Photo Credit: slate.com A sperm count of above 15 million per milliliter is regarded healthy, whereas a count of less than that is deemed unhealthy, according to the World Health Organization. While infertility is not always curable, it can be helped with a good diet, vitamins, and other lifestyle changes.
Iron is a very important nutrient that plays a major role in our body system. The World Health Organization regards iron deficiency as the most common nutritional disorder in the world. A lot of people encounter numerous health issues and medical conditions just because they lack a good amount of iron in their body.
A normal adult is supposed to have 4.5 to 5.5 litres of blood in their body. Research by the World Health Organization has proven that having enough amount of blood in the body is vital. It helps to regulate the body temperature and fights against various infection and disease.
Hypertension also called raised or high blood pressure is a condition in which the blood vessels experience persistently raised pressure. It is created when the force of blood pushing against the walls of the artery is too high as the heart pumps. According to World Health Organization (W.H.O), about 1.13 billion people worldwide have hypertension.
Breastfeeding is very important to a child's growth and development. This is because children require breast milk as their primary source of sustenance during the first few months of their life. However, if you are HIV/AIDS this can become more difficult because breast milk is a type of body fluid and it might be transferred to the baby.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended widespread immunization of children across sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere with the world’s first vaccine against malaria to advance beyond pilot and testing phases. Sub-Saharan Africa is home to more than 90 percent of malaria deaths worldwide, with many areas of moderate to high transmission.
It's easy to feel like no matter what we do or where we go, cancer is all around us. In the US, nearly one in 20 people has had cancer or has it now, according to the American Cancer Society. Some cancers are unavoidable and determined by genetics.
Image: medscape.com According to World Health Organization, diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Interestingly, diabetes can be treated and its consequences avoided or delayed with diet, physical activity, medication and regular screening and treatment for complications.
The World Health Organization have appointed Chelsea and Ivory coast legend, Didier Drogba, World Health Organization Ambassador for Sports and Health. The truth of the matter is that this is a very good development as he will be expected to promote the benefits of physical activities, healthy lifestyle and value for sports particularly among the youth.
It's naturally common for adults to experience the tight aching pain of a tension headache occasionally. According to the World Health Organization, about 50 percent of all adults have regular headaches. They can slow you down or even stop you in your tracks. Most attimes the pain can be intense and last a few hours or up to a couple of days.
Food safety in the food market is one of the key areas of focus in public health, because it affects people of every age, race, gender, and income level around the world. World Health Organization estimates that 600 million people worldwide suffer from consumption of contaminated food, of which 420,000 die.
Cancer is a very popular medical condition affecting millions of people. It involves a very large number of diseases caused by the development of abnormal cells that destroys normal body tissue. Cancer often has the ability to spread throughout your body. According to World Health Organization, cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the world.
You must have heard the old adage that says "breakfast is the most important meal of the day". But how many of you eat breakfast everyday? So many people are usually so engrossed in their daily activities, such as work, school and others that they forget to eat breakfast almost everyday, without minding the effect it might have on their health.
According to World Health Organization (WHO), Most of the world's population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight. Obesity means extremely overweight, especially weighing more than 20% for men/25% for women over their ideal weight determined by height and build.
Image: mytherapyhub.com According to the World Health Organization, a fall is defined as an event that results in a person coming to rest inadvertently on the ground or floor or another low level. Research has shown that falls constitute a major public health problem globally and ranked as the second leading cause of accidental or unintended injury and death worldwide.
Activated charcoal, a fine, odorless black powder typically seen in emergency rooms, is used to treat overdoses. It has a number of medical and aesthetic applications due to its toxin-absorbing properties, but none of these have been scientifically proven. Activated charcoal, a refined type of charcoal, aids in the detoxification of the body system, which has health benefits.
Health professionals and Researchers celebrates because the World Health Organization (WHO) approved the use of the first malaria vaccine in the world. Over 260,000 children under five are dying from malaria each year, mainly in the sub-Saharan Africa, the approval of the vaccine, in more time could save tens of thousands of lives.
The World Health Organization estimates that in 2013, more than 198 million people were infected with malaria and an estimated 584,000 died as a result of it. Nearly 4 out of 5 casualties were children under five years of age. The disease presents a threat in about a hundred countries and territories throughout the world, putting some 3.2 billion people at risk.
As the world continues to suffer at the hands of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of false assumptions have surrounded the discussions on it. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this Virus which has spread from a little fraction of the world, in China, has metamorphosed from a mere public health emergency of international concern to a Pandemic in March 11, 2020.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), six out of every seven COVID-19 infections in Africa go unidentified due to a lack of testing capacity. The figures, which amount to 85.8%, were revealed in a new WHO report issued yesterday during a virtual press conference by the WHO Regional Office for Africa.