It’s world water day:Here’s what to know about water borne illness
Mar22

It’s world water day:Here’s what to know about water borne illness

Water borne illnesses are portable water and recreational water associated diseases. Water outbreak agents are bacterial, viral , parasitic and chemical agents that cause water borne diseases Routes of transmission Water borne illnesses are gotten from contaminated water by ingestion or consumption of water, through dermal contact, which is contact of the water with skin or mucous membranes or through inhalation, by breathing in mist...

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Lose weight steadily with 5 easy tips
Mar19

Lose weight steadily with 5 easy tips

Weight loss is a lot of peoples’ Achilles heel. Women and men alike. There’s no easy way to go about it, it is one of the most difficult tasks one could face but it’s  not a “misssion impossible”. Follow these seemingly hard, but easy steps and watch as you lose weight constantly, every day.You deserve that great body of your dreams:  Limit your calorie intake to range between 1,500 and 2000 per day  Eat...

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Is it from the man?know important facts about male infertility
Mar16

Is it from the man?know important facts about male infertility

By Talha Soluoku The process of giving birth has been overlooked over time by most as a normalcy, but recently the case of infertility is at an all-time high rate, for every couple, infertility problems could either be from the man or woman although only 1 in 7 cases  results from male infertility . 1 in every 100 infertile male has problem with sperm production while 1 in 20 males that produce sperm have low sperm count. The...

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Sickle cell disease cured in France with genetic engineering
Mar07

Sickle cell disease cured in France with genetic engineering

By Talha Soluoku and Ajide Elizabeth A major breakthrough has been recorded in the world of genetic engineering therapy,scientists have been able to genetically modify the instruction given to the bone marrow by stem cells of sickle cell patient causing an alteration in sickle shaped cell production process to give healthy red blood cells instead. Sickle cell disease results in the formation of abnormally shaped red blood cell (RBC)...

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Hypertension – high blood pressure essential facts and information
Jan07

Hypertension – high blood pressure essential facts and information

High blood pressure is very common. About 46% of Nigerians above 25 years of age have hypertension, and most of them do not know. Blood pressure is the force of blood against your artery walls as it circulates through your body. It is determined by both the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood...

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Things you should know about rabies | What is rabies?
Jan05

Things you should know about rabies | What is rabies?

Rabies comes from the latin word, “rabere” meaning “to rage”. It is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. It is also referred to as “hydrophobia” in man, Lyssa le rage or Tollwut. It is a zoonotic disease due to its transmission between man and animals. The rabies virus infects the central nervous system, ultimately causing disease in the brain and death. It is believed to be...

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