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Letgoonline : Top 11 Yoruba herbs and their English names

Merck’s Keytruda prolong life in lung cancer study

According to report, Merck & Co's
approved Keytruda lung cancer
treatment is said to provided superior
overall survival to chemotherapy.

This is confirmed
in a late-stage study of patients
with advanced disease whose
tumors produce a protein called
PD-L1 associated with increased
risk of the disease.

Processed meat and red meat can cause cancer – WHO

Eating
processed
meat can
cause bowel
cancer in
humans while
red meat is a
likely cause of
the disease,
World Health
Organization
(WHO) experts
said on
Monday in
findings that
could sharpen
debate over
the merits of a
meat-based
diet. The
France-based
International
Agency for
Research on
Cancer (IARC),
part of the
WHO, put
processed
meat like hot
dogs and ham
in its group 1
list, which
already
includes
tobacco,
asbestos and
diesel fumes,
for which
there is
"sufficient
evidence" of
cancer links.
"For an
individual, the
risk of
developing
colorectal
(bowel) cancer
because of
their
consumption
of processed
meat remains
small, but this
risk increases
with the
amount of
meat
consumed," Dr
Kurt Straif,
Head of the
IARC
Monographs
Programme,
said in a
statement.

Letgoonline : Remedy for cold: Warm Salt Water

‘Black Death’ germ has afflicted mankind longer than imagined

The plague germ that caused the "Black Death" in the 14th century and
other ferocious pandemics has stalked humankind far longer than
previously known.

A study unveiled on Thursday of DNA from Bronze Age people in Europe
and Asia showed the bacterium, Yersinia pestis, afflicted humans as
long ago as about 2800 BC, more than 3,000 years earlier than the
oldest previous evidence of plague.

New warning: No alcohol is safe during pregnancy

According to a medical report, drinking alcohol during
pregnancy should be avoided as it increases the risk
the baby could have defects.
The safest thing is to not drink at all because every baby and mother will
react differently to alcohol.

(CNN)—In an effort to once and
for all put a rest to any debate
about drinking during
pregnancy, the American
Academy of Pediatrics has put
out a clear message: Don't do it.
Ever. At all. Not even a tiny bit.
"No amount of alcohol should be
considered safe to drink during
any trimester of pregnancy," the
group wrote.
The group released a report
Monday identifying prenatal
exposure to alcohol as the
leading preventable cause of
birth defects, as well as cognitive
problems later in life.
Health authorities in nearly every
other country also advise
pregnant women unequivocally
not to drink.

I also give my own piece of advice to pregnant women not to drink
during for the future of their child and theirs.

Remedy for cold and nasal congestion

Drink Hot Liquids. 
Hot liquids are good remedy for cold as they help relieve nasal congestion, prevent dehydration, and soothe the uncomfortably inflamed membranes that line your nose and throat. Try a hot toddy, an age-old remedy if you so affected with cold and find it difficult to sleep especially at night
Drinking a hot herbal tea is also an effective way to treat coldd

How To Prepare Ashwagandha Smoothie

Ashwagandha Smoothie

Serves 3

Ingredients

2 bananas2 cups almond milk1 cup plain yogurt1/2

96% of ex-NFL players had brain disease

Hitting your head against hard substaance can have an adverse effect o
n the brain. It can lead to CTE which is a progressive
degenerative brain disease
found in some athletes with
repetitive brain trauma.

According to CNN—Eighty-seven of 91 former NFL players who donated
their brains to science after
death tested positive for a brain
disease that is believed to be
linked with repeated head
trauma and concussions,
researchers said.
The former players were found
to have had chronic traumatic
encephalopathy, known as CTE,
according to the U.S. Department
of Veterans Affairs and Boston
University.
It's not clear why some players
develop the disease and others
don't.
The study results don't
necessarily mean that 96% of all
NFL players are at risk for CTE,
said Dr. Robert Cantu. The brains
came from players who, while
they were alive, had concerns
about CTE. His group began its
work in 2008.
The data was published on the
website for the Concussion

Aspirin linked to higher risk of serious bleeding in the older people

Aspirin linked to higher risk of serious bleeding in the older people



A 10-year study has found that people who are aged 75 or older and take aspirin daily to ward off heart attacks face a significantly elevated risk of serious or even fatal bleeding and should be given heartburn drugs to minimiz

- WHO issues new guidelines for antibiotic use

- WHO issues new guidelines for antibiotic use


The change aims to ensure that antibiotics are available when needed, and that the right antibiotics are prescribed for the right infections

- Study finds teen pregnancy rates drop as government fu

New :women should start getting mammograms at 45 i

New :women should start getting mammograms at 45 i

The American Cancer Society has issued new rules saying
less screening for breast cancer is superior to more.

