Day: July 14, 2020

10 Common Herbs in Nigeria And Their Health Benefits

10 Common Herbs in Nigeria And Their Health Benefits

For one to be knowledgeable in the names and purposes of herbs is a blessing, because it can be helpful in many ways. Gone were the days when our forefathers used herbs in all their daily activities.Our forefathers used to put these herbs in their meals, they knew what kind of herbs could be in cooking and the healthy benefits the herbs were to them. No wonder their lifespan were that long ; one c... »

The 9 Sign That Your Liver is Full of Toxins

The 9 Sign That Your Liver is Full of Toxins

The liver is the largest gland in the body that synthesizes hormones and enzymes, neutralizes toxins and participates in metabolic processes. But under the influence of various factors in time is “contaminated” with poisonous substances. In this case, the burden on it becomes even greater, so it does not always deal with its duties. With the smallest symptoms of the affected liver, you should imme... »

Stop Throwing Away The Back Of Your Watermelon Fruit, See 15 Ways It Can Be Useful To Your Health

Stop Throwing Away The Back Of Your Watermelon Fruit, See 15 Ways It Can Be Useful To Your Health

Watermelon Watermelon. Watermelon is rich in L-citrulline, an amino acid that helps improve blood flow. … Like Viagra, L-citrulline increases blood flow to the sexual organs but without any negative side effects. Helps You Hydrate. What’s more, a high water content is one of the reasons why fruits and vegetables help you feel full. The combination of water and fiber means you’re ... »

How To Cure Ulcer, Insomnia, High Blood Pressure And Malaria Using Pawpaw Leaves And Pear Seeds

How To Cure Ulcer, Insomnia, High Blood Pressure And Malaria Using Pawpaw Leaves And Pear Seeds

Health is wealth, many people can’t afford to buy their way to competent doctors so they resort to making herbal mixture to tackle their various health problem, to make it easier for them, I have made the required research on the simplest method to cure four diseases at home. The best thing one could do is to share this article with friends that may be suffering from these diseases, happy re... »

The cure to all disease except death

The cure to all disease except death

With many battling with one ailments after another,I thought it’ll be a good omen to tell us all about this miracle seed as it is commonly called,that is BLACK CUMIN SEED Black cumin, (Nigella sativa), also called black seed, black caraway, Roman coriander, kalonji, or fennel flower, annual plant of the ranunculus family (Ranunculaceae), grown for its pungent seeds, which are used as a spice... »

Not Enough Tests: Doctors Starting to Limit Who Gets Tested for COVID-19

Not Enough Tests: Doctors Starting to Limit Who Gets Tested for COVID-19

In some places, only healthcare workers and the most seriously ill patients are being tested for COVID-19. Experts say a shortage of test kits and masks is forcing medical professionals to make these tough choices. They say testing is important to provide swift and proper treatment for people who contract the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. They say testing also helps pinpoint people who need to... »

Experts Say COVID-19 Is Airborne: Here’s How You Can Stay Safe

Experts Say COVID-19 Is Airborne: Here’s How You Can Stay Safe

  New evidence finds that the virus that causes COVID-19 can be spread through microscopic respiratory droplets up to several meters in enclosed indoor spaces. Research has found that people with the virus can expel pieces of it when they exhale, talk, or cough. This risk of infection is higher indoors. Outdoors, the aerosols evaporate and disperse much more quickly. Over 230 scientists have ... »

How Accurate Are COVID-19 Diagnostic and Antibody Tests?

How Accurate Are COVID-19 Diagnostic and Antibody Tests?

Experts say the current diagnostic tests for the new coronavirus are highly accurate while antibody tests are not as trustworthy. There are two types of common diagnostic tests — one looks for the coronavirus’ genetic material, while the antigen test searches for proteins. Experts say any tests must be done properly to be effective. There’s encouraging and not so encouraging news about COVID-19 te... »

Publish how N213bn COVID-19 donations was spent, NGO tells 28 states

Publish how N213bn COVID-19 donations was spent, NGO tells 28 states

  BudgIT, a Non-Governmental Organisation that tracks government spending, has revealed that only eight of the 36 states in Nigeria have so far published details of how the N213bn COVID-19 funds received from both local and international donors were being spent.   In a statement released on Monday and posted on its official Twitter handle, Communications Associate of BudgIT, Iyanu Fatoba... »

