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Numa launches AskNuma app for personal healthcare delivery

Numa launches AskNuma app for personal healthcare delivery

Numa Health, a health technology company is delighted to announce the launch of AskNuma, a mobile phone based, personal health assistant that gives patients high quality health information and provides a platform for healthcare vendors. The innovative mobile health platform has revolutionised the mode of healthcare service delivery in the country with an artificial intelligent healthcare platform hosting […]

FEC approves third national health policy in Nigeria

FEC approves third national health policy in Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council has approved a new National Health Policy to promote the health of Nigerians in the country. The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo approved this policy but was announced by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, after the meeting. Prof. Adewole said the health policy which is the third in the history […]

Meddy Spa boss, Medinah task Nigerians on healthy lifestyle

Meddy Spa boss, Medinah task Nigerians on healthy lifestyle

The Chief Executive Officer of Meddy Spa, Raji Summayah Medinah, has advised Nigerians to adopt the habit of visiting a spa shop every once a while because of the huge benefits it does to the body. Medinah said the human body is designed to function effectively when adequately taken care off. This, according to her […]

7 natural ways to quickly cure cough, cold and flu

7 natural ways to quickly cure cough, cold and flu

Need fast cure for your cold, cough and flu? Most of these natural remedies have been used to treat symptoms for years and may help you feel better while your body fights the virus. Blow your nostrils rightly: Many times we blow our nostrils wrongly. When we blow too hard, it affects the ears. So the […]

We will support pharmaceutical companies to produce in Nigeria – Buhari

We will support pharmaceutical companies to produce in Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has given his word that his government would support the  production of essential drugs locally instead of relying on importation. Buhari said this while receiving a team of Pharmaceutical experts led by Professor Olu Akinkugbe at the presidential villa, Abuja. A statement by Mr. Femi Adesina on the meeting added that the […]

CDC confims Zika virus transmitted through sex in Texas

CDC confims Zika virus transmitted through sex in Texas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that Zika has been sexually transmitted in Texas. The case, announced by Dallas County health officials, involved a patient who had sex with someone who had recently returned from Venezuela infected with the mosquito-borne virus. The CDC said it confirmed the test results showing Zika present in the blood […]

Health Minister gives numbers to call as Lassa kills 35 in 8 states

Health Minister gives numbers to call as Lassa kills 35 in 8 states

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, announced on Wednesday in Abuja, the numbers health workers should call due to the Lassa outbreak in eight states which has killed 35 people. Prof. Adewole assured that the Nigerian government will continue to enhance its surveillance and social health education to to curtail further spread and reduce mortality among those affected. According […]

Mycoplasma Genitalium: Scientists discover new sexually transmitted disease

Mycoplasma Genitalium: Scientists discover new sexually transmitted disease

Scientists in the United Kingdom have uncovered the existence of a new sexually transmitted disease called mycoplasma genitalium. It was first discovered in 1981, although at that time it was unclear if it was a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The infection, which causes few, and often no symptoms, is unclear whether it could trigger complications such as […]

Buying stretch mark creams ‘are a waste of money’ – Scientist

Buying stretch mark creams ‘are a waste of money’ – Scientist

Mothers who buy creams to get rid of stretch marks are wasting their money, scientists warned yesterday. Most of the treatments have no basis in science, and no product on the market can repair the elastic skin fibre damaged in childbirth. Up to 90 per cent of mothers are left with stretch marks on their stomach, […]

Stretch marks: Tell me natural remedies to get rid of it

Stretch marks: Tell me natural remedies to get rid of it

Take a quick look at some part of your body, especially your both thighs….do you see those stretch marks? What about your arms? They can be very embarrassing. Stretch marks are a nightmare for many, especially for expectant mothers, due to the new physical changes with the coming of their bundle of joy. Caused chiefly by rapid weight gain […]

10 reasons you should drink green smoothie every day

10 reasons you should drink green smoothie every day

You can barely search health information on the Internet without bumping into a green smoothies story. They’re everywhere, and people are always talking about reasons you should drink your smoothie green. Some of the green smoothie you can try from time to time are: Spinach, Apple and banana, Spinach and Apple, Ginger-Orange, Cucumber and orange and more. So, what’s the […]

