Public Health

IODINE DEFICIENCY: What Does It Mean

IODINE DEFICIENCY: What Does It Mean

What is Iodine Deficiency? Iodine deficiency is a common public health problem that occurs as a  result of low intake of the nutrient iodine in the body which ultimately results to improper functioning of the thyroid gland. The recommended daily intake for iodine...

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YOU HAVE A BLACK SKIN? WHY BLEACH?

YOU HAVE A BLACK SKIN? WHY BLEACH?

Who is beautiful? The word ‘Beautiful’ could mean anything to anyone.The black skin is beautiful to many but not to everyone. For some it’s their pride, for many, it’s a nightmare, if only they can tone it a little…..just too dark they say. This stems from the...

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AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY

AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY

There is more to the health benefits of honey than just adding a sweet taste to your food, used as health and beauty top ingredient, it also provides a wealth of health benefits to the body. Popularly known as ''Oyin" in yoruba and ''Zuma'' in hausa, honey has been...

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Rectal Cancer or Cancer of The Rectum

Rectal Cancer or Cancer of The Rectum

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...

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A Remedy For All Illness: The Fallacy.

Illness, the state of being unwell, is generally not a pleasant experience. The illness experience, which refers to the way people adjust to changes in their health state, varies among individuals but the common denominator is most persons will seek reversal to their...

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ATHLETE’S FOOT:Also Called Tinea Pedis

ATHLETE’S FOOT:Also Called Tinea Pedis

Athlete’s foot also called tinea pedis is a contagious fungal infection that usually affects the skin on the feet. This infection begins between toes; it can spread to the toe nails and the hands. It is common among people with very sweaty feet, confined within...

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THERE IS A DIET RISK OF DEVELOPING CANCER

THERE IS A DIET RISK OF DEVELOPING CANCER

There is a diet risk of developing cancer that most people are not aware of,our nutrition is the backbone of healthy living. What you eat in your diet can increase your risk of developing cancer or reduce it but because people eat different kinds of food, with varying...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding To The Family And Society

Benefits of Breastfeeding To The Family And Society

Benefits of breastfeeding Breastfeeding, an age-long practice is a core child survival strategy as identified by the World Health Organisation. The wellbeing of neonates has an impact on the state of the nation including economic, social, and health. The role of this...

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FOOD POISONING:You Should Stop Roadside Food

FOOD POISONING:You Should Stop Roadside Food

It happened in high school one fateful morning, I and my course mate needed to attend to our "stomach infrastructure" before leaving for class. We resolved at taking rice and spaghetti  from "iya afeez" a roadside food seller close to the hostel. We ate the food and...

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IRON DEFICIENCY:MOST COMMON TYPE OF ANEMIA

IRON DEFICIENCY:MOST COMMON TYPE OF ANEMIA

The popular believe that mixing egg with milk or malt with milk and taking it as blood tonic to suddenly increase or boost your blood levels, or as a blood tonic, is wrong and not in any way scientifically proven. Blood is vital to the human body system. The red blood...

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