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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

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Cholesterol content? Please, eggs are NOT the bad guys!

I grew up learning to perceive eggs with a sense of dread, like many people of my generation. The gist around the neighbourhood was that eggs had one mysterious chemical called cholesterol. We heard it...
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: signs and symptoms to look out for

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We wanted to spread the word so more people know how to check themselves for the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Please check yourselves. It only takes...
©Nigeria Health Watch|AIDS 2016 - Durban, South Africa

Nigeria conspicuously absent from International Conference AIDS 2016, Durban

Finally, the moment came – The 21st International Conference on AIDS 2016 kicked off in Durban, South Africa on the 18th of July, the birthday of Nelson Mandela. With the largest number of registered delegates...
Dr Edi Osagie and Viva Naija Fertility Issues

Dr Edi-Osagie gives new hope for fertility [LISTEN]

The second I spoke with Dr Edi-Osagie of Cheshire Fertility Centre for the first time, I just knew that his message was a word that had to be heard. I personally know at least...
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Indomie Noodles and Short Stature

The diet of many a Nigerian child is afflicted by a national disease: noodles. I say Indomie Noodles cos that's what we eat. Any other noodles is a counterfeit. That stuff is so easy to...
Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Future predictions on our world as we know it –...

In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper worldwide. Within just a few years, their business model disappeared and they went bankrupt. What happened to Kodak will happen in...
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The paradox of the quest for malaria vaccines

Malaria kills about 3000 children daily and over one million people every year globally. Ninety percent of fatalities occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Research has shown that malaria costs Africa about USD $12 billion in...
72-year old woman gives birth in india

Did you know that a 72-year old woman gave birth to a baby boy...

In this uncommon story where enduring strong-will met with evolving science, one thing is unmissable, and that is, the evergreen nature of the "never-too-late" mantra. A seventy-two-year old Daljinder Kaur delivered a healthy baby boy...
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Bow legs and knock knees in children: when money is not enough

BOW LEGS AND KNOCK KNEES: When money is not enough! This is a peculiar growth problem and bone deformation that is quite common with the upwardly mobile folks who live in overcrowded cities. It is a...
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Dealing with the fertility challenges in black women with Dr Edi-Osagie

There are few things more painful for a woman, more heartbreaking, more impossible to explain than the tearing agony of not being able to carry your own child. Despite knowing this not to be true, you...