The issue of HIV/AIDS is one topic that is rarely discussed in our society today. Recent infections and pathogens like; the coronavirus, Lassa fever and even common infections have distracted many persons about the existence of the virus even in this contemporary times. Studies and statistics have revealed that almost one million people die each year as a result of this virus.
Scientists have proven that a person's health depends on the food he eats. Proper and healthy nutrition protects human health and prolongs life. Scientists have named four products that damage human health and, as a result, endanger lives. These products are: - Red meat.
Image: freepik.com What you eat or drink can either affect your kidney positively or negatively. Also, according to World Health Organization, 10% of the population worldwide is affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD), and millions die each year because they do not have access to affordable treatment.
Malaria is a disease that can cause a threat to life. It is usually transmitted via the bite of an infected Anopheles (female) mosquito. Mosquitoes that are already infected carry the parasite known as Plasmodium. This parasite is released into the bloodstream when the Anopheles mosquito bites an individual.
The World Health Organization (WHO)estimates that 21,000-143,000 people die each year of cholera. This is a call for concern. The recent outbreak of cholera in Niger State also calls for thorough awareness about this disease which though taken lightly, is ravaging more lives with the majority being children.
Stroke has been identified as the second leading cause of death worldwide. Stroke in young people, also known as young stroke, is a serious health problem that affects many children and adults under the age of 45. A stroke, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is one of the most common disorders that results in long-term disability as well as a slew of emotional and financial challenges.
Stroke has been observed to be the Second most prevalent cause of death globally. This occurrence is very predominant in older generation but what is not always said is symptoms can be observed at younger ages, Stroke in young is popularly regarded as young stroke, is a major health issue affecting several youngsters as well as a small number of adults who fall under the 45-year mark.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), by 2025, about half of the world's population will be exposed to allergic diseases. One of the most common allergic diseases in the world today is food allergy. This type of allergy occurs in 5% of adults and 10% of children worldwide.
Hepatitis basically refers to an infection of the liver caused by the Hepatitis viruses. It is one of the most common infection in Nigeria and Africa at large. According to report from the World Health Organization (WHO) about sixty million Africans are infected with the virus and this virus accounts for lots of death each year.
Nutrition is an essential component of health and development. Greater nutrition, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is linked to better health at all ages, a lower risk of disease, and longer life. Diet recommendations. The following is a list of science-based nutrition tips to help you live a better lifestyle.
Abnormally high blood sugar levels, otherwise called diabetes, is a chronic disease that occurs as a result of the failure of the pancreas to produce enough insulin or when the body is unable to effectively use the insulin produced by the pancreas. It is a highly common disease, which according to the World Health Organization, was responsible for an estimated 1.5 million direct deaths in 2019 alone.
Cow meat is one of the most consumed red meat all over the world. Most people are lovers of cow meat because of how it makes their foods taste more delicious and sweet. However, according to the sciences, consuming cow meat all the time can be very dangerous to human health.
Image: food.ndtv.com The human body reacts to activities we do as well as the food we eat everyday that is why it is essential to always eat a well-balanced diet that will boost your immune level and boost overall health performance. But over time people tend to eat food that might be detrimental to their health without knowing it all in a bid to enjoy life.
Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has today, Monday, September 6, appointed new Director General(DG) for Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC), in person of Dr. Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa. Garba Shehu, Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President confirmed the appointment in a statement issued today.
Did you know that eating more than 700 grams (raw weight) of red meat a week increases your risk of bowel cancer? Or that the risk of developing bowel cancer goes up 1.18 times for every 50 grams of processed meat eaten per day? The World Health Organization has classified processed meats including ham, bacon, salami and frankfurts as a Group 1 carcinogen (known to cause cancer) which means that there’s strong evidence that processed meats cause cancer.
On Monday, the World Health Organization suggested that Europe double its alcohol levies in order to avoid approximately 5,000 cancer deaths per year. Increasing alcoholic beverage tariffs is “one of the greatest measures” for cancer prevention with a “potentially high impact,” according to the WHO's European division, with countries like Russia and the United Kingdom benefiting the most.
The popular saying usually goes " health is wealth ", but many have not agreed with this age-long statement of fact. At least not until the surge of the global pandemic that reeked the world and seized it's joy, lives, properties and of course it's wealth, only then did we realize what good health really meant.
During the covid-19 pandemic, the importance of hand washing with soap and water or the use of hand sanitizers was highlighted as one of the needed guidelines that will help contain the virus. However apart from considering the pandemic, hand hygiene helps to maintain good health and should be part of our habits.As the names connote, the difference between alcohol-based hand sanitizer and non-alcohol-based hand sanitizer is the alcohol content.
Prostate cancer is the most familiar cancer in men. It is a kind of cancer that starts when lethal compartments grows in the prostate gland and this prostate gland is an interior limb found in the man reproductive system. According the the World Health Organization, WHO, prostate cancer is among the prime 5 causes of demise among central old men and old men.
Breast cancer is on a rampage. It is sending more and more women, young and old to early graves, and I do not think it has plans to stop any time soon. According to the WHO (World Health Organization), 2.3 million women worldwide were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020, 685,000 out of those 2.3 million women died of the disease that same year.