HEALTH


22
Jan 2019
DEALING WITH OBESITY AMONG WOMEN

Overweight and obesity are now recognised worldwide as increasing public health problems. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) worldwide, at least 2.8 million people die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. Overweight and obesity lead to adverse metabolic effects on blood pressure, alongside numerous conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, stroke, heart disease, certain types of cancer, and arthritis. According to recent reports, for every one overweight or obese man, there are at least two overweight or obese women. Women who experience negative events in their lives......

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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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