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Body Odour Changes Following Vaccination

On 04/Apr/2014

Our understanding of the role of body odour in conveying personal information continues to grow. New research from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals that immunization can[...]

Mustard Seed As Remedy for Liver, Kidney Damage, Epilepsy, Diabetes

On 04/Apr/2014

It is better known for the Biblical ‘Parable of the Mustard Seed.’ But it has become an article of trade in the country. Marketers advertise it even on ‘Molue’ buses in Lagos as a potential &lsq[...]

BREAKING NEWS: Health Workers May Begin Strike April 29

On 04/Apr/2014

HEALTH professionals, under the aegis of the Joint Health Workers Union (JOHESU), may begin an indefinite nationwide strike from April 29 if the Federal Government refuses to meet their demands during the next negotiat[...]

How Does Smoking Cause COPD

On 04/Apr/2014

  . Studies over the years have found out that smoking is the leading cause of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In this article, we will try to know how smoking leads to COPD.   Chronic Obs[...]

‘Running Tied To Shorter Lifespan’

On 03/Apr/2014

Running regularly has long been linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol.   However, recent research suggests there may a point of[...]

Health tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause

On 03/Apr/2014

Menopausal women are more prone to weight gain, particularly in the abdominal area, due to the many hormonal changes they face.   The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers this advice to help avoid weight[...]

Beware, Ebola Virus Is Dangerous

On 03/Apr/2014

Just in case you missed the newsflash this week, the deadly Ebola virus, for the first time, has found its way into West Africa, a region that Nigeria is part of. The outbreak, which began in Guinea’s south eas[...]

Coffee Reduces Mortality Risk From Liver Cirrhosis

On 03/Apr/2014

New research reveals that consuming two or more cups of coffee each day reduces the risk of death from liver cirrhosis by 66 per cent, specifically cirrhosis caused by non-viral hepatitis. Findings in Hepatology, a jou[...]

Imoke Charges Navy On Calabar Referral Hospital

On 03/Apr/2014

Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke, has charged the Nigerian Navy to ensure that the Naval Referral Hospital in Calabar, which construction began about 35 years ago, is completed and put to use within the[...]

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