Archives Tag: health

Health Wellness

Oral Hygiene Habits You Need To Inculcate Right Now

April 19, 2022

  Your mouth is the gateway to your overall health. Having clean teeth and healthy gums doesn’t just give you a bright, confident smile – it also impacts your ability to eat, speak properly, and fend off disease throughout your whole body. Poor oral hygiene can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, dental pain, and … Continue reading Oral Hygiene Habits You Need To Inculcate Right Now

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Opportunities

Africa Oxford Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scheme 2024

April 19, 2022

  Applications are now open for the 2024 iteration of the Africa Oxford (AfOx) Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scheme. This dynamic initiative is a multi-disciplinary platform that supports African innovators in crafting novel solutions to address the continent’s pressing health issues. Read more about Opportunities The AfOx-HIP welcomes innovators from diverse scientific backgrounds, extending beyond … Continue reading Africa Oxford Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scheme 2024

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Health Personality Women

Women You Should Know: Morenike Fajemisin

April 19, 2022

  Morenike Fajemisin is a trailblazer in the field of healthcare, particularly in the realm of sexual and reproductive health. As the Founder and CEO of Whispa Health, she has dedicated her career to revolutionizing access to quality healthcare through technology and innovation. With over a decade of experience in the health industry, Morenike recognized … Continue reading Women You Should Know: Morenike Fajemisin

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Food Health

The Fear of Processed Foods

April 19, 2022

  In recent years, there has been a growing fear surrounding processed food. This apprehension stems from concerns about health, nutrition, and the perceived synthetic nature of such products. However, understanding the nuances of processed food is crucial to debunking myths and making informed dietary choices. This article delves into the origins of the fear … Continue reading The Fear of Processed Foods

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Health

Promoting Liver Health: Tips for Preventing Liver Disease

April 19, 2022

  The liver is the detox system of the body. The liver, a vital organ nestled in the upper right side of the abdomen, plays a multitude of roles in maintaining our overall health. From filtering toxins to metabolizing nutrients, its functions are indispensable. However, liver diseases pose significant health risks. Here are some valuable … Continue reading Promoting Liver Health: Tips for Preventing Liver Disease

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Health Wellness

Navigating a Busy Schedule: Health Tips for Professionals

April 19, 2022

  Deadlines to meet, places to be, projects to complete, people to see. The modern world is extremely fast-paced, and in the midst of these, it’s easy to overlook our health. However, amidst the bustling schedules and relentless, our well-being should not be sacrificed. Prioritizing health and wellness is necessary for sustainable success and fulfilment … Continue reading Navigating a Busy Schedule: Health Tips for Professionals

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Health

Video of the week: Throw Your Scented Candles Away

April 19, 2022

  In this video, Aproko Doctor warned people about using scented candles at home. He mentioned that candles made from artificial materials can be harmful to our health. These kinds of candles can let off bad chemicals when they burn. Read more about Health Aproko Doctor advised everyone to check the ingredients on scented candles … Continue reading Video of the week: Throw Your Scented Candles Away

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Health

Caring for Your Heart: Lifestyle Changes for Heart Health

April 19, 2022

  Our heart is like a dependable friend, always working to keep us going, even when we’re resting. It never stops, pumping blood filled with nutrients and oxygen to every part of our body. This important organ works tirelessly throughout our whole life, quietly supporting us day after day. Therefore, it’s important to take care … Continue reading Caring for Your Heart: Lifestyle Changes for Heart Health

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Health

Watch: How to Administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

April 19, 2022

  Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is a lifesaving technique crucial in emergencies involving sudden cardiac arrest. When the heart stops beating unexpectedly, the swift application of CPR can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. Read more about Health Cardiopulmonary resuscitation extends the window of opportunity for a successful resuscitation without … Continue reading Watch: How to Administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Health

Understanding the Importance of Fundamental Emergency Medical Skills

April 19, 2022

  Given the recent events involving the prominent actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo, commonly known as Junior Pope, it has become apparent that Nigerians lack sufficient emergency medical skills. Each day, we are exposed to various awareness courses and programs presented by concerned medical and non-medical professionals, equipping us with life-saving skills. However, many Nigerians have … Continue reading Understanding the Importance of Fundamental Emergency Medical Skills

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Food Health

5 Healthy Food Alternatives to Processed Foods in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  Recently, there’s been a movement suggesting that there are no inherently “bad foods” or “good foods”; rather, what matters is the quantity consumed. What we eat significantly influences how we feel and appear. While this article doesn’t promote unrealistic body standards, it aims to guide you toward ensuring proper bodily function and health. One … Continue reading 5 Healthy Food Alternatives to Processed Foods in Nigeria

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Health

Understanding the Origins and Consequences of Childhood Obesity

April 19, 2022

  The escalating prevalence of childhood obesity, characterized by excessive body fat among children and adolescents, presents a pressing global health issue. Over recent decades, there has been a sharp increase in childhood obesity rates, attributed to shifts in lifestyle, dietary patterns, and environmental factors. This surge in obesity poses significant health risks, including heightened … Continue reading Understanding the Origins and Consequences of Childhood Obesity

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Health

What You Need to Know About Breast Self-Examination

April 19, 2022

  According to the WHO, Breast cancer was the most common cancer in women in 157 countries out of 185 in 2022. Performing regular breast self-examination (BSE) is a crucial aspect of maintaining breast health and detecting potential abnormalities early. This article outlines the essential steps and techniques for conducting an effective BSE, empowering women … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Breast Self-Examination

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Health

Understanding and Managing Erectile Dysfunction

April 19, 2022

  Erectile dysfunction (ED) profoundly impacts men beyond just physical limitations. It engenders feelings of inadequacy, shame, and frustration, eroding self-esteem and confidence. The inability to maintain intimate connections with partners due to ED often leads to communication breakdowns and diminished intimacy, affecting relationships adversely. Additionally, the emotional toll extends beyond the individual, influencing families … Continue reading Understanding and Managing Erectile Dysfunction

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Health Social Media

Social Media Best Practices For Healthcare Providers

April 19, 2022

  The stethoscope used to be a doctor’s primary tool for connecting with patients. But times have changed, and the waiting room is no longer the only place where healthcare conversations happen. Today, social media is like a powerful digital stethoscope, allowing you to listen to your community’s needs and reach them in a whole … Continue reading Social Media Best Practices For Healthcare Providers

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