Category Archives: Health

Accurate evaluation of chondral injuries by near infrared spectroscopy

Osteoarthritis is a disabling disease characterised by joint pain and restricted mobility, affecting especially the elderly. The disease generally progresses slowly, even over decades. Post-traumatic osteoarthritis, however, affects people of all ages and is initiated by joint trauma, for example, as a result of falling. The disease is most prevalent in articulating joints, such as the knee.

No Shortage of Anti-retroviral Drugs in Nigeria, Says NACA

The National Agency for Control of Aids (NACA) has said that there is no shortage of anti-retroviral drugs in Nigeria.

The Director, Community Prevention, Care, and Support Services in NACA, Dr Alex Ogundipe, made the clarification in Minna, Niger State ahead of the census of HIV/AIDs prevalence in the country.

Increasing vigorous exercise decreases the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease already in childhood

University of Eastern Finland
Press release, 15 October 2018
Increasing vigorous exercise decreases the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease already in childhood

Physical exercise can reduce the risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease even in children, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. In a two-year follow-up of primary school children, sedentary behaviour increased the accumulation of risk factors, whereas increasing the amount of vigorous exercise reduced it. This is one of the first follow-up studies to reliably demonstrate these associations in children.

See Why you Should Start Using Onion Water Now

Benefits of using this onion extract range from therapeutic to medicinal.onion water (simplyscratch) Onion water is a homemade extract gotten from either blending and straining onions or by juicing directly.

The potential benefits of its usage is why you should start using onion water now.

Antiepileptic drugs linked to higher risk of stroke in persons with Alzheimer’s disease

University of Eastern Finland
Press release, 10 October 2018

Antiepileptic drugs linked to higher risk of stroke in persons with Alzheimer’s disease

Antiepileptic drug use is associated with an increased risk of stroke among persons with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. The risk did not differ between old and new antiepileptic drugs. The results were published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The risk of stroke was particularly elevated for the first three months of antiepileptic drug use, and remained elevated after accounting for several chronic disorders, socioeconomic position and use of concomitant medications.

According to another recent study from the same research group, persons with Alzheimer’s disease use antiepileptic drugs more often than persons without Alzheimer’s disease. The difference was not explained by epilepsy, and there was a considerable increase in antiepileptic drug use around the time when Alzheimer’s disease was diagnosed.

Girl who Survived Abuja AirForce Jet Crash gets Something Big

Elizabeth Elijah was in the farm when death came calling.Unlike the proverbial August visitor, it bore no gift of courtesy or the perfunctory knock. On Friday, September 28, it arrived in the guise of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF)’s F-7Ni aircraft, crashing like a winged tenant of the sky, few metres from where the 15-year-old tilled the land.

According to Elizabeth, she arrived on the farm around 11a.m accompanied by her younger brother and a neighbour. “After working for some time,” her “brother complained of being thirsty,” so, they went to drink water at a nearby stream…

Eating Burgers & Hot Dogs Increases A Woman’s Risk Of Breast Cancer – Harvard Study Warns

Burgers may increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer, new Harvard research suggests.

Processed meat has long been linked to other cancers of the pancreas, prostate and bowels, but this study is the first to show a link with tumors that start in the breast.

Singer Seyi Shay Working Hard To Get The B00TY She Wants – See Photo

Don’t you love girls who are fit! Nigerian singer Seyi Shay says it’s never too late to work on the b00ty she wants so she is starting out doing squats to achieve her dream booty!

She posted some photos on her IG showing how she intends to get them! Werk, werk, werk it!