Despite poor salary, our tax is high —Striking Lagos doctors

Despite poor salary, our tax is high —Striking Lagos doctors

    Doctors employed by the Lagos State Government, under the aegis of Medical Guild, have lamented poor remuneration, wage disparity, and huge tax.   The doctors, in an interview with PUNCH HealthWise, said many of their colleagues were leaving state service for federal service, noting that it was the reason for the shortage of doctors in state-owned hospitals.   The Secretary... »

How Ella Works for Emergency Contraception

How Ella Works for Emergency Contraception

Ella was approved as emergency contraception by the FDA in August 2010. Ella consists of just one oral pill (ulipristal acetate, 30 mg). Ella can be used by women to prevent an unintended pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure with just one pill that can be taken immediately. Ella is most effective if taken right away, but it can be used for up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprote... »

How Ella Works for Emergency Contraception

How Ella Works for Emergency Contraception

Ella was approved as emergency contraception by the FDA in August 2010. Ella consists of just one oral pill (ulipristal acetate, 30 mg). Ella can be used by women to prevent an unintended pregnancy after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure with just one pill that can be taken immediately. Ella is most effective if taken right away, but it can be used for up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprote... »

The 8 Best Birth Control Delivery Services of 2020

The 8 Best Birth Control Delivery Services of 2020

Condoms and emergency contraception have been available online for a while now, but for a long time, the only way to get birth control was to see your doctor or head to Planned Parenthood, before having to pick up what you need from the local pharmacy. But now, from quick online questionnaires to home deliveries, these digital services offer a very modern way to take control of your body. What’s m... »

Using Hormonal Contraception After Age 40

Using Hormonal Contraception After Age 40

will likely need some form of birth control in your 40s and 50s until you have fully transitioned to menopause. While the same birth control method you used in your 20s and 30s may work just as well beyond those decades, there are some real age-related concerns regarding the use of estrogen-containing birth control in some older women. This doesn’t mean that you should abandon the pill the m... »

Birth Control Pills: Side Effects and Complications

Birth Control Pills: Side Effects and Complications

While most women who use birth control pills don’t experience any problems, oral contraception may cause side effects and risks—as well as benefits. Common side effects range from bleeding between periods, irregular menstruation, and water retention, to breast tenderness and mood changes. And while it is also relatively uncommon, women over 35 who smoke are more likely to get blood clots whi... »

The Pros and Cons of the Birth Control Pill

The Pros and Cons of the Birth Control Pill

Women have been enjoying the benefits and advantages of the birth control pill since it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 9, 1960. The pill is actually one of the most researched and studied of all medications. Most women can safely use birth control pills, but pill use may carry some risks and/or side effects. Here’s a quick rundown of the pros and cons of u... »

More than mall food: eight fabulous food halls from around the world

More than mall food: eight fabulous food halls from around the world

Food halls have been earning major hype over the past decade or so, with new hotspots seemingly springing up every week. Some are housed in gorgeous purpose-built structures, while others fill rehabbed spaces in empty warehouses or department stores. They’re paradise for the indecisive food-lover: you can take a nibble here and a nibble there until you’ve sated your belly and your curiosity. That’... »

American confined in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued

American confined in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued

  Police operatives have efficiently rescued an American citizen, who was confined in a Lagos lodge, the place she was held towards her want for over a 12 months by a Nigerian man she met on social media Drive Public Relations Officer, Drive Headquarters, DCP, Frank Mba, disclosed this in a press release in Abuja on Sunday. Mba stated the sufferer, who hails from Washington DC, USA and is a r... »

Amazon says E-mail to employees banning TikTok was a mistake

Amazon says E-mail to employees banning TikTok was a mistake

Roughly five hours after an internal email went out Friday to Amazon employees telling them to delete the popular video app TikTok from their phones, the online retailing giant appeared to backtrack, calling the ban a mistake. “This morning’s email to some of our employees was sent in error,” Amazon emailed reporters just before 5 p.m. Eastern time. “There is no change to our policies right now wi... »

