15:20 27th June 2018 | Inherited Genetic Disorders
Huntington’s disease (HD) or Huntington's chorea is a progressive, hereditary neurodegenerative disorder. George Huntington first described the illness in 1872 in New York, but it wasn’t until 1993 that researchers found the root cause of this disease.
15:13 27th June 2018 | Male Fertility
Klinefelter syndrome (XXY) is a random, genetic abnormality, where males are born with an extra X chromosome. As the symptoms are subtle, often males may be completely unaware of having the extra chromosome and lead normal, healthy lives. Complications may only arise when trying to have children.
14:51 27th June 2018 | Hepatitis
World Hepatitis Day takes place annually on 28 July in order to raise awareness and encourage education around the prevention of this potentially life-threatening disease.
15:09 8th June 2018 | Causes of Female Infertility
What are pelvic adhesions? Why are they problematic? Find out how pelvic adhesions form and why they can lead to fertility problems if they are in certain locations.
14:51 8th June 2018 | Cancer
‘Radiation’ refers to waves of energy. In cancer treatment, it is used to shrink tumours and kill cancer cells. The type and dose of radiation as well as the general health of the person who receives treatment influence side effects.
14:33 8th June 2018 | Causes of Female Infertility
PCOS is an acronym for polycystic ovary syndrome which is one of the most common gynaecological endocrine disorders in women between the ages of 15 and 49. This hormonal condition can lead to several complications, including infertility. It is therefore important to be aware of the signs so that diagnosis can be made and symptoms can be managed.
00:27 28th March 2018 | Occupational Health safety
No form of work should be forced, encouraged or allowed if it is at the expense of people's health and safety. Unfortunately, insufficient or lack of safety and health regulation is a major global problem and an ongoing concern in Nigeria. Most employees are exposed to some (or various) safety and health hazards in both the formal and informal industries.
Creating and nurturing a safety and health culture at work can help reduce the n...
10:13 27th March 2018 | Autism
Worldwide, there is not nearly enough services and support available for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and they are often subject to stigma, discrimination and human rights violations.
World Autism Awareness Day, observed annually on 2 April, hopes to continue increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with ASD.
In this blog post we will give an overview of autism spectrum di...
10:02 27th March 2018 | Chronic Disease
Chronic Disease Older People Osteoarthritis Degenerative Joint Disease Degenerative Arthritis Wear-and-Tear Arthristis Global Disability Symptomatic Knee OA Increase in Nigeria Ages 40 and Above 1 in 5 Adults Broken Cartilage Affected Joints
Any adult can suffer from osteoarthritis (OA), but this chronic disease mostly affects older people and can cause disability. Other names for OA include degenerative joint disease, degenerative arthritis and wear-and-tear arthritis. Knee OA is one of the leading causes of global disability.FACTS Knee OA is a prevalent condition in Nigeria and a public health burden Evidence in earlier studies suggested OA prevalence in Niger...
09:32 27th March 2018 | Fertility Treatment
Once a couple starts trying to conceive they are usually excited and filled with hope. They have dreams and plans... which do not include struggling or failing to fall pregnant.
However, for many couples, fertility treatments are the only option for conception and the physical procedures are only one part of the process.
Fertility treatments have helped millions of couples and individuals around the world, but not all treatments are...
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