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Morgan Tsvangirai: sex addiction and denial

By Batsi ChikuraHealth, Politics
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THE recent sex scandal that has rocked the life of the lascivious Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, Morgan Tsvangirai, left many with some intriguing questions: is the Prime Minister a sex addict; just has poor judgement or is a bystander in … Read more

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Combating HIV: testing the ideas

By Batsi ChikuraHealth

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is a global problem. Sub-Sahara Africa has been particularly hit hard and the prevalence in adults reached 25% at the peak of the epidemic in Zimbabwe. Behavioural changes by men have helped lower the … Read more

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Condoms in schools: no easy choices

By Mduduzi MathuthuEducation, Health
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THE Education Minister will be delighted to learn that in my 13 years going through Zimbabwe’s school system, not once did I engage in sexual activities. But that’s where the good news ends. More than anything, it was lack of … Read more

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Are women the better sex?

By Batsi ChikuraHealth, World
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IN MOST countries in the world, females live longer than their male counterparts. In the ultimate battle of longevity, women usually have the last laugh. Men may think they are indispensable, yet nature has made them disposable. This is not … Read more

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Do Christians live longer?

By Batsi ChikuraHealth, Religion

TODAY, religion appears to be less important to society. There are no clear reasons why this is the case. In the past, societies with religion were more likely to survive than those without because of the lack of anarchy, well … Read more

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Xenophobia: fighting the prejudice

By Batsi ChikuraHealth
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A PHOBIA is an excessive or unreasonable fear of an object, place or situation and is a type of anxiety disorder. Usually, there is persistent fear and sufferers usually go to great lengths to avoid the object or situation.   Typically the … Read more

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Homosexuality: nature or choice?

By Batsi ChikuraHealth, Politics, Relationships, Religion
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THE question everyone wants to know is whether or not homosexuality is a medical or psychiatric condition? Do homosexuals really have a choice or they are born that way? Can modern science and medicine explain the sexual diversity? The genesis … Read more

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Faulty genes and sudden death

By Batsi ChikuraHealth, Uncategorized

WE are who we are due to the genetic information contained in genes we inherited from our parents. Unfortunately some genes contain faults (mutations) and this can lead to illness, disabilities and premature death. There is a family I know … Read more

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Conrad Murray: When a doctor goes rogue

By Batsi ChikuraHealth, Legal
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DR CONRAD Murray is well known throughout the world, but for the wrong reasons. Michael Jackson, his patient, died under his care. But how did it all become lugubrious? Dr Murray has been convicted of homicide and is awaiting sentencing. … Read more

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Gout, sex and the city

By Batsi ChikuraHealth

GOUT is a disease that affects joints and it causes acute pain and inflammation in joints. Any joint can be affected, but classically the big toe is affected particularly at the beginning of illness. Gout is caused by excess uric … Read more

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