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COVID-19 and Tobacco Smoking: See What scientists Suggest

Studies in the Paris public hospital network analysis of Covid-19 patients have found some proof that smokers may be better shielded from the virus than others, even as they note that smoking will intensify symptoms for people who get the disease. Studies from different institutions have found that only 8,5 percent of the about 11,000 patients treated by Covid 19 public hospitals in Paris at the beginning of April, compared to 25,4 percent of public opinion, were smokers. Subsequently, 482 patients who chec

  2 years ago ago
COVID-19 and Tobacco Smoking: See What scientists Suggest

HEALTH

How To Reduce Heart Disease and Cancer By Eating Nuts.

Image: freepik.com The multiple health benefits of eating nuts can never be overemphasized and most people enjoy eating it without knowing its medical implication. Research has shown that a handful of nuts a day might help you live a healthier and longer life. And according to the New England Journal of Medicine, daily nut-eaters were less likely to die of cancer, heart diseases, and respiratory diseases.

  1 year ago ago
How To Reduce Heart Disease and Cancer By Eating Nuts.

HEALTH

How long coronavirus lives on surfaces and in the air.

According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can live in the air and on surfaces between several hours and several days. The study found that the virus is viable for up to 72 hours on plastics, 48 hours on stainless steel, 24 hours on cardboard, and 4 hours on copper. It is also detectable in the air for three hours. Carolyn Machamer, a professor of cell biology whose lab at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine has studied the basi

  2 years ago ago
How long coronavirus lives on surfaces and in the air.

HEALTH

Laycon's genotype is SC and the estimated life span of a SC male patient is 42

Laycon is a talented musician, songwriter and housemate in the Big Brother Naija reality TV show. He has won multiple rewards after he participated in the BBN reality TV show. Laycon recently made a troubling revelation to a fellow housemate during a conversation and Laycon said that he is sickle cell anemic meaning that his genotype is SS. Laycon is a very strong man because despite the fact that his genotype is SS, he is always in a happy and cheerful, it is very rare to see Laycon lashing out at other housemates.

  2 years ago ago
Laycon's genotype is SC and the estimated life span of a SC male patient is 42

COVID

Your blood type could increase your risk of dying from Covid-19- new study shows

Right from the day coronavirus pandemic broke out, scientists all over the world have been hunting for some clues as to why some people are more prone to the virus more than others. But today a team of experts claim to have the answer to the question, and they say it depends on the blood type. Scientists from all over the Europe compared the genes of thousands of patients who tested positive with the virus. They discovered that those who had Type A blood were more likely to have suffered a severe case of th

  2 years ago ago
Your blood type could increase your risk of dying from Covid-19- new study shows

HEALTH

Hydroxychloroquine is not effective for the treatment of coronavirus patients, new study shows

A new study finds no evidence of benefit from a malaria drug widely promoted as a treatment for coronavirus infection. Hydroxychloroquine, a decades-old malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump, didn’t appear to help hospitalized patients with Covid-19, according to a new observational study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health and conducted by researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York City, looked

  2 years ago ago
Hydroxychloroquine is not effective for the treatment of coronavirus patients, new study shows

HEALTH

COVID-19 Cure: Report Says Patients Recovering Quickly after getting Experimental Drug remdesivir

STAT News reported on Thursday about COVID-19 patients getting an experimental drug called Remdesivir and the results are encouraging with patients recovering quickly and most going home in days. The University of Chicago hospital participating in the study of the antiviral medication said it is seeing fast recoveries in fever and respiratory symptoms with nearly all the patients discharged with less than a week of treatment. The drug, developed by Gilead Sciences Incorporated was tested against Ebola with

  2 years ago ago
COVID-19 Cure: Report Says Patients Recovering Quickly after getting Experimental Drug remdesivir

HEALTH

Is cancer more prevalent in rich people than in poor?

IS CANCER MORE PREVALENT IN RICH PEOPLE THAN IN POOR? You may be curious to know if there are prevalent occurrence of Cancer in wealthy people than those who are poor, a clarity has been offer in a recent study that was published in the New England Journal of Medicine on the 8th of June. The research demonstrated that there are chances that Wealthy people especially in American are more likely to be diagnosed with some cancer more than those that are poor. A statement was made after the research was conducted,

  2 years ago ago
Is cancer more prevalent in rich people than in poor?

COVID

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine worked well in monkeys

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine induction of US biotech company triggered a strong immune response, preventing corona virus replication in monkeys nose and lungs, the New England Journal of Medicine published on Thursday. This is especially important to ensure that the vaccine has not been spread to others because this stopped the virus from replicating in the nose. The same result was not found when monkeys were tested on the University of Oxford vaccine but this vaccine stopped the virus from reaching the lungs

  2 years ago ago
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine worked well in monkeys

HEALTH

3 Reasons why you should stop eating wheat (OPINION)

So many people have replaced their day to day meal with consumption of wheat, so many people living withi one health condition or the other believe that wheat is the best food for them not knowing some harmful effect of wheat to the human body, you may need to read this article to know if you should keep eating wheat or not. 1. Wheat contains gluten: protein that causes inflammation, a systemic process that has harmful effects across all the organ systems in the body including the brain, heart, joints, eyes

  2 years ago ago
3 Reasons why you should stop eating wheat (OPINION)

HEALTH

Bittersweet News For ICONS As US Research Shows The Estimated Life Span Of A Sickle Cell Patient

Singer and BBNaija housemate, Laycon surfaced the headlines again after admitting his Blood group some hours ago. Being hesitant to mention it initially, Laycon summoned the courage to tell his fellow housemates that he is Sickle Cell anaemic. His confession quickly sparked conversation among fans on social media which made many quickly express their sympathy. While most were pouring sweet words for him, a few referred to it as a gimmick to attract votes being in the final days of the competition while others

  2 years ago ago
Bittersweet News For ICONS As US Research Shows The Estimated Life Span Of A Sickle Cell Patient

HEALTH

How Long Does Corona Virus Live on Different Surfaces?

