Health&Fitness

Even Light Drinking May Make Fatty Liver Disease Worse

People who have fatty liver disease that wasn’t caused by heavy drinking may still need to avoid alcohol if they want to prevent their liver damage from getting worse, a Korean study suggests. Most people have a little bit of fat in their liver, but fatty liver disease can be diagnosed when more than 5 percent of the liver by ...

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Sleeping For More Than 10 Hours Can Kill You

While everyone loves a lie in, those who do it often have a bigger chance of dying, experts have warned. A major study has found getting more than 10 hours of sleep a night increased the chances of death from stroke by 56% and heart disease by 49%. ALSO READ: Not having a good night’s sleep can leave you at risk ...

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Redeemed Church Partners Emzor, Pharmatex On Medical Outreach  

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, the Calvary Area Headquarters has partnered Emzor Pharmaceutical Industries and Pharmatex Industries to organise a medical outreach for residents of Oshodi and its environs last Saturday. The Pastor in Charge of The Calvary Area, Jeff Aganbi, said the medical outreach, aimed at providing free drugs, medical tests and free medical consultations to community members, ...

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Britain Moves To Legalize Medicinal Use Of Cannabis

Britain moved a step closer to legalizing the medicinal use of cannabis after a report concluded there are benefits for patients as the government reviews the rules to allow drugs derived from the banned plant. Professor Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, said in the report there is conclusive evidence that cannabis can help people who suffer from chronic ...

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Nutrient Dense Spicy Quinoa Recipe

By Jen Miller Adopting a more plant based diet is a goal of many, but it can be tough to know where to start. Vegan food doesn’t have to be bland and tasteless. On the contrary, vegan food can be some of the most flavorful food you’ve ever tasted. By utilizing the intensity of herbs and spices, you can ramp up the satisfaction ...

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Amazing Health Benefits of Watermelons

Watermelon is a pretty popular fruit; most people think of it as a great way to stay cool when the weather gets hot. Believe it or not, it’s also a nutrition powerhouse. If you’re looking to live a healthier lifestyle, you should definitely consider making watermelon a part of your diet. It’s really easy to do; in fact, there are quite ...

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Portable Music Players Tied To Hearing Loss In Kids

Children who listen to music through headphones may be at greater risk of noise-related hearing loss, a Dutch study suggests. Researchers examined hearing test results for 3,316 children ages 9 to 11. They also asked parents about hearing complaints from their children, how often kids used portable music players and how high they typically set the volume. Overall, 443 children, ...

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JOHESU Appeals Court Order, Insists On Strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has appealed an Order of Interim Injunction from the National Industrial Court (NIC), compelling it to immediately resume duties. Addressing an emergency news conference on behalf of the national body of JOHESU in Abuja on Saturday, Dr Godwin Okara, the Chairman, Assembly of Healthcare Professionals Association (AHPA), said the matter is now at the ...

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Why Do People Snore?

By Helen Sanders At a Glance Snoring is a result of a strain on the lungs’ ability to inhale oxygen due to obstructed airways, leading to a vibration of the soft part of the roof of your mouth. Some snoring causes include excessive fatty tissue, throat or nasal deformities, poor positioning while you sleep and sleep apnea. Avoid snoring by raising ...

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