Public Health

HEPATITIS B IN PREGNANCY.

HEPATITIS B IN PREGNANCY.

Hepatitis B in pregnancy is subject matter on women's health that hasn't been addressed enough in this part of the world and the education of women and everyone in general on the subject is essential for the good health of the baby inutero. Pregnant women infected...

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Do you examine your breast?

Do you examine your breast?

Do you examine your breast? Breast cancer is the second most frequent cancer and the leading cause of death in women throughout the world. Progression of breast cancer is more rapid in younger aged women, especially of child-bearing age, as compared to older ones...

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CONVENIENCE FOODS: TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT

CONVENIENCE FOODS: TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT

Many times we get too busy to start up a meal from the scratch; then what do we do? We try to go for something quick and less stressful to prepare- something convenient! In fact, it can be said that, modern society survives on such foods. Now, let’s look at the...

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TOOTH BRUSHING AND FLOSSING EFFECTIVELY

TOOTH BRUSHING AND FLOSSING EFFECTIVELY

Tooth brushing and flossing effectively is a necessity because good oral hygiene is very important as periodontal disease is a major cause of tooth problems in both adults and children alike. Effective tooth brushing and flossing daily is a very important part of...

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DENGUE FEVER (Break bone Fever)

DENGUE FEVER (Break bone Fever)

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease caused by the dengue virus. The virus has five types and an infection with one type, confers life-long immunity to that particular type and short term immunity to other types. Dengue virus is transmitted by an infected aedes...

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EXERCISING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

EXERCISING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

Are you interested in exercising for a healthy heart, you on the right page, let's start by briefly discussing the cardiovascular system which has three main components: the heart, the blood vessel and the blood itself. The adult heart beats about 70 to 80 times in a...

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Telemedicine with eDokita

Telemedicine with eDokita

Telemedicine is the best chance we have at bridging the wide gap between the demand and supply of medical services.To say the health sector has faced and is still facing several challenges which is evident in the health indices of the world at large may be an...

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DRUG ABUSE:What Are The Signs Of Addiction

DRUG ABUSE:What Are The Signs Of Addiction

Take a break, look at the society, take your time to study the youths most especially teenagers and with no doubt you find a whole lot of them going into what is popularly known as DRUG ABUSE. Drug abuse is the habitual consumption of illegal substances, which could...

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IRON OVERLOAD ANEMIA (IRON DISORDER)

IRON OVERLOAD ANEMIA (IRON DISORDER)

Iron overload anemia also called iron overload disorder or Hemochromatosis, is a clinical condition, in which the body absorbs iron more than it is required, causing an accumulation of iron in the body. Iron is required for the formation of haemoglobin, needed for...

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IMMUNE HAEMOLYTIC ANAEMIA (OVERVIEW)

IMMUNE HAEMOLYTIC ANAEMIA (OVERVIEW)

If your body's immune system begins to view your red blood cells as foreign and starts launching series of attacks on the red blood cells, leading to a decrease in the amount of functional red blood cells, this clinical condition is known as immune haemolytic anaemia....

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TOOTHPASTE ALLERGY:What Can Cause It

TOOTHPASTE ALLERGY:What Can Cause It

Funny to think that one can have a toothpaste allergy.it is especially funny how we always think that every resemblance of infection is a sign of some underlying chronic disease or autoimmune reaction. Something as little as mouth sores, gum bleeding, and swelling may...

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SHOULD YOU TAKE ALCOHOL?

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 it thousands of years before now and in many places such as China, Babylon,...

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