Saturday, January 22, 2022
A woman’s breasts are primarily for breastfeeding the young but despite the fact that many Nigerian women are blessed with a sizeable chest, millions of babies in the country are yearning for breastmilk. According to scientists, all sizes of...
In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 3, 2018, pp.104-114; DOI:https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0109, researchers Ajibola A. Ishola, Chisom C. Obasi and Ismail T. Sholuke of the Department of Psychology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, describes how...
*Experts alert to rising cases of infertility, quacks in Nigeria *Non-regulation, poor ethics, crippling N1.35trn market While assisted pregnancy gives infertile couples the chance at a child, recent study has revealed that children conceived with Assisted Reproductive Technologies, such as In...
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...
A new study has confirmed the link between diabetes and cancer as scientists also warned that the risk of cancer is sex-specific in people with diabetes. According to medicalnewstoday.com, the study suggests that a diagnosis of diabetes places a person...
The pregnant state is one in which the changes in hormones and their relationship to the individual are so drastic that some researchers have even termed that condition as, effectively, a third sex; a gender that is neither male...
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition defines ovarian cancer as a disease in which, depending on the type and stage of the disease, malignant (cancerous) cells are found inside, near, or on the outer layer of the ovaries.In a study carried...
A new sexually transmitted disease, Mycoplasma genitalium, could make 3,000 women infertile every year and become the next super bug unless it is tackled, experts have warned.Cash-strapped NHS services are misdiagnosing the MG infection because of a lack of...
Exposing newborn mice to vaginal microbes from stressed female mice may transfer the effects of stress to the newborns, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The changes resemble those seen specifically...
The US President, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would block funding and foreign aid to any international nongovernmental organisations that provide abortion services to women seeking them or those that even offer abortion as an option to...