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COVID-19 and Your Nutrition

COVID-19 and Your Nutrition

The importance of a healthy body system and well-being cannot be overemphasized. And this is largely influenced by the substances we consume, particularly food. Eating healthy meals tend to boost the body’s immune system. And as a result, it produces antibodies that fight diseases. It has not been established that COVID-19 can be spread through […]

The Environment, Waste and You

The Environment, Waste and You

The health of humans and animals are interlinked with the environment. Majority of infectious diseases that presently affect human health are zoonotic i.e., they originate from animals and occur at the human-animal environment interface. Some of these diseases include Lassa fever, yellow fever and even the almighty coronavirus that also has a zoonotic source. Research […]

Can Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Pregnant people’s exclusion from clinical trials means we’re missing important information on the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in that potentially high-risk group. “Just a little bit ago the FDA informed Pfizer that they do intend to proceed towards an authorization of their vaccine,” Azar told Good Morning America. “We should be seeing the authorization […]

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine: What To Expect Before, During, and After

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine: What To Expect Before, During, and After

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is officially being distributed throughout the US after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized it for emergency use on December 11. Right now, the first round is being rolled out to health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities—so unless you fall into one of those two groups, you’re likely not going […]

Poor Countries Seen Missing Out As Rich Nations Hoard COVID-19 Vaccines

Poor Countries Seen Missing Out As Rich Nations Hoard COVID-19 Vaccines

Nine out of 10 people in dozens of poor nations could miss out on getting vaccinated against COVID-19 next year because rich countries have hoarded far more doses than they need, campaigners said on Wednesday. Rich nations home to 14% of the global population had bought 53% of the total stock of the most-promising vaccines […]

Chilli Pepper Can Help You Live Longer

Chilli Pepper Can Help You Live Longer

If you like your peppers off-the-scale hot, here’s some good news. New research (to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2020, which will be held virtually this week) suggests that all that heat makes you less likely to die from heart disease or cancer and more likely to live longer than your mild-pepper-loving counterparts. […]

Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

We have almost seen it all, we even never thought we have. #StopAbusingWomen, #StopAbusingMe and a lot of hashtags have been trends awash on the social media space. And this is due to the heart-rending reports of cases of rape and sexual abuse occurring in different parts of the country and the world as a […]

Toilet Infections;The Symptoms You Need To Look Out For

Toilet Infections;The Symptoms You Need To Look Out For

I couldn’t help but think, laugh at my innocent self and also be thankful that things didn’t get out of hand when I was putting this together. Let me share with you the reason why. A few months back, I was feeling weird and hot down there. Why? I didn’t know. I was quite an […]

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome : (What You Need To Know)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome : (What You Need To Know)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovary with small cysts on the outer edges of the ovary. Its cause is not known but it involves a combination of genetic and environmental factors. A lot of people including myself do not know about this condition. I heard about this for the first […]

You Should Include This In Your Diet

You Should Include This In Your Diet

Do you know the most healthy meat? you’re right, its white meat. White meat I mean Chicken, turkey, rabbit meat and the likes of them. These meats are usually nutritious and taste really nice but I’ve heard a lot of people say they can’t eat a particular meat for a particular reason. For example, pork […]

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