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Alert!! Bad News To Every Nigerian That Smokes Health 

Alert!! Bad News To Every Nigerian That Smokes

Federal Government has been lauded by the Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), a non governmental organisation its plan to increase tobacco tax. Mr Seye Omiyefa, the Executive Director of the NGO, made the commendation on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, the increase will go a long way to save Nigerians from direct and secondhand smoking which have harmful health effects. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole said that the government might increase the tax on tobacco. Adewole made the statement while responding to questions from…

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Nigerian Be Careful!! Foreign Hospitals Stealing Kidneys, FG Warns Nigerians Health 

Nigerian Be Careful!! Foreign Hospitals Stealing Kidneys, FG Warns Nigerians

  The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical check should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ harvesting by some hospitals The warning was contained in a letter written by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and signed by the Director of Hospital Services, Dr. Wapada Balami. The letter, titled, ‘Re: 41 suspected illegal human kidney traffickers on trial in Egypt, dated October 11, 2017, read in part:  I am directed to inform you of the above subject matter…

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BREAKING NEWS!!! THIS IS WHY I DID NOT GO TO NIGERIAN HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT, BUHARI SPEAKS OUT Health News 

BREAKING NEWS!!! THIS IS WHY I DID NOT GO TO NIGERIAN HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT, BUHARI SPEAKS OUT

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has once again explained why President Muhammadu Buhari traveled overseas for treatment. Adewole said the President opted for foreign treatment following the advice by his doctors. The minister made this clarification while speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of the inauguration of Central Pharmacy Store and Maternity Building at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex , Ile Ife. The decision by President Buhari to travel abroad for treatment has been greeted with nationwide criticisms. Many faulted the President who has been advising…

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Don’t Use Fanta, Sprite To Take Any Drugs, Goverment Warns Nigerians All Health News 

Don’t Use Fanta, Sprite To Take Any Drugs, Goverment Warns Nigerians

Although they are safe for consumption, Fanta and Sprite should not be used to take any medicine, the federal government has said. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said the two beverages, manufactured by the Nigeria Bottling Company, NBC, are safe for human consumption but cannot be taken with any drug. The minister stated these on Friday, after a meeting with the Department of Food and Drug Services, Federal Ministry of Health; National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC; and Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON; to address…

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10 tips to help prevent type 2 diabetes All Health 

10 tips to help prevent type 2 diabetes

You can help reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes by understanding your risk and making changes to your lifestyle. Common risk factors include increased weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride (blood fat) levels. Changing the habits of a lifetime isn’t easy, but it’s worth the effort. Here are some tips to help you reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. Check your risk of diabetes. Take the Life! risk assessment test and learn more about your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A 12+ score indicates that you are…

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