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WELLBODI – Episode 181 PROSTATE CANCER

The causes of prostate cancer are largely unknown. But certain things can increase your risk of developing the condition. The chances of developing prostate cancer increase as you get older. Most cases develop in men aged 50 or older. Let’s…

WELBODI Ep 180- Talking Sexual Reproductive Health Pt 2

This is the concluding part of our discussion on Sexual Reproductive Health. Now discussions between young people and their parents, health care providers, or other influential figures about sexual health can have many positive effects. These conversations can help educate…

WELBODI Ep 179 – Talking Sexual Reproductive Health

These conversations can help educate young people about the risks and benefits of sexual activity and provide them with information on how to practice safe sex. Several studies indicate that adolescents and young people who talk to their parents about…

WELLBODI – Episode 175 World Breast Feeding Week

Health authorities in Nigeria are battling diphtheria outbreak across states in the country. The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), said a significant number of children are yet to be vaccinated against diphtheria, a bacterial infection. As of July…

WELLBODI – Episode 173, Treating Hepatitis

Viral hepatitis continues to claim thousands of lives every day. Statistics in sub-Saharan Africa place hepatitis B as the most frequent and dangerous with a prevalence rate between 8% and 18%. As a consequence, West Africa is a highly endemic…

WELLBODI – Episode 172 Elephantiasis

This edition of Wellbodi focuses on a Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) named Lymphatic Filariasis also known as Elephantiasis. The unfortunate thing about this disease is, not just that it is caused by parasitic worms, it is highly infectious, spreading from…

WELLBODI – Episode 170: Glaucoma and Hemophilia

In this edition of WELLBODI, we examine Two issues, Glaucoma and Hemophilia. What is it about these diseases? Sub-Saharan Africa bears a disproportionate amount of the world’s blindness and the proportion of blind people in this region is increasing at…