Woman in court for bathing neighbour with urine
A woman, Sherifat Shakirudeen, who allegedly assaulted her neighbour by bathing him with urine on his face and body, was yesterday brought before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court sitting in Igbosere.
Understanding kidney stones
They usually consist of calcium oxalate but may be composed of several other compounds. Kidney stones can grow to the size of a golf ball while maintaining a sharp
4 Things Your Urine Is Saying About Your Health
The urine is a by-product of the metabolism that happens in your body. This by-product or waste is called urea. It is made when your kidneys filter wastes and extra water from your blood. From the kidneys, urine travels down two thin tubes called ureters to the bladder. The bladder stores urine until you are…
Urotherapy: The Many Healthy Benefits Of Drinking Urine?
Yuck! Who does that? Pop music legend, Madonna; Noble Peace Prize winner and Indian politician, Swami Agnivesh; Arsenal footballer, Alex Scott; former England footballer, Stuart Pierce, and according to research, one in four people drink their urine. Some have gone a step further by holding several urine beliefs. Four-weight world boxing champion, Juan Marques drinks…
Hidden dangers in swimming pools
Swimming 30 lengths regularly or relaxing in the gym hot tub might seem like healthy choices. But a new study warns that these apparently harmless activities may have a hidden risk.
4 Things Your Pee Is Trying To Tell You
You know that you've had your share of water/beer/coffee by the frequency in which you need to use the bathroom, but what else can pee tell you about your health and habits? A lot, it turns out. We asked R. Mark Ellerkmann, M.D., director for the Center of Urogynecology at the Weinberg Center for Women’s…