Why are some people perennially unwell, while others are busy whistling away in good health? Is it all to do with bad luck? While some may have better odds of being free from disease, others can proactively limit their predilection to certain illnesses.
Complex factors are at play when it comes to getting one illness or another.
Endometriosis (say "en-doh-mee-tree-OH-sus") is a problem many women have during their childbearing years. It means that a type of tissue that lines your uterus is also growing outside your uterus. This does not always cause symptoms. And it usually is not dangerous. But it can cause pain and other problems.
So what is actually going on? “Nightmare death syndrome” is the key candidate or more conventional Sudden Unexplained Death Syndrome (SUDS)?
While sudden deaths have very different causes, what unites them all is that they are unexpected and consequently unanticipated. The people bereaved by these deaths have no time to prepare for their loss, or say goodbye.
Their bereavement consequently comes as a shock; a bolt from the blue.
The African Union has declared 2015 the year of “Women’s empowerment”, and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063. So Will 2015 be a year of transformation for African women? 2015 marks the end of the Millennium Development Goals and the launch of the post-2015 development agenda.
The report of the World Health Organization’s expert Commission argues that women’s health is the foundation for social and economic development in the African Region.
While life expectancy is higher for women than men in most countries, a number of health and social factors combine to create a lower quality of life for women. Unequal access to information, care and basic health practices further increases the health risks for women.