Showing posts with label Health. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Health. Show all posts

27 Oct 2013

Photos From Bodyline Fitness & Gym Launch In Lagos

 

The Lagos launch of Bodyline Fitness and Gym on Saturday October 26 attracted some of the most influential men and women in the city, with many guests commending the owners for giving Lagos a truly world class wellness centre.

The Ikoyi-based health lifestyle and fitness centre has been described by pundits as one of the best and biggest in West Africa, with facilities including a gymnasium, an indoor swimming pool, aerobics studio, spinning room, spa services, yoga and pilates room among others.

21 Oct 2013

Press briefing by the Nigerian Centenary charity ball on bequeating legacy projects in the health sector

 

The debate on the propriety or otherwise of celebrating Nigerian Centenary Anniversary ought not to distract us from the opportunities the Centenary celebration presents. An opportunity to review our past, evaluate the present and hopefully shape the future in ways that address the past imperfections and make our lives better.

Bickering over everything should not be a natural vocation; we could even in dissent find solution to the myriad of problems we face as a people. As a people of faith, we do owe our Nation responsibilities far higher than personal interests including goodwill instead of the curses we rain on our nation, her institutions and leaders. Continue...

Golden Penny Foods launches Nigeria’s 1st online food community


Golden Penny Foods has been associated with healthy and nourishing food for years, and now the brand has decided to take a step further by creating an online community for healthy food lovers.

Police nab fake LUTH doctor


According to a report by Vanguard the Lagos State Police Command on Thursday October 18th paraded a 40-year-old man, Adeyemi Stephen Akintolure (pictured above), a suspected fake medical doctor, who claimed to be a staff of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, with card No. 13541, identifying him as a surgeon and gynaecologist.

19 Oct 2013

UCH Ibadan performs first open heart surgery

feat: The surgical team that performed the feat at University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan.

The first open heart surgery in a teaching hospital in Nigeria has been successfully carried out at the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, Oyo State.

26 Sep 2013

Why Moms Find That New Baby Smell So Delicious?

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Moms who are so taken with their babies that they want to “eat them up” have a good biological reason for feeling that way, say researchers.

How young mother's looks were wrecked in just five months after she became addicted to Lambrini

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A mother who went from a vivacious young woman to a drunken wreck has been handed an Asbo after terrorising neighbours with a series of raucous parties at her home.

23 Sep 2013

LMDGP rounds off 'Keep Your Environment Clean' campaign


LMDGP – Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project –  is a world bank assisted initiative of the Lagos State Govt. Recently, the project embarked on a massive communication campaign, with road shows and through mass media, to sensitize Lagosians in general, and its slum area communities in particular, about the urgent need to deviate from behaviors & attitudes hazardous to the numerous facilities already provided  under its ‘slum upgrade’ intervention projects.

20 Sep 2013

Funmi Fiberesinma Writes On Genital Mutilation

I will never forget that afternoon.  It was a hot day, and I was relieved that we had almost finished the shoot. I don’t even know how we started filming it, but we did.  I will never forget the smell of hot metal, sweat, and then the metallic smell of fresh blood.  I will never forget the girl’s scream.

13 Sep 2013

Why Red Bull and vodka is a recipe for trouble

Be careful: A Vodka and Red Bull is believed to be more harmful than first thought
Mixing alcohol with energy drinks to get a bigger hit could be more harmful than research currently suggests, claims a leading psychologist.

2 Sep 2013

Doctors Give FG 21-day Ultimatum

The umbrella body for medical and dental practitioners in Nigeria, the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), has given the federal government a 21-day ultimatum to address the legion of what they called the challenges and anomalies confronting the health sector in the country.

31 Aug 2013

Effects Of Retirement On Health

Simply put, retirement happens when one gets old and being old means that lifestyle choices catch up with one, says the BBC News. WINIFRED OGBEBO reports on the health implications of retirement and how to keep the aging brain ‘alive’.

Reason Why Women Live Longer Than Men, Extra X-Chromosome

It is a phenomenon seen in every population and every country - women live longer than men. It is generally believed that the reason for this is because men do more dangerous things, that is, they take a lot of risks, they don’t go to see doctors until when their condition got out of control and therefore die earlier. But a new study has proved this wrong.

29 Aug 2013

ABBspot Ladies: Stop And Read This!!! Anorexia Nervosa Is No Joke! Beware!

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Previously, I wrote about the disorder called Anorexia nervosa – an eating disorder where people especially ladies fear that they would gain weight and deliberately avoid eating.

Could heavy coffee drinking help men battle prostate cancer?

Men with a history of prostate cancer who drank four or more cups of coffee daily had a 59 percent lower risk of seeing their cancer worsen or return, a new study found.

Foods you should eat with the peel on

We regularly discard the peels and skins of whole foods, not realising how beneficial they can be for us. The next time you eat these four foods, keep the peel on.

Be kind to your heart

The holy book says, “Guard your heart jealously, because out of it comes the good things of life.”

Media portrayal and public perception of mental health

The society is made up of people who evolve rules and practices to conduct their affairs over time. These practices are all subsumed under the umbrella of culture which, according to Taylor, is defined as a total way of life of the people. This way of life include the things we believe naturally without verification.

Benefits of eating bananas

If you think bananas are just for monkeys, think again.

27 Aug 2013

For healthy, white teeth

If you’re quaffing red wine and black tea, or smoking cigarettes or cigars, expect the results to show up as not-so-pearly whites. Other culprits to blame for dingy teeth include colas, gravies, and dark juices. Bottom line: If it’s dark before you put it in your mouth, it will probably stain your teeth.

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