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7 simple steps that lower future risk of Cardiovascular disease

By Ana Sandoiu Maintaining good cardiovascular health — as the American Heart Association define it — over an extended period helps lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in the future. woman's hands forming a heart symbol against pink background New research gives important clues on how to...

Why is intermittent fasting so popular?

Intermittent fasting is becoming an increasingly popular way to lose weight. What's its appeal and is it safe to fast? Whether it's eating in a 5:2 or 16:8 pattern, losing weight is as much about when you eat as about what you eat these days. Recently,...

Eating just one slice of bacon a day linked to higher risk of colorectal cancer, says study

(CNN)Eating even a moderate amount of red or processed meat is linked with an increased risk of colorectal (bowel) cancer, according to a new study published Wednesday. People who ate 76 grams of red and processed meat per day -- that's in line with current...

Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds

(CNN)Whether you eat breakfast might be linked with your risk of dying early from cardiovascular disease, according to a new study. Skipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular-related death, especially stroke-related death, in the study published in the Journal of...

Children with Poor Oral Health may suffer from Low Self-Esteem and Underdevelopment- Report

Ikeja, Lagos: Children with poor oral health are nearly twice as likely to find it difficult to socialise with others, The Hidden Impact of Oral Health on Children’s Lives Global Report reveals. In the first-ever global study looking at the wider impacts of oral health...

Why you should go for blood donation

The importance of blood donation is underestimated, even there is need for compulsory donation some people still find it difficult to do so giving funny excuses such as, am not fat hence to blood in my body, some just conclude they...

Higher cholesterol, egg consumption linked to heart disease

By Catharine Paddock PhD Fact checked by Jasmin Collier A recent study has linked higher consumption of eggs or dietary cholesterol to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death. The finding is likely to rekindle the debate on eggs and heart health. New...

Harvard researchers say soda and sports drinks increase risk of dying from heart disease and breast and colon cancers

Angelica LaVito @ANGELICALAVITO KEY POINTS The more sugary drinks a person drinks, the greater their risk of dying from heart disease, the study finds. Sweet beverages were associated with a moderately higher risk of dying from breast cancer or colon cancer. The study adds to a growing body of...

Why your immune system is key in the fight against cancer

Harnessing the power of our immune system will be one of the most important scientific discoveries in history

Health insurance: why Nigerians must be educated

Mama Tola is one of the day old chics at Oluyole area of Ibadan, this business is her only source of income and being the bread winner of the family it's not been easy as the business she is into is seasonal, around November...
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