February 25, 2017

Chemicals in frozen chicken said to increase risk of kidney disease

The Nigerian Federal Government has warned against the consumption of frozen chicken, saying it causes kidney and other diseases.
February 24, 2017

Lassa Fever: Pregnant woman killed, medical staff isolated

Lassa fever claimed the life of a pregnant woman, and her unborn baby at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) on Thursday.
February 23, 2017

Brazil’s Foreign Minister resigns for health reasons

Brazil’s Foreign Minister, José Serra resigned on Wednesday citing health concerns.
February 23, 2017

10 portions of fruit and vegetables daily may prevent millions of premature deaths

A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.
February 23, 2017

Study finds that Black women are more likely to be lonely

A new study has found Black women’s tendency to loneliness may put them at an increased risk for heart disease and other illnesses. “African-American women at risk for cardiovascular disease have unique predictors of loneliness — financial stress and subjective social status — as compared to non-Hispanic white women,” said […]
February 23, 2017

Health Check: are naps good for us?

Can a power nap increase productivity? Will it affect your sleep at night? Catnap, kip, snooze, siesta; whatever you call naps, there is no doubt these once frowned-upon short ‘sleeps’ are gaining acceptance. The increase in popularity is not surprising, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the […]
February 22, 2017

8 skin-clearing remedies that can help you

Good skincare is the best way to avoid acne, blemishes and dark spots. It takes work and dedication to stick to your routine and maintain good skin care. Jumia Travel shares 8 skin-clearing remedies that will not only help you maintain good skin care, but are simple enough to implement […]
February 20, 2017

Matilda Obiajunwa , a child cancer survivor’s mum calls for collaboration

Wolrd Cancer Day was celebrated on February 4. On that day, everybody seemed to be talking about all the different cancers from the most common which is breast cancer to prostate cancer and little attention paid to childhood cancer.