Ectopic Pregnancy: All You Need To Know About This Abnormal Pregnancy Condition

If you are young, female and sexually active; then this information is just ideal for you. If you have a wife or a girlfriend or a sister, then please try to follow this article closely. I will talk about Ectopic Pregnancy.
What is known as a Ectopic Pregnancy? 
A normal pregnancy develops inside the womb. A pregnancy is referred to as “ectopic” when it develops anywhere else outside the womb. Sometimes the ectopic pregnancy can be in the tubes, the cervix (the entrance to the womb) or the ovaries.

An ectopic pregnancy is sometimes called a “tubal pregnancy” because the commonest location in a woman’s reproductive tract for an ectopic pregnancy is the Fallopian tube. That’s exactly why you may hear doctors use the terms interchangeably because it’s essentially the same.
And to make what I’m saying easier for people who are not in the medical field, I have attached a little image of a woman’s reproductive system for better understanding. So let’s use this picture to explain what a normal p…

6 Amazing Health Benefits Of Kiwifruit You Should Know Today

The nice fruit known as kiwifruit (also called kiwi) is an edible berry that's the size of a normal chicken egg.
The faint crust surrounds a green fruit with black seeds and a creamy white centre. When the fruit is peeled or cut open, it looks nice. It has a slightly sweet and sour taste that most people enjoy and savour.
In addition to its beauty and taste, the kiwi contains an amazing amount of nutrients. It is an excellent source of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and also contains a good amount of vitamins A, E and K. Other mineral content of kiwifruit also includes potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.
All these essential nutrients in the fruit combined together provides an additional benefit of dietary fibre. It also contain little carbohydrates and calories.
Another incredible fact about kiwis is that it is grown in many different parts of the world, this fruit can be found in most shops all year round.
Kiwi fruit can be eaten ordinarily or mixed in a shake. You can also add k…

Staying Up Late Into The Night Can Lead To Early Death - New Research Reveals 

New research warns that staying up late can make you die young
People who stay up late into the night and have to drag themselves out of bed are likelier to die younger than those who rise and set with the Sun, researchers said.
A survey of more than 430,000 people carried out in Britain found that night owls had a 10-percent higher risk of dying in the 6.5-year study period than “larks”.
“This is a public health issue that can no longer be ignored,” said study co-author Malcolm van Schantz of the University of Surrey — and argued that “night types” should be allowed to start and finish work later in the day.
“Night owls trying to live in a morning-lark world may (suffer) health consequences,” said fellow author Kristen Knutson of the Northwestern University in Chicago.
The duo gathered information on nearly half-a-million people aged 38-73 from a public database.
The participants had defined themselves as either “definitely a morning person” (27 percent), “more a morning person than evenin…

7 Things To Do When Bitten By A Snake

Do you know the antidotes of a snake bite? Do you know what to do for first aid when bitten by a snake? What do you do if you're bitten by a snake? How do you tell if a snake is poisonous or not?
To be bitten by a snake is a serious danger because you can't tell immediately if you've been poisoned with the snakes venom. There are many venomous snakes lurking around in our home areas and playground. The world most poisonous snake known as the black Mamba can have its victim writhing to death in a few minutes.
So, a greater danger is not knowing what to do ASAP if a snake bites you, or a scorpion stings you. With a delayed urgent attention, death may become inevitable.
How do you treat a snake bite? Knowledge of snakebite first aid can be the difference between death and survival for a victim. While it is highly important to get emergency treatment as quickly as possible, keep these tips in mind for first aid that could be lifesaving.
Common Symptoms Of A Snake Bite
People who ha…

How To Protect Yourself Against Lassa Fever 

Have you heard about the new viral killer disease that has killed many in the Western part of Africa, most especially in Nigeria? The disease known as Lassa fever kills.
Just like in the case of Ebola virus that ravaged Africa a while ago, some health workers have lost their lives to Lassa fever after attempting to care and treat initial victims of the disease. Lassa fever in Nigeria is now one of the most dreaded infection.
This viral disease that is linked to rats makes rats your enemies now. In this blog post, you would learn how to protect yourself against the disease Lassa fever.
Before we move ahead, let's have a look at what a Lassa fever is below:

What is Lassa fever?
Lassa fever is a viral disease carried by the multi-mammate rat (Mastomys natalensis). The most common method of transmission is the consumption or inhalation of rat urine or feces. Lassa fever can also be spread through cuts and open sores.
What Are The Symptoms Of Lassa Fever?
The symptoms of Lassa fever are incre…

Video Game Addiction To Be Classified As A Disorder - WHO

There have been a lot of skepticism about video game addiction and whether it's truly a medical condition that should be classified as a disease, as the World Health Organization plans to officially do in a couple of month.
"Some people think it trivializes other diseases. People think, 'Oh my God, how can you get addicted to gaming? Just put (the controller) down,' or like, 'Please, then anything can be a disease,'" says Lisa Pont, a social worker at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto.
The WHO has said it will include "gaming disorder" in a June update to its International Classification of Diseases (ICD), defining it as a pattern of behaviour "characterized by impaired control over gaming, increasing priority given to gaming over other activities to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other interests and daily activities, and continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences.&qu…

New Organ Discovered In The Human Body By Scientists

Scientists believe they have just discovered a new organ in the body which no one was aware before.
A new study which was published On Monday, March 27 says the new organ discovered is called the interstitium. The interstitium is a network of fluid-filled tubes all around the body which could act as a shock absorber. Unfortunately, this organ could also act as a conduit for cancerous cells to move to different parts of the body. However, knowing about it could lead to new treatments and better understanding.
If it is indeed an organ, it could be the biggest of 80 in the human body, found under the skin and also lining veins and arteries, muscles, the gut and every visceral organ. Previously, scientists had seen it but believed it was made up of dense connective tissue. When slides were examined that’s what it looked like, because to make a slide the fluid is drained away as part of the process.

Its true nature was realised during a routine endoscopy looking at a patient’s bile duct. Doct…

Fruits Ripened With Carbide Can Cause Heart, Kidney and Liver Failure

NAFDAC Warns That Fruits Ripened With Carbide Can Cause Heart, Kidney and Liver Failure
Are you aware that some mischievous fruits sellers use a chemical called Calcium Carbide to ripen their fruits so that they can sell it quicker? Do you know fruits ripened with this carbide poses a lot of danger to the body?

The body responsible for regulating foods and drug in Nigeria, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has advised the general public to shun consumption of fruits ripened with calcium carbide.

Last Monday in Abuja, the agency gave the warning in a statement signed by its management, saying that dangerous effects of carbide-ripened fruits include cancer and other serious illnesses.

According to the statement, consuming such fruits can lead to heart, kidney and liver failure. “NAFDAC hereby warns farmers and the general public against the dangers of using calcium carbide for ripening fruits such as banana, mango, plantain, orange and cashew,” the mana…

5 Dental Health Mistakes You Should Stop Today 

Do you think you got everything right with your dental cleaning? Do you brush and floss your teeth regularly like you should, and you believe nothing could ever go wrong?
You may believe you are doing everything right, but this blog post will show you all the dental health mistakes you may be making daily that you have never ever considered.
Daily habits that might look harmless add up over the years, setting you up for bad breath, gum recession, and sensitive teeth in the long run, all of which poses poor dental health for your mouth and teeth.
Are you worried now? Worry no more, because many of these little troubles are reversible and only involve a simple change in activities of your oral care routine.
Below are the top five dental mistakes and how to fix them so you can be straight up on your way to better dental health.
1. Use of Mouthwash
Despite what a lot of dental brands would have you believe in their adverts, mouthwash actually isn’t all that superb for your dental hygiene.

Serious Dangers Of Eating Canned Foods

Do you eat canned foods? How often do you eat canned foods? Are canned foods good for you? 
Is it bad to eat canned foods? There are many disadvantages of canned foods - especially if you eat canned foods everyday.
A large amount of foods that are sold in the supermarkets are canned, all of which poses harm to your health. Why eat canned foods and get exposed to danger, instead of going for natural foods which are free of preservatives and good for your health?
Most canned foods are likely to have BPA (bisphenol A) – a chemical known to cause breast cancer, reproductive problems, heart disease and other chronic health problems.
Cans have a special covering manufactured with this chemical. This harmful chemical accumulates in the body and its effects are dangerous. Eating canned foods has become a daily habit for many of us because of the ease of preparing for meal. BPA -when tested- kills rats in laboratories even at smaller portions. It causes hormone imbalances and a wide variety of hea…

