Category General Health

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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After Braving The Odds To Have 3 HIV Negative Kids, See How Woman Living With HIV Is Encouraging Other Carriers

A woman who is living with HIV after being raped at ages 8 and 16 has shared her positive story about how she braved the odds, living a fulfilled and wholesome life despite her status. The mum-of-three via her Twitter

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2019 World Heart Day: Medical Expert Enlightens On Approved Habits That Can Help The Heart Live Long & Function Well

A Consultant Cardiologist with the Alimosho General Hospital, Lagos, has dished out important tips on what to do to make our heart live long. According to Dr. Adedeji Akinbo, proper dietary, exercises and good sleep are very important if you

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Is Obesity A Disease? Dietician, Olusola Malomo Tells All You Need To Know About The Condition

A principal dietician at the Ajeromi General Hospital, Lagos State, Olusola Malomo has warned that obesity, though often underrated can increase the risks of diabetes and cancer. In an interview granted to the PUNCH newspapers, Malomo answered all the questions

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Nigerian Optometrist, Dr Gloria Okoekhian Warns Office Workers Are Most Vulnerable To Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

The Vice-Chairman of the Nigerian Optometric Association, Lagos State chapter and an optometrist at Vista Eye Centre, Dr Gloria Okoekhian has warned that office workers are the most vulnerable to an eye condition called, Computer vision Syndrome (CVS). Dr. Okoekhian

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Spacing And Waiting Too Long Between Pregnancies- Nigerian Doctor Advises Women On Finding The Balance To Minimise Risks

Old and even more recent studies have established that mums need to wait at least a year between pregnancies. A study by the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, found that mothers

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ER Doctor, Sam Ghali M.D. Gives Helpful Tips On What Not To Do When Suffering A Nose Bleed

A rather helpful post from a doctor on social media has gone viral. In the post shared by @Em_resus on his Twitter page, Sam Ghali, M.D. advised people on taking cautious measures when suffering a nose bleed. According to him,

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Eye-Opening Study Links Maternal Age To Autism

A ten-year study at the University of California, Davis concluded that there is a link between maternal age and autism. The study looked at 4.9 million births in the 1990s and found that older mothers are more likely to give

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Who Knew Eating Bad Groundnuts Could Damage The Liver? See All The Do’s And Don’ts Of A Healthy Liver According To Dr. Nonso

Twitter-famous Nigerian physician, Dr. Nonso, popularly known as ‘Aproko Doctor’ on the app has shared a number of seeming easy steps to take in order to guard against liver damage or cancer.  The health practitioner who often shares insights on

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