Category Health & Lifestyle

COVID-19: NAFDAC Boss, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye Orders Production Of Chloroquine For Clinical Trial

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, says the agency has ordered the manufacturing of Chloroquine for emergency stock for the clinical trial treatment of Coronavirus.   In a statement released on

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Thoughtful American Nurse, Tatyana, Really Did This For A Mother Dying Of COVID-19

A woman has come out to narrate the emotional moment she got to say goodbye to her mother over FaceTime before she died from Coronavirus, thanks to help of a nurse at a Washington hospital. Michelle Bennett was told by

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COVID-19: Federal Government Begins Cash Transfer To Poorest Households

Minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq, says the Federal government has begun cash transfer to the poorest households in the country to cushion the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Farouk announced this at a press

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Nigerian Woman, Ayodeji Osowobi Who Recovered From COVID-19 Shares Her Experience Inside Lagos’s Isolation Centre

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, the Nigerian woman who was the flag bearer at the last Commonwealth Day service in the UK, has narrated what it was like when she was diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus after returning to Nigeria. 29-year-old Oluwaseun,

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Fact Check: WHO Debunks Myth Going Round About COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has debunked a myth about what causes COVID-19. According to WHO, swirling rumours that COVID-19 is airborne and can remain in the air for 8 hours is false. The international health agency in its tweet

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BREAKING: President Buhari Imposes Restrictions On Lagos And Two Other States In A Bid To Curb COVID-19

In a bid to curb the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria, President Buhari has restricted movement in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State. The president made the announcement during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday. He said that the curfew will begin

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Pregnant Mum-of-Three, Karen Mannering Begs For People To Stay Home As She Battles To Save Herself & Baby After Contracting Coronavirus (VIDEO) 

A heavily pregnant 39 year old mum, Karen Mannering, has revealed the anguish she faces as she battles to save herself and unborn child after contracting the deadly coronavirus. Karen from Kent, UK is bedridden in a British hospital’s Intensive

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UK’S Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Announces He Has Tested Positive To  COVID-19

UK prime minister, Boris Johnson has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus. This comes just after a Downing Street spokesperson announced in a statement that Mr. Johnson tested positive for coronavirus ‘after experiencing mild symptoms yesterday’. Among world leaders,

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Celebrity Dad, Davido Announces His Fiancee, Chioma, Has Tested Positive To The COVID-19 Infection

Musician, David Adeleke aka Davido has just shared the sad news that his fiancee and mother of one of his children, Chioma Rowland has tested positive to the Coronavirus. In his late night post, the dad-of-three shared yesterday, that Chioma

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Actress, Beverly Naya Wants Society To Be Awake To The Plight Of Low-Income Earners This Period

Nollywood actress, Beverly Naya has reacted to the stay-at-home advice to Nigerians to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country; and she’s asking that low-income earners be duly catered for at this period. Her reaction was in response to

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Women Who Get Little Sleep Will Have More Health Concerns Post-Menopause

A headache, bothersome as it may be, may be the least of your worries as a woman if you are getting less than enough sleep. Getting too little sleep was linked with a higher risk of having low bone mineral

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Coronavirus May Be Transmitted Sexually- Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie

As the world continues to battle the Coronavirus COVID-19 scourge, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that there is a high possibility of the virus to be transmitted sexually. Ehanire said this during an emergency press briefing in

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Why Eating Yoghurt Can Stop Bacteria That Causes Breast Cancer

One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria, researchers suggest. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial bacteria dampens inflammation. This is similar to the bacteria found in breastfeeding mothers. Their suggestion is

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How An Apple A Day May Keep Bothersome Menopausal Symptoms Away

A healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables is known to benefit the human body in so many ways. Now a new study suggests that it may also play a role in lessening various menopausal symptoms. Study results were published

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UK Mum, Diane Middleton Warns About Misconceptions Of COVID-19 After Her Daughter, Chloe, 21, Becomes UK’s Youngest Person To Die From The Disease

A 21-year-old girl identified as Chloe Middleton from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire has become the youngest person to die of coronavirus in the UK.  An 18-year-old boy died from the virus in the UK on 23 March, but he was being treated for “significant

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Coronavirus Outbreak: IG User Alerts The Public About The Mass Production Of Hand Sanitizers By Unapproved Business Owners

As Lagos state battles the Coronavirus outbreak, a video has surfaced online showing how hand sanitizers are being mixed and produced by some market men and women at Ojota market in the state. An IG user, @thecreativeherbalist who had gone

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FG Alerts Nigerians Of Coronavirus Malware That Can Lock Them Out Of Their Gadgets

The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has warned Nigerans of the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent Coronavirus Ransomware Application. While the ransomeware application claims to provide updates on the virus and infections near the user, when downloaded it blocks

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Coronavirus: Lagos State Government Issues Notice To All AMVCA Attendees To Self-Isolate After Attendee Tests Positive

The Lagos commissioner for health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has asked everyone who attended the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020 held on Saturday, March 14, to observe strict self-isolation as they may have come in contact with a person

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World Health Organization Raises Alarm Over Rapid Acceleration Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Coronavirus disease pandemic is “accelerating” and that almost every country in the world has reported cases of the viral disease. Speaking at a news conference in Geneva on Monday, March 23rd,

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Research Finding Answers Whether Low Carbohydrate Diets In Pregnancy Increase Or Lower Risk Of Birth Defects

There is a wave of options when it comes to health and nutrition. Many of those options often target eliminating or lowering intake of carbohydrate, and while that may benefit you in some way, adhering to a low carbohydrate diet

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Nigeria Records Its First Death From Coronavirus

Nigeria has recorded its first death from Coronavirus. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the deceased is a 67-year-old man who returned home from the UK where he had gone for medical treatment. The victim has since

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FG Orders Closure Of Schools Nationwide

The Federal Ministry of Education is closing all tertiary, secondary and primary schools nationwide over the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country as part of measures to contain the spread. The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr. Sonny Echono, confirmed this

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China Approves New Drug, Avigan, Developed By Japanese Experts As Effective Treatment For Coronavirus

China’s health leadership have announced they have found the Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug, Avigan, to be effective in treating coronavirus patients. Zhang Xinmin, China’s director of the National Center for Biotechnology Development confirmed that the Avigan (Favipiravir) drug was found to

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Lagos State Issues Notice To Passengers On Lufthansa/Turkish Flights Of March 13th & 14th To Self-Isolate

As contact tracing for the new cases of Coronavirus continues, the Lagos state government has appealed to every passenger onboard the Lufthansa flight LH568 on March 13th and the Turkish flight TK1830 on March 14th to isolate themselves and contact

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Silverbird Chairman/ Dad-Of-Three, Ben Murray-Bruce Speaks On Cancer Awareness As He Loses His Wife Of 41 Years, Evelyn Murray-Bruce

Chairman of Silverbird Group, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has lost his wife, and mother of his children,  Evelyn Murray-Bruce to cancer. The heartbroken dad-of-three took to his Twitter handle to share the sad news and how their children are finding it

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