Hot Tea Can Cause Esophageal Cancer in Smokers And Drinkers

Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer in the world and is often fatal, killing approximately 400,000 people every year, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It is usually caused by repeated injury to the esophagus due to smoke, alcohol, acid reflux and - maybe - hot liquids. A new study followed 500,000 people in China for almost 10 years.
According to the research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, if you smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol daily, you may want to consider letting your tea cool before drinking it. Drinking tea while it's very hot could increase your risk of esophageal cancer.
In the study,  drinking "hot" or "burning hot" tea was associated with a two- to fivefold increase in esophageal cancer, but only in people who also smoked or drank alcohol.
As previously mentioned, the study followed close to 500,000 adults in China over an average of 9½ years. This is one of the largest known study known of its…

Weight Loss: 5 Natural Foods That Reduce Fat 

Are you looking to burn the excess fat on your body? Do you know the types of natural food that helps burn fat? Do you know that exercise is not the only way you can burn fat?
You can reduce fat or burn calories by eating delicious yummy foods and selecting the right picks. Do you know some of these right picks? What are the types of food that helps combat fat? 
5 Good Foods That Help Reduce Fat
1. Salmon

Salmon and other fatty fishes contain omega-3s and they help build muscle and the more muscle you have, the more calories you can burn. Omega-3s also help reduce fat storage by lowering cortisol levels.
2. Eggs

High protein breakfasts - especially the types that include eggs have been linked to weight loss, reducing belly fat in the process.
3. Yogurt

Foods rich in calcium like Yogurt have body slimming powers. So, drinking Yoghurt regularly will help your body to reduce fat. Yoghurt can also help keep belly fat under control.
4. Beans

Are you surprised there's beans on this list? Beans c…

Unattractive Women More Likely To Cheat In A Relationship - New Study

Can you be in love with someone and cheat? A new research carried out by American researchers from Florida State University, US disclosed that less attractive women are more likely to cheat in love relationships than attractive women.
The researchers studied 233 newly married couples for three-and-a-half years. They documented intimate details about the couples' relationships, including marital satisfaction, long-term commitment, whether they had engaged in infidelity and if they were still together.

Following the years of study, they discovered that women who considered themselves attractive were far more likely to be faithful. They also found that women who had been promiscuous before getting married were less likely to cheat. In contrast, less-attractive females who had limited or little sexual experience were more likely to engage in extramarital affairs.
Writing in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the lead author Jim McNulty said: "The most notable predicto…

Compete List Of The Most Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (or Sexually Transmitted Infections, STIs) also called STDs are communicable diseases that are easily passed from one person to another via sexual activities, and they cause various severe complications and are sometimes difficult or impossible to cure. 
According to Planned Parenthood, STDs are transmitted during vaginal, anal, and oral sex. They are very common and many people who have them don't show any symptoms.

In this article, we have compiled all the STDs known. Below are the diseases:

1. Blue Waffles Disease
Blue waffles disease starts as a bacterial disease and furthers develops into a sexually transmitted disease. It turns the vagina blue. It mainly occurs due to unhygienic materials near to vagina. 

2. Cancroid
Cancroid is an infection, well known in North America. It gets transmitted through skin contact and mainly affects men. Hence, it causes sores and painful ulcers on the male penile organ and other genital areas. 

3. Chlamydia
One of the mos…

5 Top Secrets for Avoiding Back Pains

Do you often suffer from back pains? What does back pain mean? People often ask, “Why does my lower back hurt so much? What are the causes of back pain? Back pains can make you feel so uncomfortable and are most times annoying. It is a common, painful condition affecting the lower portion of the spine This pain is usually caused by postural negligence. Below are five secrets for avoiding back pains.
If You Want To Avoid Back Pains, Then Follow These 5 Tips Below:
1. Stretching (Exercise)
Stretching your body is an essential way to help you ease or avoid back pains. Moderate exercises or light stretches that help to release tension can be a great way to battle back pain. The good news is that you can perform these stretches at different times of the day whenever you have free time. Also, when on an airplane, if you get the chance to use the restroom, you can quickly utilize the opportunity to walk in the aisle and do some light stretches to help release tension in your back before returni…

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