Category Health

New Study Links Prescription Of Some Antibiotics During Pregnancy To Birth Defects

A new study whose findings were published on February 19, 2020 in the British Medical Journal has linked the prescription of some antibiotics during pregnancy to birth defects. The research determined that children of mothers prescribed macrolide antibiotics during the

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Busting Infertility Myths: CMD, LASUTH Schools Couples On The Need To Explore Technology To Enhance Their Reproductive Chances

The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo has called for the exploration of assisted reproductive technology for individuals with infertility issues, noting that ignorance had made many to erroneously accept infertility as

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Six Signs That Your Cervix Is Dilating

Some women have no clues when labour is around the corner, but as your OB-GYNs will tell you, in order to give birth, your cervix first has to begin dilating. The cervix plays a crucial role in pregnancy and labor,

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How ‘disabilities can be prevented at prenatal stage’ – Medical Director, Igbobi Educates Pregnant Women

The Medical Director, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Dr Mustapha Alimi, has said that most disabilities can be prevented at the prenatal stage. Dr Alimi, who was represented by a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Orlando Ugwuegbulem, said this during an end-of-year

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Medical Practitioner Prescribes One Natural Way To Ward Off Asthma

Asthma is a chronic, or long-term, condition that intermittently inflames and narrows the airways in the lungs. Asthmatics are allergic to environmental substances known as allergens. It’s a misdirected response by the body’s natural immune system – instead of attacking

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Study Explains How Folic Acid May Not Help With Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition where abnormally high blood pressure and other complications develop during pregnancy. It affects about 3-5% of pregnancies and is dangerous for both mother and child. Some mums believe taking folic acid may help with pre-eclampsia

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Taking Paracetamol During Pregnancy May Reduce Fertility Of Daughters- Study

Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may impair the future fertility of female offspring, according to a new review. The article reviews three separate rodent studies that all report altered development in the reproductive systems of female offspring from mothers given paracetamol

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All You Need To Know To Treat And Prevent Urinary Tract Infections According To An Expert

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced a urinary tract infection, UTI. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is that infection in any part of the human urinary tract system, including the bladder, kidney, ureters, and urethra and it

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Dermatologist & Hairstylist Share 8 Reasons Why May Be Experiencing Hair Loss

It’s a woman’s nightmare to see her hair fall off. Even though it is natural to lose some hair follicles now and then, women don’t want to see it at all because a woman’s hair is her glory. According to

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Expert: Why We Should Encourage Our Men To Help With Household Chores

Husbands and wives find all sorts of ways to get on each other’s nerves. Whether it’s leaving the toilet seat up, turning the thermostat above 68, or leaving dirty dishes in the sink, at some point all those living in

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Motivational: How Dr Ijeoma Nnodim Became A Successful Paediatrician, Despite Suffering A Severe Hearing Loss

In spite of a hearing impairment, Dr Ijeoma Jane Nnodim scaled through the odds to become a very successful paeditrician and a fellow of the West African College of Physicians in paediatrics. Born with severe sensorineural hearing loss, which means that

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Maternal Mortality: Why Some Pregnant Women Bleed- OB/GYN Abosede Lewu

A consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist, Dr. Abosede Lewu while delivering a lecture on “Maternal Mortality: Placenta, The Position and Complications,” at the maiden edition of Safe Motherhood Initiative (SMI) and official launch of the Sanusi Cares Foundation (SCF) elaborated on some of

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EBOLA OUTBREAK: Pregnant Woman, Nursing Moms, Others Share Unique Tales Of Its Impact & How They Overcame The Deadly Disease

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced that the 1000th survivor of the current Ebola outbreak was released from care. The epidemic, which was declared on 1 August 2018, is the

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Sickle Cell Warrior & Advocate, Abimbola Ogunmekan Reaches Out To SS Patients With A Message Of Hope

As humans, our greatest test is being able to help someone while going through our own storm. This is what Abimbola Ogunmekan represents to the many lives she is saving through her WarriorStory Initiative; a nonprofit community of people living

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Gynaecologist, Emmanuel Anthony Highlights The Risk Of A Vaginal Delivery After Two Caesarean Sections

A wide variety of speculations abound on the possibility and risks of delivering a baby vaginally after having two caesarean sections. An Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Masaka Central Hospital, Karu, has advised women to avoid going through vaginal delivery

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Nigerian Physician, Dr. Nonso Explains Why Some Young Women Lactate Despite Not Pregnant Or Nursing A Baby

An Award winning Medical Doctor and Health Communications Expert, Dr. Nonso has explained why some young women produce breasts milk, despite not pregnant or nursing a baby. As against the general belief most people have that it only occurs in

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MUST READ! Doctor, Abah Ehi Peter Exposes ‘Cryptic Pregnancy Scam’ Allegedly Going On In South East Nigeria

In Nigerian society and culture, the pressure put on married people (especially women) to take in, has unarguably pushed a lot of women into doing not only criminal things like kidnapping, but ridiculous things that most times put their health

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Nollywood Actress Turned Registered Nurse Regina Askia Advises Women On Thyroid Issues | A Must Read

Knowledge, they say is power!!! Former Nigerian screen goddess turned Registered Nurse in the US Regina Askia Williams, posted this very important health issue called Hypothyroidism on her social media page and we cannot help but share it with you.

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Flat Tummy Tea For Pregnant Women? Pregnant Mum, Amber Rose Called Out For Promoting Awkward Products For Women

US model, Amber Rose is facing some serious backlash after promoting an “organic pregnancy tea” from Flat Tummy Co, a company known for their weight-loss and detox products. The 35-year-old mum who is due to welcome her second child any

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Model, Simone Holtznagel Expresses Regrets Having Breast Enlargement Surgery, Warns Women Against The Danger

Former Playboy model Simone Holtznagel is known for her killer curves and large E-cup breasts. Yesterday, the 25-year-old Australian fashion model, best known for her appearance in Australia’s Next Top Model shared a chilling warning to those contemplating a breast enlargement

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New Breast Cancer Drug Found To Boost Survival Rates By 30 Percent

A new form of drug drastically improves the survival rates of young women with the most common form of breast cancer, researchers said on Saturday, citing the results of an international clinical trial. The findings, presented at the annual meeting

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Researchers Highlight Major Breakthrough On Dreaded Ebola Virus Disease

In a breakthrough that could lead to a simple and inexpensive test for Ebola virus disease, researchers have generated two antibodies to the deadly virus. According to a report published in the ScienceDaily, the antibodies, which are inexpensive to produce,

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Why Nigerians Must Make Regular Hand-washing An Essential Habit 

Hand washing is the act of cleaning one’s hands with the use of any liquid with or without soap for the purpose of removing dirt or microorganisms. As we all know, microorganisms that are capable of causing infectious diseases are

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TV Personality, Emma Ugolee, Narrates How Indian Hospital Swapped Kidney His Sister Donated To Him

Nigerian media personality, Emma Ugolee has narrated how an Indian hospital swapped the kidney his sister donated to him with a less functional one. Ugolee shared his experience in reaction to a story shared by a Nigerian man who blamed

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TV Girl, Toke Makinwa Writes Open Letter To Young Dreamers: ”Don’t stop pushing”

Rejection is as much a part of life as acceptance. Sometimes, it’s the caveat that predicates our path to success. Radio and TV personality, Toke Makinwa has dished out words of encouragement to every young dreamer who have been rejected

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