Six Surprising Health Benefits Of Honey

Honey is a sweet liquid made by honey bees using the nectar from flowers. It is graded in colour, the flavour of a particular type of honey will vary based on the types of flower from which the honey is harvested. Honey has been used for both food and medicine, honey is particularly healthy when […]

5 Causes Of Bad Breath

Many people suffer from bad breath which is also known as mouth odour. Anyone can suffer from bad breath. It is estimated that 1 in 4 people have bad breath regularly. Simple home remedies and lifestyle changes, such as improved dental hygiene and avoidance of some food can help prevent bad breath. Below are some causes of bad breath: […]

5 Causes Of Body Odour

When the body gives off an odour that people find offensive, it is known as body odour and this occurs when bacteria that live on the skin break down sweat into acids. According to research,  sweat is actually odourless, it is the bacteria that live and grow under your arms that causes body odour. Some people […]

4 Surprising Health Benefits Of Chocolate

The next time you indulge in a piece of chocolate, you may not have to feel so guilty about it. Despite its bad reputation for causing weight gain, a number of health benefits are associated with this treat most especially dark chocolate. Chocolate is made from tropical Theobroma cacao tree seeds. Dark chocolate is loaded […]

Health officers plan to disinfect Abakaliki, environs of yellow fever

By Uchenna Ugwu Mr Sunday Nwonu, a Sanitarian and Senior Environmental Health Officer, Ministry of Environment, Ebonyi, says the ministry plans to sanitise Abakaliki and environs following the recent outbreak of yellow fever in the state. Nwonu made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on Tuesday during […]

1,075 in every 100,000 pregnant women die in Sokoto

The campaign was aimed at promoting maternal and child health in the state. She also identified inadequate education and low incomes as causes of maternal health in the state. She said of the 5.3 million total population in the state, 265,667 were pregnant women. According to her, 24.3 percent of them received ante natal care […]

FG disburses N6.5bn health care fund to 15 states, FCT

The Federal Government has launched the disbursement of N6.5 billion first phase of Basic Health Care Provision Funds (BHCPF) to 15 states and Federal Capital Territory for Social Health Insurance Agencies. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire said at the launch of the funds in Abuja yesterday that the disbursement to all states that […]

Kim Kardashian tests positive for Lupus

By Anita Eboigbe Reality Star, Kim Kardashian has tested positive for Lupus antibodies. Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs when a person’s body’s immune system attacks their tissues and organs, causing inflammation, and can affect different body systems. The health scare was revealed during the premiere of the 17th season of ‘Keeping Up […]

FG spends N1.8bn on prevention, treatment of malnutrition in 18 states

The Federal Ministry of Health, says it has disbursed over N1.8 billion for the prevention and treatment of malnutrition in 18 States in the last two years. Dr Chris Isokpunwu, Head Nutrition Division, who made this disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja, noted that the fund was […]