Category General Health

Nigerian Doctor, Oluwafunmilayo Harvey Explains Why Cleaning Yourself With Toilet Roll After Defecating Can Be Injurious To Your Health

In a series of tweets, a Nigerian doctor identified as Dr. Olufunmilayo Harvey has explained why you should never clean yourself with toilet paper after defecating. The practice, although quite common is in fact unhygienic and even harmful, Harvey explains. According

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First Coronavirus Case Confirmed In London

Health experts have warned that Britain must prepare itself for more cases of the Coronavirus through the summer after the first case of coronavirus has been diagnosed in London, bringing the total number of cases in the UK to nine.

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Cervical Cancer Facts: Prevention , Causes & Treatment Of The Most Common Cancer Affecting Women In Africa

Cervical cancer is caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract. It affects younger age groups as a result of early sexual activity, multiple sexual partners, and exposure to

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Veteran Actress, Eucharia Anunobi Shares Shocking Video To Buttress Claims Of How Hotel Provisions Compromise Your Health (WATCH)

Public places as hotels, however elite they seem may be hugely comprimising your health. It will probably serve as useful advice to eat out less and be doubly cautious about what you eat and use when you are away from

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Coronavirus: Nigeria and 12 Others Listed As Top Risk African Countries

Nigeria and twelve other nations have been listed as high-risk African countries for Coronavirus by the World Health Organisation. Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia were identified as African

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World Health Organization (WHO) Declares Coronavirus An International Health Emergency

The World Health Organization  has declared an international public health emergency over the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus. The announcement was made on Thursday after a meeting between Health experts and the WHO emergency committee in Geneva. Speaking to reporters, WHO

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Coronavirus: Nigerian Government Issues Public Advisory To Citizens On Latest Deadly Virus As It Heightens Screening Measures At The Airports

There is a major public health concern similar to Ebola currently threatening a worldwide epidemic. It is called the ‘Coronavirus’. The Federal Government of Nigeria in its response to development which could potentially spread and be fatal has now announced

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Nigerian Oncologist Explains Why Low-Fat Diet Is A Myth And What You Should Be Eating Instead To Cut Obesity Risk

A Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncologist at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Charles Adisa, has advised Nigerians to eat healthy meals and engage in physical activities to prevent obesity. The professor said the low-fat diet ‘craze’ is

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Pesticides, Canned Foods: How Chemicals Found In Common Household Items Cause Intellectual Disabilities In Children

Researchers in a new study have found that exposure to chemicals present in pesticides and flame retardants might have triggered over a million cases of intellectual disabilities in new-born babies between 2001 and 2016. The study titled, ‘Trends in neurodevelopmental

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Nigerian Pharmacist, Okiti Peace Answers Why Traditional Medicine (Agbo) Is Dangerous For You & Your Child

Orthodox medicine is no doubt the most conventional form of treatment for ailing health but traditional herbal remedies, popularly called ‘Agbo’ in Nigeria competes quite favourably. While there has been a lot of debate on the safety and efficacy of

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Medical Expert, Dr. Tunji Akintade Gives Handy Tips For Healthy Living

Good health is perhaps the most overlooked blessing but it should not even be so; considering that it is impossible to lead a fulfilling life with a compromised health. Regular medical checkups are an important way to stay on top

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How Cholesterol Levels Can Be Used To Predict Risk Of Heart Disease – Research

Getting your cholesterol level checked time to time could literally save your life and help curtail your risk of a heart disease according to new findings. Previous researches have documented that high cholesterol levels could lead to heart disease, but

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This Thread By Twitter User @geewheezie On Heart Attack Is A Must Read For Every Woman

When many people envision a heart attack, they think of crippling chest pain. But a heart attack does not always have obvious symptoms, such as pain in your chest, shortness of breath and cold sweats. A woman has made a

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Have You Found Meaning In Life? Answer Determines Health & WellBeing- Study

Over the last three decades, meaning in life has emerged as an important question in medical research, especially in the context of an aging population. A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found

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New Study Tells How Exercise Makes The Difference For Women In The Event Of A Major Illness

Women who can exercise vigorously are at significantly lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes. The research is presented today at EuroEcho 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Study author Dr

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Medical Expert, Dr. Sylvester Ikhisemojie Gives 6 Tips On How To Stay In Good Health

Maintaining good health is a big challenge for many Nigerians and questions about it are such that doctors and other healthcare professionals will probably not get tired of hearing. There are many variants of the original question but the facts

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Oncologist, Oludare Adeyemi Shares Great News About Breast Cancer Treatment That Makes Cutting Off The Breast Needless

A Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Oludare Adeyemi has uncovered a new method for the treatment of breast cancer away from the conventional cutting of the breast. While advising women to go for regular screening for early detection of the disease,

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What Waking Up At Wee Hours Says About Your Body And Health

The Wee hours is defined as the early hours of the morning, between twelve o’clock at night and the time when the sun rises. Just as the saying goes, “Early to bed, early to rise”. While the health benefits of

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Why These Sets Of People Are At Higher Risk Of Heart Disease -Study

A Swiss scientists have claimed in the new research that people with less than average means who are unable to have quality sleep as a result of working long for long hours daily and residing in noisy, non-conducive neighbourhoods are

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Expert Advice On The Correct Way To Use Antibiotics

Some concerned pharmacists have advised Nigerians on the correct ways of using antibiotics, while warning of the dangers of indiscriminate use of same. The experts spoke on Friday at an event organised by the ST. RACHEAL’S Pharmaceutical Nigeria Ltd. to

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Environmental Health Experts Highlight The Dangers Of Open Defeacation On Public Health In Nigeria

Environmental health experts in Nigeria have expressed worry over the multiple health implications of open defecation. Every year more than 70,000 children under five die in Nigeria from diarrhoea as a result of unsafe water and poor sanitation conditions. At least 24%

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This Geo-Political Zone Has A HIV Prevalence Rate Significantly Higher Than The National Average- NACA DG, Gambo Aliyu

The Director-General of the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr. Gambo Aliyu, whIle commissioning the agency’s new office yesterday (Nov. 13) revealed that the national prevalence rate for HIV in the country is 1.4 but revealed a worrying

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See How Healthcare Will Become More Accessible Following This New People-Centric Initiative By The Federal Government

Healthcare is soon to become more accessible as well as affordable following a new initiative of the Nigerian government. Localising healthcare is definitely one of the surestways to ensure access and affordability and the federal government has now decided to

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