Category Health & Lifestyle

Lockdown: How At Least 200 Bauchi Women Died As A Result Of Illegal Abortions

At the early stage of the imposed lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were reports of mysterious deaths in Bauchi state. Investigations have now revealed the cause to be unsafe abortions and not Coronavirus as rumoured. It seemed far-fetched

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Tackling Zinc Deficiency In Children Plus Zinc-Rich Foods To Give Them- Dr. Odusolu Yetunde

Health safety practitioner and senior registrar in the Department of Community Health at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr. Odusolu Yetunde, explained that zinc is a common element in human and an essential trace element or micronutrient needed for immune

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Learn From The Story Of Nigerian Mum Who Caused Her Young Daughter’s Kidney Disease Through Skin Bleaching

In an attempt to lighten their baby’s complexion, many Nigerian mums consider it safe to turn to anti-fungal creams. Mums who engage in such practices consider it a more discreet approach than using actual bleaching creams on their children’s skin,

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What The World Health Organization Has To Say About COVID-19 Transmission Through Breastfeeding

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement on the possibility of transmission of the dreaded COVID-19 from mother to child through breastfeeding. The body in its statement said there is no evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted via breast

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After Surviving COVID-19, Late Archbishop Benson Idahosa’s Daughter, Ruth Shares Her Story | Find Out What She Used To Recover (VIDEO)

One of the daughters of renown preacher, Late Archbishop Benson Idahosa, Ruth who recently recovered from the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. Ruth shared her story with her brother, FEB during an Instagram live session where she stunned people with her revelation.

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19-Year-Old Woman, Geneva Ottavianvo, Who Developed Anorexia After Her ‘Toxic’ Ex-boyfriend Told Her He Was Into Thigh-gaps, Shares Her Story

A 19 year old girl student known as Geneva Ottavianvo, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, developed anorexia after her controlling boyfriend told her he was attracted to thigh gaps, making her skip meals so she can drastically slim down. Geneva in a

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COVID-19 Survivor, Olubunmi Adefisayo Shares His Experience And Wonders Why Some Nigerians Think The Virus Is A Hoax

A Nigerian man, Olubunmi Adefisayo, who survived COVID-19, has recounted his experience. In a chat with Nigeria Health Watch, Olubunmi recounted how he tested positive for the virus, the symptoms he had, and his experience at the Yaba Isolation center in

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Good News: FG Validates Three Out Of Numerous COVID-19 Local Cure

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has disclosed that three out of the numerous claims of COVID-19 local cure have been validated and forwarded for further investigation. Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha who made

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After Surviving COVID-19, UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Reveals The Disease Has Affected His Eyesight

The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed his eyesight has been affected by the Coronavirus disease. Johnson contracted Coronavirus and was hospitalized in April, and spent several nights in intensive care battling the disease. Johnson told the daily Downing

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Husband Of London Train Worker Who Died From COVID-19 Complications After Being Spat On Speaks Up

The heartbroken husband of a London train worker who died from Coronavirus after being spat on by a thug says his world and that of their 11-year-old daughter is speaking up as he slams her bosses over lack of PPE.

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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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President Buhari Sends Words Of Reassurance To Nigerians On Lifting Lockdown

President Buhari has sent words of reassurance to Nigerians that the current lockdown put in place to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus, will not go longer than necessary. The President gave the assurance in his Eid-el-Fitr message to

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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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New Study Finds That Children, Teens & Young Adults Are At Greater Risk For Severe COVID-19 Complications and Death

Children, teens and young adults are at greater risk for severe complications from COVID-19 than previously thought and those with underlying health conditions are at even greater risk, according to a new study.  The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, is

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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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Surviving COVID-19 Despite Life-long Battle With Sickle Cell Anaemia and Two Other Chronic Illnesses, Nigerian Woman, Oreoluwa Jinadu Shares Her Story

Danielle Oreoluwa Jinadu, a COVID-19 survivor, has spoken out after surviving the deadly virus despite having sickle cell anemia, inflammatory bowel disease, and arthritis tendencies. People with underlying medical conditions are at a higher risk of dying from Coronavirus but

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How The Kangaroo Mother Care Benefits Preterm Babies- Study

A world-first study has demonstrated significant benefits to a premature baby’s heart and brain function when held by the parent in skin-to-skin contact. Parent-infant skin-to-skin care (SSC) or kangaroo care, started in the late 1970s in Columbia when incubators to

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Update On COVID-19 In Lagos State Means People Have To Be More Responsible For Their Own Safety

Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has announced that they will now be concentrating on people with severe cases and isolating them while mild cases will be managed at home. The health commissioner said the decision became necessary as

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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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NCDC Boss, Chikwe Iheakweazu Speaks On Fruits As A Possible Mode Of Transmission Of COVID-19

Chikwe Iheakweazu, the Director-General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, has addressed the speculations that fruits may actively spread the dreaded COVID-19. Ihekweazu while responding to a question posed to him by a reporter at the daily briefing

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LUTH Doctors Deliver Young Mum Battling COVID-19 Of Healthy Twin Babies

A team of doctors, anaesthetists, and nurses at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, has delivered another COVID-19 patient of twins. The new mum, a 22-year-old woman was delivered of a set of twin babies- a boy and

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Vital Information On The Use Of Vitamin D To Bolster Up Immunity Against COVID-19

Perhaps, you have learned that strengthening your immunity along with other precautions laid down by scientists is a good way to significantly lower your chance of contracting the dreaded COVID-19. You probably have also heard that Vitamin D deficiency has

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Study Looks At The Effect Of Fatty Food On Women’s Ability To Focus

Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate — not great news for people whose diets have gone

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Thoughtful 10-Year-Old Girl Missing Her Grandparents Makes Curtain That Allows Her Hug Them Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

A thoughtful 10-year-old girl from California, US who was tired of not seeing or being close to her grandparents came up with a smart way to shower them with her embraces.  The little girl identified as Paige had missed her

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