1 Nigerian Dies Of Stroke Every 2 Minutes – Neurologist

Prof. Njideka Okubadejo, Nigeria’s first female neurologist, says one person dies every two minutes from stroke in the Nigeria. Okubadejo, of the University of Lagos, disclosed this at her Inaugural Lecture at the University in Lagos. The lecture was titled “Strokes of Movement and Trips: Strategic Opportunism as An Approach to Improve Neurological Care in […]

World invests $2.9bn in renewable energy since 2004 — UNEP Report

The world has invested 2.9 trillion dollars in green energy sources since 2004, a new UN-backed report released on Thursday said. The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018 report, released by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and its partners, showed a steady move away from fossil fuel-based power production to ‘green’ power sources. The report said […]

Ko kun san tusa ta gagari likitoci?

Hakkin mallakar hotoTHINKSTOCK Tusa ba abar kunya ba ce kaɗai, za ta iya kasancewa wata alama ce mai muhimmanci ta yanayin lafiyar jikinka. Amma kuma har yanzu likitoci sun gagara fahimtar lamarinta. Na tsani in fito fili in yi wannan magana amma ba shakka kam likitoci suna da matsala kan sanin al’amarin da ya danganci […]

‘Are you having an emotional affair?’

‘ If anybody asks you this question, you may go angry or livid because it sounds so insulting. Why? Maybe because you are never the type of person that would have an affair outside your relationship/marriage. Well, that is also probably because you do not know what having an emotional affair means. Having an emotional […]

How you can stop smelly farts

Foods high in fibre, such as broccoli, may cause smelly farts Passing farts, especially very smelly farts, can be an embarrassing problem. Fortunately, for anyone who experiences smelly gas, there are steps that can be taken to reduce the problem. In most cases, it is natural and healthy for a person to experience intestinal gas. […]

Best 5 teas for good health, anti-cancer

A tea expert recommends five types of tea good for health and which can also help in warding off cancer, arthritis, Alzheimer disease and other challenges. Rooibos tea, native to South Africa, may protect liver health It’s likely that we all enjoy a hot cup of tea — or herbal infusion — at least from […]

Studies on HIV prevention in women assuring – USAIDS

HIV epidemic By Prudence Arobani UNAIDS is elated with mid-way results from two studies that show a vaginal ring releasing long-acting antiretroviral medicine to prevent HIV infection in women. Reports say that the results show that studies is up to 54 per cent effective in preventing HIV. The ring, which is replaced monthly, slowly releases […]

Influenza virus causes panic in Keny

Typical hospital ward Kenyan health officials have issued an alert after samples taken from patients confirmed the presence of H1N1 prototype 9 influenza virus. The samples were taken from the patients suffering from flu in Laikipia County, central Kenya, Africareview reports. Mr Donald Mogoi, a chief officer in charge of health in the area, said a child […]

Meningitis kills 9 children in Jigawa

Nine children between the ages of three and 13 years have died as a result of an outbreak of cerebral spinal meningitis (CSM) in Majia town of Taura local government area in Jigawa State. Sources had indicated by last night that the death toll had hit over 20 as the outbreak was said to have […]

Food calorie cut can prevent 35,000 premature deaths

Ultra-processed foods Britain’s food industry was challenged by the government Tuesday to reduce the amount of calories in products used by families by 20 percent as part of a new strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity. Health officials say if the 20 per cent target is met within five years, more than 35,000 premature […]