Saturday, September 22, 2018
When it comes to sexual and reproductive health, there still remain some global health challenges that prove to be major barriers in allowing all women the opportunity to live healthy lives. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is one such problem...
While no single age represents a “fertility deadline,” conclusive data shows that the chances of achieving pregnancy is linked with age and it decreases with increased age. However, the rate of this decline is relatively modest until the early...
When Mama Adekunle, as she is fondly called, heard the news of the birth of a child to her son, she did what most new grandmothers in Nigeria do – she rushed over to perform her traditional duty of...
A consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Dr Adegboyega Fawole, talks about vaginal yeast infection and its treatments with DOLAPO AKITOYEWhat is vaginal yeast infection? Vaginal yeast infection is an affectation of the vaginal lining...
If you’re trying to conceive, you may wonder if painful periods, also known as dysmenorrhea, can impact on your fertility. Most women have experienced menstrual pain at one time or another. Dysmenorrhea occurs up to three days before the...
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that his ministry would procure mobile solution treatment machines and distribute to 774 local government councils across the country as part of measure to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria even as...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a common cause of failure to ovulate (anovulation) and female infertility. It is a complex metabolic syndrome, with multiple factors that interfere with fertility. Women with polycystic ovaries and fertility problems do not release an...
Our discussion on the causes of fibroids continues in this edition of the article. Prenatal Exposures Although nothing can be done about what you were exposed to while in the uterus, an understanding of what may be leading to your...
The Bayelsa State Government has taken its safe motherhood campaign to churches by calling on Christian leaders in the state to engage their members on the benefits of the initiative. At a meeting with over 1,000 Christian leaders held on...
The Chief Medical Officer, Eko Hospital, Dr Adegbite Ogunrokun, has stressed the need for hospitals to embrace the automated service delivery in order to reduce the length of time that patients have to wait to be treated.Ogunrokun made the...