Group Seeks Policies on Menstrual Hygiene to Build Confidence in Women

On 06/Jun/2019 / In Articles

A group, Toilet Kulture Initiative has urged Federal Government to fast track policies on menstrual hygienic to address some of the challenges faced by girl-child.   The Executive Director of the group, Elsie[...]

Tracking Your Weight Gain in Pregnancy

On 06/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Most pregnant women have a love-hate relationship with the scale, and this is quite understandable. After all, with pregnancy comes weight gain and it is wisdom to control it as much as you can. Which is why at every a[...]

Why Mothers-to-be Should Avoid Eating Snacks Fried in Vegetable Oil.

On 06/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Mothers-to-be should avoid eating snacks that have been doused in vegetable oil, experts have once again warned.Scientists fear linoleic acid, an omega-6 fat, could harm babies in the womb after they discovered it caus[...]

Understanding Asbestosis

On 06/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Asbestosis is a chronic (long-term) lung condition caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos.Asbestos is a general term for a group of minerals made of microscopic fibres. In the past, it was widely used in construction[...]

‘Coffee Powder Healed Gaping Ulcers on 63-Year-Old Diabetic Man’s Foot’

On 06/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Maggots are already used to heal wounds, while the Ancient Egyptians believed in pouring honey into cuts.And now doctors in Indonesia have revealed another unusual way of treating gashes to the skin – pouring cof[...]

Transgenic Fungus Rapidly Killed Malaria Mosquitoes in West African Clinical Trials

On 06/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Researchers describe the first trial outside the laboratory of a transgenic approach to combating malaria. The study shows that a naturally occurring fungus engineered to deliver a toxin to mosquitoes safely reduced mo[...]

Structural, Behavioural and Environmental Causes of Female Infertility (2)

On 05/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Approximately three per cent of couples face infertility due to problems with the female’s cervical mucus.  The mucus needs to be of a certain consistency and it must be available in adequate amounts for spe[...]

‘Ultra-Processed Foods Could be Harmful to Health’

On 05/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Two new studies have provided more evidence that consuming high levels of ultra-processed foods, such as packaged snacks and soda, could be harmful to health.   According to, cancer, type[...]

Dearth of Trained Childbirth Attendants Causing Maternal Mortality - Afolabi

On 05/Jun/2019 / In Articles

The Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of Lagos College of Medicine, Prof Bosede Afolabi, has said that the dearth of trained childbirth attendants in Nigerian hospitals is the leading c[...]

Mouth Odour Affects a Child’s Confidence – Orenuga

On 05/Jun/2019 / In Articles

A Child Dental Health Officer, Prof Bunmi Orenuga, has said that offensive odour from the mouth of a child diminishes its self-esteem.   Orenuga said this on Monday in Lagos at an event organised by the Depart[...]

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