Category Health & Lifestyle

Must Read Piece On The Emotional Roots Of Cancer & How Repressing Anger Particularly Puts You At Risk

When we think about cancer, we think of the disease and how it affects someone. The focus is generally on the numerous types of cancers and a variety of genetic and environmental factors that have been identified as potential causes.

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Take Advantage Of These Herbs & Vitamins That Can Help Outsmart Menopause Woes

For many women, Menopause can be one of the most difficult phases of life. As hormone levels drop, a succession of physical and emotional changes follow, and finding a new normal usually requires major lifestyle shifts. The article below tells

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Children & Young Adults Under 16 Years Can Also Develop Arthritis. Here’s What Rheumatologists Want Us To Know

Rheumatologists say children and young adults under the age of 16 years can develop arthritis. Arthritis simply means pain and swelling of a joint. According to experts, one in 10 arthritis patients is a child. The most common type of

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What Exposure To Prenatal Cannabis Means For Your Baby- Research

Researchers from the Washington State University’s Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience unit, United States of America have linked cognitive and altered behaviour of children to regular cannabis exposure. According to sciencedaily.com, the researchers in a new study, established that regular cannabis exposure in

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Panel Recommends Starting Colon Cancer Screening At This Age

Colon cancer is the most common type of gastrointestinal cancer. It is a type of cancer that begins in the large intestine (colon). The colon is the final part of the digestive tract. Colon cancer typically affects older adults, though it

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Mouthwashes, Oral Rinses May Neutralise Human Coronaviruses, Study Finds

Certain oral antiseptics and mouthwashes may have the ability to inactivate human coronaviruses, according to a newly published Penn State College of Medicine research study. The results indicate that some of these products might be useful for reducing the viral

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The Growing Burden Of Cancer Afflictions In Nigeria & Why It Needs To Be Taken Seriously

Nigeria’s cancer burden is painfully high, no thanks to a poor health system. So when the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions, Paschal Obi, urged the Federal Government afresh to build more cancer centres in the country, it

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COVID-19: NCDC Tells Nigerians To Expect Consequences After Free-mixing During #EndSARS Protests

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chike Ihekweazu has stated that the consequences of the #EndSARS in connection to the Coronavirus pandemic will be felt across the country in two weeks time. Ihekweazu who disclosed that the curfew

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How Woman Who Was Rendered Infertile From Cancer Treatment Leveraged Science To Become A Mum

In a world-first, a woman rendered infertile by cancer treatment gave birth after one of her immature eggs was matured, frozen, and then – five years later – thawed and fertilised, researchers in France reported. A study in the journal

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COVID-19: Governor Sanwo-Olu Approves Full Re-opening Of Markets In Lagos State

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the full reopening of markets in the state. The Lagos Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr. Wale Ahmed, made this known in a statement on Tuesday. The statement made available

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Study Finds That Consuming These Two Things In The Morning Could Save Your Life

Living a healthy life implies you are focusing on two things: the physical activities you’re doing and the foods and drinks you’re consuming. For those living with diabetes, however, monitoring what you eat and drink is a constant task. And

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University Don, Adetunji Lawrence On Why Households In Nigeria Need To Ramp Up On Protein Consumption

A professor of Agricultural Economics at the Osun State University, Adetunji Lawrence, has advised Nigerians to consciously improve their intake of protein in their diets, warning that there are growing incidences of protein deficiency in many Nigerian households. Lawrence, in

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Study Finds That Sleep Restriction Fuels Anger

Feeling angry these days? New research suggests that a good night of sleep may be just what you need. This program of research comprised an analysis of diaries and laboratory experiments. The researchers analyzed daily diary entries from 202 college

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Consultant Psychiatrist, Adeoye Oyewole Warns Denying Your True Feelings Can Predispose You To Mental Illnesses

Denial in ordinary English language is asserting that a statement or allegation, is not true. The same word, and also abnegation is used for a psychological defence mechanism postulated by Sigmund Freud, in which a person is filled with a

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10 Unhealthy Lifestyle Choices That Can Make You Age Faster | Daniel Oyelami’s Story

Being well aware of skin aging triggers is definitely getting you closer and closer to the perfect complexion, however, there exists a few unhealthy habits that might be holding you back from achieving the epitome of youthful skin. Daniel Oyelami

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Sugabelly Makes Valid Points On Using Knowledge Of First Aid To Stall Avoidable Deaths As The #EndSARS Protests Continue

Lotanna Igwe Odunze, popularly known as Sugabelly, has blamed the death of EndSARS protester, Anthony Onome, on ignorance. She took to her Twitter handle to express her dismay that not only are Nigerians in danger from bad functioning hospitals among

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Lupus & Intimacy: Experts, Sufferers Explain Why Sex Can Be A Hassle + How To Manage Symptoms

Persons suffering from lupus can have sex; however, for many of them, sex is likely a challenge. Fatigue, joint pain, hormonal imbalance, flares, routine drugs, decrease in lubrication from the glands can wane down their sexual responsiveness and make both

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13 Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Walking As An Exercise

Regular exercise has long been established to be beneficial to health as it helps keep the cardio-pulmonary system in good working condition. One form of physical exercise is walking. Beneficial as walking is, it could still be done in a way

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Kidney Health: Nutritionist, Yemisi Solanke-Lawal Cautions Against Prolonged Use Of PainKillers

The Chief Executive Officer, Evergreen Health and Social Care International, Mrs Yemisi Solanke-Lawal, has lamented the rising cases of kidney diseases in the country. Solanke-Lawal, in a statement titled, ‘Kidney Health and Chronic Kidney Diseases,’ cautioned against the abuse or

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Breast Cancer Survivor, Lindsey, Narrates Scary Symptom That Led To Diagnosis At A Young Age

Lindsey Finkelstein, a 26-year-old breast cancer survivor is reminding young people that it’s never too early to get checked in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Finkelstein, a blogger and small business owner from Montreal, was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma — one

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BREAKING: Fear As Lagos State Confirms That 181 Students, Staff Test Positive For COVID-19 In A Private School | See Details

Lagos State Government has confirmed new COVID-19 cases in a private boarding school. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this said 181 students and staff members at the private school located in a suburb of Lekki tested positive

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So Much Single Women & Men Can Learn From How RSI President, Mrs. Funmilayo Banire Narrowly Escaped Becoming Childless & Choosing The Wrong Life Partner

About 2.7 million Nigerian women are Rhesus negative, Rhesus Solution Initiative, a non-governmental organisation that sensitises teenagers and pregnant women about rhesus disease, President, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Banire has said. The statistic, she said, amounted to 5.9 per cent of Nigerian

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Women Issues: Research Finding Answers Whether Your Diet Can Prevent Or Treat Urinary Tract Infections

A urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract — the bladder and the urethra. Women are at greater risk of

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Parkinson’s Disease: Four Women Open Up About What They Wish They Knew When They Were First Diagnosed

Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance, and coordination. Parkinson’s symptoms usually begin gradually and get worse over time. As the disease progresses, people may have difficulty walking and talking. Parkinson’s disease is also a progressive

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Nigerian Lady, Jasmine Oguns Shares Motivational Journey On Winning At Life Despite Being Suicidal & Living With Alopecia

Jasmine Oguns’ life journey is an inspiration to many of us. Jasmine who is living with alopecia, shares her journey to becoming bald and experience on how she almost committed suicide in 2008 due to the side effects of wrong

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