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.
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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
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Meaning of Genotype 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
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Living a healthy life is easy and at the same time requires special attention.  Living in diseases, illness or sickness are challenging and disrupt activities. It is uncalled for to spend income on sickness when one can avoid falling sick in the first place. All aspects of our lifestyles need to be reviewed to know
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Traditional medicine also known as herbal or alternative medicine include various health practices, approaches, knowledge and beliefs incorporating medicines from plants, animals, spiritual therapies, medical foods, manual techniques and exercise. It refers to all practices designed to promote mental, physical and spiritual well-being that are based on the beliefs practiced before the emergence of scientific
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The knowledge and understanding of the safe and ovulation periods are very important for both genders. This is to avoid unwanted pregnancies (Read about Pregnancy here) for those that prefer unprotected sex (Read about Sex education here) and also to know the best periods for conceiving a pregnancy. It is essential to know the way a woman’s
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Cucumber is a fruit or vegetable with the botanical name Cucumis sativus belonging to the family of plants known as “gourd family” or “Cucurbitaceae”. Its plant is a creeping vine which bears cylindrical fruits used in cooking vegetables. There are three major variety of this fruit which is then developed into different cultivars, these are the slicing, pickling
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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 (read more on orthodox medicine here). They
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