Tagged: Health

RAW TOMATOES

HEALTH BENEFITS OF EATING RAW TOMATOES

Although tomatoes are frequently used in sauces and other types of cooked foods, the nutrients and compounds in the raw fruit can positively affect your health in many ways. Raw tomatoes are often; found in salads or blended intosmoothies or juices. Many of the nutrients, antioxidants and other beneficial compounds...

Dental

Free Dental Outreach Taken To The Market By UI students

A total of 184 persons have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the Taiwo Afolabi rural dental outreach, which recently held at Dugbe market in Ibadan, Oyo State. The community health outreach, targeted at rural communities in the state, was organised by the University of Ibadan Association of Dental...

hearing

Over 8.5m Nigerians Have Hearing Problem – WHO

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, NAUTH, Nnewi, Anambra State, yesterday; said unless appropriate action is; taken to curb the increasing cases of hearing loss; 630 million people will have problem by 2030 in the world; while the problem will increase to 900 million by 2050. It said that already, the...

mental illness

6 out of 10 Nigerian women have mental illness – Psychiatrist

A university lecturer ‎ Dr Auwal Sani Salihu, has said six out of 10 women are suffering from mental illness while four out of 10 men also suffer from the same illnesses in Nigeria. Dr Auwal, said this in Kaduna at a workshop on mental illness organised by the Federal...

Bayelsa Medical University

Bayelsa Medical University Approved By NUC

The National Universities Commission has approved the take-off of the Bayelsa Medical University, the third university in the state and the 48th state-owned university in the country. The approval was given by the Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, in Abuja yesterday. Rasheed said it was necessary to have...

Cannabis Education

University Creates Master’s Course for Cannabis Education

One university has established the first and only university-based program in the U.S. issuing certificates in cannabis education for health-care professionals. Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia created the Lambert Center for Cannabis Education and Hemp to instruct healthcare providers, researchers and industry professionals about the health benefits and risks of...

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Study of traditional medicine finds use in Sub-Saharan Africa

Researchers who have undertaken the first systematic review of into the use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicines (TCAM) in Sub-Saharan Africa found its use is significant and not just because of a lack of resources or access to “conventional medicine”. Researchers from the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and...

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Bayelsa Police Sergeant, Murders University Student

The Bayelsa State Police Command has disarmed and arrested a Police Sergeant attached to Akenfa Division, Timadu Emmanuel over the alleged murder of a Petroleum Engineering Student of the Niger Delta University,NDU, Tariela Nikade during a raid of criminal hideouts at Tenacious Road, Edepie in Yenagoa. The Bayelsa State Police...

Mental

ECU Holds Mental Health Symposium On Campus

ECU hosted an event Wednesday to bring awareness to mental health on college campuses. Fresh Check Day was; aimed to be an uplifting mental health promotion and suicide prevention event. The event was; held this afternoon from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. inside the recreation center on ECU’s campus. It...

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Student Found Dead On Campus Late Wednesday

Investigators say a student was; found dead on the campus of Catholic University late Wednesday morning. The male student was; found in an “unconscious state” in his room in Opus Hall. The hall is a “suit-style living arrangement for upper-class residents, according to Catholic University’s website. Opus Hall is located...

Police Officers

Police Officers Face Dismissal Over Case of Student

Three police officers face losing their jobs after a disciplinary panel found that they lied about an incident in which a black student suffered a broken neck, leaving him paralysed and severely brain damaged. The panel found that breaches of standards of honesty and integrity by PC Hannah Ross, PC...

School of Medical Laboratory Technology in Jos Established

The Plateau Government has lauded the efforts of the Federal Government for signing into law, the Act establishing the Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology in Jos. Plateau Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dan Manjang, gave the commendation in a press statement issued, in Jos. He said that the signing...

Assembly

ASSEMBLY PASSES MEDICAL UNIVERSITY BILL

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Friday passed the Medical University Bill amidst stiff opposition from stakeholders at a public hearing three days earlier. The public hearing unanimously opposed the establishment of a new tertiary institution in Bayelsa when existing ones are not well funded. Stakeholders including Nigeria Medical...

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FIDSON on Good Nutrition for Educational Development

Like the saying, ‘a healthy nation is a wealthy nation,’ Lagos State Government in collaboration with the Fidson Healthcare Plc has stressed the importance of good nutrition among Nigerian school children as a major factor to developing education and guaranteeing better future leaders. Assorted fruits Addressing journalists during the 8th...

HEALTHY

EXXON RECIPE FOR HEALTHY LIVING TO STUDENTS

International oil firm, ExxonMobil, has engaged the National Basketball Association (NBA) and an international Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), Africare to teach about 300 students from 10 secondary schools in Abuja about how best to live healthy. The youth development program which focuses on developing life skills and raising public healthy awareness...

artificial

SCIENTISTS CREATE ARTIFICIAL OVARY.

Woman unable to have children have been; given new hope – after scientists created an artificial ovary. A synthetic organ – made out of the woman’s own tissue – could be; transplanted into a female left infertile due to medical treatment. She could then go on to produce eggs naturally....

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EFFECT OF CROSSING YOUR KNEES.

The crossing of knees is very a common post people adopt when sitting down, many people do this consciously. The position is elegant and often associated with being ”feminine” and ”Ladylike”. but not too many people know that sitting crossed legs can have some serious consequences on their health and...

COUNTERPART

SIERRA LEONE SEEKS DOCTORS FROM COUNTERPART.

Mr Kabba, who made the call in Abuja when he visited his Nigerian counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama, also requested Nigeria’s help for his country’s energy sector. He said that the new government in sierra Leone was voted on the basis of its manifesto and was committed to providing discipline leadership. He...

RESOLUTION

JOHESU AGREES TO AMICABLE RESOLUTION

In consideration of the plight of patients and to give room for an amicable resolution of its dispute with the federal Government, the striking health sector workers, under the aegis of Joint Health sector Unions, JOHESU, yesterday agreed to suspend their 44 old strike. They decision followed the intervention of...

JOHESU

THE JOHESU URGED TO CALL OFF STRIKE.

The National President of the Association of General and private Medical practitioners of Nigeria; AGPMPN, Dr Iyke Odo, has appealed to the striking joint health sector union, JOHESU; to sheathe their swords,lamenting that all professional care givers have been; short changed by the Nigerian system through poor pay packages. Odo...

Ginger

Don’t Use Ginger If You Have Any of These Conditions!

You are surely aware of the numerous medicinal properties of ginger, and the beneficial effects of its use in numerous treatments. It has excellent effects in the case of digestive disorders, as it is high in enzymes which help digestion and food decomposition, and also detoxify the body. Yet, you...

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Early Warning Signs And Symptoms Of Cancer People Miss

Early Signs that Cancer is Growing in Your Body. 7 Early Warning Signs And Symptoms Of Cancer Most People Miss. Recognizing these 7 signs that cancer maybe growing in your body can be vital to catching it early and saving your life. 1. Mouth Sores. Persistent sores on the face,...

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Never Squish A Centipede In Your House

No one really likes creepy crawlies, especially not in their home. However, out of all that can be found lurking in the corners of your home, the centipede is one of the creepiest that you will come across. Our first instinct will always be to find something and squish the...

HEALTH

CORPS MEMBERS REJECTED ON HEALTH GROUNDS.

The National Youth Service Corps Mr. Emmanuel Attah, SAID 81 graduates mobilized for the national service turned back on health grounds. The NYSC boss stated that 26 prospective corps members were also turned back on marital ground. NYSC boss lamented that some corps members were also turned back on marital...