Category Safety

Medical Experts Emphasize The Negative Impact Of Worm Infections On Children’s Wellbeing

Worm infections (also known as helminth infections) are considered among the most common diseases of children living in extreme poverty in the developing countries of Asia, Africa, and Latin America. It ranks among the leading global health threats to children.

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Psychiatrist, Dr. Maymunah Kadiri Gives Useful Tips On How To Deal With Trauma After Experiencing Shocking Events

Dr. Maymunah Kadiri discloses that survivors and people affected by the incident may suffer from one emotional issue or the other. Following the #EndSARS protests in some part of the country against extrajudicial killings, extortion, and torture, especially of young people

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New Study Explains How Bottle-fed Babies May Be Swallowing Millions Of Microplastics

Bottle-fed babies may ingest more than a million pieces of microplastics each day, new research showed on Monday highlighting the abundance of plastics in our food products. There is growing evidence that humans consume huge numbers of the tiny particles,

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Every Expectant Mums Need This Information About The Effect Of ‘All Types Of Alcohol’ Consumption On Their Babies

A neurosurgeon, Dr. James Oshiorenua, says alcohol consumption during pregnancy, no matter how little, can cause a wide range of lifelong physical, behavioural, and intellectual disabilities, especially fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) According to the expert, alcohol was listed among teratogenic

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Sexual Health Expert, Dr. Opeyemi Adeyemi Educates On How To Choose The Best Lubricant For Your Veejay

The vagina naturally produces lubrication that helps facilitate sexual activity. If natural lubrication is not enough, people can use artificial lubricant, or lube, to make sexual activity more comfortable. A sexual health educator, Dr. Opeyemi Adeyemi, has shared some useful

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Researchers: More Women Are Using This Surprising Substance In The Treatment Menopause

Typically, between 45 – 55, women experience hormonal changes that interfere with the flow of their menstruation, thereby leading to menopause. Going through menopause can often cause a number of uncomfortable, even painful symptoms. And while there are a variety

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Urologist, Dr. Suleiman Salisu Explains Why Men Must Screen For Prostate After Age 40

A Consultant Urologist at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Dr. Suleiman Salisu, on Wednesday, sensitized men on the need to screen regularly for Prostate-Specific Antigen, after the age of 40. According to Dr Salisu, prostate disease is the second

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This Is How You’re Putting Your Eyes At Risk Without Knowing It

Eye health may sometimes take a backseat to your other health concerns, but it’s worth considering as a key part of your everyday wellness.Your eyes help you navigate throughout your day, but along the way, you may be putting them at risk without

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Gynaecologist, Dr. Mahmoud Magashi On Why It Is Crucial For Women With Multiple Pregnancies To Start Antenatal Early 

Antenatal care (also known as Prenatal care) refers to the regular clinical assessment of mother and fetus during pregnancy. It traditionally involves a number of routine visits approximately 12-16 for assessment of pregnant women before and during pregnancy. A Senior

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Environmental Health Advocates Warn Of Grave Health Consequences From Plastic Pollution

Experts have warned that the continuous pollution of the environment with plastics posed a serious health hazard. The Environmental health advocates while noting that it has become imperative to have a paradigm shift on the use of plastics, urged the

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New Study Finds That This Popular Food Can Carry The Dreaded Coronavirus For Up To A Week 

While the CDC and the FDA have been consistently firm in their stance that foodborne transmission of coronavirus is virtually nonexistent, there may be some new evidence to the contrary.After finding traces of the virus on several imported foods and their packaging,

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Texas Mom-Of-Three Suffers Severe Burns After Hand Sanitizer Use Sparked A House Fire | Here’s What To Know To Stay Safe 

The small step of hand sanitizing that has become part of our daily routines could pose a potential danger, fire safety experts warn. Kate Wise, a mother-of-three from Austin, Texas, is recovering after her house went up in flames when

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Stop Sending Your Children To Schools In Northern Cyprus -NIDCOM’s Important Message To Nigerian Parents Is A Must Read!

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has warned Nigerian parents against sending their children to universities in Northern Cyprus over the incessant and mysterious killing of Nigerians, PUNCH reports. Chairman/CEO of the commission, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, who gave the warning on

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COVID-19 Prevention For Air Travellers Raises Hope -Study

A study conducted in Germany on coronavirus transmission on flights has raised hopes of COVID-19 prevention for some passengers. Wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus was not widespread in March when a group of German tourists took

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Applying Eggs & Paps To Burn Injuries, Right Or Wrong? Expert, Dr Folake Abikoye Answers

There is a common practice in this country to apply eggs and pap to burn injuries. There was a day cooked beans from the stove poured on my hand and the next thing people around did was to get me

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Why Gynaecologist, Dr. Joseph Akinde Is Calling The Attention Of Expectant Moms To Why They Should Donate Umbilical Cord Blood

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. Joseph Akinde, has urged pregnant women not to resist calls to donate umbilical cord blood for banking for future use. Donated umbilical cord blood, according to the specialist, will help reduce the cost of

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Gombe State Women On Why They Are Adopting Long-lasting Family Planning Options

To reduce maternal and child mortality, family planning has been identified as the most cost-effective means to improve the health of mothers in Nigeria. The women of Gombe State reveal why they are choosing long-term family planning options. Twenty-two-year old

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CDC Offers Friendly Dos And Don’ts Of Wearing Of Cloth Face Masks

Since the emergence of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, people have been asked to wear face masks in public whenever possible, especially at places where social distancing is not possible, all in a bid to prevent further spread of the virus.

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Peter Okoye’s Wife, Lola, Speaks On Her Experience After Surviving COVID-19 | WATCH

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. Lola Omotayo-Okoye is a survivor and she’s got nothing but gratitude for beating

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Nigerian Girls Who Suffered From Period Poverty Describe Their Horrible Experiences

Period Poverty is when girls cannot afford a sanitary pad or tampons mostly because of financial constraints. It is a cogent issue affecting women and girls who don’t have access to safe, hygienic sanitary products, and/or who are unable to

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Specialist, Dr Adesida Adewumi, Issues Vital Information To Victims On How To Preserve The Evidence Of Rape

The reporting of rape cases is very challenging in developing countries like Nigeria, especially when the victims report the abuse years later. Rape cases are the most difficult cases to prove in court. However, a family medicine specialist, Dr Adesida Adewumi is

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FG Okays Clinical Trial Of New COVID-19 Drug, Dexamethasone As Nigerian Doctor Raises Awareness On The Use & Side Effects

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the coronavirus pandemic has announced that it will allow clinicians to add dexamethasone, the life saving drug recently discovered by a team of researchers from the United Kingdom, to their treatment regimen for trial.

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Why Lagos State Government Is Suspending The Reopening of Churches And Mosques

Lagos State government has announced that it will no longer go ahead with its plan to reopen churches and mosques this weekend. Recall that on June 3, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced that religious centers will be allowed to open

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Expert, Prof. Kingsley Akhigbe Addresses Spate Of Rape In Nigeria, Ways To Help The Victims & Their Families Overcome The Impact

The rates at which young girls and women are being raped in Nigeria have risen sharply and are getting serious attention from concerned citizens, those in authority, and health practitioners. Professor Kingsley Akhigbe, a consultant psychiatrist at the University of

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How Daughter Of Ex-ACF Chairman, Bisi Awoniyi Almost Died After Taking A Concoction Against COVID-19

One time House of Representatives contestant, Yagba Federal Constituency, Kogi State, Bisi Awoniyi who also doubles as the daughter of former Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF chairman, late Sunday Awoniyi, has narrated how she almost lost her life after taking a

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