Lives at Risk over Poor Access to Safe Food, Medicines

 November 11, 2019 A new report, which was launched at the weekend in Rome, Italy, calls on governments, industry and development partners to urgently work together to reduce the number of people at risk from lack of access to cooling for comfort, safety, nutrition and health needs, Assistant Editor BOLA OLAJUWON writes. Also Read :…

How to Calculate your Ovulation 

By AfricaParent  November 10, 2019.  Women track their ovulation period for two reasons. Women who are trying to get pregnant track it to enable them to get pregnant quickly. While those who are not trying to conceive track it to avoid getting pregnant. Whichever group you belong to, what you both have in common is that…

What Age Has to Do with Infertility?

Published November 9, 2019 Dr. Abayomi Ajayi When talking about fertility , age is more than just a number . Fertility changes with age . Age matters and one could say that age is the beginning and the end of fertility . The rule is simple : the younger , the more fertile; older the…

5 Things to Know about Gastroenteritis

On November 8, 2019.By Lawal Sherifat Gastroenteritis also is known as stomach flu is a viral intestinal infection caused majorly by ingesting contaminated food or water. Symptoms include vomiting/nausea, stomach upset, watery stool amongst all others. Here are five things you should know about gastroenteritis: It can be foodborne, waterborne or contracted from an infected…

What Causes Multiple Miscarriages: Tests, Risk Factors and Treatment

By AfricaParent November 8, 2019. What causes multiple miscarriages isn’t limited to just one reason. There are a variety of factors involved. What is multiple miscarriage or recurrent miscarriage? A miscarriage refers to a pregnancy loss before 5 months gestation. Multiple miscarriage or recurrent miscarriage refers to the loss of two or more consecutive pregnancies….

These Habits Are the Reason Your Belly Fat Keeps Increasing

These lifestyle habits are holding you back from shedding that unwanted belly fat. Getting rid of belly fat can be very difficult and also a concern to most people that always want to keep a good body shape. The belly is the worst place to gain weight. It has a higher possibility of ruining your…

Men also Have Breast Cancer’

On November 8, 2019 Dayo Ojerinde The acting Executive Director of Project Pink Blue, Mr Emeka Nwagboso, has stressed the need for everyone to get involved in breast cancer awareness, saying the ailment also affects men.  Nwagboso, during a cancer awareness walk and screening held in Lagos to commemorate the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month,…

Management of Adolescents’ Menstrual Pain

Published November 8, 2019 Rotimi Adesanya The adolescent period is the period of life when a child develops into an adult; the period from puberty to maturity, technically categorised as children from ages 10 to 19. The joy of every parent is that their young girls will not struggle through their adolescence. One major condition…

When Depression Is Concealed

Published November 7, 2019 Adeoye Oyewole Consultant Psychiatrist adeoyewole 2000 @yahoo . com I find this article very interesting and quite relevant to our situation at this very challenging period of our national life when a sizeable number of our people may actually be depressed without knowing or making efforts to conceal it. This article…

For the First Time in 19 years, Scientists detect a New Strain of HIV Virus

The strain is a part of the Group M version of HIV-1, the same family of virus subtypes to blame for the global HIV pandemic, according to Abbott Laboratories, which conducted the research along with the University of Missouri, Kansas City. The findings were published Wednesday, November 7th in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency…

Say Your Final Byes to Acne with This DIY Sea Salt Treatment

Sea salt has a lot of uses and one of them is clearing acne and dark spots. Acne remains a concern to everyone that’s concerned about their skin or have dealt with the skin reaction in the past. For many women, the thought of adult acne can be very worrisome but we have figured out…