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  Compiled by: Betty W. Conjunctivitis is an inflammation or swelling of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin transparent layer of tissue that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and covers the white part of the eye.Man with pink eye Often called “pink eye,” conjunctivitis is a common eye disease, especially in children. …

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By: Mwaura Mwangi The endocrine system is a network of glands that produce and release hormones that help control many important body functions, including the body’s ability to change calories into energy that powers cells and organs. The endocrine system influences how your heart beats, how your bones and tissues grow, even your ability to …

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  Written by: Betty W. Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. Evans Sunrise Medical Centre is a privately owned 75-bed hospital that is located in Nakuru and commenced operations in 1998. It was a realization of the vision by …

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By: Mwaura Mwangi The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year. For most people, …

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Written by: Betty W. Spinal stenosis is a condition, mostly in adults 50 and older, in which your spinal canal starts to narrow. This can cause pain and other problems. Your spine is made up of a series of connected bones (or “vertebrae”) and shock-absorbing discs. It protects your spinal cord, a key part of …

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  Written by:        Betty W.     The hospital is located in Nairobi West, off Lang’ata Road on Gandhi Avenue, approximately 150 metres from Nairobi West Shopping centre. The Hospital has an impressive client base that includes non-governmental organisations, parastatals, insurance firms, private and public organisations. The hospital also has a steady supply of water and …

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By: Mwaura Mwangi Otolaryngology: A medical and surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis, management, and treatment of diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck, including the sinuses, larynx (voice box), oral cavity, and upper pharynx (mouth and throat). Subspecialty areas within otolaryngology include pediatric otolaryngology …

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By: Mwaura Mwangi A fistula is an abnormal connection or passageway that connects 2 organs or vessels that don’t usually connect. They’ll develop anyplace between an intestine and the skin, between the vagina and also the body part, and other places. An obstetric fistula is a hole between the vagina and rectum or bladder that is caused by prolonged obstructed labor, leaving a woman incontinent of urine or feces or both. For women …

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By: Joseph Stress entails a feeling of unending pressure coupled with strain. Of notice is that everyone undergoes stressful moments. Small rations of stress have been attributed to bringing out the best in an individual. On the contrary, extended bouts of stress may bring about negative results in the lives of individuals. In the contemporary …

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By:Dan In the current world, and as showcased by the changing trends and dynamics, the state of healthcare has been left exposed. The ironic thing is that with the emerging technological advancements, competent ways of dealing with issues surrounding the healthcare setting should be easily formulated. Specifically, the aspect of life expectancy has continued to …

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