6 Detox Drinks to Cleanse Your Liver
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…
Lassa fever and other plagues: When we eat our way to death
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
How scientists keep livers alive for one week outside human body
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
High fructose, fat diet damages liver mitochondria, causes metabolic syndrome
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.
How fluoride in water, toothpastes diminish kidney, liver function
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...
Expert seeks end to Nigerians travelling abroad for surgeries
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.
Avoid self-medication, present early to prevent lupus
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,…
Minerals of life - z83193101inc critical for optimal
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…
Medical expert urges regular screening for Hepatitis
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.