Health

65 Results / Page 1 of 8

Background

Health

10 Million People Died Of Cancer In 2021 – WHO

No fewer than 10 million people died of cancer across the world in 2021, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The global health agency disclosed this in a statement to commemorate World Cancer Day 2022 which has the theme ‘Closing the Care Gap’. Stressing that the disease has become one of the world’s leading causes of death, it warned that the death toll would continue to rise in years […]

todayFebruary 5, 2022 9

Health

Using Tissue Or Water After Toilet, Which Is More Hygienic?

Is using toilet paper more hygienic than using water? It is a typical western practice to use toilet paper rather than water when wiping their butt, but people often wonder which is a better choice. Toilet paper has become synonymous with pooping, but is it always the best choice? Is toilet paper or water more hygienic? According to doctors, toilet paper is not the healthiest way to clean up after […]

todayFebruary 1, 2022 3

Health

7 Amazing Health Benefits Of Locust Beans (Iru) You Don’t Know

African locust bean popularly known as iru is of great importance in Nigeria as people rely on it as a source of food, traditional medicine and remedy for several ailments. Both the fruits, seeds, leaves, nuts, pods and essential oils of the African locust beans are highly valuable. The seeds, which are enclosed in the yellow pulp are the most important and the most widely used part of this plant. […]

todayJanuary 21, 2022 13

Health

Amazing Health Benefits of Tiger Nuts You Don’t Know

When it comes to enriching the body with the needed nutrients, tiger nut is a miracle worker. And they’ve been used medicinally for both oral medications and enemas. Counted among the healthiest plants in the world, tiger nut helps to prevent heart attacks, thrombosis and activate blood circulation. And due to the high contents of soluble glucose, they help prevent cancer, as well as reducing the risk of suffering colon […]

todayJanuary 20, 2022 4

Health

US Surgeons Successfully Implant Pig’s Heart In Human

US surgeons have successfully implanted a heart from a genetically modified pig in a 57-year-old man, a medical first that could one day help solve the chronic shortage of organ donations. The “historic” procedure took place Friday, the University of Maryland Medical School said in a statement on Monday. While the patient’s prognosis is far from certain, it represents a major milestone for animal to human transplantation. The patient, David […]

todayJanuary 11, 2022 2

Health

Read This Important Information on How Water Can Affect Your Health

Water is one of the most essential nutrients in the body and Doctors have always advocated that people should drink water on a regular basis. However there are ways water can affect your health if you don't take proper measures. Dr Fidel Ezeome disclosed this in an interview onS Sdblivetv's Good Morning Show. He stated that taking water is good and beneficial for the body and an adult should take […]

todayOctober 19, 2021 20

Coronavirus

New lockdown restrictions including ban on gatherings and curfew-Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that all gatherings and alcohol will be banned, schools closed and a curfew put in place in a bid to contain the spread of the Delta variant. The adjusted alert level 4 restrictions, which will include a 9pm to 4am curfew, will be in place for 14 days, reports Sdb Live News. Addressing the nation this evening 27th June, 2021, the president said […]

todayJune 27, 2021 37

Health

China administers over 900m doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Over 900 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in China as of Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday. The commission vowed to ensure a steady vaccine supply and continue to facilitate mass vaccination. China announced on June 3 that it had administered more than 700 million doses of vaccines, and has since administered another 200 million doses in less than two weeks’ time.

todayJune 15, 2021 8

Health

World Bank, AU to deploy vaccines for 400m Africans

The World Bank (WB) and the African Union (AU)’s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) have announced a decision to work together to deploy vaccines for 400 million Africans. The pledge came after the president of the World Bank, David Malpass, met with the AVATT to discuss ways to accelerate vaccine deployment to Africa, according to a joint statement by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The AVATT […]

todayJune 15, 2021 4

0%