Friday, May 25, 2018

FOOD/HEALTH

Sweat and body odour

Sweat and Body Odour: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Sweat Glands Sweats are natural secretions from the sweat glands of our skin. Our Skins have accessory glands called sweat glands that help it carry out its functions. One of such functions is the regulation...
Universal Health Coverage

UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE (UHC): Why You Should Subscribe to the National Health Insurance Scheme...

The World Health Organization (WHO) in commemoration of the World Health Day on April 7th this year adopted the theme- Universal Health Coverage (UHC): Everyone, Everywhere. The team of Medical Students who make up...
Fruits

FRUITS :Cheap, Common and Indispensable; See Contents and Benefits of Eating Fruits

  FRUITS :CHEAP, COMMON AND INDISPENSIBLE Not until I discovered the great benefits of the contents of fruit, I was part of that 70% of us today who think twice before spending extra naira to buy...

Beauty tips: how to get rid of pimples fast

How to get rid of pimples fast   Pimples are no doubt one of the annoying things most adolescent want to get rid of overnight and this article is giving you natural ways to get rid...

Pain and Pleasure: The Twins of Good Health.

Around the world, today is being celebrated as World Health Day. This year's theme is #HealthForAll. How well do you take care of yourself? When it comes to our health, there are so many...
Grey hair

GREY HAIR: Causes and Prevention of Premature Greying of Hair in Young Adults

What Age is 'Premature' Hair goes gray when color-producing cells stop producing pigment, says Jeffrey Benabio, MD, a dermatologist at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego. Naturally occurring hydrogen peroxide can also build up in the...
Medical Student

Nigerian University: 10 Types of Medical Students

Studying medicine and surgery to become a doctor in Nigeria undoubtedly accords you some societal prestige with little or no  assurance of financial leverage. You just get to probably live fine but not to...
Hypertension

Lifestyle and Hypertension: See Common Habits that Cause High Blood Pressure in Nigeria

Hypertension It is a usual myth in Nigeria that those who are fat and overweight are actually healthy. Unfortunate as it may sound, many are on their way to their own folly. In my few...
Agriculture in Nigeria

5 Ways to Boost Agriculture in Nigeria

Agriculture in Nigeria Prior to the discovery of oil in the early 1970s, agriculture was the mainstay of the Nigerian economy. Agriculture in Nigeria contributed over 60% of the GDP. However, due to government efforts...
Ulcer

#ULCER: See Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and how to Avoid Peptic Ulcer

Ulcer There are some cells which function to protect our body tissues such as our skin and other organs. These cells are called epithelial cells. ULCER refers to the termination, erosion or discontinuous function of...
Body mass index

BODY MASS INDEX Simplified: See Simplest way to Calculate your BMI

A lot of people get to notice they are putting on or losing weight when old cloths do not fit anymore. Meanwhile, weight has a lot more to do with your health than with...
Wellness

Health Tips: How Sure of your Well-being are you? See The Seven Dimensions of...

HEALTH, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Wellness is a state in which all the...

The Journey to Egypt: Tale of a Bitter Sweet Experience; Diary of a Nigerian...

This is a story of a Nigerian Medical Students Association (NiMSA) delegate on a short journey to Egypt for the 67th General Assembly of the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA). The Build-Up They always say...
Workout, exercise

Exercise: Benefits of Working Out You Never Knew

Aristotle once said "Mensana in copore Sano" - a sound mind in a sound body. Buttressing the importance of not just being sound intellectually but physically through exercise and physical activities. Some people believe...

ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH SLEEP?

  Benefits of a "Good Sleep" We have all been deprived of sleep at some point or the other, and we know how cranky sleep deprivation can make us. Sleep is one of the best healing...
Social media addiction

How to Cure Social Media Addiction and Obsession; Control Urge for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,...

 Introduction Today's society is run by technology and the most deadly of them all, are the ones that fit into our palms. Now, your thoughts might have gone far, I hope our topic would've brought...
Nap

Why You Should Take a Nap Often

What do these 3 pictures have in common? You guessed right! It's the peaceful look on those faces. Not only their faces. Their minds get peaceful and body performance improve significantly. Are you thinking about...

Quick Ways To Improve Your Blood Circulation

Most people don’t give blood circulation much thought. Even when they have common symptoms of poor blood circulation like numbness in the legs and hands, cold hands and feet, fatigue and swollen feet or...
Lassa fever

Worst Case of Lassa Fever Reported in Nigeria as over 317 Cases Confirmed; See...

The worst ever case of lassa fever has just hit Nigeria as hundreds of people have been infected with the disease. According to a report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 1081...

Breast Cancer Awareness : Stages and survival rates

For patients with breast cancer, it’s important to know which stage of the disease they have. Breast cancer stages may indicate the size of a patient’s tumor and if the cancer has spread. Stage 0  Patients...
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