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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Pastor Adeboye Imposes 50 Day Fasting: The Safety Consequences

The thing to note is that many who embark on this fast do so for spiritual purposes, but it is very vital that one does not get so consumed in one’s spiritual quest that one forgets the potential health hazards to the body.

Ways To Spot Fake NAFDAC Number On Products

NAFDAC number
Another angle to look at things is whether or not consumers even though how to go about authenticating the products they consume.

Do not apply thick layer of toothpaste on brush – Doctor

A UK-based Nigerian doctor, Dr. Harvey Olufunmilayo, has advised against applying thick layer of toothpaste on brush, especially for children. In a series of tweets on Thursday, he advised that too much toothpaste for children makes them prone to "Dental Fluorosis". He added that this can cause stained and discoloured teeth in children. Speaking on amount of toothpaste for children, Olufunmilayo explained...

Lack of exclusive breastfeeding can cause future diabetes in babies – Expert warns

breastfeeding. SAFETY RECORD
A medical expert, Dr. Bala Abawa, says lack of exclusive breastfeeding in the baby’s first six months can expose them to the risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus later in life. Abawa said on Wednesday in Jos that breast milk contained antibodies which could prevent infections such as diarrhoea, caused by bacteria and viruses. “The baby before six months is not...

5 weird changes in the penis as men age – Research

To imagine that the penis, which is an essential part of the male reproductive organ and a tool for sexual intercourse can experience changes as men age may seem far-fetched and unreal, but as unbelievable as it seems, experts say that the penis will experience some insane changes as men get older. That being said, here are some changes that...

Poor oral hygiene can lead to delivering of premature babies – Dentist

Dr. Albert Akhidenor, a dentist, says it is proven that poor hygiene of pregnant mothers can lead to delivering premature babies and to low-weight babies. Akhidenor, who is the Chief Executive Officer, Community Oral Health Initiative, an NGO, disclosed this in Abuja. He said that mothers with poor hygiene could easily transfer diseases to their babies through kisses. According to him, the...

Resumption: Civil servants decry poor sanitary condition at Federal Secretariat

Federal Secretariat cleaners
Civil servants at phase one of the Federal Secretariat, Abuja on Friday decried the poor sanitary conditions of the secretariat environment following the lack of water to clean up the conveniences. Some of them on the resumption of duty after a two­­-day Christmas break claimed that the environment was becoming “unbearable and uncomfortable”. Mr Jackson Okoh, a senior official, said that...

Elusiyan: Killing, kidnapping of health professionals must stop – Commonwealth group

Late Prof Jerome Elusiyan
The Commonwealth Medical Association (CMA) on Thursday, December 26, called on the Federal Government to improve security to prevent the killings and kidnappings of medical doctors and other health professionals in the country. Dr. Osahon Enabulele, the President of CMA, made the call in a condolence message to the family of late Prof. Jerome Elusiyan who was killed while returning...

Ministry Calls For Safety After Killer Animal Disease Rocks Niger

The World Organization for Animal Health have also been notified about the outbreak of the disease.   

Global tobacco use declines by 60m people – WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) says overall global tobacco use reduced from 1.397 billion in 2000 to 1.337 billion in 2018 or by approximately 60 million people. The world body disclosed this in a statement released on Thursday in Geneva on Global Trends in Prevalence of Tobacco Use 2000-2025 Third Edition, posted on its website. The report covers the use of cigarettes,...