January 24, 2017

Experts increase upper hypertension limit for elderly people

Medical guidelines recommend that doctors use a less aggressive threshold for treating high blood pressure, or hypertension, in otherwise healthy adults aged 60 and above. The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) now recommend that doctors start treatment in otherwise healthy adults aged […]
January 24, 2017

Did you know eating bread and beans can fight arthritis?

This is interesting, right?
January 24, 2017

Contraceptives: Myths and misconceptions about the implant

The contraceptive implant is a small flexible plastic rod which is placed under your skin. It slowly releases the progesterone hormone and gives contraceptive protection for 3 years. The implant is usually inserted in the inner part of the upper arm and while it can be felt under the skin […]
January 24, 2017

Nine global leaders introduce new council to end malaria

To raise funds towards the eradication of malaria, nine global leaders, have founded what would be known as the End Malaria Council. The End Malaria Council will grow to represent all of the key malaria-endemic regions, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Inaugural members include:
January 24, 2017

How poor oral hygiene can affect a man’s sexual life

A research from Taiwan indicates that if a man doesn’t maintain good oral (mouth) hygiene, he may be toying with his ability to maintain a good erection.
January 24, 2017

Watch the NCDC update on Lassa Fever on TV this morning

  The MD/CEO if the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu will be live on NTA Network Service 7.30am today, January 23, 2017. Tune in for an update on NCDC’s Lassa Fever Response.
January 24, 2017

Sterling Bank Plc collaborates to improve Nigeria’s health sector

Sterling Bank Plc says the nation’s health sector is vital to economic growth and development and that is stating the obvious. The lender also said its foray into the health sector was based on the need for public- private collaboration for adequate repositioning of the sector.
January 24, 2017

Why it’s better not to wear panties to bed

Apart from those times when you as a woman are having your monthly period, you are better off wearing no panties to bed!