This branch of health is concerned with the physical, chemical and biological external factors affecting health. It includes having the knowledge of the effects these hazards pose on man, animals and the environment, and also the necessary remedies. The topic can be studied under two broad divisions: pollution and natural disasters. Natural disasters are the adverse events that results from the displacement of the earth. They include earthquake, tsunami, volcanic eruption, flood and others. Natural disasters degrades the ecosystem, change the environment, lead to loss of lives of man
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Making ends meet require a lot of hard work, dedication, financial discipline and focus. In most establishments, the extra incomes they make before they receive their salary is called "Runs" if the extra money you make quickly is from collecting bribes it is called “Egunje”(bribe). It goes a long way to help people who make such because they can use it to cater for other bills. But do you know you can make your own extra income (If you're not greedy), cater for other petty bills and gradually build yourself over the years into the world of financial freedom
Hygiene is synonymous to cleanliness. Thus, personal hygiene refers to the care of the body. The human body can serve as host of diseases and germs which can get into the body through the openings on our body, thereby affecting our health. Good personal hygiene reduces the chances of falling ill and contacting diseases. The external parts of the body, which includes the skin, mouth, ear, nose, eyes, hands, fingers, hair and others, need to be taken care of.
Lots of things are important to inculcate if we want to keep fit and healthy. Good food, clean water, enough rest or siesta and exercise help to refresh the body and protect the body against diseases. Food is the substance consumed or drunk to provide nutrient, energy and growth for the body. It could be of animal or plant source which also helps to repair worn-out tissues. Food is eaten by animals, man and absorbed by plants. Food provides the body with carbohydrate, protein, mineral salt, fat and oil, vitamins and water. Carbohydrate, protein and fats are greatly needed by the body and thus
Genotype is the genetic makeup of an individual with reference to a trait or multiple traits. They are the collection of genes passed from parents to the children. Alleles or Allelomorphs are also referred to as the genes. Children born of a parent will have different genotype. Exceptions are seen in cases of twins or multiple births that are fertilized from the same egg. Human beings have two alleles with each pair inherited from each parent. An allele represents a gene.
To bleach means to become fairer than the original skin colour. Many people hide under the word "toning" instead of bleaching. Toning is still bleaching, either a dark person turning to "oyinbo" or a fair person trying to become fairer. Some people, due to insecurity tone or bleach to remove black spots on their skin or to look fresh and more appealing to the eyes of opposite sex. Both toning and bleaching processes change the skin cells producing "melanin" and also stops its production. This melanin pigment is derived from the amino acid tyrosine, which
Plastic surgery is defined as the medical practice that alters the body form. Plastic here means reshaping or sculpting and is derived from the German word “plastike" which is interpreted as the art of modeling malleable flesh. Cosmetic surgery is not synonymous to plastic surgery, although, both can be used interchangeably because they are related. Both tend towards body enhancement. The difference is this: cosmetic surgery can be done to all parts of the body to improve physical appearance, beauty, body proportion or perfecting the structure of the body. Examples are nose, chin and face lift,