12:12 28th February 2020 | Infectious Disease
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)- An Italian citizen who travelled to Lagos, Nigeria's economic nerve centre, is the first confirmed case of coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the country's Health Ministry.
15:49 10th February 2020 | Sexually Transmitted Diseases
It’s not a very talked-about issue but is more common than you think, especially among young people. We’re talking about STIs.
19:25 8th November 2019 | Male Infertility
Everyone gets stressed once in a while. So if you’re frazzled for a few weeks at work or feel anxious about a big move, it likely won’t hurt your baby-making abilities. But if your stress goes on for a long time or if you’re dealing with a major upheaval like unemployment or a death in the family, then your ovulation might get thrown out of whack.
16:05 8th November 2019 | Business of Healthcare
"The first step in working towards answers is to identify the problem. And the problem rests largely in how the Nigerian healthcare system is designed." He highlighted the continuum between the practice of medicine and the profession of healthcare.
13:13 24th October 2019 | Ethics and Standards
Human beings come with different value frameworks, and the objective of ethical discussions is to define a framework that meets the needs of our patients while at the same time protects the reputation and integrity of the profession. In IVF treatment, it focuses the medical practitioner on the needs of the woman, her partner, the child to be born as well as ensuring that the cultural needs of the society are upheld. Potter Stewart, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, defines "ethics as knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do" . This concept is crucial when one considers the balance of power in the doctor-patient relationship. The doctor has all the power and the patient could be open to abuse and to quote James Madison Jnr, the American statesman, lawyer, diplomat, philosopher and Founding Father – "The truth is that all men having power ought to be mistrusted" .
18:04 1st October 2019 | Cancer in Women
Breast changes are common. From the time a girl begins to develop breasts, begins menstruating and throughout life, women may experience various kinds of breast pain and other breast changes.
18:03 1st October 2019 | Cancer
When you're diagnosed with breast cancer, so many emotions arise and you have so many decisions to make. It can be overwhelming. And if you want to get pregnant and have children in the future, the medical decisions become even more complex.
17:47 2nd September 2019 | PCOS
It is important to encourage women not to be afraid of asking their physicians difficult questions during the examinations and visits, and they should have a realistic discussion and expectations. A realistic discussion is talking about what one’s symptoms are, what tests you need and what one’s precise diagnosis is.
14:38 30th August 2019 | Medications
MYTH: It's best to stop taking prescription medications while trying to get pregnant. FACT: Don’t stop taking any prescription medications until you've discussed this with your doctor or specialist.
09:22 30th July 2019 | Breastfeeding
The Joys of Motherhood…
Now, your baby is here! You’ve got everything under control, from feeding and clothing the baby to bathing him/her.
But you are yet to find a solution to that uncomfortable, sometimes painful, feeling of engorged breasts.
Even more frustrating is the fact that your baby also has some difficulty latching on to a rock-hard breast. So here's how to relieve that painful feeling and get the milk flowing....
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