Category: Health

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Federal health workers embark on nationwide strike Tuesday

Federal health workers embark on nationwide strike Tuesday

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU has intimated of the looming strike in the Health sector from the 17th of  April, if the federal government fai ...
Limit Alcohol To One Drink a Day – Study

Limit Alcohol To One Drink a Day – Study

A new study says adults should limit their alcoholconsumption to one drink a day, which is lower than drinking guidelines in the U.S. and many other c ...
Eating Pasta Linked to Modest Weight Loss

Eating Pasta Linked to Modest Weight Loss

By Pam Harrison Eating pasta as part of a low-glycemic index (GI) diet results in modest weight loss, compared with a higher-GI diet, a new study f ...
Causes of Blood Clots After Surgery

Causes of Blood Clots After Surgery

WebMDSurgery is one of the major causes of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that forms in the deep veins of your body, often in your leg. C ...
Diamond bank marches to end endometriosis

Diamond bank marches to end endometriosis

Diamond bank in partnership with the Endometriosis Support Group Nigeria (ESGN) and Nordica Fertility Center, organized five kilometers walk to end en ...
FG’s tax increases for tobacco, alcohol draw praise, criticism

FG’s tax increases for tobacco, alcohol draw praise, criticism

Critics of the federal government's increase on alcohol and cigarettes taxes on Monday argued the hikes could hurt the nation's small businesses and e ...
Surprising Things That Can Damage Your Liver

Surprising Things That Can Damage Your Liver

Sugar Too much sugar isn’t just bad for your teeth. It can harm your liver, too. The organ uses one type of sugar, called fructose, to make fat. Too ...
Cleaning Sprays May Cause Long-Term Lung Damage

Cleaning Sprays May Cause Long-Term Lung Damage

By Nicky Broyd Cleaning may be good for your home and finances, but it may not be as good for your health. A new European study has found that w ...
Severe Lassa Fever Epidemic hits Nigeria, 450 Reported Cases, 37 Dead Says WHO

Severe Lassa Fever Epidemic hits Nigeria, 450 Reported Cases, 37 Dead Says WHO

It’s getting scary. On Tuesday a yellow fever epidemic was declared in Nigeria with the World Health Organization saying as many as 450 people may hav ...
SERAP urges Ambode to reverse ‘unfair Lekki toll charges’

SERAP urges Ambode to reverse ‘unfair Lekki toll charges’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode “to take steps to immediately reverse the unfair and disc ...
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