Stop Boiling Your Sperm

In one of our training sessions yestaday, the facilitator collected a Nokia torch hand set with fully charged battery. He brought a fresh egg. Then he puts the egg and the handset together and place them into a polythene bag. He tied the bag and told us to call the phone number….. Calling….calling.. ..busy.. busy….

What is a Blighted Ovum: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

A blighted ovum happens when a fertilized egg attaches itself to the uterine wall, but the embryo does not develop. Cells develop to form the pregnancy sac, but not the embryo itself. In normal cases, when a woman becomes pregnant, the fertilized egg attaches to the uterine wall. At about five to six weeks of…

Get to Know the Side Effects of Beetroot Today

  Beetroots are fast becoming popular for their wonderful nutrient profile, but they have side effects. Studies show that beetroot is a ‘superfood’ because it supplies the body with a lot of nutrients that are needed. Beetroot is one of the healthiest vegetables and a source of sucrose which makes it a viable alternative for…

What Causes Multiple Miscarriages: Tests, Risk Factors and Treatment

  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. It affects about 5%…

Coping with Infertility-related Depression

When you’re dealing with infertility, it can feel like you and your partner are alone in a sea of happy new families. That’s both understandable and untrue. The truth is that despite Nigeria’s high fertility rate, about a quarter of the populace is dealing with infertility. And for this reason, infertility depression is real. It…

Management of Low Blood Levels

Published November 26, 2019. Dr Rotimi Adesanya A woman in her late 40 ’s once presented in a hospital with features of extreme weakness, tiredness , headache and abdominal pain for about two years.  She said she had not enjoyed her life for a single day in the past two years due to lethargy ….

Antiretroviral Therapy: Viral Load Suppression Protects Patients from Transmitting HIV through Sex – Officials

November 25, 2019. Ayodeji Adegboyega L-R, Erasmus Morah, Country Director UNAIDS, Dr. Ibrahim Atta, Director Special Duties NACA, Senator Yahaya Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Chairman Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Aliyu Gumel Gambo, Director General NACA, and Senator Chukwuka Utazi, Chairman Senate Committee on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria during World AIDS Day 2019 and Official launch of…

Pollution can Increase Lung Cancer Deaths in Non-smokers, Expert Warns

On November 24, 2019.  By Bankole  Dr Ray Osarogiagbon, Director, Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Programme, Baptist Cancer Centre, Memphis, Tennessee, in the U.S., has warned that air pollution contributes to the high rate of lung cancer deaths in non-smokers. Osarogiagbon gave the warning in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday in Abuja….

How to Tell When to Visit the Hospital for Labor  

  During the last trimester, your body starts to prepare for birth. This can be a confusing time and up-and-down hormones don’t help. Knowing when you’re in labour and when to go to hospital in labour could help you feel more confident in the final few weeks. We Explain below, how to know that labour…

Hepatitis B, C Vaccines can Prevent Cancer Later in Life – Expert

Published November 24, 2019 Dr Idris Ola Dr Idris Ola is a medical doctor with over five years ’ experience in cancer prevention and control in Nigeria . Ola, a co -founder and Executive Director of the Women’ s Cancer Prevention and Support for African Society , a non-profit organisation offering cancer awareness and education…

Gastroenteritis

Published November 24, 2019 Dr. Sylvester Ikhisemojie This is the consequence of an infection that occurs in the alimentary tract in which there is an inflammation of the lining of the walls of the intestine with the result that certain changes occur to alter the normal flow of contents . These contents are faeces ,…

It’s Now Treatable And Preventable – WHO Makes New Revelation About Ebola

Posted by Samuel on 21st Nov, 2019.  The World Health Organization has revealed that the Ebola virus is now preventable and treatable.  Ebola now treatable According to a report by Vanguard, the World Health Organization (WHO) has prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical step that will help speed up its licensing,…