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Lagos To Host International Conference On Fertility

Lagos To Host International Conference On Fertility

The annual international conference for the Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health (AFRH), will hold in Lagos with the theme ‘New Frontiers in Reproductive Technology’. The conference, which is the eighth in the series, will hold in September 26-28, 2018 with participants from different facets of medicine coming into Nigeria from United Kingdom, United States, […]

What’s Most Important: Sleep, Exercise or Diet?

What’s Most Important: Sleep, Exercise or Diet?

Q: How do I make an intelligent choice between getting enough sleep, eating well and regularly exercising? I usually sleep when time is tight and stress is high. And I often eat whatever is available rather than spending time to find healthy choices when I’m traveling. Am I better off getting an extra hour of […]

Easy Fixes to Fight Office Fatigue

Easy Fixes to Fight Office Fatigue

If you’re like many people, you probably spend much time battling office fatigue. You’re cruising right along getting work done and then, gradually at first, you feel your body beginning to slow down. Your eyes get heavy, your concentration begins to wander, and then you’re either running for a cup of coffee or an energy […]

Tips to Turn Your Bedroom Into Your Sleep Sanctuary

Tips to Turn Your Bedroom Into Your Sleep Sanctuary

The beginning and end to a successful day is a good night’s sleep. Getting six to eight hours of quality REM sleep improves job performance (and athletic performance), but the National Sleep Foundation reports that daytime sleepiness because of insufficient sleep affects close to 30 percent of workers each month. So what can you do […]

Types of Headaches and How to Get Rid of Them

Types of Headaches and How to Get Rid of Them

Every headache is unique, so Drs. Roizen and Oz don’t recommend using this chart in place of seeing a medical professional. You should go to the hospital immediately if you have any of the following symptoms: sudden onset of the worst headache of your life, vision changes, jaw pain, weakness, sensory changes, difficulty speaking, neck […]

72 Primary Schools In Hoima Risk Closure Over Lack Of Sanitary Facilities

72 Primary Schools In Hoima Risk Closure Over Lack Of Sanitary Facilities

More than half the number of government aided primary schools in Hoima District risk closure because of absence of sanitary facilities. It has emerged that most of the schools have their pit latrines filled up and other sanitary facilities are also lacking, putting the lives of both the learners and teachers in danger. The district […]

Signs Of High Blood Pressure You Should Know About

Signs Of High Blood Pressure You Should Know About

There are some things that are hard to commit to memory: your mother-in-law’s birthday, how much milk is left in the fridge, and your last blood pressure reading, to name a few.But over half of all Americans will experience high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. And considering that high blood pressure essentially […]

Foods That Are Making You Gassy

Foods That Are Making You Gassy

Ever wonder why you tend to get gassy at the worst possible moments?Your farts are a combination of two things: the air you swallow (say, by eating too quickly) and the food you eat, says David Poppers, M.D., Ph.D., gastroenterologist and clinical associate professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health.Farting is completely normal and healthy. […]

The ‘Backpack Midwife’ Bringing Healthcare For All

The ‘Backpack Midwife’ Bringing Healthcare For All

  Call the midwife in Nairobi, Kenya, and you may receive a visit from someone like Margaret Wairimu Maina. She sets off on foot looking something like an astronaut, carrying a backpack stuffed full of hi-tech gadgets designed to monitor a baby’s health. The pack includes a wind-up foetal doppler used for measuring the baby’s […]

Bill Gates Says ‘America First’ Endangers U.S. Influence in Africa

Bill Gates Says ‘America First’ Endangers U.S. Influence in Africa

Bill Gates speaks with Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp. and the second-richest person in the world, said there’s a danger that U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” approach could damage the U.S.’s influence in Africa in the long term. Other countries like […]

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