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Vodka Vs Wine: Why Drinking Vodka May Be Healthier Than A Glass Of Wine

Not all drinks are created equal. And National Vodka Day is a good time to take a closer look at this staple of every corner bar. Vodka may have some virtues. Clear liquor contains fewer congeners, compounds besides alcohol produced during fermentation and may contribute to the severity of hangovers. Many drinkers look to vodka as a lower calorie option […]

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PAN: Rise Up and Defend Immunization Against Every Threat

The Paediatric Association of Nigeria (PAN), a non-governmental, apolitical, not-for-profit professional association of medical doctors, who are specialists in the care of children is deeply saddened by the current anti-immunization rumours making rounds across the country. It is being insinuated in some quarters that children are being injected with monkey pox virus. While we these […]

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Overcome your painful menstruation with The Shoulder-stand.

THE Shoulder-stand called Sorvangasana in Sanskrit is said to be one of the best asanas, postures. Although it is a common sight to see it done in gyms, schools and health clubs without it coupled with deep breathing it becomes of very little therapeutic value. Another name for the shoulderstand is The Candle Stand on […]

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Tunisia Health Minister Dies of Heart Attack

Slim Chaker, Tunisia’s Health Minister has died after suffering a heart attack following a charity run. Late Chaker who was aged 56, had been taking part in the run in the coastal town of Nabeul on Sunday to raise awareness about cancer. He fell ill after running 500m and then making a speech at the […]

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One in four girls is depressed at age 14

New research shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14. Researchers from the University of Liverpool and University College London analysed information on more than 10,000 children born in 2000-01 who are taking part in the Millennium Cohort Study. At ages 3, 5, 7, 11 and […]

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S3X POSITIONS APPROPRIATE IN PREGNANCY… (Adult Content).

Many people are still confused about s3x during pregnancy. It is absolutely normal and healthy till you are uncomfortable doing it. So, s3x is still in the picture when you are pregnant but the problems occur when your normal positions may start feeling uncomfortable as your belly gets bigger with time. This post is also […]

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Madagascar health minister separates siamese twins.

In most countries health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. Not in Madagascar, where Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently picked up a scalpel and separated conjoined siamese twins in a medical first for the Indian Ocean island nation. “Surgery was performed at the Joseph Ravoahangy Andrianavalona hospital on September 13 […]

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To Lose Weight, Skip Dinner A Few Days A Week.

You’ve heard the old advice that skipping meals is a sure-fire way to ruin a weight loss plan, but a new study presented this week at the annual Obesity Society Meeting in New Orleans suggests that perhaps we’ve overlooked the benefits of selective fasting. According to the research, eating during a smaller window of time each […]

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Common Nasty Gym Infections and What can be done to avoid it

Nigerians love to live a life in a healthy manner, hence a flurry of activities at gyms and work-out centers across the country. While going to the gym is great for your health, few of us think about the millions of bacteria lingering on the weights, machines and yoga mats. Fitness centers are a breeding […]

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Moving In With Your Boyfriend Can Kill Your Sex Drive, Study Finds

A relationship changes when a couple moves in together. Some changes are good (i.e., cooking dinner together) while some of them aren’t so great for one or the other partner (i.e., toilet seat up). Now, there’s a new factor to consider: A team of researchers at the University of Southampton in the U.K. suggests living together […]

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Tips Every Woman Should Know To Achieve A Successful Pregnancy – Dr Ikpe Ronald

The normal and healthy process of pregnancy brings great profound emotional and psychological changes for both parents. Once you miss a period, you may be preg…nant. Even if you have checked with a home kit, you should have it confirmed by a health professional. Pregnancy is a journey from preconception up to the moment of […]

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Popular TV host Larry King battles cancer

A former CNN talk show host Larry King has advised the young and old to go for routine chest examination to ensure early detection of respiratory challenge especially lung cancer. King gave the advise on Thursday in a statement issued to CNN by a rep on a recent cancer diagnosis which showed he had a […]

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Moderate consumption of fats, carbohydrates best for health, international study shows

Research with more than 135,000 people across five continents has shown that a diet which includes a moderate intake of fat and fruits and vegetables, and avoidance of high carbohydrates, is associated with lower risk of death. To be specific about moderate, the lowest risk of death was in those people who consume three to […]

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SAD PHOTO: Falz undergoes surgery

Nigerian comic rapper and Film actor, Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz the Bahdguy, says he recently had a minor surgery and is recuperating fast. The comical rapper shared a photo of his bandaged foot, apparently after his minor surgery, on his Snapchat and captioned it, “Minor Surgery. Juz something light. Falzinho back in few […]

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Brain’s ability to recognize faces is shaped through repeated exposure, study suggests

Scientists have long deemed the ability to recognize faces innate for people and other primates — something our brains just know how to do immediately from birth. However, the findings of a new Harvard Medical School study published Sept. 4 in the journal Nature Neuroscience cast doubt on this longstanding view. Working with macaques temporarily deprived of […]