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Expert cautions couples on effects of overweight, obesity on fertility

By Lilian Okoro Lagos, Aug. 3, 2020 Dr Joseph Akinde, the Chairman, Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SGON) Lagos Chapter, says obesity and overweight can reduce the chances of conception among couples. Akinde, who is also the Medical Director of Living Spring Hospital,...

Typhoid fever in Nigeria not too common as believed — Commissioner

By Lucy Osuizigbo-Okechukwu Awka, Aug. 3, 2020 The Commissioner for Health in Anambra, Dr Vincent Okpala, says Typhoid fever in Nigeria is not as common as it has been made to be. Okpala told newsmen in Awka on Monday that the Widal test used in the...

Nigeria will reduce Hepatitis B in children to 2% – Minister

By Cecilia Ologunagba Abuja, July 28, 2020 The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria is working to reduce chronic Hepatitis B virus (HBV) to less than two per cent in children under five years by the end of 2020. Ehanire spoke on Tuesday...

How TACA achieves reduction in HIV/ AIDS in Taraba

By our Taraba correspondent The drastic reduction in the prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/ AIDS) recently achieved by the Taraba State Agency for the Control of AIDS (TACA) from 10.5% to 2.9% , according to the leadership of the...

Night shift workers at increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome

Shift workers are at a significantly increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome, which increases a person's risk for heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Individuals, employers and physicians can all take steps to mitigate these risks, according to a clinical...

Coronavirus and sex: What you need to know

Can I get coronavirus through sex? Is it even feasible to have sex with coronavirus around? The spread of coronavirus in close proximity and by touch is a problem for daily life—especially when it comes to sex. There are so many questions and worries...

How Sleep Deprivation affects Your Body, Brain

In short, nothing good—and just one bad night can trigger a cascade of scary side effects. Wes Judd Scientists have a firm grasp on the purpose of certain automatic physical functions, like blinking, breathing, or digestion. When it comes to sleep, however, researchers still aren’t clear...

Scientists explains ‘why stress turns your hair white’

If you're the lucky recipient of grey hairs, it might not just be that you're getting old, scientists have said that stress could in fact be to blame. Experiments on mice have shown that stem cells that control skin and hair colour can become damaged...

Why multivitamins can’t change eating habit

Most people especially mothers with children that are picky eaters believe multivitamins are meant to change the child's eating habit which is totally not true. Multivitamins are a combination of many different vitamins which are essential micronutrients that an organism needs in small...

Bill Gates and Warren Buffet Invests $25 Million into Miracle Testosterone Pill

In October, Angela Kim, PhD from University of Toronto received a $25 million investment from billionaires Warren Buffet and Bill Gates during the 2019 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. In just two months, the product has completely disrupted the Men's Health industry in the United...
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