Radiographers, Physiotherapists Urge Buhari To Appoint Health Administrators To Head Hospitals
MEDICAL radiographers under the aegis of Association of Radiographers of Nigeria (ARN) and physiotherapists under the umbrella of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy (NSP) have urged the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to appoint competent hands as Health Ministers and health administrators to head hospital in Nigeria.
The Healing Benefits Of Date Fruit
Date fruits are one-seeded fruits of date palm tree, which is botanically known as Phoenix dactylifera, and belong to the family of Palmae (Arecaceae) plant.
Is Diet Coke making you fat?
Dieters opting for low-calorie fizzy drinks to help boost their weight loss may see their waistlines expand instead, experts have warned. Rather than encouraging the pounds to drop off, a new study has shown regularly drinking diet sodas adds inches to a person’s waist measurement.
How low-carb diets may be causing more kidney stones
Like many busy people, David Crossley often used to find himself so wrapped up in his working day that he would go without lunch, and often barely stopped for a cup of tea.
More studies endorse cannabis for cancer patients
Botanically called Cannabis sativa and more commonly known as marijuana, Cannabis is a hemp plant that grows freely throughout the world. The cannabis plant most commonly is known today as a potent psychoactive substance, but for many years it was harvested primarily for its fibre.
Health expert says teenage pregnancy predisposes girls to reproductive health risks
Campbell, a former National President of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.
Rights group, physicians at World Health Day, decry poor nutrition
“Government through the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has designed a plan through the 2014-2018 National Strategic Plan of Action on Nutrition (NSPAN) which is guided by the National Food and Nutrition Plan (NFNP), to reduce the number of under five children who are stunted by 20%.
Stress markers in unemployed persons linked to poor health
Research from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) International Centre for Lifecourse Studies at University College London (UCL), United Kingdom suggests direct biological effects of stress during unemployment may help explain the increased mortality and morbidity among jobseekers. The study used biological signatures in blood samples called inflammatory markers, which are influenced by stress and are clinically important because mildly raised levels predict atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries due to fatty deposits) and heart disease.
Scientists alert on possible rise in mosquito-borne diseases as climate warms
A NEW report from public health experts warns that climate change could accelerate the arrival in the United Kingdom (UK) of vector-borne diseases, which are transmitted by insects such as mosquitoes and ticks.
Study sheds light on how malaria parasites grow exponentially
A UNIVERSITY of South Florida College of Public Health, United States, professor and his team of researchers have become the first to uncover part of the mysterious process by which malaria-related parasites spread at explosive and deadly rates inside humans and other animals.
Peanut Eaters May Live Longer, Study Finds
Researchers found that the people in the study who ate the most peanuts tree nuts (such as walnuts, pecans and almonds) every day had a lower risk of dying over a five or six years period than the people who ate the least peanuts and tree nuts, or none of them.