Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Home Health

OGONNAYA NWOGWUGWU

The National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it has intensified surveillance across Nigeria to check the unwholesome activities of counterfeiters and importers of unregistered products.
Speaking at a news conference in Lagos on Monday, Director-General of NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii said the agency’s increased surveillances have led to several interceptions and seizures of large containers and arrest of suspects involved in forgery of NAFDAC documents and the operation of  illegal production facilities.  

A consultant dermatologist, Dr. Olanrewaju Falodun, has said not all cases of hair loss were caused by some disease conditions.
Falodun, a consultant at the National Hospital, Abuja, who said this recently  in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, explained that that genetic and age considerations were causative factors.
He said both males and females could be susceptible to mild but normal reduction of hair in their 30s and 40s.

General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Mr. Adebola Shabi, has   said noise could be harmful if it exceeded specified national and state standards.
He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that noise could be an unwanted or unpleasant sounds or a sound that was valueless to others.

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Have you observed how some people keep looking young and ageless despite their age? And there are other people who tend to look older than they really are. Ageing is natural, but looking aged isn’t essentially so. The ageing process cannot be stopped but can be delayed. The rate at which we age, or appear to age, is heavily dependent on our lifestyle. Here is the secret, or part of it.
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As Nigeria continues its quest to become one of the twenty leading economies by 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that one out of every three adults worldwide has high blood pressure, a development that has become a public health issue and threatens the nation’s economy.
While this disease condition has assumed an epidemic dimension, there is an enormous financial burden associated with the disease as treatment of hypertension requires an investment over many years to ensure disease-free years among those affected.

Nigerians have been advised to reduce belly fats to avoid health complications that come as a result of this.
The advise was given by a renowned Gynaecologist, Dr Fred Achem, on Tuesday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
Achem, who works with the Feropod Hospital, Abuja said that too much intake of fats, carbohydrates and animal protein would reduce the functions of the vital organs in the body.

Worsening health indices threaten Nigeria from meeting up with the Millennium Development Goal (MDG Goals 4 and 5) target of reducing infant mortality and improving maternal health as the 2015 target approaches.
Nigeria has been ranked as one of the worst countries for mothers and children to live in, according to ‘State of the World’s Mothers 2014’ annual mothers’ Index.

OGONNAYA NWOGWUGWU

Hospitals are places to be for several reasons. First, the only patients hospitalized are those who are very sick, those who need surgery that can’t be performed in an outpatient facility, or those who have severe injuries.
In all cases, these patients are at risk infections, called “nosocomial” infections, because their immunity is compromised, or because they have open wounds. The only way to protect oneself or a loved one from being infected is to know how to prevent hospital infections.

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In relation to health there are things that seem to be odd but the results that they provide have impeccable benefits. People throughout the centuries have discovered things that can be considered crazy and many may shun away from trying them. The funny thing about this is that they are beneficial to your health. The following are some of the seven weird health tip that work perfectly despite how crazy they may actually seem.

As Nigeria continues its quest to become one of the twenty leading economies by 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that one out of every three adults worldwide has high blood pressure, a development that has become a public health issue and threatens the nation’s economy.
While this disease condition has assumed an epidemic dimension, there is an enormous financial burden associated with the disease as treatment of hypertension requires an investment over many years to ensure disease-free years among those affected.

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