1. Symptoms of MERS infection include fever/running nostrils/cough/shortness of breath.
The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has the following symptoms:- fever, running nostrils, cough, and shortness of breath. You could suspect MERS infection if you have the above symptoms after a trip to the Middle East or any other country experiencing an epidemic. Incubation period is 5-6 days after exposure to the virus. See your doctor immediately and tell your travel history and various contacts during the trip
2. Vaginal bleeding after sex could be due to cervical cancer
It is not usual to bleed per vagina after vaginal sex except there is a problem; one of such problems is cervical cancer. If vaginal bleeding is experienced after sex, it must be reported immediately to a health professional for thorough investigation. Do not hesitate.
3. Food sources of Vitamin D include oily fish/Fortified breakfast cereals/Fortified milk
There are two main types of Vitamin D: Vitamin D2 and vitamin D3. Vitamin D facilitates the absorption of calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium and zinc by the intestines. Deficiency of Vitamin D results in rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults.
Vitamin D influences the absorption of calcium and phosphorus in the small intestines; it also influences the incorporation of calcium into bones and cells. Vitamin D is also essential for normal muscle functions and is said to reduce the risk for cancers of the prostate, colon, ovaries and breasts
Vitamin D3 is in the main generated from cholesterol by our skin when exposed to sunlight while Vitamin D2 is obtained from food sources. Good food sources of Vitamin D include Oily fish (sardines, salmon), fortified breakfast cereals and fortified milk. Minor sources include eggs, liver and butter.
4. Truck driving is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world
Truck driving is a very dangerous job, yet trucks play a big part in logistics all over the world. Truck drivers drive long distances in most cases without rest at intervals. Accidents are common, also fatigue and exhaustion. Accidents are worse in developing countries where the roads are terrible. Road traffic accidents are leading cause of death all over the world.
5. The climate of your location has an effect on your health
There are two main types of climate in the world; Temperate and Tropical climate; determined by nearness to the equator. All countries lying between the Tropic of Cancer to the North of the equator and Tropic of Capricorn to the South of the equator have tropical climate while all those to the North of the Tropic of Cancer and to the South of the Tropic of Capricorn have Temperate climate.
Communicable diseases such as Malaria, Ebola, Yellow fever and Vika virus infection are more common in the Tropics because mosquitoes involved in their transmission are able to thrive in the tropics.
6. Social Media can affect a Teenager’s performance in school
Social media enables cheating on school assignments, while grades did improve for light users, the grades of students who are heavy users of social media tend to suffer. One study shows that student users have an average GPA of 3.06 while non-users have an average GPA of 3.82.Social networking sites harm employees’ productivity. 51% of users aged 25-34 checked social media at work. Using social media can harm employment and prospects. Job recruiters check a prospective employee’s social media accounts, and thing