Cholesterol, a fatty substance made by the liver and distributed throughout the body, is essential for the body to function properly. Cholesterol allows the body to make vitamin D and hormones, and makes up bile acids.
Nestle celebrates world water day, advocates awareness for water conservation
As the world celebrates the International World Water Day this week, Nestlé Nigeria Plc was not left out, as they marked the day in grand style with children and adults alike during the week. The celebration followed the theme of the 2017 International Water Day – Wastewater.
Doctor warns against consumption of fishes with high mercury content
A medical practitioner, Dr Arikawe Adeolu, on Friday warned the public against consumption of fishes with high mercury content, saying it can cause neurological damage to the body.
Why cancer, infertility are on the rise, by expert
A former President of Chemical Society of Nigeria, CSN, Prof Oladele Osibanjo, has blamed the increased cases of cancer and other harmful diseases on the abuse of chemicals.
Sure Start Initiative calls for increased awareness on menstrual hygiene
Sure Start Initiative have harp on the need for federal government to scale up awareness among young girls on menstrual hygiene to reduce infectious diseases among others. The Founder of the initiative...
‘Nigeria better prepared for another Ebola epidemic’
Several recent studies have suggested that Nigeria and most countries in Sub Saharan African countries are ill prepared for another Ebola or major deadly disease outbreak.
How often should I be working out?
I get a lot of emails from people asking this question, and just like your diet, the answer is specific to each person. That means, exercise is highly subjective. What is good for one person may not suit another.
Vitafoam introduces innovative products to enhance quality of sleep
Vitafoam Nigeria Plc. have reiterated its commitment towards the health sector by providing quality innovative products that would enhance the wellbeing of Nigerians and the economy.
Nigeria-Dubai partnership for health promises optimal services
As part of efforts to boost the health sector, Nigeria has partnered with The Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA) to ensure Nigerians get quality services in the country.