Category: Health Care & Medical

SA: Imperial Logistics expands Centurion facility to improve service delivery

Healthcare supply chain leader, Imperial Logistics, has unveiled a world-class expansion at its Centurion facility in South Africa. With more state-of the-art, pharmaceutical compliant storage space, and a new, faster picking methodology. Imperial Logistics has therefore positioned itself to optimize its service to clients allowing it to get life-saving medicine to the people of Africa […]

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Natural skincare remedies you should know about

Start making over your beauty routine by trying these 13 natural skin care products: Coconut Oil. … Tea Tree Oil. … Apple Cider Vinegar. … Sea Salt. … Avocado. … Lemon Essential Oil. … Argan Oil. … Aloe Vera. See more

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Abia, Nigeria: Student dies after taking 10 tablets of tramadol

A Junior Secondary School pupil at Ohafia in Arochukwu Local Government of Abia State has reportedly died after consuming 10 tablets of Tramadol. This statement was made by the Commandant of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Mr. Akindele Akingbade. Mr. Akindele Akingbade. who spoke in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, while delivering a lecture […]

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March 2018: Lassa fever kills 110 Nigerians

An outbreak of Lassa fever, a viral hemorrhagic illness, has killed 110 people this year in Nigeria in an “unprecedented” outbreak that has hit half of the states in Africa’s most populous nation, its disease control agency said on Wednesday. It is mainly transmitted to humans via contact with food or household items contaminated with […]

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Health: STRENGTHENING COORDINATION DURING OUTBREAK RESPONSE

The Lassa fever outbreak continued in Epi-week 7 with 913 suspected cases reported from across 17 states. Of this, 272 cases have been confirmed positive and 54 deaths recorded giving a case fatality rate (CFR) of 21%. Since the onset of the outbreak, response activities have been carried out in all affected states and coordinated […]

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How to slow balding and possibly grow your hair back

If you’re balding, it’s a lot harder to grow all your hair back than it is to stop your follicles from disappearing in the first place. Slow the erosion of your hairline with these five dermatologist-approved strategies. 1. Meditation and Exercise   In balding men, periods of rapid shedding are often brought on by stress. […]

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What to do if your teeth hurt from eating meat

It’s good that you brush and floss, and it might be good to do these again after eating the meat.  Chewing tough meat fibers can work bits of meat into the spaces between your teeth. Sore gums suggest that your brushing and flossing need to gently clean along the gum line and at the base […]

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Abia, MTN to battle infant mortality

The Abia government and MTN Foundation have struck a partnership to tackle the menace of infant and maternal mortality in the state.Announcing the partnership recently during the MTNF Yellow Heart Health Forum in Umuahia, the telecommunications giant reiterated its commitment to the crusade by increasing the level of awareness and perception in the country that […]

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CIBUS as dietry supplement (Video)

We don’t know how effective this supplement is because no one has used it from our end. But for the sake of sharing information, we think you should take a good look at the video and see it this is something that can help sustain your health.

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Careful! 1 in 3 of homes in Nigeria drink contaminated water

About one in three households in Nigeria consume contaminated water, a survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed. The survey was carried out in 2016/2017 by the NBS in collaboration with the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) and the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) as part of the […]

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Reasons why gums bleed without any blow to the mouth

Bleeding gums are the most often symptom of gum disease. But it can also point to other health problems. Occasional bleeding of the gums can be caused by brushing your teeth too vigorously or wearing dentures that don’t fit correctly. 1 Gum Disease (Gingivitis) 2 Low Platelet Count (Thrombocytopenia) See the 17 reasons why your […]

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How bad is our attitude toward healthcare financing? ThisDay Report

A 2016 research done by Obumneke Obieche and Valentine Odili in the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has shown that on the average, Nigerians spend a minimum of N4,870. 00 in the treatment of malaria per episode. That is about $13.5. Ironically, less than half of that amount, N1891.00 ($5.2) is what the Nigerian […]

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Diseases that kill Africans mostly

Is it polio, Lassa, or malaria? Africa, like other continents is rife with diseases. We talk about some of the most debilitating diseases on the African continent. Africa is winning the fight against polio, having gone an entire year without a single recorded case (as of August 2015). The continent has never gone so long without such a report. […]

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What is Renal cell carcinoma?

Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of kidney cancer in adults. It accounts for approximately 3% of adult malignancies and 90-95% of neoplasms arising from the kidney. Learn more by watching video above.  

