Health

Health News in Nigeria

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]