Household disinfectants results to higher risk of childhood obesity, Study says

Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests. Infants living in households where antimicrobial disinfectants are used at least weekly were twice as likely More...

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By Ugwu Lucy On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Fruits riped with carbide causes cancer, liver, kidney diseases -Experts

Medical and health experts have warned Nigerians against using chemicals to ripen fruits, saying substances like carbide are responsible for the rising cases of liver, kidney and cancer in the country.   In More...

By Ugwu Lucy On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Re: NCDC Aware 0f Monkeypox Cases in the United Kingdom

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is aware of two confirmed cases of Monkeypox in the United Kingdom (UK), in patients with a recent travel history from Nigeria. Since the re-emergence of Monkeypox in More...

By Ugwu Lucy On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Getting Rid of all your pubic hairs exposes it pathogenic bacteria -Health Practitioner

Based on the title, you would have already predicted the flow of this post. Most contrarily to what you might have thought, however, this post has been planned to go a whole different way. The issue as to whether More...

By Ugwu Lucy On Friday, August 31st, 2018

Two China-based companies has inserted substance Causing Cancer In SCHOOL UNIFORM-SON Alerts Importers

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has alerted the nation about some cancer-causing substances found in some school uniform materials made by two China-based companies. The Special Assistant More...

By Matthew Uzokwe On Friday, August 24th, 2018

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease has revealed that smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of nearly three years – Study reveals

A new research report published in the journal of Alzheimer’s Disease has revealed that smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of nearly three years. According to New York Post, Marijuana More...

By Ugwu Lucy On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

Imported rice are not fit for consumption, it is Meant for Animals ― Lai Mohammed tell Nigerians

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has raised the alarm that expired rice meant for animals is being exposed to Nigerians to consume in their countries of origin. Speaking with journalists More...

By Ugwu Lucy On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Bleaching Creams causes skin cancer, desist from using it -Physician Warns

A medical practitioner, Dr Ayopo Adeyemi, has advised Nigerians to desist from applying bleaching creams  on their skins, saying such could have negative effects on their health.   Adeyemi told the News Agency More...

By Ugwu Lucy On Monday, June 18th, 2018

NAFDAC declares stiffer penalty for dealers of fake, illicit drugs in Nigeria.

  The Director General of National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof Moji Adeyeye  has proposed stiffer penalty for all drug counterfeits in the country. Adedeye made the call More...

By Chidinma Nwachukwu On Friday, June 15th, 2018

FG Tells Nigerians To Donate Blood Four Times A Year

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has urged Nigerians to donate blood three to four times in a year. Adewole explained that there is a need for blood donation so as to meet Nigeria’s estimated More...