Category: Health

Six side effects of not drinking enough water

Drinking water often helps to maintain a healthy balance. Mild dehydration can decrease one’s energy level and mental functioning and increase stress on the body while...

Gynaecologist urges women not to remove their pubic hair

A gynaecologist has urged women not to remove their pubic hair. Dr Jen Gunter, author of The Vagina Bible, warned against waxing or shaving because it can cause...

Expert Cautions FG against Politicisation of COVID-19 Vaccines Distribution

A former consultant to the Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Rekevwe Ugwumba, has faulted the vaccination sharing formula across states in Nigeria, which was released by...

Hospitals won’t be able to handle serious COVID-19 cases soon — NCDC

“The statement credited to me on the social media as to the suspension of the exercise is out of context, hence misleading. For the avoidance of doubt, Mr....

Experts warn about consequences of low testing, states abandon enforcement

• Late detection of COVID-19, low testing rate increase risk of death – Virologist • Poor testing rate will affect contact tracing, says Academy of Science...

Good sex great for your physical, psychological health

Whenever I am privileged to tell couples that sex not only adds to their lives but enhances their health, both physical and psychological, it seems to be an eye-opener...

Vaccine alone won’t end COVID pandemic, WHO boss warns

The head of the World Health Organization said Monday that a vaccine would not by itself stop the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic is raging months after it broke out,...

Asthmatic patients were forced to accept to be COVID-19 positive — NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has expressed regrets over rising cases of human rights abuses in Rivers State, noting that the rights of many Asthmatic...

Nigeria records no COVID-19-related deaths in 24-hours, as cases reach 57,849

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 125 new cases of COVID-19. The NCDC made this...

Enugu patients lament as health workers’ strike enters day two

SOME patients at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Enugu have lamented over the industrial action by the Joint Health Workers’ Union (JOHESU) as the strike entered the...