Category: Health

Circumcision misconception dispelled

mombeshora 10.12.10.jpgStakeholders in the health sector have dispelled a misconception that all circumcised males are HIV negative, saying the notion if not
corrected may lead to irresponsible behaviour and reverse strides achieved so far in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

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Ruwa maternity clinics closed

mum and baby.jpgResidents of Ruwa have expressed concern over the closure of the two maternity clinics in the town by the Health Professions Council, a development which has exposed pregnant women to risk of maternal mortality as some are now giving birth at their homes.

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Research supports Chinese cataract drug

eye cataracts.jpgScientists are reporting a scientific basis for the long-standing belief that a widely used non-prescription drug in China and certain other countries can prevent and treat cataracts, a clouding of the lens of the eye that is a leading cause of vision loss worldwide.

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