IntroductionLast week, Ngozi visited her doctor because she had some persistent abdominal discomfort for the last 3 weeks. The discomfort was persistently located around the upper abdomen and she was worried it might be her stomach. After a few questions and an examination, the doctor asked her to do an abdominal ultrasound scan. After the […]
Tunde is turning 30 this year and he started noticing some changes in his appearance particularly his tummy. He noticed it has become rounder and more protuberant. He got married under a year ago and enjoyed delicious meals his wife makes. He admits he has not been consistent at the gym as usual but he […]
Introduction Experiencing blood in the urine, a condition known as haematuria can be a concerning and potentially alarming experience. While it's essential to consult with a healthcare professional for a proper diagnosis and personalized advice, we present here an overview of haematuria, including its causes, symptoms, and available treatment options. What is Haematuria? Haematuria is […]
Aishat was feverish for the second time in the last three days and this time she was sweating. She has been pregnant and is now just a month away from her delivery date. She, however, had not felt this ill in a long time and was worried about her baby. She quickly took a cab […]
“Kevin was running as fast as he could. A giant three-headed dog was chasing him and no matter how fast he ran, the dog always seemed to be right behind him. Suddenly, he fell down while trying to climb up a ledge. Just as the dog was about to pounce on him, he woke up! […]
The doctors said the cancer had caused her kidneys to fail and she was being prepared for dialysis before she passed on. Since then, Timini and her two younger sisters have visited the gynaecologist for regular pap smears at least every 3 years. But yesterday, the gynaecologist called Timini, her pap smear results were suspicious, […]
Sleep plays an essential role in keeping us healthy and functioning. Reduced sleep can have severe consequences for your physical and mental health.
Kidney beans are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. These foods are rich in fiber, proteins, and antioxidants that provide the needed nourishment and protection for your body. Red kidney beans have been shown to have enormous health benefits, including reducing your risk of cancers, diabetes, and nourishing your skin to glow bright. […]
Human Immunodeficiency-deficiency Virus (HIV) is a global pandemic with millions of people affected over the globe. Knowledge about HIV over the last few decades has resulted in improved care and better outcomes for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). This increase in knowledge has helped in developing new drugs, preventing transmission, and reducing stigma. But a […]
Avoid secondary smoking as much as possible. By taking precaution, you can protect yourself or your loved ones from the dangers.