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Is Hepatitis B Curable? Find Out All About The Liver Disease

According to a very recent article by the Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, Nigeria has one of the highest burdens of viral hepatitis in Africa with an estimated 20 million individuals living with chronic hepatitis B infection. The country also

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Miscarriage: Causes, Signs, And What To Expect After

In medical terms, a miscarriage is known as ‘Spontaneous abortion’. About 8 out of 10 miscarriages happen in the first 3 months. It is a fairly common loss and in fact, 10-20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. Despite how common

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Risks, Causes & Prevention

It is a concern for parents of newborns that their baby might suddenly stop breathing during the night, and although the risks that that will happen with an apparently healthy infant is very minimal, yet you should still understand the

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Anovulation: Causes, Symptoms And Everything You Must Know About Getting Pregnant Despite It

Approximately every month an egg will mature within one of your ovaries, and be released in readiness for fertilization by sperm. This means pregnancy is potentially possible at that time. While ovulation is the monthly release of eggs from the

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Everything About Lactose Intolerance In Children: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Do you have a baby that is not growing well due to frequent diarrhoea? Be vigilant, it could be due to lactose intolerance. What Is Lactose Intolerance? Lactose intolerance (milk intolerance) happens when the body cannot break down or make

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Newborn Jaundice: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Infant jaundice is surprisingly a common condition that affects about 50% of newborns. The condition is characterised by yellowish coloration of a baby’s skin, and the white part of their eyes. READ ALSO: See Why Dad of a Newborn 4Qhen, Almost

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Uterine Fibroids : Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that originate in the uterus/womb. They are made up of the same smooth muscle fibers that the uterus wall is made of (myometrium), however they are much rounder than the uterus muscle and they can appear anywhere

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Insomnia: Sleep Problems During Pregnancy & How to Treat It

Insomnia is the condition characterized by difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep or inadequate  sleep. This is quite common during pregnancy. In fact, a good number of women have insomnia or another kind sleep disorder during their pregnancy. Whatever the reason may

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