Understanding Schizophrenia


Overview Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder affecting over 21 million people worldwide. It is characterised by extreme disruptions in perception and thinking, affecting language and a sense of self. Though severe, schizophrenia is actually treatable. With all the discrimination and stigmatisation surrounding mental health disorders caused by a lack of knowledge on mental [...]

Understanding Schizophrenia2019-11-12T09:18:24+03:00

World Polio Day 2019


Polio-Free World Becoming a Reality Polio cases have reduced by 99% worldwide since 1988, after the start of the polio eradication initiative that was kick started in the same year. Despite these efforts, the world is still not 100% free from polio and hence the need to continue with the eradication initiative worldwide. About [...]

World Polio Day 20192019-10-15T10:31:26+03:00

What your Eyes say about your Health


Overview Most people rarely think about the health of their eyes until they experience symptoms they cannot ignore or a doctor notices something during a regular doctor’s visit. However, what the majority of people do not know is that their eyes can reflect their health. Here are some signs and symptoms you may notice [...]

What your Eyes say about your Health2019-10-15T14:52:20+03:00

World Mental Health Day 2019


Overview Worldwide, around 971 million people suffer from mental health disorders with dementia being the fastest growing mental illness, affecting over 50 million people in the world. Mental health as defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO), refers to a state of well-being in which every individual realises their potential, is able to cope [...]

World Mental Health Day 20192019-10-05T12:45:42+03:00

Life After Breast Cancer Treatment


Overview Breast cancer affects approximately 2 million women worldwide and causes about 600,000 deaths yearly. Early diagnosis is the best way to reduce the many lives lost to this cancer. The life expectancy for breast cancer according to stage is as follows: Stage I 98% - 100% Stage II 90% - 99% Stage III [...]

Life After Breast Cancer Treatment2019-10-15T12:52:37+03:00

New Technology in Early Detection of Breast Cancer


Pink October Breast cancer impacts over 2 million women, worldwide, every year. With 627,000 deaths in 2018 alone due to breast cancer, this cancer is the most common cancer in women accounting for approximately 15% of all cancer deaths among women. Although breast cancer is common among women in developed countries, it has been [...]

New Technology in Early Detection of Breast Cancer2019-10-03T10:29:34+03:00

Technology Advancement in Cardiology


Overview Cardiovascular diseases, also called heart diseases are the most common cause, or the number one cause, of death worldwide, claiming over 17 million lives every year. 75% of all CVD deaths occur in low-and-middle-income countries. There are several heart diseases that count for all these deaths, however, 4 out of 5 of all [...]

Technology Advancement in Cardiology2019-09-10T16:20:57+03:00

World Alzheimer’s Day 2019


Overview Dementia is now the 5th leading cause of death, worldwide. Every 3 seconds someone develops this syndrome which is estimated to be affecting approximately 50 million people, globally. Approximately 60% of people living with dementia are from low or middle-income countries. Dementia is the general term used to refer to a decline in [...]

World Alzheimer’s Day 20192019-09-10T11:34:38+03:00

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Treatment Overseas


Overview Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a type of cancer of the lymphatic system, a system which comprises of tissues and organs that primarily consists of lymph nodes, lymph vessels and lymph. Its primary function is to transport lymph which is a clear colourless fluid that flows through the lymphatic system and contains white blood cells. [...]

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Treatment Overseas2019-09-05T12:53:20+03:00

Advanced Preventative Screening and Treatments


Overview We often know very little about our bodies and their potential when it comes understanding genetics and biochemistry that determine how long and how well we live. The Vitallife Wellness Centre makes a better understanding of this possible by turning data into information you can understand to help you make choices that promote [...]

Advanced Preventative Screening and Treatments2019-10-01T09:56:12+03:00