Medical experts advise women on breastfeeding

Dr Betta Edu, former Director General of Cross River Primary Health Care Development Agency (CRPHCDA) on Tuesday advised women who refused to breastfeed their babies for fear of having saggy breast that “the breast would definitely change shape and size with age.” She said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

For about one month now I have been suffering from pain around my pelvic area with frequent discharge from my penis. Several tests were run and they confirmed that I am infected with Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). I wish to request for simple information about it. Benedict X. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an infection…

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NGOs urge govt to prioritise preventive healthcare system

Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative. The NGOs made the call at a medical outreach conducted by ADHES, at Pyakasa community, a suburb in FCT, Abuja. The NGOs include the Advocacy for Development, Health and Environmental Sustainability Advocacy…

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Plight Of Myopia Sufferers In Nigeria

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently, ranked high myopia prevalence among the ‘’world’s five priority health conditions’’. A recent study that found that, the development of myopia and hyperopia, or farsightedness, involves different genes and cell signaling pathways. In the research, it was suggested that by 2050, the number of people affected by myopia will…

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Secrets from sex therapists

You’ve lost that loving feeling. Or you want to try something new in the bedroom (like one of these sex positions) but just don’t know how to bring it up. Or you wish you and your partner had more sex, less sex, or better sex. Most people face one or more of these issues at some point,…

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Fasting could help treat most common childhood leukemia

Intermittent fasting may help combat the most common type of childhood leukemia – acute lymphoblastic leukemia .A new research has revealed. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), also called acute lymphocytic leukemia, is a cancer that begins in immature versions of white blood cells in the bone marrow, called lymphocytes. There are two types of ALL: B…

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