More people are staying indoors to avoid contact with people potentially infected by Covid-19. But in light of a recent report from the US’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that said RNA from the virus that causes Covid-19 was found in the Diamond Princess ship 17 days after its passengers had left, what are the risks of handling packages, groceries and what scientists call “high-touch” surfaces? Dr Julia Marcus:A CDC investigation of the cruise ship found evidence of viral RNA in cab

  2 years ago ago
How Long Does Corona Virus Live on Different Surfaces?

HEALTH

Men, Stop Killing Yourselves, See The Only Part Of A Female's Body That Can Elongate Your Life

If there is anything worth striving, stressing and begging for to the point of conviction, it should be something worth the energy and effort, and the only thing that almost every man in this world can't resist and will give as much energy needed as possible for is to live a long life. Everybody wants to live. However, people channel the right energy to the wrong cause. There are lots of things to gain from a lady's body that will Benefit your health, but I don't see the one that eclipses long life. Did you

  2 years ago ago
Men, Stop Killing Yourselves, See The Only Part Of A Female's Body That Can Elongate Your Life

HEALTH

Just in:1st covid 19 death recorded in Nigeria

The NCDC released a statement via their twitter handle that Nigeria has now recorded their first death from covid 19. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday disclosed eight new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 30, with two persons discharged and no recorded case of death. Of the new cases, it said six were in Lagos State, one in Oyo State, and one in the Federal Capital Territory. This came as the World Health Organisation (WHO) said it was considering

  2 years ago ago
Just in:1st covid 19 death recorded in Nigeria

HEALTH

Covid-19 can also spread in this new way! Another staggering claim by scientists

The cases of corona virus are increasing day by day and every day new studies related to this virus are coming out. We are all familiar with the symptoms of Corona virus and we also know about its infection. The corona is spread by coming in contact with an infected person or by inhaling the bacteria coming out with a cough sneeze. But now American scientists have claimed that this virus can spread even by talking. Yes you heard it right Anthony Fossey, head of Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes

  2 years ago ago
Covid-19 can also spread in this new way! Another staggering claim by scientists

HEALTH

Scientists claim Lefties are More Accident-Prone Than Righties. But is it true?

Handedness, is the dominance of one hand over the other, it provides a window into the way our brains are wired, experts say. And it could help explain more on disorders related to brain development, like dyslexia, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD), which are more common in left-handed people. About 10% of people in the world are left-handed, according to estimates from experts. Another 1% of the population is mixed-handed. What causes people not to favor their right hand is o

  2 years ago ago
Scientists claim Lefties are More Accident-Prone Than Righties. But is it true?

COVID

Coronavirus: How many blood groups are there and what is the risk

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that blood type may play a major role in determining how severely Covid-19 will affect those infected with the disease. A study published by the New England journal of medicine has found that people with blood type A have a 45% higher risk of suffering severe effects of Covid-19 compared to people with other blood types. Meanwhile people with blood type O, the most common blood type, appear to be somewhat protected from the effects of the coronavirus

  2 years ago ago
Coronavirus: How many blood groups are there and what is the risk

HEALTH

COVID-19:Facts about the New coronaVirus, study says.

The virus which has caused a global quake and the current pandemic has been confirmed to live and survive on plastic and stainless surfaces for up to three days. This was made known by researchers in a study published as a letter to the editor in the New England Journal of medicine. The study also stated that it can linger in aerosols- suspension fine solid particles or liquid droplets in air.  Importantly, the study confirms that the stability of this virus SARS-coV-2, which causes covid-19, is similar to

  2 years ago ago
COVID-19:Facts about the New coronaVirus, study says.

FOOD

Nutmeg Toxicity: Be Warned Of The Toxicity Of Nutmeg

Certain natural constituents of spices such as nutmeg may form amphetamine compounds within the body, sufficient to elevate the mood and help provide some added Christmas cheer, during the holiday season. This hypothetical risk was raised as far back as the Sixties in the New England Journal of Medicine in an article called "Nutmeg Intoxication." The paper pondered whether the age old custom of adding nutmeg to eggnog arose from the psychopharmacological effects described in cases of nutmeg intoxication. Such

  2 years ago ago
Nutmeg Toxicity: Be Warned Of The Toxicity Of Nutmeg

HEALTH

Still confused on how long coronavirus will last on a surface this is for you.

Coronavirus as an infectious disease that can cause respiratory illness in human body with the symptoms of cough, fever and breathing difficulty. This disease have damage many souls in different countries of the world and as well force the nations to go in unprepared holiday. people are now looking for a way to prevent this virus from infecting them as they said prevention is better than cure. So the question is for how long will this virus COVID-19 last on a surface. here is how long the coronavirus will l

  2 years ago ago
Still confused on how long coronavirus will last on a surface this is for you.