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Skin Whitening Injections in Africa

South Africa's Afri-Pop princess, Mshoza Motswako The World Health Organization has reported that Nigerians are the highest users of bleaching products: 77% of Nigerian women use the products on a regular basis. They are followed by Togo with 59%; South Africa with 35%; and Mali at 25%. Conversations have been had on bleaching creams

AIDS testing and treatment fall short in Africa

There have been dramatic progress in the global fight against HIV and AIDS but, massive challenges and misunderstandings still remain, especially in Africa. Globally, the number of AIDS-related deaths has dropped by  29 per cent since 2005. Access to antiretroviral drugs has expanded more than 40-fold worldwide in the past decade,

5 quick tips to check for breast cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month and here at AHM, we are very passionate about breast cancer awareness and support. Every 19 seconds, somewhere around the world, a case of breast cancer is diagnosed amongst women. Every 74 seconds, somewhere around the world someone dies from breast cancer. Such statistics is

Want to prevent high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and cancer? EXERCISE!

  After the previous article on weightloss here. I decided to share with you quick and easy ways to know if you are making progress in the weight loss department. One way  to  know is by estimating the percentage of fat on your body by using the pinch test. This is done

Coke- Perils of an addiction

I have been a coke addict. Yes, i confess. Mine was particularly bad especially during my undergraduate years. My addiction got so bad that i could tell the difference between coke in a bottle, a can, coke from London, Nigeria or even Thailand. Either that or i have a pretty

Love in the time of sickle cell

In a lot of African countries where sickle cell is endemic, you will find that people who are carriers of sickle cell have love relationships with other carriers and these relationships generally do lead to marriage. A few decades ago, this was attested to scientific ignorance, meaning people didnt understand

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