African Agricultural Technology Foundations (AATF) on Sunday expressed displeasure over lack of knowledge of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) among the African Sub-region farmers.
Herbal, traditional medicine potential foreign exchange earners - NAFDAC
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has said that sensitising herbal and traditional medicine practitioners...
Knowing rules to protect your spinal cord
The spinal cord is part of the central nervous system that functions as a channel for outgoing (efferent) neural motor transmission, and incoming (afferent) sensory information.
Healthy diet, physical exercise help in weight control
Weight control encompasses all measures taken to ensure that the body weight is within the normal range. It has been recommended that the body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 to 24.9 kg/m2 be maintained to avoid health conditions associated with overweight.
‘Nigeria ranks highest in Africa with tuberculosis, drug resistance cases’
Christopher Macek is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SystemOne, a health technology company creating tools for disease diagnosis and intelligence for rapid detection and control.
Olayemi needs N8m for immediate kidney transplant
Olayemi Oladipo, aged 32, was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease in July 2018 and now requires N8 million to undergo immediate kidney transplant...
Cancer: Expert calls for inclusion of human papillomavirus, hepatitis in routine immunisation
The Chairperson, African Cancer Initiative (ACAI), Dr Obasohan Efe, has called for the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis in a routine immunisation, saying that they were the major cause of cancers in the world.
More herbal remedies for cancer
Scientists have validated more natural remedies for the treatment of cancer.New research has given scientists a big clue about how catnip (Nepeta cataria) may help humans deal with cancer and how it produces intoxicating chemical, called Nepetalactone....
Top ten tips to have a healthier Christmas
Let’s be honest, the Christmas season is all about indulgence and overeating, which often comes with the holiday weight gain. Most people get easily carried away with the festivities of the season, and that can quickly have a negative impact on their overall health.
How drinking orange juice, aerobic exercise boosts brain power by 50%
Drinking a glass of orange juice every day could significantly lower your risk of getting dementia, a study suggests.Researchers tracked almost 28,000 men for two decades to examine how their fruit and vegetable consumption affected their brain-power.
Christmas, 100% fruit juice and cardiovascular diseases
Five months into this discussion, we have established certain facts about sugar and 100% fruit juice. We have also deconstructed certain myths that have rubbed some individuals of the benefits of pure fruit juice.
Herbal medicine: My experience so far
Genesis 1: 29… And GOD said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat (food).