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Kidney cancer threat: How to know you’re in danger

Do  you know about  kidney cancer? Kidney cancer is not known by many people. It doesn’t get much of an attention unlike those of breast, skin, or prostate cancer. When you see the video above, you’ll understand kidney cancer.

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How to pick best health insurance policy

Choosing the right individual health insurance plan just got a lot easier with the help of U.S. News’s Best Health Insurance Plans. Our user-friendly plan finder lets you zero in on a plan with the coverage you need at a price you can afford. To make a good choice and avoid some common traps, however, you […]

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Lung Cancer: The Leading Cause of Cancer Death

Lung cancer has emerged as the leading killer of men and women stricken with invasive cancer, affecting husbands and wives, friends and neighbors, and causing suffering for many families. In the United States, lung cancer overtook breast cancer as the leading cause of cancer deaths in women in 1987. Lung cancer deaths account for a […]

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Cancer: Just one injection can cure it now

Just one injection can be effective for a solid tumor. Such a targeted approach could limit nasty side effects and may even be more effective than current therapies. These results were published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Dr. Ronald Levy was the study’s senior author. He told Medical News Daily, “When we use these two agents together, […]

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Giant rats can detect tuberculosis – Video

Play Video Giant rats that can sniff out TB (Getty Images) (Credit: Getty Images

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Avocado health essentials

The avocado which is also called “Alligator pear” due to its rough, green, thick skin, has smooth and creamy flesh with quite a unique scent. The avocado health benefits are not only gotten from it’s creamy flesh, the seed of Avocados also have lots of health benefits which also include; improvement of skin appearance, lowering risks of some diseases like, cancer and […]

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Coconut oil and its many benefits on health

Those who know the Health Benefits of coconut Oil do not joke with it. Coconut oil is one of the most underrated natural oil in the world! This natural treasure can be applied and swallowed as it does wonder to the skin, very good for hair care, can be used to nurture weight loss, treatment of yeast infections, […]

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Get rid of those dark circles around your eyes (Video)

I have a problem with dark circles for years and being male, I thought it won’t be a good idea for me to use skin whitening creams. Now there’s a better treatment I can use. See Video

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Some benefits and disadvantages of using salt

The American Heart Association does not recommend using salt liberally in your diet. You should not consume more than 1,500 milligrams a day. Rather than consuming sodium, applying it to your teeth or using it as a mouthwash can actually be beneficial. The American Dental Association believes that sodium lauryl sulfate and other sodium-based compounds […]

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Stinky breath tester tech and other innovations for you

Play Video Have you ever wondered how objectively stinky your breath actually is? See today I get to unbox a new breath tester, and find out how bad my breath really is! Join me as I put this gadget to the test, along with a bunch of other tech items we found online, and decide […]

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Can penicillin cure Staphylcoccus aureus?

Fact you need to know: Habitat Natural habitat is mammalian body surfaces. They are normal flora of skin and mucous membrane. Also present in nose / the anterior nares. They can also be found in Pharynx. Found in stratified epithelial cells or mucous or serum constituents associated with these cells. Found in skin/nasal passage and […]

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Warning you must heed before taking penicillin

FDA pregnancy category B. Penicillin V is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. Penicillin V can make birth control pills less effective, which may result in pregnancy. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you use birth […]

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Lassa fever: 9 die in Ondo state

Ondo State government on Saturday confirmed that nine persons have died of the Lassa fever outbreak in the state. It also declared that a total of 102 cases of the epidemic have been reported in 8  local government areas of the state. Sahara Reporters had earlier reports that among those affected local government are Akure South, Akure […]

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Food for boosting libido in men

35 Libido Boosting Foods for Sex, Longer Erection & Fertility Chocolate It contains a bunch of feel-good chemicals that release dopamine in the pleasure centers of the brain. The chemicals are said to induce feelings of excitement, attraction and euphoria. Go Here For More: Foods for Fertility

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Effects of eating groundnuts and your health

Groundnut may cure diabetes, eye disease By Chukwuman Muanya New researches suggest that eating a handful of groundnuts daily will not only prevent malnutrition, particularly the deficiency of niacin, but also check the development of diabetes, heart disease and age-related blindness. THEY are in season. They are usually eaten boiled, roasted, put into a paste […]

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3 shea butter benefits you can’t dismiss

Moisturizing: The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in Shea butter makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturizing for skin. It is often used to remedy dry skin and to help protect the skin’s natural oils. Reduces Inflammation: A 2010 study found that due to its cinnamic acid and other natural properties, shea butter was anti-inflammatory. […]

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