Norwich relegated from EPL as Antonio lifts West Ham

Norwich relegated from EPL as Antonio lifts West Ham

Norwich were condemned to a record fifth relegation from the Premier League as Michail Antonio’s four-goal blitz fired West Ham to a 4-0 win at Carrow Road on Saturday.   A seventh successive league defeat for Daniel Farke’s side sealed their fate as Antonio’s ruthless display boosted West Ham’s own survival bid.   Norwich are 13 points from safety with only three games left, meaning the... »

Activists seek to decriminalize ‘magic’ mushrooms in DC

Activists seek to decriminalize ‘magic’ mushrooms in DC

The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they asked Washingtonians to “reform laws for plant and fungi medicines” by making natural psychedelics “the lowest level police enforcement priority.” It was the start of an underdog campaign that just managed a trul... »

The Sexual Harassment Bill

The Sexual Harassment Bill

The Sexual Harassment Bill The Senate, recently, passed into law a bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress sexual harassment of students in tertiary educational institutions. The bill, with 25 clauses, seeks to promote and protect ethical standards in tertiary institutions. It also seeks to protect students against sexual harassment as well as prevent sexual harassment of students by educ... »

FG Hands Over National Theatre To CBN

FG Hands Over National Theatre To CBN

FG Hands Over National Theatre To CBN, Bankers’ Committee   The federal government yesterday handed over the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos to the Bankers Committee to revamp for the creative industry financing initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Receiving the edifice on behalf of the Bankers Committee, governor of the CBN, Godwin Emefiele, said the country’s creative indus... »

IPPIS has devalued salaries of lecturers-ASUU President

IPPIS has devalued salaries of lecturers-ASUU President

IPPIS has devalued salaries of lecturers-ASUU President President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi said the forceful migration of ASUU members by Federal Government to the discredited Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) has devalued the take home pay of his members. He said ASUU will continue to kick against the obnoxious and unfrien... »

All Schools Must have Isolation centers to Reopen – FG

All Schools Must have Isolation centers to Reopen – FG

All Schools Must have Isolation centers to Reopen – FG The federal government has listed Isolation centers as one of the mandatory conditions that schools and learning institutions in the country must meet before reopening. The conditions are contained in a 36-page document submitted to the Senate by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu for their Information. The document obtained by our ... »

FG releases new guidelines ahead of full schools’ resumption

FG releases new guidelines ahead of full schools’ resumption

FG releases new guidelines ahead of full schools’ resumption The Federal Government has released guidelines ahead of the planned resumption of schools at every level in the country but failed to disclose the dates. The guidelines outlined actions, measures and requirements needed for the safe reopening of schools after the COVID – 19 pandemic. According to the guidelines released by the Federal Mi... »

9 benefit of custard apple

9 benefit of custard apple

Custard apple Custard apple, also known as “sitaphal” in Hindi, is a delicious fruit that is popular for its creamy, sweet flesh. This soft and creamy fruit has a hard rind and is full of nutrients. The fruit contains antioxidants and is high in nutrients like magnesium and potassium, offering a plethora of health benefits. In this post, we have outlined some of the most amazing health benefits of... »

8 big like about sugar we should unlearn

8 big like about sugar we should unlearn

8 Big Lies About Sugar We Should Unlearn There are a few things we can all say for sure about sugar. Number one, it tastes great. And number two? It’s really, really confusing. While we can all agree that sugar isn’t exactly a health food, there’s a lot of misinformation about how sweet stuff should factor into your diet — if at all. For instance, are some types of sugar healthier than others? And... »

12 incredible uses and health benefit of activated charcoal powder

12 incredible uses and health benefit of activated charcoal powder

12 Incredible Uses and Health Benefits of Activated Charcoal Powder: If you discovered a product with healing powers that not only detoxified the blood and body and restored energy to the muscles and mind, but also provided anti-aging benefits such as fighting wrinkles, combatting cancerous growth in cells, and maintaining memory and cognitive functioning, would you be intrigued? Join the millions... »

8 amazing health benefits of carrot

8 amazing health benefits of carrot

8 Amazing Health Benefits Of Carrots: From Weight-loss To Healthy Eyesight Very soon, vegetable stores and supermarkets are going to be filled with carrots, and we are here to give you 7 reasons why you must load your grocery bag with these delicious tubers next time you go veggie-shopping 8 Amazing Health Benefits Of Carrots: From Weight-loss To Healthy Eyesight Winters are here, and it’s t... »

