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Understanding Urinary Tract Infections In Children And How Delayed Circumcision Could Be One Of The Risk Factors | Paediatrician, Dr. Oluwole Ayodele 

A consultant paediatrician at the Lagoon Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Dr. Oluwole Ayodele, in a chat with PUNCH talks about the risk factors for urinary tract infections in children. What is urinary tract infection? Urinary tract infection occurs when microorganisms in

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Seven Helpful Ways To Overcome Heartbreak And Start Living Again | Ezekiel Mayowa’s Tragic Story

Ezekiel Mayowa resolved to spend the rest of his life with Temmy as he fondly called her. Having dated each other for a period of nine years filled with love and disagreements, Temmy reportedly decided to quit the relationship on

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You Don’t Have To Give Up Your Junk Foods… Learn From Kechi Okwuchi’s Amazing Weight Loss Journey (Photos)

This is definitely not your typical weight loss transformation story. Kechi Okwuchi, a Nigerian-American singer and motivational speaker who was one of the two survivors in the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash on December 10, 2005, has excitedly shown off

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Too Much Sex, Good Or Bad For Your Health? Experts Answer

Sex, no doubt is good for the body. Beyond the unequalled pleasure derivable from it, it has been found to have enormous health benefits. And according to a sex therapist, Dr. Ian Kerner, sexual attraction and sexual compatibility are the

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Nigerian Women Plagued By Fibroids Narrate Their Hellish Experiences + See Experts’ Useful Tips On How Not To Be A Victim

It is estimated that as many as 77 percent of women of reproductive age could have fibroid(s) without knowing it. Eighty percent of all women will develop fibroids by age 50. That number spikes to nearly 90 percent for African-American

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Important Reasons To Stop Consulting Google For Medical Advice

Report has it that three-fourths of internet users routinely look online for health information. Even though the internet has come to be a veritable and handy tool for the acquisition of important information, it must not be totally relied upon,

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Nigerian Parents Share On How Wrong Genotype Results Is Denying Them Of The Joy Of Parenthood 

Effects of wrong genotype results Azubuike Charles, a middle-aged business owner, and father-of-3 lost his 4-year-old son to sickle cell disease in 2016. He said his pre-marital test indicated that his genotype was AA, only to discover later it’s AS

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Heart Defect In Children Can Start In Pregnancy -Study | All You Need To Know About It And How To Prevent It

A heart defect is a problem in the heart’s structure. Kids who have a heart defect were born with it. Heart defects are often called “congenital,” which means “present at birth.” Around eight in 1,000 babies are born with something wrong

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Alert! LUTH CMD Issues Public Alert On The Impact Of COVID-19 Second Wave

Professor Chris Bode, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) for Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), on Wednesday said in a statement that the COVID-19 second wave is ravaging our land and claiming many lives. Despite the initial attempt in containing the

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“Only a fool would call the virus a scam” – Ace Comedian Ali Baba Speaks On His COVID-19 Experience After Leaving Isolation Centre

It’s always exciting news when we hear stories of people surviving the dreaded coronavirus, it’s also sad that many lives have been claimed from this same virus, yet, many Nigerians still think that the virus is a scam. Famous Nigerian

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Physiotherapist, Dr. Chris Okafor Stresses On Doing This One Thing For Quick Healing Of Wounds In People Living With Diabetes

Many people with diabetes develop wounds that are slow to heal, do not heal well, or never heal. Sometimes, an infection might develop. A person who manages their diabetes well can improve the rate at which wounds heal and reduce the

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Oral Contraceptive Pills Protect Against Ovarian & Endometrial Cancer, Scientists Find

A comprehensive study involving more than 250,000 women, shows that oral contraceptive use protects against ovarian and endometrial cancer. The protective effect remains for several decades after discontinuing the use. The study is published in the journal Cancer Research. Ovarian and

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Actress, Ini Dima-Okojie Speaks On Overcoming Her Fibroid Diagnosis

Nollywood actress, Ini Dima-Okojie, has opened up about her journey to overcoming her fibroid diagnosis. The actress who shared her story via her Instagram account revealed that she was diagnosed with fibroid in 2017 but put off treatment while adopting

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Nurse Tests Positive For COVID-19 Eight Days After He Received Pfizer Vaccine

A California nurse has tested positive for COVID-19 just eight days after receiving the vaccination. ER nurse Matthew W., received the Pfizer vaccine on December 18, and took to his Instagram page to share a picture of the certificate he

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Here’s How You’re Unknowingly Exposing Yourself To Diseases And Infections

You have probably heard that the immune system helps to fight off infections and maintain sound health; it actually functions as a network of organs and processes in the body that form a defence against infections and diseases. The stronger

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WHO Confirms This Particular STI Is Spreading Fast Due To COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that a “super gonorrhea” is spreading fast due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency says the disease is spreading due to actual antibiotic overuse for those infected with the novel coronavirus. The agency

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COVID-19: Lagos Announces Intending Couples Must Obtain Clearance To Hold Weddings | Details

The Lagos State Government has made it mandatory for prospective couples to obtain clearance from the state government to hold weddings with 300 people in attendance. This was contained in a notice by the state government on Friday, titled, ‘Stay

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Study Links A Low Carbohydrate Diet During Pregnancy To Risk Of Birth Defects

Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant may want to avoid diets that reduce or eliminate carbohydrates, as they could increase the risk of having babies with neural tube birth defects, according to a new study from the

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Another Strain Of COVID-19 Discovered In Nigeria

Another new variant of COVID-19 has emerged in Nigeria, a leading public health official has said. John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, revealed the existence of the new P681H strain on Thursday, Dec 24,

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Yuletide Season: Lagos State Commissioner For Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi Writes To Lagosians On How To Stop COVID-19 Spread In The State

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has urged residents to adhere to COVID-19 safety measures as they celebrate the yuletide season. This, he said, is to stop the ongoing community spread of the viral pandemic. Prof Abayomi

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What’s The Likelihood That Pregnant Women Will Transmit COVID-19 To Their Newborns? This New Study Answers Just That

Pregnant women with COVID-19 during the third trimester are unlikely to pass the virus to their newborns, according to a research conducted in the United States of America. The study, led by Dr Andrea Edlow of the Harvard Medical School

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Why Oxford, Princeton Researchers Are Calling For Healthy People To Up Their Daily Intake Of Vitamin D

Experts from Oxford to Princeton have signed an open letter to global governments arguing vitamin D could ward off coronavirus infections, disease and even deaths. The letter, sent to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and health secretary Matt Hancock on

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Second Wave: COVID-19 FG Says There’s No Fresh Lockdown, Explains Why

Although there have been various degrees of restrictions, the Federal Government on Tuesday clarified that it has not declared a fresh lockdown of the country following confirmation of the second wave of COVID-19. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji

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Scientists Say New COVID-19 Variant In UK Has Been Found In Nigeria | See Details

Scientists at the Africa Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID), at the Redeemers University in Ede, Osun State says the new variant of the coronavirus currently causing panic and concern in the United Kingdom and the European

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COVID-19 Second Wave: PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha Reveals All Four Of His Children Tested Positive

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha has revealed that all four of his children tested positive for Coronavirus. Mustapha who doubles as the chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19 made the revelation during a

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