A POSITIVE START – VACCINE ROLL OUT TO PREVENT CERVICAL CANCER IN SIERRA LEONE

A positive start – vaccine roll out to prevent cervical cancer in Sierra Leone A few days ago, I was delighted to hear that Sierra Leone is about to rollout human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine against Cervical Cancer, with the help of international donors or non-governmental organizations (NGOs). First, I was happy to hear the…

September 28, 2022
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TOP 5 TRADITIONAL AFRICAN HERBS TO USE TO AVOID PROSTRATE CANCER

It is quite common, as men get older the level of testosterone drops with age while other hormones like oestrogen go higher. Yes! men also have the oestrogen hormone in principle, but the oestrogen hormone in men  has a different role compared to woman. In men, oestrogen hormone must be balanced with testosterone to help…

September 21, 2022
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ADEKUNLE GOLD LIVING WITH SICKLE CELL CONDITION. HOW TO REDUCE PAIN?

I was shocked to learn that the International Afro beat musical sensation; Adekunle Gold was born with the blood defect called Sickle cell anemia.  Recently, he raised a spotlight on this blood health issue. Gold mentioned he was born with sickle cell disease and it was tough and often painful experience. He also expressed that…

August 3, 2022
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DO YOU RECALL YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE: HERE ARE HERBS THAT REGULATE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

Those with both parents suffering from high blood pressure, have 60-80% possibility that one or two of their children might inherit or have the tendency to develop high blood pressure.This is backed by the recent news on Pfizer, the pharmaceutical company. On the 17th May, World Hypertension Day was observed around the globe to raise awareness…

June 8, 2022
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ENDOMETROSIS IN DARK SKIN-WHAT’S THE MATTER?

  March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Presently,  there is no known or confirmed cure for this chronic pain illness, some doctor’s say it is an autoimmune condition. In simple English “Our immune system is always on turned up”. Most treatment for this condition aim to control the pain not to heal or prevent progression to stage…

March 9, 2022
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CANCER MEETS FOOTBALL PLAYER

Cancer meets football player No age discrimination, when it comes to cancer. No age discrimination when it comes to who get cancer. The 24 yrs. old midfielder for Bournemouth and Wales, David Brooks has been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer called  Hodgkin lymphoma (HL).  Evidence based research In West Africa mainly Ghana & Nigeria,…

October 20, 2021
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AVOID BECOMING SICK! I CAN ASSURE YOU THIS IS NO LAUGHING MATTER.

Avoid becoming sick! By Rashida Raji-Siwoku. MSc Pharma, BSc and Licensed Herbalist in Traditional Herbal General Practice. Check out immune cells in action. Where two bacteria that cause gonorrhea are no match for the large phagocyte, called a neutrophil, that engulfs and kills them (see arrows). Photo credit: Micheal N. Starnbach. PH.D Harvard Medical  University. …

July 6, 2021
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8 SECRETS TO REDUCE STRESS AND ANXIETY IN THE WORKPLACE

May was mental health awareness month and we were elated because it helped shed light on mental health  issues that we often ignore, on some occasions we deny it’s effects or claim it’s a westernized idea for weak people. At Ariana Diaries, we encourage our readers and community members to recognise and own the fact that…

June 2, 2021
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MENSTRUATION HYGIENE MATTERS – GET TO KNOW YOUR PERIOD PRODUCTS

Menstrual hygiene management or menstrual health and hygiene refers to access to menstrual hygiene products to absorb or collect the flow of blood during menstruation, privacy to change the materials, and access to facilities to dispose of used menstrual management materials. According to UNICEF, Access to safe and dignified menstruation is a fundamental need for…

May 28, 2021
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COVID-19 AND MEMORY TEA: HOW TO HELP MUM’S BRAIN By Rashidat Raji MSc Pharma & Herbalist

Brain Awareness Week– Are you looking after Mom’s Thinking Box… More than 9 out of 10 us will agree that brain health is important, right? .. However, only 1 out of 10 of us , really know ways to maintain or improve it. It not uncommon to forget people’s names or where you last left…

March 15, 2021
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