold

Common Sense for the Common Cold

  Viral rhinitis. Watery rhinorrhea. The ubiquitous common cold apparently is not “common” for nothing. Over 200 different viruses can cause what are technically known as upper-respiratory-tract infections, the more ...

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Cholera Kills 20 in Nigeria: State Official

Cholera Kills 20 in Nigeria: State Official

  Port Harcourt, Nigeria – A cholera outbreak in southern Nigeria’s Rivers State has killed 20 people and infected scores more, the state health commissioner, Sampson Parker, said Wednesday. Parker, a physician, said ...

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Niger Cholera Outbreak Kills 51 People: UN

Niger Cholera Outbreak Kills 51 People: UN

  NIAMEY, October 27, 2014 (AFP) – Niger has seen more than 1,300 cases of cholera since the beginning of the year, with 51 people dying of the disease, the ...

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Diarrhea in Babies: Factfile II

Diarrhea in Babies: Factfile II

  BABYMINDER – Diarrhea doesn’t just cause discomfort; it may even lead to death in children. Diarrhea is either the increase in frequency of stools or having watery stools. Diarrhea ...

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4 Wrong Notions About Hangover

4 Wrong Notions About Hangover

  Do you drink coffee to cure your hangover? Apparently, it’s the wrong liquid to take after having an alcohol filled night. It will more likely worsen your hangover and ...

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11 Die in Bungled Circumcisions in South Africa

11 Die in Bungled Circumcisions in South Africa

  JOHANNESBURG, June 26, 2014 (AFP) – At least 11 young men have died during tough rites of passage ceremonies in South Africa in recent weeks which include often bungled ...

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On Malnutrition: What is Kwashiorkor and Marasmus?

On Malnutrition: What is Kwashiorkor and Marasmus?

  WHAT IS KWASHIORKOR? Kwashiorkor is a severe form of protein-energy malnutrition in early childhood. This may occur in children four months to five years of age, but is common ...

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When Your Baby Gets Common Colds: Must Know’s

When Your Baby Gets Common Colds: Must Know’s

  What it is Common cold is caused by different viruses. The viruses enter the mucus layer of the nose and throat making it inflamed. Mucus is produced in the ...

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