The association says ladies ought to
begin getting mammograms at 45
rather than 40, and that everybody can avoid the normal manual breast
checks by specialists.

Presently three key groups – the
American College of Obstetricians and, Gynecologists
, the American Cancer Society, and the U.S. Preventive Services
Team – prescribe
diverse ages for beginning standard mammograms: 40, 45
and, 50 respectively.

While mammograms recovery lives,
they can likewise bring about damage, so there must be balance to
manage the upsides and downsides of it.

PREBIOTIC CAN FIGHT STAPYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

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PREBIOTIC CAN FIGHT STAPYLOCOCCUS AUREUS
 Stapylococcus Aureus is a deadly infection.  The bacteria form what is called cyst which is lipid in nature to cover their cells thereby escaping t

Death from air pollution is rising

The world is so contaminated for the human health. According to a
study by WHO, residential energy use and
agricultural emissions lead
causes of air pollution deaths.
According to the World Health Organization Globally, more than 3 million
people die prematurely each year
from prolonged exposure to air
pollution. WHO also estinate that by 2050, there could be 6.6
million premature deaths every year worldwide due to air polution.

The study says the air we breathe out could be harming more
people than ever.

Chronic exposure to air pollution particles
contributes to the risk of developing cardiovascular and
respiratory diseases as well as
lung cancer.
"The total number of deaths due
to HIV and malaria is 2.8 million
per year," said Jos Lelieveld, a
professor at the Max Planck
Institute for Chemistry in
Germany and lead author of the
study. "That's half a million less
than the number of people who
die from air pollution globally."
Residentia…

9 Useful Tips For weight, Beauty, Skin, Teeth, First Aids, Hair

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9 Useful Tips For weight, Beauty, Skin, Teeth, First Aids, Hair


Weight Loss: Try baking apple slices as a healthy alternative to potato chips for Weight Loss.

BeautyTip: Coconut water is an excellent antioxidant. It can

30 Simple Ways To Clear Severe Pimples/acne

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30 Simple Ways To Clear Severe Pimples/acne


Severe pimples/acne may be painful and emotional. The following are 30 simples strategies, home remedies and medical ways to get rid of pimples and acne.

HOW TO GET RID OF PIMPLES AND ACNE IN 30 PRACTICABLE WAYS

1. Make sure where you are sleeping is clean

Mini human brains grown in labs may help cure cancer, others

Three 'gbosas' for medical scientists throughout the world as they
keep attaining new height everyday.

For instance, Ohio State biomedical research team grows nearly complete
human 'mini brain' Brain organoids which can be used
to learn more about diseases
like cancer, Alzheimer's and
Parkinson's and
autism.

According to (CNN):

A Harvard medical
pioneer calls it "astounding" —
an "incredible achievement" and
a "quantum leap forward" in the
battle against cancer, autism,
Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

What's going on? Scientists at
Ohio State University say
they've figured out a way to
grow the genetic equivalent of a
nearly complete embryonic
human brain.
Technically, they're not quite
"brains." They're called brain
organoids — pieces of human
tissue grown in petri dishes from
skin cells.
These little blobs of tissue, 2-3
millimeters long, could help
researchers test drugs…

Eating food low in potassium is good for kidney

The kidney is a very essential organ in the body. It is especially useful for processing and excretion of food and waste product

Plague was detectable some 3,000 years earlier

A study suggests the plague may have existed thousands of
years earlier than the .
sixth century and through
medieval times when the illness wiped
out millions of people.

Scientist analyse DNA of human teeth from Europe and Asia and their
finding showed the bacterium that causes the plague was detectable
some
3,000 years earlier than previously documented.

According to the study, the bacterium,
known as Yersinia pestis, was common, though it may have caused a
slightly different but still harmful kind of illness.

According to senior
study author Eske Willerslev of
the Center for GeoGenetics at the
University of Copenhagen:
They found that the Y. pestis lineage originated and was
widespread much earlier than
previously thought, and they
narrowed the time window as to
when it developed. The study changes their view of
when and how plague
influenced human populations and opens new avenues for studying the
evolution of diseases.

