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Health Zone: Foods that may upset your stomach

Some people can eat all the junk food in the world, and their stomach will be totally fine. Other people have one scoop of ice cream and feel the pain for the rest of the day. If you’re easily prone to stomach aches, you know how frustrating it can be to unknowingly eat something that […]

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Health Zone : Red meat increasing cancer risk, doctor warns

An oncologist, Dr. Rajeev Kaushal, has warned that eating red and processed meat could increase ones risk of  getting cancer by 30 per cent. Kausha, a  United Kingdom and European Board certified Radiation Oncologist, said this during a media parley in Abuja. The expert, who works with the Saudi German Hospital Dubai, said more than […]

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Health Zone: People skipping breakfast risk heart attack

People who skip breakfast or eat poorly to start the day are twice as likely to develop hardened arteries, which can lead to deadly heart disease, researchers said Monday. The study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology uncovered signs of damage to the arteries long before symptoms or disease developed. Researchers said […]

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Health Zone: How worrying affects your health

We all worry from time to time. But if you can’t shake it after a few weeks or it starts to get in the way of your normal work or home life, talk to your doctor. It can take a toll on your health and might be linked to an anxiety disorder. Therapy, drugs, and […]

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Health Zone: Three reasons you should never drink out of plastic water bottles

Though water is the healthiest thing anyone can drink, science suggests that drinking from plastic water bottles might not be the best thing for you or the environment. Here are reasons you should avoid drinking from plastic water bottles as much as you can:   • They can release potentially harmful chemicals into your water. When […]

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Why you should avoid oral sex – Gynaecologist

A professor, Adegboyega Fawole of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH, has warned that Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) has been found in the throat of people engaging in oral sex. Mr. Fawole, who is of the Department of Gynaecology, UITH, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin on Tuesday that HPV was mostly […]

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Health Zone; Frequent urinating at night may be sign of diabetes – Doctor

A resident doctor, Dr Segun Fadare, on Tuesday said urinating frequently at night could be a warning sign of high blood sugar level, the hallmark of Type 2 Diabetes Fadare, who works with the Babcock University Teaching Hospital Annex, Ibadan said, “Needing to go to the bathroom once at night is considered normal, however, urinating more […]

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Health Zone: Being single will kill you faster than obesity – Study

Loneliness is deadlier than obesity and should be considered a public health risk, experts have warned. Those with bad social connections have a 50 percent increased risk of early death, compared to those with good social connections, a review of studies on loneliness suggests. Researchers in the US looked at 218 studies into the health […]

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Health Zone: Seven things women should always do after sex

After sex, there are a few things a woman should do to keep healthy, such as these ones… • Wipe down with gentle soap and water. Bacteria from the fingers, mouth, and rectum can increase a woman’s chance of developing yeast or bacterial infection after sex, says obstetrics-gynaecologist, Sherry Ross. She recommends using a non-fragrant soap […]

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Health Zone: Five things men should do after sex

Men love to have sex, but many men don’t know that after that earth-shaking orgasm that usually knocks them out, there are some areas of their health to take care of. Doing one of these five things will enable any healthy man to perform better every time they want to have sex! So, as a man, what […]

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Health Zone: Oral sex can give you untreatable ‘super gonorrhoea’ – World Health Organisation warns

  Gonorrhoea infections are increasing, but doctors are running out of antibiotics that can fight the increasingly resistant bacteria causing the sexually-transmitted disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Friday. Gonorrhoea is caused by bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoeae or gonococcus. Experts said that incurable gonorrhoea has started to spread after becoming resistant to antibiotics, […]

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Health Zone: Nine ways to avoid bird flu

The Federal Government on Friday alerted Nigerians to the outbreak of Avian Influenza or bird flu in the Federal Capital Territory and seven states of the country. Gideon Mshelbwala, the Director of Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, listed the states affected by the outbreak to include Bauchi, Kano, […]

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Health Zone: Chocolate consumption may lower heart disease risk – study

Eating chocolate on a regular basis may be associated with a lower risk of heart disease, a new study published online by Heart revealed. Researchers have discovered a link between moderate chocolate intake and a lowered risk of atrial fibrillation or flutter, the irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and other serious […]

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Health Zone : Five shocking ways you can get pregnant without having sex

Technically it’s possible to get pregnant without having sex, even if you’re a virgin. That’s the submission of experts. They warn that if you’re not planning on having a baby any time soon, it’s important to know what kind of sexual behaviour might put you at risk of getting pregnant. Gynaecologists say basically, it’s very […]

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Health Zone: Heavily Processed Food Consumption Blamed for Stroke, Cancer, Heart Disease

A Professor of Applied Biochemistry at the Federal University of Technology, Akure ( FUTA), Ganiyu Oboh, has said that research has shown that at least four of the 10 leading causes of death like  heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes are directly related to food that human being consumed. The university don also identified protein […]

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Health Zone: Meningitis; Causes and How They’re Spread (Must Read)

Meningitis is the inflammation of the membranes that surround your brain and spinal cord. These membranes are called meninges, giving the illness the name “meningitis.” Bacterial meningitis is just one type of meningitis. There are also viral and fungal forms of the disease. Viral meningitis is the most common form of meningitis, while bacterial is […]

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Sex cures headache faster than painkillers – Scientists

Men sometimes complain that their wives usually develop headache around bedtime, leaving them with no choice than to allow madam have her deserved rest. However, researchers have said that the best cure for headache is that three-letter word, S-E-X! And it is as natural as it comes! Far from using a headache as an excuse […]

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Health Zone: Reasons men must sleep naked – Scientists

Except when they want to have sex, some men don’t think that it’s beneficial to sleep without wearing pants or boxer shorts. Yet, scientists are saying that there are inherent health advantages when men sleep naked from the waist down! What are these advantages? Read on! You’ll protect your testicles. Researchers warn that sleeping in […]

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