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This is to inform you that NARD recently launched a new brand known as The Doctor’s Reachout Program (T-DROP). Among its many components, T-DROP features a comprehensive TV Health Education program. The maiden edition of this special TV package shall be aired today on NTA International at 8:30pm and shall continue to be aired fortnightly.

The topic for today’s edition is Medical Health Checks. We invite you to keep a date with us and welcome all constructive suggestions for a better output.



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  1. monday Ekwe - Reply

    Please what does the T-DROP program mean for non doctors. is it a free program or a paid one


      The meaning of T-DROP is The Doctors Reach Out Program. Its a general out reach program that carters for the medical needs of Nigerians. It can also be called NARD’S Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR). Iit a way of giving back to the public. Its an innovation from the National body of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, via its local branches nationwide. follow the message and the airing to learn more.

  2. Dr Tope Emmanuel Adeyemi - Reply

    Yeah…T-DROP actually encompasses and symbolizes the medical outreach programs of the current leadership of NARD.
    All local chapters have been mandated to rebrand and name the *medical outreaches* as T-DROP.
    The television program is an aspect of medical outreach under T-DROP.

  3. AlbertAmorn - Reply

    The prostate is a vital section of a male’s the reproductive system. It secretes fluids that assisted in the transportation and activation of sperm. The men’s prostate can be found just before the rectum, below the bladder and around the urethra. When there is prostate problem, it will always be very uncomfortable and inconvenient for your patient as his urinary strategy is directly affected.

    The common prostate medical problems are prostate infection, enlarged prostate and prostate type of cancer.

    Prostate infection, also known as prostatitis, is the most common prostate-related problem in men younger than 55 years of age. Infections in the prostate gland are classified into four types – acute bacterial prostatitis, chronic bacterial prostatitis, chronic abacterial prostatitis and prosttodynia.

    Acute bacterial prostatitis may be the least common of most types of prostate infection. It is a result of bacteria found in the large intestines or urinary tract. Patients may go through fever, chills, body aches, back pains and urination problems. This condition is treated by utilizing antibiotics or non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to help remedy the swelling.

    Chronic bacterial prostatitis is often a condition associated with a particular defect in the gland and the persistence presence of bacteria inside urinary tract. It can be caused by trauma to the urinary tract or by infections originating from other regions of the body. A patient may experience testicular pain, spine pains and urination problems. Although it is uncommon, it may be treated by removal of the prostate defect followed by the utilization antibiotics and NSAIDs to take care of the redness.

    Non-bacterial prostatitis makes up about approximately 90% coming from all prostatitis cases; however, researchers have not yet to establish the sources of these conditions. Some researchers think that chronic non-bacterial prostatitis occur because of unknown infectious agents while other believe intensive exercise and lifting can cause these infections.

    Maintaining a Healthy Prostate

    To prevent prostate diseases, an appropriate meals are important. These are some with the actions to keep your prostate healthy.

    1. Drink sufficient water. Proper hydration is critical for overall health and it’ll also maintain the urinary track clean.

    2. Some studies advise that several ejaculations a week will assist to prevent prostate type of cancer.

    3. Eat pork in moderation. It has been shown that consuming a lot more than four meals of beef per week will heighten the risk of prostate diseases and cancer.

    4. Maintain an appropriate diet with cereals, vegetable and fruits to be sure sufficient intake of nutrients necessary for prostate health.

    The most important measure to take to make sure a healthy prostate is always to go for regular prostate health screening. If you are forty years and above, you should opt for prostate examination at least one time a year.

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