The world observes Sickle Cell day on the 19th of June to spread the awareness about this painful disease. Sickle cell disease is a type of anemia. In a healthy person, the blood cells are typically round in shape which allows it to move freely across the different blood vessels. However, when a patient has sickle cell disorder, his or her blood cells are become rigid and shaped like a ‘sickle’. This is where the name of the disorder comes from.
Preeclampsia is a rare condition that transpires only during pregnancy in certain women. This usually manifests after about 20 weeks of pregnancy and can be a very difficult situation to deal with. Just before Preeclampsia sets in, the patient might experience severe gestational hypertension. The statistics indicate that 5-8% of pregnancies are affected by preeclampsia. Other symptoms may also include high blood pressure.
The biggest misconception that people today have is that you should only see the doctor when something is seriously wrong with you. However, this could not be further away from the truth. When you see a doctor of any kind, it just means that you are taking responsibility of your body. You are being careful and preventing any kind of mishap that may happen due to negligence.
ENT stands for Ear Nose and Throat. These are probably the most common problems that people face and choose to ignore. There are many home remedies that people often suggest and practice and feel relief in their symptoms and fail to visit their doctor.
Being a mother is possibly the biggest miracle. A woman is the ultimate manifestation of god himself because it is she who connects the ethereal to material by giving a whole new body and life to a soul. At RMC, we understand that.
Asthma is a respiratory disorder that a lot of people have heard of but don’t really know much about. While it is a common problem, in most cases people who do not have this ailment aren’t aware of how painful and disturbing this can be.
Do you know that vaccination could prevent 2-3 million deaths per year?
Tanzania, here is the good news! The last two years have seen the highest number of vaccinations for children in Africa.
Like other countries, African countries are also commemorating Africa Malaria Day on 25th April this year to control the rapid spread of malaria.
Just a couple of years ago, an estimated 219 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide. 200 million people in the African Region were affected by malaria.
On 17th April, the world is going to observe World Hemophilia Day. It was the initiative taken by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) in 1989 to bring the communities together in order to commemorate the birthday of WFH’s founder Frank Schnabel.
Remember the movie Mozart and the Whale, where a New York taxi driver Donald Morton, an autism patient, fell in love with Isabelle Sorenson? It was unfortunate to see how the difficulties in managing situations threatened their shaky relationship.