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Study shows global warming increases stroke risk

A study has found that global warming increases the risk of stroke among 50-year-old people and older ones, the Hebrew newspaper Israel Hayom reported on Friday. Stroke occurs when there is a sudden disruption in the blood supply to the brain tissue, causing permanent nerve injury, complications, and death. According to the World Stroke Organisation, 15 million people worldwide suffer from...

West Africa: “Tramadol seizures increased to 170 tonnes in 2017”

Seizures of Tramadol drug increased ten-fold from 17 tonnes in 2014 to 170 tonnes in 2017 in West Africa, according to West African Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (WENDU) Report (2014 – 2017). Tramadol is a unique prescription drug used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain, but abused by people, especially youths, to achieve mostly negative goals, causing grave...

Easy Steps To Curb Phone Addiction

Now, women have succeeded in burning up an entire pot of rice because they were surfing the social media on their mobile gadgets. Men can also often be seen.......

Expert lists heart attack prevention, others as benefits of blood donation

She therefore urged members of the public to cashing on these many health benefits by donating blood.

Solutions To Mouth Odour You Never Knew

Bad breaths are one of the worst nightmares any person could encounter. Imagine sitting beside a person with a smelly mouth and having to endure him/her speaking to you while you constantly have to shift your nose away from the intangible disaster. Even if you....

We didn’t deny accident victims treatment in Jos – Air force

Nigerian Air Force
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said that a post on Twitter alleging that it refused medical attention to two accident victims rushed to its hospital in Jos was “gross misrepresentation of facts.’’ NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, denied the report in a Friday statement in Abuja. Daramola added that the post alleged that the victims,...

Anambra to establish trauma centre to improve survival rate of accident victims

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano
Dr. Vincent Okpala, Anambra State Commissioner for Health, says the government will establish a trauma centre to improve the survival rate of accident victims in the state. Okpala made this disclosure on Tuesday, during the Budget Defense of the Ministry of Health, before the Assembly House Committee on Health in Awka. He said that it was important to establish the trauma...

Study Shows Staring At Women’s Breasts Can Make Men Live Longer, Healthier

A study done by a German scientist, Dr. Karen Weatherby, and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has revealed that staring at women’s breasts is healthy and also elongates the life span of men. The study, which was carried out over a period of five years, involved 500 men, half of whom were instructed to stare at women’s...

Expert blames rise in Type 2 diabetes on poor diet, sedentary lifestyle

A Diabetologist (a specialist in treatment of diabetes),  Mr. Chima Adindu, of the Apex Diabetics Center, Jos, has blamed the rise in Type 2 diabetes among children on poor diet mentality and sedentary lifestyle. Adindu disclosed this on Monday in Jos, Plateau State. He said that in the past, Type 1 Diabetes was prevalent in children as a result of  the...

REVEALED: 3 Things Your Heart Needs For Long Life

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 17.9 million persons die annually from Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs). This is further made scarier by the fact that the figure makes up 31 percent of global deaths.