Thursday , 23 November 2017

Food and Health

NAFDAC appoints Senator Adeyeye’s wife as new NAFDAC boss

The  wife of Senator Olusola Adeyeye representing Osun Central senatorial district at the National Assembly,Professor Moji Christianah Adeyeye has been appointed as the Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, by the Federal Government. Professor Mrs. Adeyeye who is the founder of Drugs for …

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Minister of health set to face panel over outbreak of killer disease in Jigawa State

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, is set to face a panel by the Federal Government over the recent outbreak of an unknown disease that have allegedly led to the death of several children in Jigawa State. This directives is coming about 24 hours after media reports that a strange …

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8 states, 38 people affected by monkey pox

38 cases of Monkey Pox has been recorded in 8 states in Nigeria, according to  Nigerian Centre for Disease Control. States said to have been affected by the disease include;  Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Lagos, Rivers and the Federal Capital Territory. It was also gathered that more …

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“My time is up, I don’t want to live” – Lady shares photo of her taking an overdose of drugs to end her life

A beautiful lady and Facebook user, DeAsia Symone, shared photos of herself taking an overdose of drugs as she claimed that her time is up and she doesn’t want to live anymore. DeAsia went further to say that she’s better off alone and doesn’t need anyone to come look for her. …

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See reasons this lady stops bleaching after years of addiction

Nigerian makeup artist, Tennycoco who started bleaching at the age of 19 has revealed why she stopped and also advised ladies to love their skin the way God has made it.   She shared the above before and after photo and wrote; “My Road to Melanin At the age of 19, …

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NMA urges Nigerians not to politicize health issues in the country

The Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association, Edo Chapter, Emmanuel Osaigbovo, appealed to Nigerians  on Tuesday while speaking at the 2017 Physicians’ Week in Benin City, the Edo State capital. Osaigbovo decried the effect of the rumours making the rounds on the social media that the military are allegedly infecting people …

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Side effects of eating too much salt

The high consumption of salt is very detrimental to human health and people have been urged to express caution when including the substance in food materials. Wonder whether you’re eating too much salt? The more salt you consume, the higher your blood pressure and excessive levels of it in your …

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Men who perform oral s*x on their partners are at risk of mouth, throat cancer, research reveals

Men who perform oral s*x on their partners have a high risk of contracting a rare form of mouth or throat cancer, according to new research. Smokers who have had more than five s*xual partners are at even greater risk of developing cancer triggered by the human papillomavirus (HPV) – …

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No Milk, No Money: Woman Tells the Sad Story of Mother Who Just Delivered a Set of Triplets (Photos)

The travails of a woman who recently welcomed triplets without the financial ability to raise, feed or cloth them, has been shared online. The new mother and Chidinma A Facebook user identified as Chidinma Chidoka, has taken to the social networking platform and shared the story of a Nigerian woman …

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5 Important Tips To Protect Yourself From Monkeypox

As you have probably heard, there is an ongoing outbreak of Monkeypox in Bayelsa. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control released a statement urging everyone to remain calm but vigilant and to know what the symptoms are. Monkeypox is a viral infection that is similar to smallpox and cowpox. Even …

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22 Year Old Woman Takes Her Own Life Because Husband Was Set To Marry Second Wife

22-year-old housewife, Hajara Bala, has reportedly committed suicide after she was informed that her husband was planning to take another wife. It was gathered that the deceased, a resident of Yanmallam village in Miga Local Government Area of Jigawa, took poisonous substance believed to be rat poison as she could …

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Wow! Mango Leaves Revealed to Be Good for Kidney Treatment… See What a Doctor is Saying About It

A medical doctor has made a truly revealing statement about how mango leaves help in the treatment of kidney diseases. Dr Bamidele Joshua, an Abuja based herbal doctor,  said the consumption of mango leaves helps in the treatment of kidney and gall stones among others. According to Vanguard, he told newsmen …

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The Danger of Taking Paracetamol

Nigerians have been given a stern warning against taking an overdose of paracetamol which has become a trend among people. Dr Arikawe Adeolu, a medical practitioner at the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, has warned that an overdose of paracetamol drug could cause liver failure within 24 hours. Adeolu gave …

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Why More Women are Getting a Double Mastectomy

There are likely several reasons for what experts are calling a ‘surge’ in women undergoing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy, as explained by doctors. Recent research has shown that despite more having more treatment options, women with cancer in one chest are increasingly choosing to remove both br**sts even though experts in …

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Watch two inmates eat a live mouse (Graphic VIDEO)

A disgusting video that is currently trending online shows two inmates of an unknown prison eating a live mouse while being cheered on by the other inmates. One of the them took the first disgusting bite of the mouse’s head, while the other ate the remaining body. Watch video below; …

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The Morning Habit Hampering Your Thyroid Hormones

Most of us have a morning routine that includes a cup of coffee to get going. Whether you accompany it with a big breakfast or just have it with a small bite of toast, you probably look forward to: Being more alert Having more energy A sense of well-being But …

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Iodine Shortage To Blame For Your Thyroid Woes?

My first acquaintance with iodine came many, many years ago, as a rambunctious little kid who was no stranger to cuts and scrapes. Thankfully my mother was prepared. She always kept a good supply of topical iodine on hand and liberally used it to decorate my arms and legs with …

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Is A Dusty House Making You Fat?

Cleaning the house is a chore we would all like to skip… It’s not just boring; it takes up time that could be spent doing things that are so much more enjoyable. But did you know that skipping out on house cleaning just might be behind that extra weight you’re …

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7 Signs Of Thyroid Problems

When your thyroid malfunctions, every cell in your body suffers. And even though at least half of all Americans have thyroid problems, and these issues may be a primary cause of heart disease, most doctors can’t even recognize them. Want to know why the diagnosis of low-thyroid state is so …

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Why The Rise In Thyroid Problems?

We don’t think much about the thyroid… and we really should. Especially considering that this non-descript little gland located in your neck produces hormones that regulate energy metabolism, control protein synthesis and adjust your body’s sensitivity to other hormones. With all these critical functions, it makes sense your thyroid should …

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