What happens to your body when you stop smoking?

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Most of the people these days are smokers . Even tho some of the want to quit they say that this is very hard for them. Nicotine in the cigarettes is making us addictive to them and turn smoking into a habit. 1. Let the Healing Begin! After 20 minutes from your last cigarette, your … Continue reading What happens to your body when you stop smoking?

NAFDAC seals shops in Maiduguri over alleged unwholesome products

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The National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday said it had sealed three shops in Borno over alleged circulation of unwholesome products. Malam Nasiru Mato, the agency’s Zonal Director, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri. Mato alleged that the shop owners were selling contaminated cosmetics contrary … Continue reading NAFDAC seals shops in Maiduguri over alleged unwholesome products

Great News! Meet The Female Student Of A Nigerian University Who Just Discovered A New Treatment For Breast Cancer

An alternative treatment for breast cancer has been discovered by Sandra Musujusu, a female student of the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Tribune reports. The development was made public by Dr. Jaime Saavedra Chanduvi, the education director for the World Bank, when he and his team visited the university on Tuesday July 4 … Continue reading Great News! Meet The Female Student Of A Nigerian University Who Just Discovered A New Treatment For Breast Cancer

Kenya: New HIV Treatment Offers Hope for Patients

Kenya is set to be the first African country to introduce better HIV treatment for people living with the disease that causes AIDS. In partnership with the Kenyan government, UNITAID and the World Health Organization have introduced a generic first-line drug for people living with HIV. Speaking at a news conference in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, … Continue reading Kenya: New HIV Treatment Offers Hope for Patients

Nigeria health minister writes AGF, Police, NDLEA, wants tobacco law enforced

The Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Nigeria Police Force over the enforcement of the National Tobacco Control Act. In the letter addressed to Abubakar Malami and Ibrahim Idris, the attorney general and inspector general of police respectively, Mr. Adewole requested for their collaboration in the enforcement … Continue reading Nigeria health minister writes AGF, Police, NDLEA, wants tobacco law enforced

Buhari Suffers Speech Impairment In London

President Muhammad Buhari, who left Nigeria 45 days ago to resume treatment for an undisclosed medical condition believed to be cancer, has developed speech difficulties, presidency sources said today. Previously, Mr. Buhari was also said to be suffering memory lapses.  The latest revelation stems from recent attempts to return the President to Nigeria by members … Continue reading Buhari Suffers Speech Impairment In London

The Scary Thing You Never Knew About Coconut Oil

  The American Heart Association has released a new report advising people against the use of coconut oil. The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory conducted seven controlled trials where they compared coconut oil with monounsaturated or polyunsaturated oils. The report, released on June 15, showed that coconut oil increased LDL, or “bad” cholesterol in all seven of their controlled trials … Continue reading The Scary Thing You Never Knew About Coconut Oil

How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami. Researchers asked people over age 40 about their exercise habits and tested their cognitive abilities. The scientists checked in five years later to test their brains again. Some mental skills to dwindle around age 30, says study … Continue reading How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Weight-related deaths can affect non-obese too

You don't have to be diagnosed as obese to be at risk of dying from illnesses related to excess weight, a global study suggests. Of the 4 million deaths attributed to being overweight in 2015, nearly 40% were not considered clinically obese. The study found more than 2 billion children and adults suffered from health problems … Continue reading Weight-related deaths can affect non-obese too

Civil Society Groups Want GMOs Banned, Seek Repeal Of National Biosafety Management Act

Four environment and biosafety-focused groups have called for a ban of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Nigeria. The groups also demanded a repeal of the of the law establishing the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA). The demands were made in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Mr. Bukola Saraki. Jointly signed by Mr. Nnimo … Continue reading Civil Society Groups Want GMOs Banned, Seek Repeal Of National Biosafety Management Act