Nigeria Women’s Bobsled Team Becomes Africa’s First At Winter Olympics

Nigeria Women’s Bobsled Team Becomes Africa’s First At Winter Olympics

Nigeria will be represented at the Winter Olympics for the first time ever, after their women’s team qualified for the bobsled event at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang. Driver Seun Adigun and brakemen Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga completed the fifth of their required five qualifying races on Wednesday, becoming the first African team, […]

Italy Declares A Day Of Mourning As It Holds Funeral For 26 Nigerian Women Who Died At Sea

Italy Declares A Day Of Mourning As It Holds Funeral For 26 Nigerian Women Who Died At Sea

Italy’s southern city of Salerno held a mass funeral on Friday for 26 young women from Nigeria who drowned earlier this month trying to cross the Mediterranean. Twenty-six coffins were laid out in Salerno’s Monumental Cemetery on Friday morning, watched by a military guard, local politicians, rescue workers and journalists. A Catholic archbishop and a […]

In The News: Breast Cancer Linked To Bacterial Imbalance In Breast Tissue

In The News: Breast Cancer Linked To Bacterial Imbalance In Breast Tissue

In a newly published study, Cleveland Clinic researchers have uncovered differences in the bacterial composition of breast tissue of healthy women vs. women with breast cancer. The research team has discovered for the first time that healthy breast tissue contains more of the bacterial species Methylobacterium, a finding which could offer a new perspective in […]

Is It Possible That Bacteria Infections Can Affect Conception Chances?

Is It Possible That Bacteria Infections Can Affect Conception Chances?

Whitney Port is now in the third trimester of her first pregnancy, and she’s been refreshingly honest about the anxiety and discomfort that come along with the excitement of becoming a mom. One aspect of her journey that was not entirely smooth-sailing was finding out she and her husband Tim Rosenman might have trouble conceiving. […]

In The News: Warfarin Used In Treatment of Blood Clot May  Reduce Risk Of Breast Cancer

In The News: Warfarin Used In Treatment of Blood Clot May Reduce Risk Of Breast Cancer

Warfarin is a medication used to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. A new study, however, suggests that the drug may also help to reduce the risk of cancer, particularly for people aged 50 and older. Study co-author James B. Lorens, Ph.D., of the University of Bergen in Norway, and colleagues recently reported […]

I Was Pregnant, But I’m Not Anymore Thanks To Congenital Heart Defects

I Was Pregnant, But I’m Not Anymore Thanks To Congenital Heart Defects

Trigger warning: high risk pregnancy, birth defects, abortion “You’re pregnant? Did your doctor talk to you about taking this medication?” the pharmacist asked. “Yes, I am. But I won’t be tomorrow when I take it,” I responded. She removed the health condition “pregnant” from the system. Earlier that day, someone else told me that she […]

Herbal Medicine Friday: The TAKEOVER

Herbal Medicine Friday: The TAKEOVER

It’s another TAKEOVER DAY!!! In addition to our regular fertility, pregnancy and parenting content, we will be presenting our community with varied and awesome content to help make us the best women…and men…the very best we can be. And Fridays have been dedicated to Herbal Medicine!!! Our partner, Herbal doctor, Afolabi Adeosun will be online today at 12noon, […]