Ehanire promises to prioritise NCDC development as important asset for Nigeria
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said the Federal Government will continue to prioritise the development of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) National Reference Laboratory
Healthy habits increase years free of cancer, diabetes, heart problem
Study has found that women and men who live a healthy lifestyle could gain 10 and seven years free of cancer, heart problems and type-2 diabetes respectively.
How to achieve universal health coverage in 2020, by experts
Nigerians have ushered in the year 2020 with fresh and high hopes that the Federal and State Government would provide improved, quality and affordable healthcare
Managing and preventing sore throat
Sore throat can be caused by infections, such as viral infection, which accounts for the commonest cause of sore throat.
Haemorrhoid: Expert cautions against prolong sitting on toilet seats
A medical expert, Dr Bola Bello, has warned against sitting for too long on toilet seats as it could cause haemorrhoids.
Peri-menopausal, menopausal sleep concerns for women
A big stress factor that isn’t usually addressed is pre-menopausal or menopause effect on sleep. If you’re 40 or over, you can agree that insomnia is real! This culprit must be addressed.
Health benefits of strawberries
In last week’s Thursday’s edition of the Guardian Newspaper, I wrote generally on the fruit berries. Having done that I have also seen the richness of individual berries in the group of fruits in what is called berries. For this reason I have decided to write about four of the commonest fruits in this group.
Making, keeping healthful New Year resolutions
It is January, the first month of the New Year, 2020 – another time people make a list of resolutions on healthy living.
Government policies, tax implementation on unhealthy food can reduce medical cost
With several millions of people suffering from financial catastrophe due to out-of-pocket expenditure on health, government policies that promote healthy eating can help reduce medical costs and lower cancer risk, according to study.