Fatty Liver: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Management Strategies

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 […]

Pot Belly: Causes, Health Risks, and Effective Solutions

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 […]

Understanding Blood in the Urine (Haematuria): Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options.

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 […]

The Psychology Of Dreams: What Are Your Dreams Trying To Tell You?

“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! […]

Cervical Cancer in Africa

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, […]

Health benefits of red kidney beans

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. […]

Myths and Facts about HIV

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 […]