Category: Health

Appendicitis: Things You Should Know About This Disease

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Appendicitis is one of the commonest abdominal emergencies seen anywhere in the world. It is more common in women than in men and it used to be thought of as a cosmopolitan disease, but in the last two decades or so, evidence has suggested that this is not necessarily true. Indeed, there is no hospital, […]

Health Benefits of Garden Eggs: Top 3

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Garden egg is an unusual vegetable that has a unique range of health benefits, including an ability to help build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis, reduce symptoms of anaemia, increase cognitive function, improve cardiovascular health, protect the digestive system, help lose weight, manage diabetes, reduce stress, protect infants from birth defects, and even prevent cancer. […]

Managing Menstrual Pain in Adolescent Girls

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A major condition that young girls experience during their adolescent and teenage years is menstrual pain. Most girls call it MP as an abbreviation for Menstrual Pain among their peers but it is medically known as dysmenorrhoea. Dysmenorrhoea is the pain that occurs before or during menstruation or both. It is classified into primary and […]

UNO Premier Bracelet Review & Health Benefits

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UNO Premier products are now in Nigeria and we thought it best to give a review of the UNO Premier bracelet, a magnetic bracelet which is one of their stand out products currently available nation-wide. Most people might have not know the benefits of wearing a bio-magnetic bracelet, well we will give a review and […]

Hepatitis B: Diagnosis, Symptoms, Transmission and Prevention

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Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). According to Rotimi Adesanya, Child and Public Health Physician, a hepatitis B infection can result in either an acute infection or a chronic infection. When a person is first infected with the hepatitis B virus, it is called an “acute infection” (or […]

Gonorrhoea Becoming Untreatable: World Health Organisation

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The World Health Organisation has warned that doctors have run out of effective antibiotics to treat the bacteria causing gonorrhoea. This disease is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoeae or simply gonococcus. The bacteria are mainly found in discharge from the pen*s and in v*ginal fluid through unprotected v*ginal, oral or […]

Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil

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In this article originally published on care2.com, we shall look at the health benefits of olives and olive oil. These wonderful gifts of nature are an excellent source of healthy monounsaturated fats and vitamin E. Monounsaturated fats have a beneficial role to play in maintaining the outer membranes of brain cells, protecting your body’s genetic […]

Top 7 Health Benefits of Eating Oily Fish

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In this post, we will let you understand the health benefits of eating oily fish. The oil from fish contains two fatty acids namely eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These are believed to benefit the cardiovascular system. The American Heart Association (AHA) suggests consuming at least two servings of fish, and especially, oily […]

Study: Older Men Lower Chances of IVF Success

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In an article according to bbchealth, the success rate of couples going through in vitro fertilization (IVF) is dependent on the age of the man, not only the woman, a US study suggests. Older men were found to have a lower chance of conceiving than younger men with a female partner of the same age. […]