Cholera – Taking steps to protect yourself

It comes as no surprise that the parts of the world with the most significant cholera outbreaks in the last 6 months include Yemen,...

You and Your Urine Guest blogger: Dr Biodun Ogungbo

Do you know that your urine can say a lot about your health? Urine is the waste product that is made by the kidneys...

4 Great reasons to exercise for a brain boost

What if you shift your thinking on exercise? What if you stop looking at it as a way to lose weight or fix a...

Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements – Should you be taking them?

Contrary to what many believe, research shows that vitamins and supplements that you take do not lower your risk of chronic diseases or make...

The Kidneys: Know, Understand & Care For Your Kidneys

The kidneys are two bean shaped organs, each about the size of a fist. They are located just below the rib cage, one on...

The ABCs of Hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day on July 28 raises awareness of the global impact of viral hepatitis and its prevention. The timing couldn’t be better! Just...

Monkeypox – Vital things you should know

It appears that there is a small monkeypox outbreak in Nigeria. While there’s a reason to be concerned, it's important to note that most...

Healthy eating in pregnancy – The best gift for baby

Do you know that pregnancy is the only time when what you eat directly affects another person? One of the best things you can do...

Malaria – Why we must aim for zero cases

Did you know that approximately 1 out of every 10 of all hospital admissions in Africa are due to malaria?   Malaria is the most common...

Typhoid Fever – No longer a minor problem in Africa

In Nigeria and other parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, Typhoid is commonly the “fall-back” diagnosis of doctors for any diarrheal illness or, when a patient...