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6 Possible Signs a Person Might be HIV/AIDS Positive Without Knowing it.

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.

  18 days ago ago
6 Possible Signs a Person Might be HIV/AIDS Positive Without Knowing it.

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5 harmful foods that may shorten your life

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.

  13 days ago ago
5 harmful foods that may shorten your life

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3 Things You Should Consider Eating If You Want To Cleanse Your Kidney.

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.

  6 days ago ago
3 Things You Should Consider Eating If You Want To Cleanse Your Kidney.

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MALARIA: All You Need To Know And Its Causes

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.

  4 days ago ago
MALARIA: All You Need To Know And Its Causes

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What You Should Know About Cholera, Its Causes, Treatment, and Prevention.

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.

  5 days ago ago
What You Should Know About Cholera, Its Causes, Treatment, and Prevention.

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5 Early Signs Of Stroke Ignore By 70% Of People

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.

  6 days ago ago
5 Early Signs Of Stroke Ignore By 70% Of People

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Symptoms of Stroke Onset in Young Adults

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.

  7 days ago ago
Symptoms of Stroke Onset in Young Adults

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List of foods that cause harmful allergens

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.

  9 days ago ago
List of foods that cause harmful allergens

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Besides Eating Contaminated Foods, Here Are 2 Other Ways You Can Contract Hepatitis

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.

  12 days ago ago
Besides Eating Contaminated Foods, Here Are 2 Other Ways You Can Contract Hepatitis

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Nutritional recommendations for improved health and lifespan.

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.

  3 days ago ago
Nutritional recommendations for improved health and lifespan.

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Difference Between Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes, Their Respective Causes And Foods To Avoid

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.

  14 days ago ago
Difference Between Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes, Their Respective Causes And Foods To Avoid

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3 Medical Conditions That Can Be Caused By Consuming Cow Meat Regularly

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.

  22 days ago ago
3 Medical Conditions That Can Be Caused By Consuming Cow Meat Regularly

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Try To Limit The Intake Of These 4 Foods If You Want To Improve Your Mind.

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.

  23 days ago ago
Try To Limit The Intake Of These 4 Foods If You Want To Improve Your Mind.

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Breaking: President Buhari appoints Adetifa as new DG Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

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.

  21 days ago ago
Breaking: President Buhari appoints Adetifa as new DG Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

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2 Meats You Should Eat Less that would put you at Risk of Colorectal Cancer

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.

  20 days ago ago
2 Meats You Should Eat Less that would put you at Risk of Colorectal Cancer

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To combat cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) advises that Europe raise its alcohol tariff.

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.

  8 days ago ago
To combat cancer, the World Health Organization (WHO) advises that Europe raise its alcohol tariff.

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The Importance Of Having A Good Health

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.

  20 days ago ago
The Importance Of Having A Good Health

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The difference between alcohol-based hand sanitizer and non-alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

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.

  16 days ago ago
The difference between alcohol-based hand sanitizer and non-alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

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9 Early Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer

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.

  16 days ago ago
9 Early Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer

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3 major symptoms of breast cancer you should not overlook

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.

  22 days ago ago
3 major symptoms of breast cancer you should not overlook