Breast Self-Examination (BSE)

Breast self-examination (BSE) is a simple, noninvasive procedure that can be performed by women at home to assess the health of their breasts. It is recommended that all women over the age of 20 perform BSE monthly. There are several reasons why women may not practice BSE, including lack of time, self-confidence, fear of finding … Read more

Oral Infections and Inflammations

The human mouth contains numerous varieties of normal, harmless commensal microorganisms, and the antibacterial action of saliva helps limit their growth. However, the presence of dental plaque and residual food, particularly sugar, in the mouth can promote infection. Inflammation of the mouth is known as dermatitis, while inflammation of the gum is known as gingivitis. … Read more

Optimizing Health Through Nutrition: A Comprehensive Approach for Medical, Surgical, and Behavioral Conditions

Dietary education is an essential part of providing nutrition services to individuals with medical or surgical conditions, whether young or old. It can be defined as any set of learning experiences designed to facilitate the voluntary adoption of eating and other nutrition-related behaviors conducive to health and well-being. The goal of nutritional education is threefold. … Read more

Agents of diseases

Agents of diseases are microorganisms that carry and transmit infections and diseases from one person or place to another. These agents include viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. Viruses are tiny pathogens that contain genetic material and lack the complex structure of a cell. They must enter the cell of other living beings to replicate and … Read more


Anemia is a condition characterized by a decrease in the number of red blood cells and hemoglobin levels, leading to inadequate delivery of nutrients and oxygen to meet the body’s needs. Jonathan from Nigeria said, and I quote. Rural areas where there is insufficient intake of iron, vitamin B12, and folic acid, anemia is the … Read more


Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that result in damage to the optic nerve fibers. The optic nerve is responsible for transmitting visual information from the eye to the brain and its proper functioning is crucial for healthy vision. When the intraocular pressure is elevated, it can lead to damage of the optic nerve … Read more

Puerperal psychosis

Puerperal psychosis, also known as postpartum psychosis or postnatal psychosis, is a serious mental illness that affects women who have never had a previous history of mental health issues but are predisposed to them. It typically develops after childbirth. There are three categories of postpartum mental disorders: Baby Blues: Some women may experience baby blues … Read more

Benefits of lullaby to mother and baby

Lullaby is a great tool to put babies to sleep, infants have the power to manipulate an object in response to hearing certain songs. They can also differentiate between sounds, also as recognize different melodies, which is why singing a lullaby to your infant are often beneficial especially when baby begins to cry or mother probably wants to put baby to sleep … Read more

Igbo people of Nigeria, their healthy and unhealthy practices

HISTORY The Igbo people popularly called Ibo by foreigners, live chiefly in the south-eastern part of Nigeria and speak the Igbo language, a language of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family. The Igbo may be grouped into the following main cultural divisions: northern, southern, western, eastern or Cross River, and northeastern. Before Britain … Read more

COVID-19 and Influenza (Flu)

      Covid-19 and Influenza (flu) are two contagious respiratory illnesses, however, they are caused by different viruses. Covid-19 is caused by infection with a coronavirus first identified in 2019. Flu is caused by infection with a flu virus (influenza viruses).  Due to the flu and the common cold having all most the same … Read more

Medicinal effects of cherry

A cherry is any of the numerous trees and shrubs of the genus prunus (rose family) colored pale yellow to deep red or blackish having a smooth-skinned drupes that houses a smooth seed cultivated for their fruits or ornamental flowers. Cherry fruits like apple, bananas and other popular fruits gives pleasing taste while contributing positively … Read more