In Cameroon, “breast ironing” is a custom in which various objects are heated and placed upon the budding breasts of a pre-teen girl in an attempt to halt development and in turn make her less attractive to men. Parents have continued this tradition usually performed by other family members or community healers for years, fearing
These days, more women prefer tampons to pads since they’re less visible underneath their clothing, but the drawback is that you must be twice as careful while wearing them. Along with the convenience comes additional responsibilities, Don’t become complacent when it comes to your tampon use.
Not taking the proper precautions
The Northern elites have failed Nigerians in the North. For 26 years, political power has resided in the North but yet, the rate of poverty and inequality is higher in the north than any other part of the country. Societal unrest is brought about by one major factor which spreads
By a vote of 18-6, the advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration has recommended approval of flibanserin, a drug used to treat sexual dysfunction in women, the New York Times reports.
If approved by the FDA, the pink pill will be used to assist premenopausal women who suffer from
You might feel selfish for asking your doctor 20 questions about your vagina post childbirth. You might think, “Shouldn’t all my questions be about the health of the baby?” But it’s completely normal to worry about your vagina after pushing a little human through it! So here are 15 things
En.do.me.tri.o.sis is a common condition that results when the lining of the womb does not fully leave the body during a menstrual cycle. Instead it embeds itself on surrounding organs causing severe lower abdominal pain.
Generally unknown but there are speculations that it can be ;
Problems with the immune system
Do I have any
by Yvonne Obike
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Arthritis is generally referred to as swelling of the joints in different parts of the body. This condition can affect any age demographic but it seems to occur mostly in women. There is no cure but there are things you can start doing to live a
Although the nutritional needs of every person is the same in general, there are some important difference between what women and men need most. Reproductive health plays a key role in determining which vitamins and minerals are most important for women, which are, in this case, very different than those
She slowly straddles to fetch water at a nearby tape with her 8 month daughter strapped to her back.Her four year old son plays with a worn out tyre, running up and down the small surrounding enclosure.As soon as her bucket is full, Lesego goes back home into a
Instead of taking a pill a day, what if you could take one pill that lasted 16 years? That’s the premise for a new project funded by the Gates Foundation, which looks at innovative ways to deliver drugs into the body. A single smart capsule could release drugs into a