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13 Jun
Your vital organs are those you need to survive, and they can easily become life-threatening if any problem occurs. You cannot live without these organs, but in cases where one kidney or lungs has gone bad, you can live without one of the pair. This article looks at some of these organs, foods to make…
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20 May 2020
Detoxification is about resting, cleaning, and nourishing the body from the inside out. By eliminating toxins and nourishing your body, detoxification can help protect you from disease and renew your ability to maintain optimal health. The liver plays an important role in the body. While it largely takes care of itself, a person can help…
24 Feb 2020
Of serious health concern lately, has been the ravaging scourge and spread of Lassa fever in Nigeria. Lassa fever has been a major health challenge in West Africa and its spread has created panic
10 Feb 2020
The Osun Government has warned caterers and food vendors against the use of paracetamol to tenderise the meat while cooking. It also warned them against using bleach detergent for cassava processing
16 Jan 2020
The chances of losing patients with severe liver diseases or cancer to death is set to decline as scientists have developed a machine that repairs injured human livers
8 Oct 2019
Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center have found that high levels of fructose in the diet inhibit the liver’s ability to properly metabolize fat. This effect is specific to fructose. Indeed, equally high levels of glucose in the diet actually improve the fat-burning function of the liver.
15 Aug 2019
Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver caused by continuous, long-term liver damage. Scar tissue replaces healthy tissue in the liver and prevents the liver from working properly.
13 Aug 2019
Exposure to fluoride, replete in toothpastes and public water, may lead to a reduction in kidney and liver function among adolescents, according to a study published...
6 Aug 2019
A professor of Transplantation Surgery at Imperial College, London, Nadey Hakim, yesterday said Nigerians have no reason to travel abroad for liver, kidney, and other organ transplants.
12 May 2019
The World Lupus Day was observed last Friday. And to mark the occasion, doctors have advised Nigerians to avoid self-medications. Rather, they should present early and visit their physicians for proper treatment and prevention of the ailment. However, experts explained that lupus potentially affects every organ and all organs of the body, including the skin,…
1 Feb 2018
Zinc is one of the minerals of life found extensively in the body. It is an essential trace element. It is referred to as a trace element because it is required in very small amounts in all its functions in the body. Zinc is another ubiquitous mineral in the body. This combined with the small…
29 Aug 2017
A medical doctor, Dr Ahmed Mohammed, has called for regular screening for Hepatitis disease, stressing that it is only through examination that it can be diagnosed.

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