*Those hard-won healthy choices may lead to 33% reduction The New Year is an excellent time to make resolutions for a healthier lifestyle — but by the end of the first week of January, even the best intentions may start...
*Exposure in pregnancy causes altered brain development, male infertility in future generations *90% of popular brands including Aquafina, Nestle Pure Life contained tiny pieces, says WHO More reasons have emerged why Nigerians should stop using plastics to package food and water. The...
Rather than re-echoing the increased rates of suicide, which has reached an alarming rate in our society, I think we should begin to think of how we can stem the tide. Our economy at a very basic level is...
Cotton buds should not be used to clean ears, health officials say. Inserting a bud could damage the ear canal and eardrum and push wax further down, according to the health watchdog. The draft guidance from the National Institute...
What is listeriosis? Listeriosis is food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) bacterium. In pregnant women, the infection can result in miscarriage, premature delivery, serious infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth. Listeriosis affects mainly...
Arinola, who is also a Consultant Immunologist at UCH, said alcohol could cause serious consequences for a person’s body Prof. Ganiyu Arinola of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, says certain lifestyles including excessive consumption of alcohol may damage...
The presidents of Nigeria, Angola, Zimbabwe, Benin and Algeria all have something in common: an apparent lack of faith in the health systems at home. In terms of time spent abroad getting medical help, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, 74, is...
*Pioneering new procedure could help infertile men become fathers, study finds *Fathers who smoke raise grandchildren’s risk of developing attention disorder *New self-lubricating condoms ‘can withstand 1,000 thrusts, makes sex better’ Scientists have shown how a father’s poor diet, lifestyle and trauma...
A new research has linked odd working hours among pregnant women to lower birth weight for babies. The study which was done by researchers at the University of Adelaide, Australia, suggests that women who do shift work during pregnancy...
Waking up early on workdays – only to sleep on your days off – is a common practice. While it can seem intuitive to rest, experts in this report by SADE OGUNTOLA, say oversleeping on days off may be...