Drinking Very Hot Tea Almost Doubles Risk of Cancer, New Study Says

On 21/Mar/2019 / In Articles

Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study.   Researchers found that tea drinkers who liked t[...]

Weak regulation fuels rise in medical errors, drug problems in Nigeria

On 21/Mar/2019 / In Articles

Medical experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in fake and adulterated drugs, medicines’ abuse and misuse, misdiagnosis, disease treatment errors and failure as well as morbidity and mortality in the country.[...]

Tips on changing your diet to make them heart-healthy

On 21/Mar/2019 / In Articles

The heart is such an important organ in the body that everything possible should be done to keep it working optimally all the time. The life and wellbeing of the individual depends on the good working condition of the[...]

What is respiratory tract infection?

On 21/Mar/2019 / In Articles

Respiratory tract infection (RTI) refers to any of a number of infectious diseases involving the respiratory tract. An infection of this type is normally further classified as an upper respiratory tract infection (URI[...]

Rising cases of oral diseases associated with AIDS, cancer

On 21/Mar/2019 / In Articles

With the rising cases of oral diseases in Nigeria, dentists have said it may increase the risk of heart attack, diabetes, cancer, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), stroke and other health problems, if not add[...]

Achieving 40.6% decline in HIV cases

On 21/Mar/2019 / In Articles

Nigeria has recorded about 40.6 percent decline in the number of persons infected with the dreaded Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) from 3.229 million people with a prevalence of 3.0 per cent in 2014 to 1.9 million w[...]

Health Experts Call for Policy on Ban of Mercury in Mining

On 21/Mar/2019 / In Articles

Experts in the health sector have revealed that there is an urgent need for Nigeria to develop a National Action Plan to curb the use of mercury in gold mining in the country, so as not to endanger the health of the po[...]

The Exodus of Nigerian Doctors

On 21/Mar/2019 / In Articles

In July last year, my church hosted an empowerment programme to which we invited the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okey Enelamah as guest speaker. As convener of the session, I had to introduce Enelama[...]

Quality sleep boosts immunity — Consultant

On 20/Mar/2019 / In Articles

A Consultant on Mental Health and Sleep Physician with the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr Adefemi Adeoye, has urged Nigerians to strive to get adequate sleep daily by ensuring that the depth and duration[...]

‘Avoid uncontrolled use of pain killer drugs’

On 20/Mar/2019 / In Articles

A consultant nephrologist in the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Dr Enajite Okaka, has cautioned against excessive intake of pain killer drugs.   Okaka, during the celebration of World Kidney Day last T[...]

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