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The New Cure for Sickle Cell Disease

On the 9th of December, 2023, there was a major breakthrough in global health as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a powerful therapy for sickle cell disease, an inherited disease of the blood known to affect over 20 million people globally.
sunburn

How to prevent Sunburn this harmattan!

It’s Christmas season, and for us in Nigeria, that means one thing - harmattan is around the corner. In some parts of...
Prostate cancer

It’s Quiz O’Clock! – Prostate Cancer

How many of these questions about prostate cancer can you answer correctly? Learn about...
gynecologst

Here are 8 uncomfortable questions to expect from your Gynecologist

A gynecologist is a doctor who is specialist (by training) in diagnosing and treating diseases related to the female...

Prostate Cancer: Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

The prostate is a small, walnut-sized gland present just below the bladder in men. It produces fluid that makes up a part of semen. Prostate cancer is an abnormal growth of the cells of the prostate gland. It is one of the most common types of cancer.

Antimicrobial Resistance: Why You Should Be Concerned and What To Do About It

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a phenomenon that describes the ability of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites to resist treatment by antimicrobials. AMR today is a significant global health challenge.

Athlete’s foot – causes, symptoms, treatment.

Athlete's foot, medically known as tinea pedis, is a fungal skin infection of the feet. In spite of its name, the infection...

5 simple ways to keep your gut healthy

Your gut health is important for your overall health. Check out 5 easy ways to keep your gut healthy.

Everything You Need To Know About COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a lung disease that causes difficult breathing. It is a long term disease that worsens with time. It is characterized by inflammation and severely limited airflow in and out of the lungs.
Hemophilia

What do you know about Hemophilia? – Quiz

Have you ever heard of a blood disorder called hemophilia? Take this short quiz about the disease.