Dr Okezie Emenike, an Abuja-based medical doctor, on Monday, said that people with Bulimia Nervosa are at risk of life threatening illnesses.
Seven natural diuretics to drink
Diuretics are used to rid the body of extra fluid or salt. People with high blood pressure, heart failure, swollen tissues, and kidney disease often use diuretics to treat these conditions.
Coffee-infused foam removes lead from contaminated water
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks, which makes for a perky population - but it also creates a lot of used grounds.
Long-term alcohol dependence affects cognitive abilities
Alcohol dependence carries with it a host of negative consequences, both physically and socially. New research sets out to measure the specific cognitive deficits attributed to a life of alcohol use.
Vitamin B levels during pregnancy linked to eczema in children
New research has shown that infants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age 12 months.
Abimbola Edwin: Sickle cell not a death sentence
Crimson Bow Initiative recently held a seminar titled, “Project keep a warrior warm, phase one.” The programme featured sensitisation/awareness walk round the neighbourhoods ...
Mind-Body relationship - Part 1
If the condition of bodily health too is not right especially for a long time, it can affect mental health. This is the kernel of what we mean by MIND-BODY relationship.
50% of adults have symptoms of pile – Expert
A consultant pathologist, Prof. Femi Ogunbiyi, on Friday said that 50 per cent of adults had symptoms of haemorrhoids, by the age of 50.
Sitting for long periods causes four percent of deaths
The next time you wrap up your workday and realise you’ve been sitting in front of the computer for almost eight straight hours, maybe you won’t feel so proud of yourself.
Hypertension drugs counter leading cause of mortality in malaria patients
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infection where a bite passes a parasite into the bloodstream. Eliminated from the United States in the 1950s, the disease still kills hundreds of thousands each year, mostly children in Sub-Saharan Africa.