Monday, April 15, 2024

Concerns Over Expired Food and Beverages Sold in Events, Shops, and Supermarkets

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By: Seringe ST Touray Gambians express concerns over reported cases of expired drinks circulating in the country, raising worries about the import of expired food items without proper...

Prof Nyarkotey & Dr. Pandit: The science behind Yoga; benefits to immunity and quality...

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Group Yoga exercise training Yoga has evolved to become one of the most commonly used complementary and alternative health practices in the world. Today, Yoga is even...

University of The Gambia Medical Students Association: Health Myths & Benefits

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October is declared Breast Cancer Awareness month throughout the world, hence the name Pink October. Being the most common cancer by incidence globally, it calls for such attention. According...

Attaya as Aphrodisiac: Boosts Libido and Sexual Pleasure

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu The writer Attaya as Aphrodisiac: Boosts Libido and Sexual Pleasure Don’t be too quick to judge as I have noticed in the Gambia...

Three Senior Health Officials Face 13 Charges, Including Corruption, Theft, and Forgery

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By: Jawo Three senior health officials, including Muhammadou Lamin Jaiteh, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Health, Balla Kandeh, the program manager of the Malaria Control Programme,...

Authorities say increase in NCDs in Gambia underlines need, urgency to combat tobacco use

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By: Momodou Justice Darboe, Association of Health Journalists (AOHJ) The Gambia has carved an enviable position for itself in the global tobacco control arena but the increase in...

Pro. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu: Red palm oil lowers cholesterol, slows heart diseases

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 By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu Study: Red Palm Oil Lowers Cholesterol, slows Heart diseases When it comes to cooking oils, Palm oil appears to be controversial. Additionally,...

Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu: 6-Packs come with a risk of depression

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu 6-Packs come with a risk of depression I chanced on this important study in the men’s health article in the Times of India...

GAP Urges Government to Introduce Anti-Homosexuality Law to Prevent Attempts or Advocacy

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By: Dawda Baldeh Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, the leader of the opposition Gambia Action Party (GAP), has urged the government to introduce anti-homosexuality laws to prevent any attempts...

Human Rights Activist Tabou Njie Sarr Describes FGM/C as a Health Hazard to Women

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By: Alieu Jallow Tabou Njie Sarr, a human rights activist and advocate, says FGM/C is a health hazard to women due to its dire consequences. She lamented that...

University of The Gambia Medical Students Association: Health myths/benefits of the ‘mborr mborr’ tea

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011 R. Jobe April 2023 THE MBORR MBORR TEA It’s always refreshing after long hours of fasting, easily accessible and cheap, some date it back to ancient times, linked to...

Foni Kansala NAM Likens Anti-FGM Advocate to Western Conspiracy against Religion & Culture

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By: Dawda Baldeh Following the introduction of a highly contentious bill aimed at repealing the ban on female genital mutilation (FGM) before lawmakers in Banjul, Honorable Almame Gibba,...

Inside Ndemban Hospital – My Terrifying Life Experience

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By: Dawda Baldeh Privileges granted by our creator, such as health, wealth, and power, are a significant focus in this era of social media platforms. Many individuals fail to...

Mobile Phone Usage Linked to Decreased Sperm Quality in Men?

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By: Seringe ST Touray Researchers have discovered a potential link between frequent cellphone use and a decline in semen quality. A recent study involving 2,886 Swiss men aged 18...

Maternal Care: FaBB Foundation and Qatar Charity’s Transformative Partnership at Essau District Hospital

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Under the dynamic leadership of Her Excellency, the First Lady of the Republic of The Gambia, Madam Fatoumatta Bah Barrow, the FaBB Foundation partnered with Qatar Charity...

Coffee may lower risk of death, improves golf performance

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By Prof. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu The writer   Coffee I also notice coffee is revered in the Gambia. From careful observation, it appears coffee is next to attaya consumption in...

University of The Gambia Medical Students Association: Paracetamol

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Pain is the most important symptom, without pain most people would not go to the hospital to see Doctors. No wonder many people turn to Paracetamol/Paracetamol-containing products,...

University Of The Gambia Medical Students Association © Health Myths/Benefits

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006MJ University Of The Gambia Medical Students Association © Health Myths/Benefits It comes naturally for a lot of people to eat fruits after peeling them, but this is where we...

University of The Gambia Medical Students Association: Health Myths/Benefits

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Are you someone that visits the toilet and passes stools less frequently than is normal for you or strain hard to pass stools? This is a health...

National Nutrition Agency and Africa Catalyzing Action for Nutrition Conclude Training for Media Personnel...

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By: Zackline Colley The National Nutrition Agency, in collaboration with Africa Catalyzing Action for Nutrition, successfully concluded a five-day training program aimed at equipping media personnel and networks...