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.
‘Flu, air pollution trigger childhood cancer’
ENVIRONMENTAL factors like influenza or air pollution could trigger some childhood cancers, Newcastle University, United Kingdom (UK), has suggested.
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.
Pfizer partners NAFDAC on anti-counterfeiting campaign
LEADING drug manufacturer, Pfizer, is partnering the National Agency for Drug and Food Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to check counterfeiting of its pharmaceutical products in Nigeria.
GreyHeart unveils Medical Concierge home health care
To further improve access to quality and affordable healthcare by older people and patients recovering from surgeries, GreyHeart, a medical consultancy which comprises of a team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and residential assistants has unveiled a new service, Medical Concierge to bridge the demand gap.
Tertiary hospitals chart path to enhance biomedical engineering
Stakeholders in five health institutions under the aegis of Federal Schools of Biomedical Engineering Technology (FSBMETs) at the weekend gathered for a two-day quarterly meeting to brainstorm on the progress as well as the challenges affecting the Biomedical Engineering Technology (BMET) in Nigeria.
‘Why cancers have become so common in Nigeria’
A study published in 2009 showed that the main reason for increasing cancer cases is pollution and copying of Western culture by Nigerians.
Envoy, experts canvass better primary healthcare policy
Leveraging on the success of preventive healthcare in Finland, an array of health practitioners have called for an overhaul of the Nigerian health system to tackle Non-communicable disease that is ravaging the country.
Heavy metals and your health
Heavy metals, toxic elements, will be with us for a long time (forever) to come. These heavy metals like one of their names implies are toxic to the body. They bind to the tissues of the body and cause damage by oxidative stress (this is similar to damage caused by free radicals).