If You Give up the Will to Live, You Will Die – New Study

Can you die simply by giving up the will to live?  Yes, concludes a new study, led by Dr. John Leach from the University of Portsmouth in the UK. The first-of-its-kind study looked at the phenomenon of “give-up-itis” – a word used for what is medically known as “psychogenic death”. How is this possible? The research says “give-up-itis” can be […]

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DANGER: How Smartphones or Tablets Increase Mental Health, Behavioral Problems of Kids

The next time you leave your house and venture off into a public place, take a minute to look around. If we’re living on the same planet, it won’t be long before you see a child with eyes glued to a screen almost as big as his or her face. While we have witnessed some incredible technological […]

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37 CSOs Denounce Release of Genetically Modified Cotton into Nigeria

The GMO-Free Nigeria Alliance, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and over 35 other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in a statement made available to the media condemned efforts by government and biotech corporations to persuade Nigerians to accept agricultural biotechnology and denounced the registration and release of genetically modified (GM) cotton varieties (Maycho C567 BG […]

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Consumption of Hot Red Pepper May Lower Risk of Death by 13% – Study

Hot peppers are the unofficial superfood we all need. They help you lose weight, jumpstart metabolism, and stimulate endorphins as a proven aphrodisiac . And based on a new study, they harness one more superpower: immortality. Okay, it’s not that drastic, but hot peppers may be able to increase your lifespan. Researchers from the Larner College of Medicine […]

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Cell Phone Radiation Can Cause Cancers of the Heart, Brain and Adrenal Glands – 10 Years Study

There is now ‘clear evidence’ that cell phone radiation can cause cancers of the heart, brain and adrenal glands, a landmark National Institutes of Health (NIH) study warns. A final report, released today, confirms the preliminary findings that were released in 2016 after scientists were alarmed by early indications that cell radiation may be carcinogenic. […]

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Why Sleep deprivation kills by Lauren Friedman

Many people think they can get by on less than seven to nine hours per night — the amount of sleep doctors recommend for most adults — or say they need to sleep less because of work or family obligations. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently acknowledged in an interview with the New York Times that his long work hours are taking […]

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A Month Before A Heart Attack, Your Body Will Warn You With These 9 Signals

In recent decades, scientists have realized that heart attack symptoms can be quite different for women than for men. In 2003, the journal Circulation published the findings of a multicenter study of 515 women who’d experienced a heart attack. The most frequently reported symptoms didn’t include chest pain. Instead, women reported unusual fatigue, sleep disturbances, and anxiety. Nearly […]

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Red Alert: Eating Fruits Ripen with Calcium Carbide may Cause Cancer, Kidney or Heart Diseases

Artificial ripening of fruits with calcium carbide has continued in the country exposing consumers to high risk of developing cancer, kidney and heart diseases, Daily Trust reports. Farmers and fruit dealers are in a hurry to meet the huge national demand for fruits especially mango, banana, plantain and oranges and as result they freely resort […]

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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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