Herbal treatment of uterine fibroids - Part 4
We shall continue with our discussion of the herbal treatment of uterine fibroids as I present ten commonly used herbs for the treatment of fibroids
The importance of emotional freedom technique
Hassan was a middle aged Banking Executive who had a sharp deep pain flowing from his right wrist down to his right leg. This pain had plagued him for a little over a year.
Exercise ‘craze’ grips Nigerians
Until now, some Nigerians did physical exercises basically to shed weight and to get fitter. But the trend has changed.
Pool therapy: Nine healthy reasons to swim
In a country blessed with warm weather, there is no excuse for not getting in a pool (we’ll excuse all you weave-on carriers). With countless benefits...
Prenatal Nigerian Nutrition: Eat for one, nourish for two
This phrase used to be a reality for a good number of pregnant women in the past, but thankfully today more women know that ‘Eating for two’ will only impact...
Understanding acute bronchitis
Acute bronchitis is inflammation of your bronchial tree. The bronchial tree consists of tubes that carry air into your lungs. When these tubes get infected, they swell and mucus
LUTH, FMC, others in humanitarian crisis, report indicates
Humanitarian crisis, corruption and mismanagement at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, have resulted in unhygienic conditions, severe shortage of medicines and medical supplies in the hospital. Two other Federal Government hospitals in Lagos-the National Orthopedic Hospital Igbobi (NOHIL) and Federal Medical Centre (FMC)- are also trapped in the rot, making it difficult…
World Suicide Prevention Day: Ways to prevent suicide
The World Health Organisation estimates that almost 800,000 people commit suicide every year, that is a death owing to suicide every 40 seconds. With the World Suicide Prevention Day themed Working Together to Prevent Suicide observed today, here are three quick steps to help prevent suicide. Learn the warning signs Most suicidal persons reach out,…
Maintaining required level of vitamin D essential for health
Vitamin D is essential for the body, as it helps to keep the bone in good shape. Experts say insufficient Vitamin D could lead to bone deformities (rickets) in children and bone pain in adults. Dr. Obiefuna Ajie, Chemical Pathologist/Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Lagos explained what vitamin D does to the body, and…
Breast cancer awareness gets boost with hackathon pitch competition
It is no longer news that breast cancer remains a constant killer and illness to women, globally. Deaths from breast cancer most times results from late or no diagnosis as a result of the unavailability of diagnosing technologies and equipment mostly in developing nations due to the high cost of service accessibility and lack of…