It has been discovered that eating a handful of a particular type of nuts could help reduce your risk of having cancer.
Scientists say eating a handful of cashew nuts could reduce cancer
A new study by scientists have discovered that eating just a handful of cashews could cut your risk for heart disease, cancer and premature death.
According to reports, a new finding by Imperial College London found that people who ate at least 20 grams of nuts daily lowered their chances […]
High blood pressure is no longer just an affliction of the elderly, as more than one-third of young people between the ages of 16 and 34 are now said to suffer from some form of hypertension.
And a recent study out of California revealed that, if left unchecked, this cardiovascular malady, even in its mild form, can lead to premature ageing and brain damage.
The conventional solution to this growing health epidemic is to simply take more blood pressure medications like angiotensin-receptor […]
Penile Cancer has increased more than 20% in the last 30 years, but do you know the signs to look out for?
While most men know all about prostate and testicular cancer symptoms, many people don’t have the same awareness penile cancer.
Yet around 550 men are diagnosed with the life-threatening cancer in the UK each year. It most commonly affects men over 60 years of age, but can be found in males of all ages.
Experts believe men who carry the human […]
In the 1960’s, food manufacturers wanted consumers to buy their margarines and hydrogenated oils. To do that, they had to “discredit” the products people had always used in their homes to prepare their food.
Olive oil, coconut oil and lard were no longer “good for you,” they said. The marketing campaign for their synthetic products began and coconut oil was portrayed as an artery-clogging and cholesterol-raising substance. People were told that it contained too much saturated fat and contributed to heart […]
A compound found in marijuana could help in treating people with certain types of epilepsy that are difficult to treat, researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham say.
The researchers, in two new studies, found that cannabidiol oil (CBD), a compound found in cannabis, has reduced the frequency and severity of seizures in children and adults with severe, intractable epilepsy.
According to Live Science, while CBD affects the brain, it does not produce euphoria or intoxication.
CBD oil was associated with an […]
Shaving the pubic hairs is one of the requirements of the Fitrah, Muslim scholars have revealed.
Shaving the pubic hairs is one of the requirements of the Fitrah, Muslim scholars say.
As reported by an Islamic scholar, al-Bukhaari, “The fitrah consists of five things, one of which is removing the pubic hairs.”
The time limit to do so is 40 days, the Islamic authority says.
Again, as reported by al-Bukhaari, “The hadeeth of Anas ibn Maalik says: ‘He set us a time limit of […]
The National Centre for AIDS and STD Control of Nepal on Thursday said the Rate of HIV infections and deaths had sharply dropped in Nepal, a report released said.
A drastic 22-per cent decline of HIV positive was recorded in Nepal over a period of 10 years, said the report unveiled by NCASC on the World AIDS Day.
The first HIV case was reported in Nepal in 1988.
HIV is highly prevalent in the 15-49 age group as the number stands for 30,074, […]
It was gathered that the Viva Fidel Health Foundation, an NGO, has appealed for strong government commitment to mitigate the spread of antimicrobial resistance threatening the treatment of AIDS, Tuberculosis and malaria.
Dr Stella Agbim, Lead Advocate of the foundation, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja.
She said government should embrace greater innovations and investment in research and development of new antimicrobial medicines, vaccines and diagnostic tools to address the challenge.
Agbim said: […]
A Professor of Biochemistry, Abiola Ladokun, has advised people against preserving their fruits in the refrigerator to prevent browning and loss of nutritional quality.
In her inaugural lecture at the Leads City University, Ibadan, on Wednesday, Ladokun said that it was healthy to eat fresh fruits instead of those preserved in the refrigerator.
The lecture is entitled: “Nutritional Biochemistry: Sequential Professedly Unsequential.’’
According to her, a study done on some varieties of tropical plants showed essential nutritional components in eating fresh fruits and […]
While pregnant, you’re likely super curious about whether it’s a girl or boy, way before your ultrasound scan makes the big reveal.
Lots of quite interesting signs abound on how to tell if it’s a girl or boy. Below are 9 of such signs, check to see whether you should bank on them or not.
1. Morning sickness
It is said that if your morning sickness is very severe, it’s a girl, but if it’s mild, you’re carrying a baby boy. While a […]