Health News

Beware of poisonous cow skin ‘Ponmo’ sold in markets, Lagos State government warns residents

April 29, 2019

The Lagos State Government has alerted residents of the state to the circulation of “poisonous ponmo” in some markets in the state. A statement by Adeola Salako, Director of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Health, noted that the government has so far arrested three persons involved in the selling of the “poisonous ponmo”. Ponmo, […]

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Spiritual Uses of Garlic that Would Stun You!

November 18, 2018

Surely, the saying which says “Let food be thy medicine”, knew beforehand the unknown great benefits of garlic, a specie in the onion genus, Allium. Aside being a taste enhancer for recipes, garlic, which has been around for quite a while is of unbelievable benefits. While some countries believe garlic can be used to ward off vampires and […]

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Man All Smiles After Undergoing Facial Surgery To Remove Huge Growth.

November 14, 2018

A young man has shown of his new look after undergoing surgery to remove the huge growth on his face. According to reports, the young man was restrained due to the facial growth which caused him serious pains and unrest. But after undergoing facial surgery some months ago, he is said to have fully recovered […]

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Woman Undergoes Bum Enlargement Involving 100 Needles

November 14, 2018

A mother-of-three had 100 collagen injections in her bum in a bid to enhance it. Marcela Iglesias, an Argentine living in Los Angeles, had the unusual procedure to stimulate collagen in her bottom, with the aim of tightening the muscles and keeping her skin supple. Fearing the effects of ageing could leave her bottom droopy, Marcela underwent […]

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Man warns shoppers after seeing vegetable sellers processing their wares in muddy stream

November 6, 2018

A Facebook user has warned shoppers after he came across vegetable sellers washing their vegetables in a dirty stream. Chidi Okoye said the women were processing bitter leaf, popularly used by Igbo women to cook bitter leaf soup, with water from a muddy stream in Awka. He shared photos online to raise awareness about the […]

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One more reason not to pick your nose: Pneumonia

October 11, 2018

Parents exasperated by their children constantly ignoring pleas to stop picking their noses, may have finally found an argument to break the habit: It might give you pneumonia. Pneumococcus, the bacteria that causes pneumonia – a lung condition that can prove deadly if untreated – is known to spread through airborne droplets, often from the […]

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Pretty high school teacher accused of having sex with students, narrates her ordeal during and after trial

September 21, 2018

Former high school teacher in Maine found not guilty of having sex with a student said she wants to write a book to share her story with others. The 30-year-old former Kennebunk High School teacher, Jill Lamontagne was first accused of sex charges with a student in 2017. She was acquitted of all charges in […]

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More Nigerians Have Access to Cell Phones Than Toilets – Report

September 19, 2018

More people have access to mobile phones than toilet facilities in Nigeria, UNICEF’s Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Zaid Jurji, has said. Speaking yesterday at a two-day media dialogue on European Union (EU) Niger Delta Water Project in Port Harcourt, River State, Zaid said it is important for Nigeria triple her investment in […]

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Coke to Start Producing Marijuana-Infused Drinks

September 19, 2018

Coca-Cola to Start Producing Marijuana-Infused Drinks Coca-Cola is said to be close to a deal that could see it infuse cans of soft drink with cannabis. The US giant is said to be in ‘serious’ discussions with a cannabis producer as it looks to grab a slice of the burgeoning marijuana market. A deal with […]

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How Old People Can Achieve Longer Life – Reports

September 3, 2018

Fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts can give longer life to old people, Italian researchers said on Sunday.Italian researchers found that a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, beans, fish and olive oil, but low in meat, dairy foods and alcohol, reduced the risk of an early death in people over 65 by […]

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Air pollution may lead to diabetes

September 3, 2018

A new research has linked outdoor air pollution to an increased risk of diabetes. According to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System, there is the possibility that reducing pollution may lead to a drop in diabetes cases in heavily polluted countries. […]

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Could It Be Bipolar? Here are signs to look out for

August 28, 2018

Bipolar disorder as a mental illness is marked by extreme mood swings from very high highs to extreme low, and vice versa. Highs are periods of mania where one is extremely excited, while lows are periods of depression. Symptoms tend to appear in a person’s late teens or early adult years, but they can occur […]

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Use honey first for a cough, new guidelines say

August 26, 2018

Honey and over-the-counter medicines should be the first line of treatment for most people with coughs, new guidelines recommend. Antibiotics should rarely be prescribed by doctors for coughs because in most cases they do little to improve symptoms, health officials say. Most of the time a cough will improve on its own within two to […]

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Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day.

August 24, 2018

A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. The researchers admit moderate drinking may protect against heart disease but found that the risk of cancer and other diseases outweighs these protections. A study author said its findings were […]

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6 Reasons Why Dark Skin Promotion is So Important

August 20, 2018

1 It’s no secret that dark skinned black women are the least represented in commercials, advertisements & magazines. This severe lack of promotion leads to the horrid lack of self esteem in our counterparts & it breaks my heart to see them so down. Promoting one standard or archetype (of beauty) leads those who don’t […]

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