Category Health & Lifestyle

New Study Links Staying Up Late Watching Movies With Infertility In Men

Men trying to have a baby could increase their chances of getting their partner pregnant if they practice more healthy sleeping habits, a new study has found. The study explains that staying up late to watch movies or catch up

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Good News! New Oral Treatment For Uterine Fibroids Can Shrink The Tumour And May Replace Surgery

The plight of women suffering from uterine fibroids is about to improve following the acceptance of the new drug application (NDA) of an investigational drug, ulipristal acetate (UA). The newly approved drug is a progesterone receptor modulator that has previously

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Comedienne, Helen Paul Rolls Out 14 Tips On How To Live A Healthy, Stress Free Life

Famous Nigerian comedienne who doubles as an actress, Helen Paul has rolled out fourteen tips on how to live a healthy and stress free life in Nigeria. Dr. Helen’s post comes in reaction to the trend of living a life

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Sickle Cell Warrior And Advocate, Ridwan Adewale, Shares 3 Practical Tips On How He Survives The Condition

Sickle cell advocate and nutritional consultant, Ridwan Adewale, has shared tips that he employs to relieve his symptoms. While reflecting on his late friend, Uche, who died of sickle cell, Ridwan spoke of the devastating realities of the disease but

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Consultant Pediatrician, Dr. Adaugo Onyedinma, Sensitizes Parents On The Dangers Of Meningitis And Failing To Get Their Children Immunised

A Consultant Pediatrician at the Eko Hospital Plc, Dr. Adaugo Onyedinma, has urged parents to take the immunization of their children seriously, saying it could prevent an inflammation of the outer covering of the brain known as Meningitis. Onyedinma, in

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Ex-BBN Star, Gifty Powers Warns Women Of The Dangers In Using Tampons

Former Big Brother Naija (BBN) Housemate Gifty Powers may know something other women don’t know when it comes to the use of tampons during menstrual flows. The actress and mum-of-one took to her Instagram to warn women who use tampons

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Industrial Engineer, Uchenna, Gives Grim Account Of The Last Moments Of People Who Resort To Suicide By ‘Sniper’

In a study by the Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative (SUPRIN) conducted in Lagos State University Hospital, out of 66 suicide victims cumulatively recorded in 2018, only about 37.9 percent committed (or attempted) suicide through conventional means, while nearly 62.1

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Women Empowerment Key In Fight Against HIV/AIDS – DG, National Agency for the Control of AIDS

The acting Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of Aids, Dr. Kayode Ogungbemi, has said that empowering young women to be economically independent would go a long in checking the spread of HIV/AIDS. Ogungbemi made the statement on

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Did You Know That More Than Half Of People Living With HIV Are Women?

Deputy Director Gender Human right and care services, National Agency Control for AIDS (NACA), Dr. Yinka Falola -Anoemuah has revealed that more than half of people living with HIV are women as more women contract the virus everyday. The medical

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After 86 Skin Cancer Surgeries, Lisa Pace Has A Warning We All Need To Hear | WATCH

A woman who has had 86 skin cancer surgeries has shared her story to educate others so they don’t make the same mistake that she did. Lisa Pace began using a tanning bed in high school because a friend of hers had

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‘No. of people with dementia to triple in 30 years’ -WHO Releases New Guidelines To Reduce The Risk 

The number of people with dementia worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) is expected to triple in the next 30 years. The organisation disclosed this in a statement announcing new guidelines to tackle the ailment, on its website.

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Nigerians Are Consuming Fake Strepsils, Pharmacist Raises Alarm And Highlights The Differences

A Nigerian pharmacist with Twitter handle, @anambrachic, has called the attention of citizens to current circulation of an imitation of a popular over-the-counter (OTC) drug, Strepsils-used for the treatment of mouth and throat infections. She claimed many Nigerians are already

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New Research Highlights Major Breakthrough On Dreaded HIV/AIDs Disease

Results of a new research emerged on Friday stating that HIV-suppressing medication can make the AIDS virus “untransmittable,” even among couples who have intercourse without using protection. The Europe-wide study monitored nearly 1,000 gay male couples over a period of

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Pediatricians Caution Parents About Plastics & Food Packaging | Recommend Alternatives

As a Nigerian mum living in Nigeria, you will likely find this information relatable and empowering. The American Academy of Pediatrics has advised parents to significantly reduce the use of plastic containers for food and choose fresh or frozen over canned, and

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WHO Reveals Why Men Are More Likely To Die Earlier Than Women Today

A new report by the World Health Organization, WHO has revealed why men die earlier than women in contemporary times. According to “2019 World Health Statistics” published on the WHO website on Thursday, men are more likely to die earlier

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Can Pineapple Really Make You Taste Sweeter Down There?

A lot of women obsess with information on how to keep their vaginas healthy which is a good thing. Many more women are seeking natural options to make their sensitive part smell and even taste sweeter which is still a

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“It Is The Most Challenging Thing In The World To Balance Kids And Personal Time.” -Kate Hudson On Motherhood & Wellness

In the life of American actress, Kate Garry Hudson, 39, there are a lot of changes going on. The previous mom-of-2 had her third child in October, 2018; and also became the new ambassador to WW, formerly Weight Watchers. At

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Fitness Enthusiast And Mum Of Three, Amara Kanu Advises Women Contemplating Plastic Surgery

Mum of three and fitness enthusiast, Amara Kanu, took to Instagram to share that she had the desire to restore her breasts postpartum to their original round perky nature, and that she had contemplated having a plastic surgery to fulfill her

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Texas Woman On Life Support After Nose Job Goes Awry

A Texas woman and real estate agent who went to Mexico for a discount nose last month has ended up in a coma after complications from the plastic surgery. Laura Avila, 36, traveled to Juarez with her fiancé, Enrique Cruz,

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Nigerian Man, Chidi Okoye Raises Alarm After Spotting Some Women Do This To Bitterleaf Meant For Public Consumption | Photos

Do you buy already washed vegetables? A Nigerian man, Chidi Okoye has raised an alarm with a note of warning after he witnessed some women wash bitter-leaf meant for consumption with dirty water. When food becomes contaminated, it has the

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6 Routine Questions You Should Be Asking Your GYN

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy It’s always an awkward procedure when being checked by a GYN. They ask you all these really personal questions that you have to honestly answer like you are talking to your best friend. Only that this isn’t your best

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Motherhood: 5 Habits That Foster Your Belly Fat

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Excess belly fat is bad for your clothes and dangerous to your health. It poses risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and even heart disease. Nobody likes belly fat. People spend their lives dreading

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Dencia Recounts Her Breast Cancer Experience At 12 To Inspire Young Girls And It Is Spot-On

Controversial Cameroonian singer and fashion icon, Reprudencia Sonkey ‘Dencia’, 30, has taken to Instagram to recount finding a lump in her right breast at the age of 12, after she heard an older girl of about 18-years old in her

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How Your Junk Food Habit Could Affect Your Grand-Children Study Reveals

Damaging effects of a high-fat diet can be passed down 3 generations, researchers at University of Zurich posited. Women who eat diets high in fat and junk foods risk damaging the health of 3 future generations of their family, according

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What Could Go Wrong When Teenagers Get Less Than Six Hours Sleep A Night Is Scary For Any Parent

Scientists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, who sifted through data from thousands of teenagers have made a terrifying conclusion on sleep deprived teenagers or one who gets less than six hours sleep each night. A new research has however shown

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