Category Health & Lifestyle

How To Protect Your Eyes From The Growing Rates Of Eye Problems/Blindness From Over-Exposure To Phones- Consultant Ophthalmologist, Chioma Uchendu 

Chioma Uchendu, a consultant ophthalmologist with the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, has advised regular breaks from smartphones and other devices like computer and television screens to avoid damage to the eyesight. Uchendu, who gave the advice in an interview with

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Brand influencer And Mom, Obis Ora Shares Top 3 Self-care Tips For Women In Their 30s

Hitting 30 comes with different kinds of feelings for most women. Although, the emotions may vary from woman to woman, however, it can be quite challenging. Fashion influencer and yummy mummy, Obis Ora has shared 3 self-care tips for women

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Arthritis, Cancer : Nutritionist, Paul Okoh Harps On Efficacy Of Parsley Leaf In Cure & Prevention

A Nutritionist based in Abuja has analysed the immense benefits Nigerians can reap from parsley leaf in the treatment of arthritis, cancer prevention and other ailments. Paul Okoh disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in

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Mum, Marina Reznikov Warns About Dangers Of Infrared Thermometers After Her Experience

We all understand how worrying it can be when a baby has a temperature. Well, one proactive mum thought she was doing the right thing when she got an infrared thermometer so she could monitor her child’s temperature at home

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“17 months postpartum, I did it my way and in my time”- Celebrity Mum-of-Two, Tia Mowry Encourages Other Mums To Not Bow To Societal Pressures

American star actress and mum, Tia Mowry-Hardrict gave birth to her daughter Cairo in May 2018, and has completely owned her journey to heal and recover. Dressed in a royal blue bodysuit, the actress recently showed off her incredible figure

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Drinking Tea Improves Brain Health, Study Suggests

A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that regular tea drinkers have better-organised brain regions and this is associated with healthy cognitive function compared to non-tea drinkers. The research team made this discovery

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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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Medical Experts Sensitize Pregnant Women, Others On The Many Dangers Of Exposure To Air Pollution

A Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, has warned Nigerians, especially market and pregnant women on the many dangers of being exposed to air pollution. Dr Uju Ozoh, during a sensitisation programme on the dangers

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Sickle Cell Disease: Expert, Dr. Taiwo Aderemi Stresses On Early Genotype Testing As Preventive Strategy

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from the parents. The Sickle Cell Hope Alive Foundation (SCHAF) has said that early genotype testing and screening remains the key preventive strategy against the disease. SCHAF Medical

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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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Hollywood Actress, Selena Gomez Reveals What She Had To Do To Restore Her Mental Health After She Hit Rock Bottom

Hollywood’s favourite girl, and producer, Selena Gomez is speaking out about her hiatus from the public spotlight and mental health journey. About a year ago, the singer went off the grid as she announced she would be taking a break

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Celebrity Mum, Jada Pinkett Shares How She & Hubby, Will Smith Swiftly Intervened After Son, Jaden, Who Adopted The Vegan Lifestyle Began Wasting Away

Celebrity mum-of-two, actress and television host, Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed that she and her Hollywood actor husband, Will Smith were forced to intervene when their son Jaden turned grey after embracing a new approach to healthy eating. Jaden, 21,

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Paternity Fraud: Nigerian Doctor, Adams Ayeni Says 3 Out Of 10 Nigerian Men Are Raising Children That Are Not Theirs, Shares His Encounter With A Patient

A Nigerian doctor has decried the high rate of paternity fraud in the country after an encounter with the mother of one of his patients necessitated his stance. The doctor, Adams Ayeni took to his Twitter handle @Adamsayeni to narrate

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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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New Research: Why You Shouldn’t Make Major Decisions On An Empty Stomach

New research from the University of Dundee has suggested that people should avoid making important decisions about the future on an empty stomach. Whether you are going for a crucial business deal or salary negotiation for your new job, make

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12 Tips For Staying Healthy You Should Totally Adopt From 53-Year-Old Mom, Halle Berry

American actress and sweet mom-of-two Halle Berry has been health goals since pretty much forever, and the 53-year-old fab Oscar winner has repeatedly made it clear that she has a practical approach to staying healthy. Sure, the thrice divorced actress

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Memory Loss: Expert Issues Guidelines To Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer/Dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away (degenerate) and die. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person’s ability

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NAFDAC Enlightens Nigerians On The Dangers Of Consuming Non-Iodine Salt

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has issued out a warning to Nigerians about consuming non-iodized salt. Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Director of Public Affairs of the agency says it has grave consequences to human

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New Study Finds A Link Between Afternoon Sleeps And Heart Attack

A new study conducted by researchers from the University Hospital of Lausanne in Switzerland sought to find a link between afternoon sleeps and heart attack and they came up with an interesting find. The study shows that people who sleep

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Nigerian Pharmacist, Emmanuel Tangang Explains Why You Should Avoid Eating Fruits During Medication

A Pharmacist, Emmanuel Tangang, has warned that certain fruits and prescribed drugs do not work well together and can infact result into a health nightmare when combined. Tangang gave the advice during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria

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15 Approved Health Habits You Should Totally Steal From Mom-Of-3, Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba, 38, has been health goals since pretty much forever, and the pretty mum-of-three has repeatedly made it clear that she has a practical approach to staying healthy. Sure, the American actress and businesswoman works out and eats well,

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Fruit Juice Will Remedy Deficiency In Vitamins, Minerals – Dietician

A dietician with the Lagos State Government, Mr. Olusola Malomo, has said that regular consumption of fruit juice can put an end to micronutrient deficiency. Speaking at a healthy-living dialogue organised by CHI Limited, Malomo noted that the shortage of

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Sickle Cell Disorder: Advocate, Toyin Adeshola Counsels Carriers On How They Can Defy All Odds To Live Their Lives To The Fullest

According to reports, sickle cell disease is a life-long illness. The severity of the disease varies widely from person to person. In high-income countries like the United States, the life expectancy of a person with SCD is now about 40–60

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Is Hepatitis B Curable? Find Out All About The Liver Disease

According to a very recent article by the Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, Nigeria has one of the highest burdens of viral hepatitis in Africa with an estimated 20 million individuals living with chronic hepatitis B infection. The country also

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How Mum-Of Two, Bethany Gasky, ‘Ate’ Her Way To Becoming A Millionaire

Mum-of-two, Bethany Gasky, a former daycare owner has become a millionaire by eating large quantities of food in front of a camera and uploading them on her YouTube channel. She has made over $1 million (N360m) on her YouTube channel

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