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  1. Oluogunjobi

    What Can Happen When You Have An Abortion

    An abortion is the medical process of ending a pregnancy so it doesn't result in the birth of a baby. It's also sometimes known as a termination. The pregnancy is ended either by taking medications or having a minor surgical procedure. But, not only ...
  2. Samguine

    Stem Cells: Produce Your Own Meat Without Killing An Animal

    Engineered meat is taking on a new flavour as an entrepreneur aims to help people make animal-free meat at home, like brewing beer, by sharing cell cultures. Think of producing your own meat in your lab at home without slaughtering animals. With ...
  3. Oluogunjobi

    10 Ridiculous Pregnancy Superstitions In Nigeria

    Superstition is the belief in supernatural causality that one event causes another without any natural process linking the two events. In Nigeria, some strange beliefs are tied to a woman's pregnant state, and in many cases, the fear in the truism of...
  4. Samguine

    Gonorrhoea: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment Of The Deadly STI

    International statistics have shown that an estimated 200 million new cases of gonorrhoea are recorded annually, with the majority of these affecting the developing countries. Without a doubt, gonorrhoea is a leading sexually transmitted infection (S...
  5. Oluogunjobi

    8 Health Mistakes You Should Avoid In 2017

    It's New Year – it is a fresh start. It should be a good opportunity for you to do away with certain things that endanger your health, and take measures on how to improve on your well-being. Here are a few mistakes you should avoid this year. 1. Bei...
  6. Oluogunjobi

    7 Tips On How To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

    As much as the holidays is for you to enjoy, your health and safety should be a priority too. You should ensure you keep yourselves safe and in sound health before you resume work duties next year. Here are useful tips on how to stay healthy during t...
  7. Oluogunjobi

    How You Should Not Overeat on Christmas Day

    Christmas can be a tricky time for those of us who are health conscious or watching our weight. You work hard all year round to eat better and exercise more for it to feel as if it’s all been undone over a couple of indulgent weeks. Below are some ti...
  8. Oluogunjobi

    8 Ways To Prevent Food Poisoning During The Holidays

    No doubt, during the holidays, we will entertain guests at our houses, or be entertained (as the case may be). While we bask in the joy of wining and dining, it is safe to avoid Food poisoning – which is caused by eating contaminated food. Here are s...
  9. kemi

    3 Best Sex Positions That Help To Conceive Twins

    In terms of natural conception, twins occur in about one out of every 89 births. In other words, it’s not everyone who wishes to have a set of twins that can get them! While those who have twins in their families are more likely to conceive twins,...
  10. Oluogunjobi

    7 Reasons You Should Do Sexual Diseases Test Now!

    Everyone should be tested for sexual diseases. We should not assume we know its risks and that we would be able to know we have contracted one. No. We should all test for sexual diseases because of the these reasons: 1. Because anyone can contrac...
  11. Oluogunjobi

    Stop! Sucking Breasts, Licking semen Can Give You HIV!

    Do you love to suck the breasts of a lactating woman during sex? While this is ordinarily harmless, do you know the HIV status of the woman? Again, if you’re the type of woman who sucks dry a man after sex, you may be exposing yourself to high risks...
  12. Oluogunjobi

    10 Serious Sexually Transmitted Diseases You Should Test For Now

    Sexually Transmitted Diseases are diseases that are primarily transmitted through sexual activities which are not limited to penetrative sex; they can also be transmitted through oral and anal sex. Many people suffer from STDs in silence with most be...
  13. Oluogunjobi

    Female Infertility: 12 Things That May Prevent You From Getting Pregnant

    According to Mayo clinic, Infertility is defined as trying to get pregnant (with frequent intercourse) for at least a year with no success. Female infertility, male infertility or a combination of the two affects millions of couples all over the worl...
  14. Oluogunjobi

    Anaemia: 13 Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore

    Anaemia, also known as iron-poor blood, is a common disorder that occurs when a deficiency in your red blood cells impedes delivery of oxygen throughout your body. The signs of iron-deficiency anaemia can often be subtle and vague, but it’s the most...
  15. drwale

    Bladder Infections: What You Need To Know

    Bladder infections are otherwise known as cystitis. Cystitis is a subset of a broader group of infections known as urinary tract infections which are infections that occur anywhere along the urinary tract from the kidneys down to the urethra. Bladd...
  16. Oluogunjobi

    9 Warning Signs of Liver Damage

    The liver is responsible for many major functions, and its ability to flush out harmful toxins is the most important one. And hence, the organ is under a lot of pressure and at a high risk of infections due to its job of eliminating toxins. So to pre...
  17. Oluogunjobi

    10 Things That Can Cause Liver Damage

    The liver is an organ that sits just under your rib cage on the right side of your abdomen. It is the second largest organ in the body. It works hard, performing hundreds of complex functions, that includes digestion, metabolism, nutrients’ storage a...
  18. Oluogunjobi

    10 Best Foods For Diabetes Patient

    The best foods for diabetes are most often whole foods that are not processed, such as fruits and vegetables. The foods below will also help you meet your nutritional needs as well as lower your risk of diabetes complications such as heart disease. Y...
  19. Oluogunjobi

    9 Funny Signs That You Are in A Nigerian Hospital

    We all want to live a healthy life, Stay well and be happy. But we cannot always avoid visit to clinics. We will set our soles there whether for personal treatments/check ups or to visit loved ones. But in any of our visits, there are certain things ...
  20. Oluogunjobi

    Erectile Dysfunction: 11 Ways To Protect Your Erection

    Erectile dysfunction (ED) becomes more common as men age. But it is not necessarily a normal part of aging. How can you avoid Erectile Dysfunction? Take care of the tips below. 1. Watch your diet A diet that's bad for a man's heart is also not go...

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