Breast-feeding reduces kid’s risk of infections

Breast-feeding reduces kid’s risk of infections

Two new studies further confirm the health benefits of breast-feeding. One suggests that 6-year-olds who were breast-fed have a lower risk of ear, throat and sinus infections compared to bottle-fed infants, while the other finds a similar trend when it comes to allergies. The research upholds the “many benefits of breast-feeding in the immediate newborn […]

10 signs you are a sleep debtor

10 signs you are a sleep debtor

  This reminds of how a friend and I joined a queue at an ATM point on Admiralty way, Lekki Phase I, where a young dude who already had his card slotted in the card point but waiting for cash, slept off. Though, the ATM machine was slow at that hour, when his cash showed off and no one […]

Have you had vagina/toilet infection before? See how to treat it with garlic

Have you had vagina/toilet infection before? See how to treat it with garlic

Toilet infection can affect individuals of any age and sex, but it is far more common among women. It’s important to note that the female urethra is much shorter than the male, which favors the path of bacteria entering the urethra into the bladder. Poor hygiene after using the toilet, passing toilet paper into the […]

Causes and symptoms of hypertension that you didn’t know before now

Causes and symptoms of hypertension that you didn’t know before now

Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the arteries have persistently elevated blood pressure. Every time the human heart beats, it pumps blood to the whole body through the arteries. Hypertension may be classified as essential or secondary. Essential hypertension is the term for high blood pressure with unknown […]

For skin infection, fatigue, weight loss, longevity and other ailments, try these honey & cinnamon recipes

For skin infection, fatigue, weight loss, longevity and other ailments, try these honey & cinnamon recipes

People of many cultures have used honey and cinnamon to treat different health situations for centuries. And folk wisdom still retains knowledge of the healing properties of both raw honey and cinnamon. How To make cinnamon and honey recipe: You need 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon for a cup of water. […]

4 reasons to take coffee before morning workout

4 reasons to take coffee before morning workout

Many of us rely on our morning cup of coffee to help us feel more alert, but new research says it can actually help us perform better in the gym, too. The caffeine in coffee makes exercise feel easier, improves attention and reduces symptoms of fatigue – and a cup at the right time can […]

7 Foods for a Healthy Liver

7 Foods for a Healthy Liver

The liver has many important functions that keeps a person healthy. It removes harmful material from the bloodstream and helps digest foods. Aside that, it protects the immune system from becoming overloaded. To keep your liver healthy at all time, it’s good to eat the below listed foods from time to time. Avocados   Grapefruit […]

6 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

6 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

Everyone desires white teeth. No one likes to be embarrassed over his breath or teeth in public. But in as much as there are several solutions to try out there, there equally are natural ways to get those teeth of yours shiny white. Try these 6 ways to whiten your teeth naturally and share your […]

3 exercises That Burn Belly Fat Quickly

When your body accumulates excess amount of fat, the outcome is a swollen belly which appears roundish behind your wear and doesn’t make you attractive. To quickly burn that fat, do the following: Cardio Exercises Walking, swimming and jogging are great ways to burn belly fat. If the sheer simplicity of mere walking surprises you, […]

5 Health Benefits Of Carrot Juice

5 Health Benefits Of Carrot Juice

What makes Carrot Juice so nutritious is that it contains a large amount of beta-carotene, vitamins and potassium in it. Improves Immunity And Controls Heart Diseases: Beta-carotene makes it a rich source of vitamin A. It also helps improve the immune system. The abundance of vitamin A in carrot juice can help improve your sight […]

Cadbury Bournvita Bonds with Mothers to Help Fight Breast Cancer

Cadbury Bournvita Bonds with Mothers to Help Fight Breast Cancer

In a bid to help reduce deaths from breast cancer in Nigeria, Cadbury Nigeria Plc.– makers of leading chocolate food-drink Bournvita – hosted the third edition of a fund-raising charity run in Lagos. Cadbury Nigeria hosted the event in partnership with Run-for-a-Cure-Africa, a non-governmental organization that aims to eradicate breast cancer, firstly in Nigeria and […]