Can viruses alter our very genetic code, effectively hijacking and hiding in our cells for generations and how does this affect the health of future generations? Could viruses be mutating us, cell by cell?

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Covid-19 Global Statistics

The figures below are automatically updated each day
GLOBAL
177,036,242
Total confirmed cases
Updated on June 15, 2021 7:13 am
GLOBAL
3,827,850
Total deaths
Updated on June 15, 2021 7:13 am
GLOBAL
13,695,912
Total active cases
Updated on June 15, 2021 7:13 am

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Health & Pregnancy

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BREAST HEALTH | PREGNANCY

MENTAL

Covid Made Me Think About Leaving Medicine

During the height of the pandemic, leaving bedside clinical practice crossed my mind. As the darkness of Covid-19 surrounded me, as the death and destruction suffocated me

ISABEL

CHECK YOUR SYMPTOMS

Isabel Symptom Checker

Medika has partnered with Isabel Health and you can now check your aches and pains in seconds by simply typing in your symptoms. Enjoy free access to a tool used by medical professionals.

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UNDERSTANDING

Preparing for: Vaginal Hysterectomy

A vaginal hysterectomy is a minimally invasive technique to remove the uterus. Vaginal hysterectomy is a minimally invasive surgery that benefits patients by having only a vaginal incision, shorter hospital stay, faster recovery, reduced pain, and a shorter hospital stay.
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DISEASES

Epilepsy

The epilepsies are a spectrum of brain disorders ranging from severe, life-threatening and disabling, to ones that are much more benign. In epilepsy, the normal pattern of neuronal activity becomes disturbed

Donating Blood is an Easy Way to Help Out During the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has depleted our nation’s blood supply. Blood banks are seeking whole blood, plasma and platelet donors.

Primary Bone Cancer

Several different kinds of tumors can grow in bones: primary bone tumors, which form from bone tissue and can be malignant (cancerous) or benign (not cancerous), and metastatic tumors

Chemotherapy: Everything You Need to Know as a Patient

Chemo. A word that encompasses equal portions of dread, hope and despair. Many view it as a last ditch deal, a long, lingering chemical experiment which few survive or profit from

HEALTHY MINDS

SAFETY

ACOG Statement on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

ACOG issues a statement to its members on the temporary withdrawal of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine following reports of rare blood clotting condition.

CARDIO

Iron-Deficiency Anemia; Why It Happens and What to Do About It

Iron deficiency anemia is the most common type of anemia. Here are the causes and the treatments.

SCAMS

QUACK ALERTS

Robert F Kennedy Jnr Appropriates Racism and Apartheid To Fuel Vaccine Fear

Robert F Kennedy Jnr's latest movie, Medical Racism, the New Apartheid is pure appropriation of racism and culture to fuel his aniti-vaccine campaign