HEALTH & LIVING

NGO to Launch App to Reduce Maternal Mortality Rate

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Doctors on Call Health Support Initiative, will on October 1, 2018 launch an on-demand emergency response mobile application christened ‘Amba’...

Washing fruits, vegetables with detergents is dangerous to health – Don

Consumers in Nigeria have been cautioned against eating fruits and vegetables that have been washed with soaps and detergents because of their harmful effects...

New data shows 1 in 4 adults are inactive…….warn on dangers

More than 1.4 billion people worldwide are physically inactive, according to a new study led by World Health Organization (WHO) experts and published on...

Health Benefits of Watermelon Seed

While many people savour the great, sweet and refreshing taste of watermelon, its seeds often end up in the garbage. Others opt for the...

Watermelon: Wonder Fruit for Health and Beauty

There are so many health, skin and hair benefits of this most delicious and highly nutritious food in the world –watermelon. Watermelon’s scientific name...

High BMI and Waist Circumference Linked to Increased Risk of Prostate...

By Nandini Krishnamoorthy Having a high BMI and a large waist circumference has been linked with an increased risk of prostate cancer. Researchers at Oxford...

Health Benefits of Carrots

Carrot is reputed to be the second most popular root vegetable in the world after potato. The root vegetable, believed to have originated in...

5 Secrets to Gorgeous Skin

A well pampered glowing skin is more than a great wardrobe or a skilled hand with make-up; it turns heads. It's usually great when...

Dangers of being overweight

Nigerians often view excess weight in people as evidence of good living or life but such people face higher risks of many diseases including...

Hope rises for cancer patients in Nigeria

The war against cancer in Nigeria received a boost recently with the inauguration of the Centurions’ Luncheon’, an initiative of the Committee Encouraging Corporate...