Posts by Jumoke Simi

To Improve Your Brain Function/Memory, Study Reveals One Thing You Should Do Frequently

A new study has revealed another way you can improve your memory. In the study, researchers from Coventry University in the United Kingdom asked 73 older adults how often they had sex, and then had them perform tasks that tested

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Pregnant Mom Who Contracted COVID-19 At 32 Weeks Narrates Her Ordeal

Sedia Marwolo was just 32 weeks pregnant when medics arrived at her home and hauled her away to a special coronavirus hospital, which she likened to “hell.” It was the beginning of a 15-day ordeal during which the 38-year-old Liberian

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Super Eagles Star, Wilfred Ndidi’s Revelations About His Tough Childhood Experience Will Leave You Emotional

Wilfred Ndidi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Leicester City and the Nigeria national team as a defensive midfielder. The 23-year-old in a recent chat opened up on his bitter experiences while growing up. Born

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‘I cried when I saw my wife in labour’ – Dad-Of-5, Micheal Adeyemi Relates His Bitter-Sweet Experience As A Father & Hubby

Michael Adeyemi, Chief Press Secretary to the former Bauchi State Governor, Malam Isa Yuguda, between 2011 and 2015, has shared with PUNCH his experience as a father and loving husband. Read Excerpts Below… How would you describe fatherhood? Fatherhood is

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DISTURBING: Four Nigerian Women Share The Dehumanising Impact Of FGM On Their Lives

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. It involves the removal of the clitoris, inner-and-outer lips of the vagina,

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Power Couple, Pat And Ifeoma Utomi Have These Interesting Things To Say About Their Marriage, Careers, Family & Parenting Skills

Pat Utomi, a former Delta State governorship and presidential candidate and his wife, a Consultant Orthodontist at LUTH, Dr. Ifeoma, in an interview with PUNCH talk about their marriage, careers, and family. Despite their career path and tight schedule, the

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Women Issue: Gynecologist, Dr. Alex Okeke Takes Us Through The Causes Of Blocked Fallopian Tubes And Its Effect On Fertility

Fallopian tubes are female reproductive organs that connect the ovaries and the uterus. Every month during ovulation, which occurs roughly in the middle of a menstrual cycle, the fallopian tubes carry an egg from an ovary to the uterus. Conception

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Experts Dish Out Healthy Coping Strategies That Could Help COVID-19 Survivors Avoid Mental Illness

The coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic has caused fears, distress, worry and pessimism all over the world. According to a non-profit academic medical centre in the United States, Mayo Clinic, when an outbreak is caused by a new virus, rumours and

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Fitness Experts Give 8 Major Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

Women, many times have been discouraged from lifting weight. Some for health reasons, others because they say it is not lady like. Many fitness experts have come out to give reasons women should lift weights. After reading this piece that

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COVID-19: FG Speaks On Reopening Of Public And Private Schools Nationwide

The Federal Government has spoken on when schools will be reopened. According to the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, there are plans to soon reopen schools nationwide. He however said that schools will not reopen in two weeks

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How You Can Overcome Envy And Stop Comparing Yourself To Others -Consultant, Jeremiah Ajayi

Jeremiah Ajayi recently shared tips on how overcoming envy and learning to stop comparing yourself to others and it is definitely spot on! You decide to scroll through your LinkedIn timeline and boom, he says… it shows you that one

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9 Amazing Things That Can Happen To Your Body If You Start Eating 2 Eggs Per Day

Eggs are a nutrient goldmine! They are a very good source of inexpensive, high-quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white, which also includes vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than

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Menstruation: Medical Researcher, Bamidele Iwalokun Counsels On The Habit Of Using Tissue Paper As Sanitary Pad

Menstruation is a naturally occurring physiological condition in women. It is the process by which women shed blood and other material from the lining of the uterus (womb) at intervals of about one month from puberty until menopause except during

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”Hypertension, diabetes, tuberculosis, others account for 70% COVID -19 deaths” -Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire

Minister of health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has said that 70 percent of Nigerians that have died from the novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 in the country are persons with hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease, HIV, cancer, and tuberculosis. The minister stated this

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Research: Why Women Should Go Out With Girlfriends Twice A Week

Women have now found the perfect excuse to go out with the “girls” twice a week. If you enjoy going out with your girlfriends, you should do it more often as researchers have found that women who go out with

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Lessons Couples Trying To Conceive Can Learn From How Laurie & FEB Idahosa Overcame Their Challenges With Infertility

Couples dealing with fertility issues are put under unnecessary pressure, especially women and if they do not have adequate support from people who matter to them; family members, the pressure becomes aggravated. One woman who has gone through the pain

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Autism Specialist, Aanu Senbanjo Discusses The Myth Surrounding DS And How She’s Helping Kids With The Condition Break Boundaries

Mrs. Aanu Senbanjo is an autism specialist and the administrator of Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria. In a chat, the expert discusses the myth surrounding down syndrome, DS and how she has been managing children with developmental challenges for two decades

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COVID-19: Why You Should Not Test Face Mask Before Buying -Epidemiologist

The head, Abia State Rapid Response Team of the Epidemiology Unit, Abia State Ministry of Health, Mrs. Peace Nwaogwugwu, has warned against testing different face masks at the point of purchase, News Agency of Nigeria reports. Nwaogwugwu gave the warning

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Medical Experts Issue Guidelines On Ways To Avoid And Manage Stroke

Stroke is the disruption of oxygenated blood to the brain. It occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. When this happen, within minutes, brain cells begin to die.

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How To Stay Positive During Coronavirus: Expert Shares 4 Habits To Transform Your Happiness

Our mental health is more fragile than ever amid the coronavirus pandemic. For Mental Health Awareness Month, an expert is sharing resources, tips and ways to protect your mental health. Some habits that take up just 21 minutes each day

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Can Nursing Moms Who Are Infected With COVID-19 Breastfeed Their Babies? | Find Out Here

Concerns of whether nursing mothers who are infected with the deadly coronavirus or COVID-19 can breastfeed their babies have been answered in a new study. According to the recent study, besides being the best source of nutrition for babies and

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Inside Makoko Where Surviving Childbirth Is A Game Of Chance For Pregnant Women

Makoko is a slum neighbourhood across the 3rd Mainland Bridge located on the coast of mainland Lagos. A third of the community is built on stilts along the lagoon and the rest is on the land. Life in Makoko is

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‘Women who have undergone FGM unlikely to enjoy sex’ -Gender & Reproductive Health Analyst, Dr. Esther Somefun

Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. It involves the removal of the clitoris, inner-and-outer lips of the vagina,

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Parents Of 5-Year-Old Special Needs Share How Their Son Was Diagnosed With Autism & How It Changed Their Family

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how an individual communicates and interacts with others, how they perceive their environment, among others. Typically, symptoms of this disability show within the first three years of life. Parents of a 5-year-old

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COVID-19: Wearing Face Masks Linked To Serious Health Issues In Asthmatics

It’s no news that the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19 is wrecking havoc globally, and everyone is mandated to wear face masks to prevent the spread of the deadly disease. However, medical professionals have warned people with chronic asthma

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