OSTEOARTHRITIS(DISORDER OF THE SKELETAL SYSTEM)

OSTEOARTHRITIS(DISORDER OF THE SKELETAL SYSTEM)

OSTEOARTHRITIS OVERVIEW OF OSTEOARTHRITIS Osteoarthritis is an inflammatory degenerative joint disease that causes degeneration in the joints of the bone, particularly the cartilage and synovial fluid, eventually leading to friction between the joints causing pain and stiffness. It is a disorder of the articular cartilage associated with hyper- trophic changes in the bone, which mainly…

FOOD HYGIENE

FOOD HYGIENE

Food hygiene involves all the safe and clean practices, operations or processes in making food suitable and fit for consumption to protect public health from foodborne diseases. The food processes include handling, preparation and storage of food. Foodborne diseases occur as a result of eating contaminated food. Most of foodborne diseases are caused by bacteria…

PREGNANCY

PREGNANCY

OVERVIEW OF PREGNANCY What is pregnancy? Pregnancy also known as gestation is the normal physiologic process of the female body in which foetus develops in the uterus. It occurs when the sperm released from the man fertilizes with the egg released from the woman during ovulation, in which the egg travels to the uterus and…

DIABETES MELLITUS (DM)

DIABETES MELLITUS (DM)

Diabetes mellitus is a disorder of the endocrine gland and it is a major or common condition that is characterized by elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia). Diabetes mellitus result from deficiency of insulin or resistance of the body to available insulin in metabolism of carbohydrate which is characterized by elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia). For instance, when…

HYPERTENSION

HYPERTENSION

Hypertension, also known as High Blood Pressure is a serious medical and cardiovascular condition. Blood pressure is the force exerted by blood against the arterial walls of the heart. Therefore, Hypertension is the condition that occurs when the force against the walls of the arteries is too high. Arteries carry blood from the heart to…