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2 Feb
Ileke, jigida, giri-giri, whatever you know them as waist beads, have held a significant place in African tradition since time immemorial. These beads strung on fine fishing lines or carefully threaded ropes have adorned the waists of numerous African women. Whether hidden under clothes, peaking out at intervals or carefully arranged to show over clothes,…
4 Nov 2021
An obstetric gynaecologist and Managing Director of Nordica Fertility Centre, Dr. Abayomi Ajayi, has called for regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) to check quackery
10 Oct 2021
For every 1$ spent on contraceptive services in developing countries, $2.2 is saved on maternal and newborn care and growing fertility rates that are not marched with infrastructural development
25 Mar 2021
Fertility is the ability of a person or couple to conceive. Infertility is when they haven’t conceived after a year of regular sexual intercourse. Advancing age affects both male and female fertility, though the effects are more significant in women.
8 Nov 2020
Forty couples have been selected to be recipients of the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) grant by the Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation through the Project 40at40 in accordance with the wishes of the late founder, Ibidunni Ighodalo.     The selected 40 couples will now begin their process of assisted reproduction, In-Vitro Fertilisation, and other fertility treatments,…
4 Oct 2019
Many people at some point in time take different medications to boost their fertility. However, there are some natural steps that you can take to boost your fertility as a woman and they are below. Relax “Stress can have a huge impact on female fertility,” says consultant gynaecologist Michael Dooley. “It can also slow male…
23 Aug 2019
How to Improve Garden Soil With Amendments Dirt by any other name will still stain your clothes, but for gardeners, that dirt becomes soil as soon as there are plants growing in it. Although garden-variety soil seems ordinary, it is actually a complex mixture of mineral particles, elemental nutrients, and organic material that combine to…
19 Jun 2019
A new study led by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), United States (U.S.), researchers find that there is no consistent association between consuming iron and becoming pregnant. The study, published in The Journal of Nutrition, finds that heme iron, which mostly comes from meat, has no effect on how long it takes a…
9 Apr 2019
Mothers who smoke during pregnancy could be harming their daughters’ fertility in years to come, research suggests.Women have been warned about the risks of smoking while pregnant for years...
22 Feb 2019
A phthalate found in many plastic and personal care products may decrease fertility in female mice, a new study found. Researchers at the University of Illinois found that giving female mice oral doses of the phthalate DiNP for 10 days disrupted their reproductive cycles, decreasing their ability to become pregnant for up to nine months…
13 Feb 2019
With the increased legalisation of cannabis, especially medical marijuana, researchers are interested in finding out more about its effects on health. One area that is currently under exploration is that of marijuana's effect on fertility.
10 Jan 2019
Access Bank Plc has taken another step to show its commitment to the total wellbeing of women by providing financing options to enable them receive quality healthcare services. This is evidenced in its recent partnership with Hygeia Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) to amplify access to In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) treatments with 30 per cent cash-back…

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