Friday, July 3, 2020

Nigerians’ drugs use more than twice global average: study

One in seven Nigerians uses drugs, more than twice the global average, according to the country's first major national drug-use survey published on Tuesday. The...

‘Radical rethink’ needed to tackle obesity, hunger, climate: report

To defeat the intertwined pandemics of obesity, hunger and climate change, governments must curb the political influence of major corporations, said a major report...

French watchdog sounds alert over chemicals in diapers

A French public health watchdog warned Wednesday about the risks of several chemicals found in disposable nappies, leading the government to demand that manufacturers...

Bleeding risks may offset aspirin’s benefit vs heart disease

Should healthy people take aspirin to ward off heart disease? The notion has been controversial, and the medical advice mixed. But a review of scientific...

New app gives throat cancer patients their voice back

Prague - Vlastimil Gular's life took an unwelcome turn a year ago: minor surgery on his vocal cords revealed throat cancer, which led to...

Britney Spears announces career hiatus to look after ailing father

Pop superstar Britney Spears announced Friday she is placing her career on hold indefinitely to take care of her sick father. "I will not be...

Uganda’s Ebola preparedness ‘will go a long way’ says WHO chief

In the wake of an ongoing Ebola outbreak affecting the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), neighboring Uganda is implementing a series of...

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: How It Benefits The Body

Though weight loss is the primary goal of most dietary patterns, the focus of an anti-inflammatory diet is on controlling health conditions. Even those...

7 Ways Carrot juice Is Good for Your Skin, Eyes, and...

There’s a reason health fanatics are taking a cue from Bugs Bunny and adding carrot juice into their meal plans. Jam-packed with beta-carotene, fiber,...

Bustling Ugandan border town on high alert for Ebola

Mpondwe (Uganda) - Stormwater from the peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains swells the muddy Lhubiriha River that marks the often porous border between western...
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