Category: HEALTH

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5 Risk factors for oral yeast infection 

Oral yeast infection occurs when there is an overgrowth of the yeast in the mouth. This is often caused by a yeast called Candida albicans. This tends to cause off-white coloured exudates in the...

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THE Dangers Of Smoking: 15 Health Effects Of Smoking 

It is popularly accepted that cigarette smoking is associated with worse health outcomes. But what are these effects? Below is a list of some of them. I hope you learn something new from reading...

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20 self-care tips every woman should know

In honour of International Women’s Day (March 8th 2019), here is a list of 20 self-care tips that we feel every woman should know. Faced with the hustle and bustle of everyday life it can be easy...

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Managing daily living with arthritis 

Arthritis is a disorder of one or more joints characterised by chronic stiffness, swelling and pain. This can make carrying out day-to-day activities difficult. The two popular forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a form...

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TOP Seven Reasons Behind Oral Contraceptives Failure

ORAL contraceptives are not always full-proof. Here are some reasons why contraceptives may fail to prevent pregnancy.  Failing to take the pill at the right time: Wrong timing of the pill may lead to unplanned pregnancy. It is important...

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LAGOS DNA Forensic Centre Gets International Accreditation

THE Lagos State DNA & Forensic Centre (LSD&FC) has received the ISO/IEC17025:2017 accreditation of the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for forensic DNA testing. The accreditation resulted from a rigorous and successful completion...

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THE Low Down On Syphilis 

SYPHILIS is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that is characterised by sores in the later stages. It may be spread during sex (oral, vaginal and anal); by mother to child during childbirth; sharing needles and blood transfusions....

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AN Insight Into Angina 

ANGINA generally refers to a crushing pain that appears to originate from the middle of the chest. It is often brought on by physical exertion and may disappear with relaxation. It usually appears to...

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TOP Five Ways To Beat Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease is a big killer nowadays. There are certain lifestyle factors you can change to reduce your risk of developing cardiovascular disease:  Limiting stress: Some degree of stress is useful in our daily life. When this...