Women's Health

Vaginal candidiasis: All you need to know

A healthy vagina contains bacteria and some yeast cells but when the balance of bacteria and yeast changes, the yeast can multiply. A vaginal yeast infection, also known as candidiasis is a common condition caused by yeast (a type of fungus) called Candida. Candida...

AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY

It doesn't just add a sweet taste to your food, used as health and beauty top ingriedient, it also provides a wealth of health benefits to the body. Popularly known as ''Oyin" in yoruba and ''Zuma'' in hausa, honey has been known to provide humans with a lot of health...

Rectal Cancer

The rectum is a part of the digestive system of the body.  The digestive system which comprises of different body parts and organs extract its nutrients from food and help excrete waste materials from the body.  The rectum and anal canal is about 6-8 inches long and...

FOOD ADDICTION

As the saying goes, "too much of everything is bad". Despite the fact that food is very important for proper functioning of the body, eating too much or eating the wrong foods can have adverse effects on the body. Eating healthy or losing weight seem impossible for...

FALL

A fall can be sudden or unexpected. Statistics have shown that fall is the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide especially in older people. Certain measures can be taken to lower the risk of falling especially in the home...

SHOULD YOU TAKE ALCOHOL?

Alcohol consumption is a major public health concern. According to the World Health Organization, 3.3 million people die of heavy drinking. Fermented fruits and grains have been used to make alcohol thousands of years before now and in many places such as China,...

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