Non-hormonal Birth Control For Women: Phexxi Gel

Birth Control has never been easier.All thanks to Phexxi Gel which just got approved.We all know that there are a lot of birth control methods which span from use of oral contraceptives, vaginal rings, IUD’s(Intra-uterine devices) to use of condoms. But these methods come with various side effects which may or may not be severe, […]

Dealing With Autistic Persons

Growing up as a child with my friends,we virtually loved doing things together and had almost everything in common with them, same toys, same classes and so on.I adored them but then Torrei always behaved a bit awkward from the rest of us.Better put, she never wanted to associate with us, loved playing alone especially […]

HIV/AIDS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

It might interest you to know that despite the stigma around people living with HIV and AIDS, these individuals are living their best life every day, regardless of the increase in the number of cases yearly and the myths surrounding HIV/AIDS, why is that so? I believe there are somethings you might need to know […]

PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE

You could guess that from the name , it has to do with pain in the female reproductive system. Well, your guess is right! Simply put, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the female reproductive system (organs).But we would want to know what the female reproductive system looks like right? ANATOMY OF THE […]

Multiple Sclerosis

This is an important cause of long term disability in adults.Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune demyelinating and neurodegenerative disease condition of the central nervous system where the protective coverings of the nerves are eaten by the body’s immune system.This disease condition is characterized by changes in sensation,visual problems, weakness,difficulties with co-ordination and speech with […]

Can Orgasms Cause Heart Attacks?

Sex is good.It is also wonderful .The feeling of climaxing during sexual intercourse or any other form of sexual activity is always mind blowing. Research studies have shown that during an orgasm,the brain releases so much dopamine that a brain scan resembles that of someone on heroin.This is to make you understand how great it’s […]

COVID-19: Is There Possibilty Of A Second Wave?

In December 2019,there was an outbreak of a novel virus,Coronavirus in Wuhan Seafood market,China.It was named Covid-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO).The virus which was novel belonged to the family of Beta-Coronavirus subgroup, and housed other viruses like SARS(Severe acute respiratory syndrome)- CoV and MERS(Middle East Respiratory Syndrome)-CoV which both had origins in Asia. […]

Oral Contraceptives:Uses And Side Effects

In our present day and age,there is need for everyone to be enlightened as regards family planning. Family planning should not be left for the females alone.Nowadays, more men should increase their knowledge about birth control pills,the risks it poses and the safest way to go about them.Over time,oral contraception has shown less failure rates […]

SPINA BIFIDA

I was eight years old,the first amongst three children when my mother informed us we would be having a baby brother soon.I can’t recall how elated and excited I was.Fast forward to the day he was born,my joy knew no bounds. I assisted my mother in taking care of him and I also spent a […]

Botox: It’s Influence In The Cosmetic World

It’s extremely surprising how a very deadly human toxin could turn around and become a very useful tool in the cosmetic and plastic world.Botox is short for Botulinum toxin which is a neurotoxic protein gotten from the bacterium clostridium botulinum which causes botulism,also known as food poisoning. Naturally,botulinum toxin acts by preventing the release of […]