Health benefits of garden egg

Health benefits of garden egg

Health Benefits and Nutrition Facts of Tropical Garden Egg (eggplants) Garden Egg is a good source of dietary fiber, as well as other minerals and vitamins such as vitamin B1, potassium, folate, manganese, magnesium, copper, Vitamin B6, niacin and other various secrete nutrients that you can read below. Garden Egg is a good source of dietary fiber, as well as other minerals and vitamins such as vi... »

Health benefits of thyme

Health benefits of thyme

14 Amazing Benefits Of Thyme For Skin, Hair, And Health It’s thyme we understood the great stuff residing inside our kitchen cabinets and refrigerator shelves. Because that’s where the secret to health lies. And it’s thyme you read this post – because here we tell you why .. well .. read and you will know. Table Of Contents What Is Thyme? What Is The History Of Thyme? Thyme Vs. Oregano – What’s Th... »

9 benefit and uses of curry powder

9 benefit and uses of curry powder

NUTRITION 9 Benefits and Uses of Curry Leaves We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here’s our process. Curry leaves are the foliage of the curry tree (Murraya koenigii). This tree is native to India, and its leaves are used for both medicinal and culinary applications. They’re highly aromatic and have a uniq... »

Nutritional fact and health benefits of groundnut oil

Nutritional fact and health benefits of groundnut oil

Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits of Groundnut Oil Groundnut oil is one of the major vegetable oils used in cooking and frying, and as the name implies, it is produced from groundnuts and in some countries it is called Peanut oil which contains many beneficial nutrients. The nutrients that can be found in groundnut oil includes a low percentage of saturated fats, a high percentage of monounsatur... »

Effects of smoking on the body

Effects of smoking on the body

The Effects of Smoking on the Body No matter how you smoke it, tobacco is dangerous to your health. There are no safe substances in any tobacco products, from acetone and tar to nicotine and carbon monoxide. The substances you inhale don’t just affect your lungs. They can affect your entire body. Smoking can lead to a variety of ongoing complications in the body, as well as long-term effects on yo... »

Shocking fact about postinor 2 you did not know

Shocking fact about postinor 2 you did not know

Pharmaceutically it is a progesterone; a group of contraceptives whose main contraceptive effect is via an action on cervical mucus, which renders it impenetrable to sperms. It also prevents ovulation. Nevertheless, Postinor-2 cannot prevent implantation of an already fertilized ovum, hence deemed ineffective in such scenarios. It is important to note at this point that, despite the likes of “P2” ... »

20+ harmful effects of caffeine

20+ harmful effects of caffeine

CAFFEINE – NEGATIVE EFFECTS 20+ Harmful Effects of Caffeine harmful-caffeine-effects The harmful effects of caffeine are sometimes harder to find information on than all of the reported positives. Here are a few of the studies that concluded that caffeine could be potentially dangerous to one’s health. Research Showing Harmful Effects of Caffeine More than 4 cups of coffee linked to an early... »

10 challenging disadvantage of internet to overcome

10 challenging disadvantage of internet to overcome

10 Challenging Disadvantages of the Internet to Overcome The disadvantages of the internet work alongside the advantages. I hope this post proves useful! Half of the entire world’s population are online nowadays. That’s 3.5 billion people or so, connected to the World Wide Web on any given day. It’s incredible. And it has revolutionised almost every aspect of life. Everything from transport system... »

Positive and negative health effects of tumeric

Positive and negative health effects of tumeric

The positive and negative health effects of turmeric Overview Positive side effects of turmeric Negative side effects of turmeric Takeaway If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. What is turmeric? Turmeric, sometimes called Indian saffron or the golden spice, is a tall plant that grows in Asia and Central America. The turmeric that we see o... »

Advantage and disadvantage of homemade cosmetics

Advantage and disadvantage of homemade cosmetics

Advantages and Disadvantages of Homemade Cosmetics Flower BEAUTY HOW TOS, GENERAL, GUEST POSTS, SKINCARE HOW-TOS ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF HOMEMADE COSMETICS Advantages of homemade cosmeticsOf course you’ve heard about homemade cosmetics. Being able to create cosmetics at home by yourself is a worthy achievement. But those who decide to create their own cosmetics should be aware of the fact ... »

