Asthma is a health condition whereby a person’s airways become inflamed and expands. This causes the release of excessive mucus. It makes breathing very difficult and triggers coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath.
Since the ease of the lock-down globally so as to resume activities and to keep economies moving after a long halt in various sectors of life events. The WHO and regulatory bodies mandated wearing of face masks as a measure to prevent both the spreading and contacting of the deadly corona virus. The use of […]
There are some simple things you can do to help stop loud noises from permanently damaging your hearing, no matter how old you are. WHO (World Health Organisation) estimates over 5% of the world’s population or 466 million people has disabling hearing loss (432 million adults and 34 million children). It is estimated that by 2050 […]
With the emergence of the corona virus, death toll from the new coronavirus hits globally. So far, 80 people have been confirmed dead and 453 cases has been witnessed throughout China since the coronavirus disease was first diagnosed in Wuhan, the Chinese city with over 11 million inhabitants. Nigeria is on red alert with China […]
It’s been four weeks since the Lassa fever outbreak occurred again and its gradually spreading. 9 states have been recorded with the epidemic attack with over 159 suspected cases. Here are some few facts you should know about Lassa fever; Lassa fever is one of the hemorrhagic fever viruses like Ebola virus, Marburg virus, and others. Unlike Ebola virus, Lassa fever is not […]
In a country like Nigeria, Everyone is constantly smoking especially if you reside in the Western part like Lagos State. Well, maybe you are not an active smoker per se but we have all been through second-hand smoke at different points while some of us still do on a daily basis. Motorist fumes, Generators and […]
Leading Nigerian health insurance provider, Wellness HMO, on Saturday, September 15, adopted a total of three women with their ‘Wellness for Life’ initiative, thereby giving the beneficiaries access to quality health care for the rest of their lives. The winners were all selected by raffle during the Hadassah Healing Conference 2019, which took place on […]
You probably have had a Back Pain trauma before or not. But Back Pain can occur as a result of many factors, just like an injury, activity or medical condition. As we get older, the chances of developing lower back pain increases; most times due to the previous occupation. What is Back Pain? Back pain […]
Sitting for lengthy periods of time can cause the big leg and gluteal muscles to atrophy and waste away. These big muscles assist you in walking and stabilizing yourself. When these muscles are weak, you are more prone to get injuries from falls and strains when exercising.
In the past few weeks, outbreaks of Lassa fever has been recorded by medical personnels in states like Ondo, Edo, FCT, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Bauchi, Plateau, Taraba with a 22.8% case fatality rate. Recent occurrences have shown that Lassa fever is on the rise and rapidly spreading in Nigeria due to changes in climate. Lassa fever […]
One of the most important things you can do as a parent or caregiver is to learn the early signs of autism and become familiar with the typical developmental milestones that your child should be reaching. The timing and intensity of autism’s early signs vary widely. Some infants show hints in their first months. In […]
Tuberculorsis is airborne and can affect anyone, anywhere. Medical specialists say it is one of the top leading killing infectious disease. When people with lung TB cough, spit or sneeze, they propel the germs into the air, spreading the disease. Also, one single person with pulmonary TB can infect an estimate of 10-15 people in […]