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.
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We are all prone to toilet diseases. Men, women, literates, illiterates, young and old make use of restrooms which expose us to infections if our hygiene is nothing to write home about. Women are more prone to these infections because most of them sit on these toilet seats. Toilet diseases are the infections one can contact through the use of the toilet in an unhygienic way or through using dirty public toilets. Toilet diseases can be contacted from dirty toilet, toilet door knobs and handles, by touching toilet surfaces with fingers or not washing hands after using the toilet. They are referred to as "faeco-oral" diseases. The usage of toilet by several people with different backgrounds, hygiene ideas and infections makes one contact toilet infections and those with poor hygiene are more susceptible to
The knowledge and understanding of the safe and ovulation periods is very important for both gender. This is to avoid unwanted pregnancies for those that prefer unprotected sex and also to know the best periods for conceiving pregnancy. It is essential to know the way a woman's body work and also the menstrual cycle in order to have a perfect knowledge of both the ovulation and safe periods. The ovulation and safe periods are part of the menstrual cycle, that is, within the menstrual cycle are both the ovulation and safe periods. Menstrual cycle is the time between the first day of vagina bleeding in a month
Nigerians are vulnerable to some diseases. No matter how great our hygiene habits are, we are still exposed to certain illnesses. The common diseases in Nigeria are malaria, cold, hypertension, cholera and HIV/ AIDS. These diseases have been reduced to the minimum with the emergence of orthodox medicine. They had claimed many lives in the past and many of these diseases were attributed to spiritual afflictions and attacks. The diseases are highlighted in the following paragraphs.
Modern medicine is a medical system that is based on the assumption that the mind and the body are separate. Thus, patients are not treated wholly but according to the symptoms exhibited. The diseased body parts are taken into consideration. The physical health is treated in modern medicine and the worn-out and damaged organs of the body can be treated, repaired or replaced when damaged. Modern medicine is the only form of medicine that has mastered the art of organ replacement.
Menstruation (also known as Menses or Menstrual/Monthly Period or Period) is a periodic discharge of blood and uterus lining through the vagina. The menses is a major sign of puberty in girls. A girl will notice some vagina discharge months before her first period which might be disturbing for some who do not have prior knowledge on Menses. Menarche is the term used for the first period experience while menopause is the end of a woman's fertility and thus stoppage of menstruation. A woman's body prepares for pregnancy every month and when there is no sperm to fertilize the woman’s egg, the womb sheds
Human eye is the most important organ in the body. The eye serves as the king as nothing can be done easily without the eyes. Eyes are used mainly for sight. This delicate organ needs proper care and attention because its loss will throw a being into total darkness. Some people are born without sight while some develop sight defects over time. Some neonates lose their eyes due to pregnancy complications or diseases such as measles.