What are carbohydrates and why are they important for our health?

Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients that provide energy to the body, along with protein and fat. Another key point, it should make up 45-65% of daily caloric intake. A healthy diet should include a balance of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, with an emphasis on whole, unprocessed foods. Carbohydrates are made up of 3 […]

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The impact of measles: transmission, symptoms, and treatment

The impact of measles: The transmission of measles occurs through direct contact with infectious droplets or by airborne droplets when an infected patient breathes, coughs, or sneezes. The virus under the family of Paramyxoviridae causes measles, also known as Rubeola, which is a highly contagious viral infection. Humans are the only natural host of the […]

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Athlete’s Foot (Tinea Pedis)

Athlete’s foot, also known as Tinea pedis, is a fungal skin infection that affects the feet.  It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes.  The infection is called athlete’s foot because it affects people whose feet tend to be damp and sweaty, which is often the case with […]

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Understanding the Causes and Triggers of Eczema

Atopic dermatitis (eczema) – Symptoms and causes Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition that affects people of all ages. It is a chronic condition that causes itchy, dry, red, scaly patches, blisters, and skin infections.  There are several types of eczema, namely atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, nummular eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and stasis dermatitis.  […]

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