Eli Thompson — the boy without a nose has died, at the age of 2

Eli Thompson — the boy who was born in 2015 without a nose due to a rare condition — has died, at the age of 2, in his home state of Alabama.

“We lost our little buddy last night,” Eli’s dad, Jeremy Finch of Mobile, Ala., posted on Facebook Sunday, along with the link to an article about th

First Fukushima worker diagnosed with radiation- linked cancer

A former
Fukushima
nuclear plant
worker has
been
diagnosed
with radiation-
linked cancer,
Japanese
officials said
Tuesday, and
an expert said
the first
confirmed
case since the
2011 accident
could be just
the "tip of the
iceberg". A
health ministry
official said the
unnamed man,
who was in
his thirties
while working
at the plant
following the
2011 crisis,
has leukaemia.
The
announcement
will likely
further inflame
widespread
public
opposition to
nuclear power,
and could
frustrate
efforts to
resettle
evacuees in
communities
around the
crippled
Fukushima
plant that have
been deemed
safe.

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TOP 11 HOME/HERBAL REMEDIES FOR ANEMIA

These days millions of people throughout the world are suffering from anemia, which is a condition whereby the body’s red blood cell count is less than normal.

When you are anemic, your blood
(red blood cells contain hemoglobin, an iron-based protein that helps blood cells carry oxygen) will not be able to supply the proper oxygen supply to your organs and tissues.


TOP 11 HOME/HERBAL REMEDIES FOR ANEMIA


1. GUINEA CORN LEAVES

Guinea corn leaves which is known as poroporo oka baba in Yoruba language is also a good remedy for blood shortage or anemia. It is widely use as remedy to quickly supply blood to the body.

USAGE

Boil the leaves with water. The red/blood-like solution can either be drinking alone or mix with milk to get optimum result. Poroporo okababa is popular in Western Nigeria as an ideal solution for anemia.

2. Beetroot

If you or anyone you know is suffering from anemia due to deficiency of iron, then Beetroot which is high in iron, fiber, calcium, potassium, sulfur and vit…

Health highlights: sugary foods are agents of obesity, diabetes and more

Health highlights: sugary foods are agents of obesity, diabetes and more
- Consumption of  sugar-sweetened foods and beverages has been identified as the cause of overweight or even obesity, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome and more.
- According to Dr. David Wikenheiser, a Canadian naturopath who carries out biological age tests: "Aging is when we have loss of energy, eye-sight and mental ability. This used to start happening to people in their 50s and 60s, but now, I am seeing patient who have these problems in their 30s and 40s." 

- Maintaining a healthful diet helps people with diabetes manage their symptoms and improve their energy levels
- Bitter melon does affect blood sugar levels. It is found that bitter melon help people lower their blood sugar and manage the symptoms of diabetes.

9 benefits of tumeric to your health

Tumeric is a family of the ginger herbs but many people are ignorant
about it medicinal benefits compare to ginger. It is used for cooking
soup as spice just like ginger and could be found in traditional
market and kitchen. The following are the main eight restorative focal
points of turmeric.

NINE HEALTH BENEFITS OF TUMERIC

1. Disease and virus resistant – As a resistant agent, it serves to
shield body from disease, for example, colds, flu and cough. Mixing
one teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of warm water and drinking
it once daily is recommended for people suffering from cough, cold and
influenza/flu.

2. Relieves Arthritis

Turmeric are used for treating both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid
joint pain. It has been found that those suffering from rheumatoid
joint aggravation who eat up turmeric all the time experience much
easing from the moderate to delicate joint desolations and likewise
joint pain.

3. Quicken the repairing of skin – Turmeric furthermore helps…

The number of mole on your arm could ‘predicts skin cancer risk’

Counting moles on the right arm
was found to be a good
indicator of total moles on the
body. More than 100 indicates
five times the normal risk.
The study, published in the
British Journal of Dermatology,
used data from 3,000 twins in
the UK.
GPs could use the findings to
identify those most at risk, it said.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer
affecting more than 13,000
people in the UK each year.
It develops from abnormal moles,
so the risk of being diagnosed
with a melanoma is linked to the
number of moles a patient has.
Researchers from King's College
London studied a large group of
female twins over a period of
eight years, collecting
information on skin type, freckles
and moles on their bodies.
After repeating the exercise on a
smaller group of around 400
men and women with
melanoma, they came up with a
quick and easy way to assess the
risk of skin cancer.
Moles, freckles and melanoma
Freckles are small usually pale
brown areas of skin, which
a…