While in the clinic, I met a young lady that was very concerned about spotting from her vagina. She was worried and at the same time excited about the likelihood of being pregnant. She was in her late thirties and has been married for over seven years without a child. She told me that she…
The need for demystification of cultural views of Sickle Cell Disease saga
What is Sickle Cell Disease? Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a severe hereditary form of anemia in which a mutated form of hemoglobin distorts the red blood cells into a crescent shape at low oxygen levels. It is most common among those of African descent. Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia —…
Islam: The Principle Of Correct Human Devt (18)
As I was saying from the last article, if you have come to appreciate what is the true meaning of Islam as it applies to the whole of the human race, then you may have no cause to disagree with the notion that the ‘Islam’ we have on our hands today is cultural Islam.
Amaechi Calls For A United Nigeria
RIVERS State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, has called for peace, love and unity among Nigerians. Amaechi urged Christians all over the country to use the Easter celebrations to thank God for his grace on Nigeria and continue to pray for peace, development and the greater good of the country.
APC Admonishes Nigerians To Unite For National Rebirth
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Nigerians to come together, irrespective of their differences, for a national rebirth, in the spirit of Easter, which is being celebrated around the world.
CAN President Urges Nigerians To Love And Forgive One Another
THE President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has called on Nigerians to live in peace, unity and to ensure that stability is restored permanently in the country.
Jonathan Enjoins Nigerians To Prayer For The Country
AS Nigerian Christians join their counterparts across the globe to celebrate Easter today, President Goodluck Jonathan has stressed the need for personal sacrifice and love for one another as antidote for building a strong and united nation.
Red alert over rising cases of food poisoning, deaths
• Akanji says 99% of Nigerians eat outside, adverse events under reported • Wants manufacturers to acquire formal HACCP training to meet technical specifications WORRIED by the rising cases of food poisoning and related deaths in the country, a consultant on safety in health and environment and Managing Consultant at First HACCP System, Mrs. Zainab Akanji, have…
Herbal cocktail for drug-resistant malaria
Can hot infusion from the boiled green leaves of pawpaw combined with leaves of neem tree, lemon grass, guava, and stem bark of pattern wood drunk as one wine glass full three times daily be the elusive treatment for drug-resistant malaria? CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes. MOST conventional malaria drugs even the World Health Organisation (WHO)-approved medication of…
How to eat yourself pregnant
Zita West is a fertility expert and author of ‘Eat Yourself Pregnant.’ She believes good, wholesome foods are the ‘bedrock of a baby-ready body.’ Here, in an extract, she reveals which foods to eat and recipes to cook for boosting libido, optimising conception and maintaining a pregnancy. Adapted from Daily Mail UK Online. Chilli, full-fat…
Scientifically proven herbal aphrodisiacs
Researchers have identified and explored scientifically proven local herbal aphrodisiacs for treating sexual dysfunction. Top on the list are: nutmeg; ginger or tonic root; saffron; date palm; tropical almond; goat head and velvet bean (werepe in Yoruba and agbala in Ibo). CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes. SEXUAL dysfunction is an inability to achieve a normal sexual intercourse,…