HEALTH


12
Aug 2018
EFFECTS OF SKIN BLEACHING

In the early 70s’ Fela Anikulapo Kuti ridiculed women who were addicted with skin bleaching, calling them ‘ugly women’, yeye (useless) things’ in one of his most popular songs ‘Yellow Fever’. Decades after, the bleaching craze appears to have hit new heights, with pills and injectable now being used to lighten skins, according to this report by AFP. Dr. Isima Sobande was in medical school when she first heard of mothers who bleached the skin of their babies. She dismissed it as an urban myth. But it was not long before she......

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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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EATING ORANGES HELPS

EATING ORANGES HELPS

A new study out of Australia suggests that eating at least one serving of oranges per day can reduce one’s likelihood of developing age-related macular degeneration(AMD) – an incurable, progressively blinding disease – thanks to the fruit’s high...


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