Eating breakfast daily boost academic performance
PUPILS who eat a healthy breakfast every day are more likely to perform better in school, research shows.
Vitamins and herbal supplements: Myth or fact
A large number of Nigerian adults and children take vitamin, mineral or herbal supplements in one form or the other. There are several claims of how vitamins and herbal supplements can cure cancer and other chronic diseases, or drastically improve the quality of our lives.
How potassium-rich diets could protect diabetic patients’ kidneys, by researchers
DIABETES patients are at risk for a wide variety of negative health outcomes during the progression of their disease. One such area of concern is kidney function. New research hopes to spark further investigation into ways to tackle these disorders with dietary potassium.
Kolade, Utomi Endorse #GIVINGTUESDAY To Fight Cancer
RENOWNED diplomat, Dr. Christopher Kolade and public affairs analyst, Prof. Pat Utomi have showed their commitment towards ending the rising cases of cancer in Nigeria through the #Giving Tuesday, which kicks off December 1.
How To Manage Dyslexia In Children
Dr. Olayinka Atilola, a child and adolescent neuro-psychiatrist, works at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. Atilola, who is also an academic in Behavioural Medicine, spoke to GERALDINE AKUTU, on causes of dyslexia in children and how parents should manage it.
Healthy Beverage, Good Drink For Breakfast
NUTRITIONISTS have recommended that healthy beverage drinks can serve as good breakfast especially for children. They observed the need for such cocoa malt beverage to contain milk, vitamins, minerals, and energy to help children succeed in their daily quest for success.
Innovative solutions unveiled on World Pneumonia Day
In support of World Pneumonia Day, the first Pneumonia Innovations Summit was held in New York on November 12, 2015. The event highlights innovations that can prevent, diagnose, and treat the millions of children who contract pneumonia every year.
‘Alcohol intake affects risk of Parkinson’s disease’
FOR many years, researchers have been investigating whether there are any associations between Parkinson’s disease (PD) and lifestyle choices such as smoking and coffee and alcohol consumption.