8 benefits of spring onion we bet you don’t know

8 benefits of spring onion we bet you don’t know

8 health benefits of spring onions we bet you didn’t know! What about cooking spring onions or green onions tonight? Here’s the secret you should know about! Do you like Chinese and Continental dishes? What about spring onions that are an essential ingredient of these dishes? Well, the next time you eat these cuisines at home or restaurant; make sure you eat more of those green leaves ... »

Health benefits of drinking cold water

Health benefits of drinking cold water

Is drinking cold water bad for a person? Is it bad for you? Risks Benefits Cold vs. warm water Summary Staying hydrated is vital for our health, but there is some debate about the best temperature for water to be when people drink it. Some advocates believe that drinking cold water can be bad for you. Consuming enough water every day is essential for supporting all bodily functions, including dige... »

Health benefits of drinking lime water

Health benefits of drinking lime water

What are the benefits of drinking lime water? 12 benefits of lime water How to make lime water Takeaway Flavoring water with citrus fruit, such as lime, can liven up a glass of water, encouraging reluctant water-drinkers to consume more. The body needs water to survive and drinking enough is crucial for maintaining optimal health. Water ensures the human body is adequately hydrated. People stay hy... »

Benefits of drinking hot water

Benefits of drinking hot water

SUBSCRIBE Benefits of Drinking Hot Water Relieves nasal congestion Aids digestion Calms central nervous system Helps relieve constipation Keeps you hydrated May aid in weight loss Improves circulation Can decrease stress Can help reduce toxins Relieves symptoms of achalasia Limits and risks Takeaway Health benefits of drinking hot water Drinking hot water can provide your body with the water it ne... »

How to use a facial scrub

How to use a facial scrub

Using a facial scrub can make your skin feel beautiful, youthful, soft, and like it’s glowing. Unlike a regular soap or cleanser, a facial scrub uses small particles, beads, or chemicals to get rid of the old skin cells and make way for new ones in a process known as exfoliation.[1] The process is simple: to use a facial scrub, choose a natural or chemical scrub suited for your skin type, ma... »

Kolanut benefits,uses and side effects

Kolanut benefits,uses and side effects

  What other names is Cola Nut known by? What is Cola Nut? How does Cola Nut work? Are there safety concerns? Are there any interactions with medications? Dosing considerations for Cola Nut. What other names is Cola Nut known by? What is Cola Nut? Cola nut is the seed of the cola nut plant. Cola nut is used widely in Nigeria and many West African countries as part of traditional hospitality, ... »

Activists seek to decriminalize ‘magic’ mushrooms in DC

Activists seek to decriminalize ‘magic’ mushrooms in DC

The posters started blanketing light posts just a few weeks after the city entered what would be a monthslong stay-at-home order. Vividly colored and bearing a three-headed mushroom, they asked Washingtonians to “reform laws for plant and fungi medicines” by making natural psychedelics “the lowest level police enforcement priority.” It was the start of an underdog campaign that just managed a trul... »

White House turns on Fauci as Trump minimizes virus spike

White House turns on Fauci as Trump minimizes virus spike

With U.S. virus cases spiking and the death toll mounting, the White House is working to undercut its most trusted coronavirus expert, playing down the danger as President Donald Trump pushes to get the economy moving before he faces voters in November. The U.S. has become a cautionary tale across the globe, with once-falling cases now spiraling. However, Trump suggests the severity of the pandemi... »

North Macedonia: Ballot boxes carried to quarantined homes

North Macedonia: Ballot boxes carried to quarantined homes

Election officials in North Macedonia carried ballot boxes to the homes of voters suffering from COVID-19 or in quarantine Monday, at the start of three days of voting in a general election that was delayed for months by the pandemic. Wearing white coveralls and other protective gear, the officials were visiting the homes of some 700 people who registered to vote in the pandemic but were unable to... »

Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?

Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?

Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including New York shutting down its subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles, and floors. The cleaning measures produced something commuters have not seen in a while, or possibly ever: thousands of freshly scrubbed cars that look, ... »

US debates school reopening, WHO warns ‘no return to normal’

US debates school reopening, WHO warns ‘no return to normal’

The resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States ignited fierce debate Monday about whether to reopen schools, as global health officials warned that the pandemic will intensify unless more countries adopt comprehensive plans to combat it. “If the basics aren’t followed, there is only one way this pandemic is going to go,” said the director of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Gh... »