Monday, 18 September 2017

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH)

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) is part of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. As the first independent, degree-granting institution for research and training in public health, and the largest public health training facility in the United States,[4][5][6][7] the Bloomberg School is a leading international authority on the improvement of health and prevention of disease and disability. The school's mission is to protect populations from illness and injury by pioneering new research, deploying its knowledge and expertise in the field, and educating scientists and practitioners in the global defense of human life.[2] The school is ranked first in public health in the U.S. News and World Report rankings and has held that ranking since 1994.
JSPH online MPH

In n Out Nutrition

in n out nutrition In-N-Out Burger Calorie Counter. Double-Double w/onion-Protein Style (2 100% pure beef patties, lettuce, tomato, mustard & ketchup instead of spread, 2 slices of American cheese, with or without onions

Receding hairline

Receding hairline are a common problem for both men and women, with issues being more common in men. Receding hairlines can be caused by a variety of factors ranging from genetics and aging to hormones and disease. Depending on the cause of your receding hair, there are several options available on the market to help regain your original hairline.

Prostate massage

Prostate massage is the massage or stimulation of the male prostate gland for sexual stimulation or medical purposes.
The prostate takes part in the sexual response cycle, and is essential for the production of semen. Due to its proximity to the anterior rectal wall, it can be stimulated from the anterior wall of the rectum or externally via the perineum

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Mycoplasma Genitalium: What To Know About The New Sexually Transmitted Disease

With 15-24 year olds accounting for half of all new Sexually transmitted Diseases it has become imperative to provide information about the newly discovered sexually transmitted diseases and its implications for the sexually active Nigerian.
The new sexually transmitted diseases Mycoplasma Genitalium was a little known until recently when British Scientists uncovered its links to some sexual conditions.
M. genitalium is one of the most common microorganisms associated with genital tract infections.
The infection has several clinical features consistent with sexual transmission, including higher detection among sexually active individuals compared to sexually naïve adolescents, detection in partners of infected individuals, and predominance in younger individuals with multiple sexual partners and men who have sex with men (particularly those infected with HIV)

Several studies that had identified Mycoplasma as a STI have showed statistically significant increased rates of infection among sexually active women, with rate/risk of infection increasing with 2 or more sexual partners

Implications of contracting Mycoplasma genitalium infection

1. It can significantly affect the ability of the infected individual to have children

2. It complicate and increase the severity of the symptoms of HIV and other viral infections
3. The can lead to the development of ovarian cancers, lymphomas and prostate cancer

4. The infection can lead to pre-term birth and spontaneous abortion.

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Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases vd.

The most effective means of preventing sexually transmitted disease is abstinence from sex or faithfulness to a faithful sexual partner. Unprotected sex increase the risk of contracting venereal diseases or vd.
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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Top 5 Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Top 5 sexually transmitted Disease in Nigeria

Sexually transmitted disease are also known as Venereal Diseases are diseases that are transmitted from one person to the other through sexual activity, this incudes anal , vaginal or MouthAction.
The rate of sexually transmitted disease and rapes especially of the underage (child rape) has become a major public health challenge in Nigeria
The high rate of prostitution and the glorification of commercial sex activities and schemes in higher institutions of learning has also exacerbated the level of sexually transmitted disease in the country. Teenagers are not also left out as their tendencies to explore new things and prove to their parents and peers that they have come of age has landed many in hospitals for all the wrong reasons.
As sex divert more teenagers from class rooms to maternity wards, unfaithful husbands and promiscuous wives have also brought home diseases from one night stands/ accidental quickies and destroyed their families.

At public health Nigeria, we have provided the list of the top 5 sexually transmitted diseases based on published studies and how to avoid them.

Gonorrhea is the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease (STD) in Nigeria. In fact, in 1963, WHO found Lagos to have the highest gonorrhea rate in the world? Recent surveys report gonorrhea prevalence to be as high as 28.1%. Some studies show a clear association between gonorrhea and male / female infertility. Penicillinase producing Neisseria gonorrhea prevalence varies from 44.4% in Zaria to 80% in Ibadan.
There are major several complications that arises in the event that a gonorrhea remains untreated, this could be related to the body tissues, reproductive capacity and deformities in new born see full details in the link below

According to UNAIDS, The number of people living with HIV in Nigeria is between 2, 600 000 – 4, 500 000 more than double the population of some states. The prevalence rate of the disease among Adults aged 15 to 49 is 3.1%. HIV is a sexually transmitted disease that has no cure currently.
Rivers, Taraba and Kaduna are the top three states with the highest level of HIVAIDS infection in Nigeria while Ekiti, Zamfara and Bauchi has the lowest rates. Globally more than 33 million people are living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
HIV/AIDS has complicated the lives of millions in Nigeria, before the advent of free antiretroviral drugs many perished. In addition, due to the high rate of stigma many infected individuals are not taking advantage of the free anti-retroviral drugs and screening programs available. While many others who are infected, unknowingly infect their loved ones because they do not know they carry the virus.
Find all you need to know about HIV/AIDS below

3. Trichomonasis 
The Federal Ministry of Health reported the National average prevalence rate of
9.8% for trichomoniasis. The condition is caused by the one-celled protozoan organism Trichomonas vaginalis which is transmitted during sexual activity. It could also be spread by sharing intimacy gadgets or the used of intimacy gadgets that have been contaminated with the disease causing organism.
About 70 percent of people with trichomoniasis don't experience any signs or symptoms.
Having trichomoniasis can also cause genital inflammation that makes it easier to get infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, or to pass the HIV virus to a sex partner. See link details below candidiasis.

4. Candidiasis
The Federal Ministry of Health reported the National average prevalence rate of
9.62% for Candidiasis.
Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by yeasts that belong to the genus Candida. There are over 20 species of Candida yeasts that can cause infection in humans, the most common of which is Candida albicans. Candida yeasts normally reside in the intestinal tract and can be found on mucous membranes and skin without causing infection; however, overgrowth of these organisms can cause symptoms to develop.

5. Syphilis
The incidence of syphilis has also gone up by 134% in men over the last five years. Syphilis.
Syphilis is a highly contagious disease spread primarily by sexual activity, including oral and anal sex.
Syphilis is caused by the bacteria Treponema pallidum and it is the only known sexually transmitted disease to cause madness. Yes long-term infection with syphilis can cause brain damage and blindness.
The disease can complicate the life of an individual in the long run if left untreated. There are 4 stages of syphilis each with its distinct features.


The truth about Staphylococcus

By now you must have noticed that we omitted staphylococcus aureus from the list, yes unlike what you see quacks advertising in buses and vans, Tvs and radio Staphylococcus aureus infection is not considered as a sexually transmitted disease ,
Staphylococcus aureus is a common bacteria that many people have on their skin or in their nose. It can be transmitted via skin to skin contact. Although the Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strain has been implicated in many infection the condition has not been classified as such.