7 things you can do to prevent a stroke – Harvard Report

What can you do to prevent stroke? Age makes us more susceptible to having a stroke, as does having a mother, father, or other close relative who has had a stroke. You can’t reverse the years or change your family history, but there are many other stroke risk factors that you can control—provided that you’re […]

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Checkmating Tobacco Industry Infiltration Dominates Debate as Treaty Talks Begins in Geneva

Nigeria and 180 other countries meeting in Geneva, Switzerland for the Eighth Conference of the Parties (COP8) of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC) have expressed worry about tobacco industry influencing the talks. At the conference which began today (October 1) and runs through 6 October, calls for live-streaming of the […]

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Is there Biosafety in Nigeria? By Nnimmo Bassey

    At a recent HOMEF dialogue with farmers, most of the participants declared that they have never heard of anything called genetically modified organisms (GMOs). When they got to know what GMOs are, they all declared that genetically modified crops are bad for our agriculture and overall environment. Despite huge financial outlays in modern […]

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Study: The More Trees We’re Surrounded By, The Lower Our Stress Levels

  Lining city streets with trees reduces physiological symptoms of stress in humans. The thicker the tree cover, the lower the stress levels, study finds. We all know that a walk in nature can help slow the maddening pace of modern life and bring us back into the moment, but a recent study tells us […]

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THE ROOT CAUSE OF DEPRESSION AND HOW TO HEAL IT by Azriel ReShel

We all know it, that dull ache of pointlessness, overwhelming sadness and a deep lack of interest in life. The fog of listless pain that blows in and then settles, trapping us inside it. Most of us have suffered at some point in our lives from depression. Be it a mild version following a major […]

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AIR POLLUTION LINKED TO INCREASE RISK OF DIABETES GLOBALLY – US STUDY

A research of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has linked outdoor air pollution, even at levels deemed safe, to an increased risk of diabetes globally. Researchers at the university, in collaboration with scientists at the Veterans Affairs’ Clinical Epidemiology Centre, examined the relationship between particulate matter and the risk of diabetes. They […]

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USE CASHEW JUICE TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM, ENERGY AND SEXUAL PERFORMANCE

Studies have shown that cashew fruit is one of the most nutritious fruits in the world.  The fruit is a powerhouse of protein and minerals that include copper, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. Further studies also show that cashew contains vitamin C, vitamin B1 (thiamin), vitamin B2(riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B6, folate, […]

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NOTES ON HEART ATTACK AND PREPARING FOR RETIREMENT BY Adewale Adeoye

1)Ekiti has lost another vibrant young man who had wanted to contest for the post of the Governor. I know him. He gave up without any previous ailment.Heart attack was suspected. Many are dying daily.  Heart attack is a silent and LOUD killer. The signs are always there but very few take note. It’s like […]

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