Health

Ponmo

Is ponmo dangerous for my health?

I love eating Ponmo (dried cow hide). Unfortunately, I recently read that the delicacy is harmful as it contains some ...
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I have epileptic seizures

I am a 19 year old student. My problem is that I have had epileptic seizures for over a year ...
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gunman

Gunshot wounds and the police

I am a Medical Doctor in General Practice. Once in a while I come across patients who report with gunshot ...
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Ganduje, Kano, Vaccination

Kano targets 3.8m Children for meningitis vaccination

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said in the determination of the present administration to final push to get ...
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HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS: KWASACA screens Ilorin market women

Kwara State AIDS Control Agency (KWASACA) has taken sensitization, counselling and testing services to Baboko New Market, popularly called Oja ...
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Your body may develop resistance to antibiotics after consuming chicken, eggs ― Expert

As the yuletide sets in, it is pertinent that Nigerians should know that consuming chicken or chicken eggs from an ...
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pumpkin

Fluted pumpkin seeds candidate for male contraceptives —Scientists

Some components of the human diets are believed to be promising male contraceptive agents. Now, fluted pumpkin seeds may be ...
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antibiotic

Swedish bitters reduce antibiotic effectiveness —Experts

Herbal medicines have emerged as a common choice therapy for self-care among individuals and are now taking a more active ...
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Garden egg

African garden egg perfect food option for diabetes

NUTRITIONISTS recommend African garden egg as a perfect food option for those interested in losing weight because of its high ...
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Teachers and the power of the spoken word

UNICEF estimates that a billion children attend school everyday and many children spend about a third of their days in ...
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Your Mental health, Jibril Abdulmalik , sunflower, probation notice, emotional wellbeing, husband, lost job, helping hand, children and adolescents, young persons, Phone, smart phone, psychological distress, class teacher, emotional consequences, depressed, Suicide Prevention, mental health awareness, sleep, sexual, emotional trauma, ED Agnes, Dyslexia, stress, Autism, mental health problems, partner violence

Emotional wellbeing in the work place

Tunde and Musa work in a department where the new Head (Mr Ojo) is always screaming at everybody and insulting ...
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Your Mental health, Jibril Abdulmalik , sunflower, probation notice, emotional wellbeing, husband, lost job, helping hand, children and adolescents, young persons, Phone, smart phone, psychological distress, class teacher, emotional consequences, depressed, Suicide Prevention, mental health awareness, sleep, sexual, emotional trauma, ED Agnes, Dyslexia, stress, Autism, mental health problems, partner violence

Illegal and inhumane treatment centres: After the rescue, what next?

THE news cycle has been aflush with gory details of the hundreds of citizens who were recently rescued from illegal ...
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Ita-Giwa turns passion to business

‘Mama Bakassi’ as female politician, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, is known is a woman favoured with the gift of turning everything ...
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What push-ups can tell about your heart

Can you do 40 push ups? No, not over the course of a month, but in a row? If not, ...
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menstrual pains

Five menstruation myths you must leave behind

Approximately half of the world’s population experiences, will experience, or has experienced menstruation, and yet myths about this biological process ...
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Which infant-carrying technique should a mother use?

ACROSS Africa, women can be seen carrying sleeping or sometimes giggling babies on their backs, swathed in cloth. The babies ...
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BOYS

Boys born to older mothers have a higher risk of heart problems — Study

BOYS born to older mothers may be at a higher risk of having heart problems, according to a study on ...
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dementia

A midlife crisis may raise dementia risk, experts warn

RESEARCHERS found women who were happy and had high self-esteem in their 50s were less likely to develop the memory-robbing ...
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Born too soon: Retinopathy of prematurity

Contribution by Dr Mary Ugalahi – a consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist Last week, we read about the heart rendering story of ...
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Born Too Soon — Accessing the right care, at the right time, in the right place

A 40-year-old woman, Iveren, had waited five long years after marriage for the fruit of the womb. She and her ...
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Are medical doctors against optometrists being called eye doctors?

A few weeks ago, my young nephew, Sam, a final year medical student, asked, “Dr. Ben, why do medical doctors ...
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