HEALTH


17
Nov 2018
EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND EXCESSIVE ALCOHOL INTAKE ON EYES

The Chief Executive Officer, Apple Green Consult, Tony Onwugbaramuko has stated that smoking, excessive intake of alcohol, and frequent exposure to light are risk factors for vision impairment. He said for Nigerians to maintain good vision and generally live healthy, they should avoid factors that predispose them to preventable health conditions. Stating this at the free eye care treatment for residents of Ajido community in Badagry area of Lagos recently, and organised by WAPCO Nigeria Plc, he said it was in addressing the high prevalence of eye conditions in the country, and......

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EFFECTS OF GROUNDNUT ON EYE

EFFECTS OF GROUNDNUT ON EYE

By Andrella Tersoo Many of us love to eat groundnuts as a snack. These nuts are tasty and can be excellent addition to your daily diet plan. However, not everyone knows the effect of...


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TATTOO INK MAY DAMAGE KIDNEYS

TATTOO INK MAY DAMAGE KIDNEYS

Body inking, such as tattoo, is a way to express ones belief, thinking and the pains or joy of the phase one is going through in life. People get tattoos for various reasons ranging...


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DRUG TO PREVENT PANCREATIC CANCER

DRUG TO PREVENT PANCREATIC CANCER

Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. This year, about 55,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with the disease and...


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CANCER-CAUSING SCHOOL UNIFORM!

CANCER-CAUSING SCHOOL UNIFORM!

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 and Head of Public Relations to...


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MAINTAINING HEALTHY TEETH

MAINTAINING HEALTHY TEETH

Say cheese! That is the most widely used confirmation call used by people to inform any photographer that they are ready to have their picture taken. The purpose of saying cheese is so that...


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UNDERSTANDING AUTISM

UNDERSTANDING AUTISM

A voice for children and adults living with Autism: this is the catchphrase for the annual Orange Ribbon Initiative of Guarantee Trust Bank, an awareness campaign as well as stakeholders’ engagement that brings together...


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SCIENTISTS REVEAL

SCIENTISTS REVEAL

We now know that humans’ mental and physical abilities vary greatly depending on the time of day – due to light-driven physiological processes called circadian rhythms – and the time of year – due to circannual rhythms....


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