Showing posts from November, 2017

Novel herbal cures for HIV revalidated

Novel herbal cures for HIV revalidated Tomorrow, December 1, 2017, is World AIDS Day (WAD). A day set aside to raise awareness on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prevention, treatment and care. Anti Retroviral (ARV) drugs have been scientifically validated to be effective in treatment of HIV and preventing new infections. But the benefit comes at a great cost: liver and kidney damage, cancer among others. However, several studies have 
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Living and aging well with HIV: new strategies and new research

The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Allison Webel, Case Western Reserve University (THE CONVERSATION) A generation ago, a list of tips for aging well withAIDSwould have seemed a cruel joke. It also would have not been useful. Life expectancy immediately following the identification of the virus in 1984 was often months after diagnosis. Today, however, with World AIDS Day being commemorated for the 30th year, many people with HIV are living as long as the general population. But while people with HIV are living longer, they are also living with unique challenges regarding how to age well. New evidence suggests that there are indeed several simple but vital strategies that can help increase the likelihood of successful aging. As a nurse and a scientist, I study effective self-management strategies and have seen what a difference they make to adults aging with HIV. Aren't we close to a cure for AIDS? First,…

Best Natural Cures For Asthma Relief

Asthma is a condition by which air passage of the lungs becomes inflamed causing the person suffering from it to have a problem of breathing. An asthma attack can be triggered due to various reasons like exposure to dust, smoking, or certain pollens like oak. However, asthma is curable, and this can be achieved without using any inhaler or medicine. Here are some safe home remedies for asthma.

How I survived skin cancer-Banky W

Nigerian R&B singer and actor, Oluwabankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has survived cancer of the skin.
Banky shared the news via his Intagram page, where he also disclosed that this is actually his third surgery on the same ailment, adding that he has been away taking treatment.
He wrote “A wise man once said this: “Scars. A sign that you had been hurt. A sign that you had been healed.” Scroll through the pictures to see mine.
“I’m sharing these because they’re proof of what God has brought me through. And because somewhere out there, I know there’s someone who needs to hear this.
“For those who’ve been wondering why I’ve been away so long..I had my 3rd surgery on a rare strain of skin cancer tumours in my shoulder last month. The first 2 times were over 10 yrs ago, then it recently resurfaced. But this isn’t a sad story as much as it is a reminder, and a testimony.
“A reminder that you should never take life for granted. You only get 1 shot. Some people went to slee…

Health highlghts: lung cancer

Experts urge Europe to start planning for lung cancer screening lung cancer specialists are urging EU countries to take action to initiate life-saving lung cancer screening programmes as soon as possible.
Lung cancer is the American leading cause of cancer deaths—but that could soon change thanks to a new screening tool. In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the American Lung Association's Lung Force initiative is spreading the word about low-dose CT scans and who can benefit from them.
Mesothelioma Community Hopeful After “Unprecedented Response” in Lung Cancer Clinical Trial

Lung cancer patients, mesothelioma patients and oncologists are closely following a Phase II clinical trial after researchers reported “unprecedented ..

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD)

One of the wsys to contact Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) is through casual or unprotected sexual intercourse or through the public toilet (especially water closet i.e WC). 
One must be careful when using the water closet because when a person with an STD uses a water closet and another person comes in contact with the seat (porcelain bowl), there is a high possibility of the infection spreading. In the case of women, a wide surface area leaves chances for an even higher infection rate. Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) / sexually transmitted infections (STI) or venereal diseases (VD) manifest in the body of infected person in form of worms and other symptoms.
 Sexually transmitted diseases are infectious diseases, which means that blood, and other body fluids that are coming from people with STD are highly contagious. 

Surgeons stunned to discover 263 coins and 100 nails in his stomach

Maksud Khan, 35, was admitted to hospital with abdominal pains and doctors performed an endoscopy to investigate the cause. But they were amazed to find hundreds of coins, 3.3-lbs. of nails, dozens of shaving blades, shards of glass, stones, and a 6-inch piece of rusted iron shackle. Surgeons at Sanjay Gandhi Hospital in Satna, Madhya Pradesh, India, immediately operated and removed the 15-lbs. of foreign objects. Khan is believed to suffer mental health problems and did not inform his family or friends of bizarre eating habits. "The patient was complaining of stomach pain, so we thought of getting an endoscopy done," Dr. Priyank Sharma, lead surgeon, said. "We were shocked to discover that coins, nails and nut-bolts in his stomach. We come across such a case for the first in our career." "This man looks mentally unstable as no sane person would do something like this," he said.  According to the doctors, Khan worked as a three-wheeler driver and would o…

Migraine : Symptoms, Causes, Relieves and Treatments

Migraine could be explained as a severe headache, different from random headaches, in the sense that it follows a recurring pattern and severe enough to make victim abandon normal activities but is not life threatening.


1. Cold hands

5th case of meningococcal disease at OSU

5th case of meningococcal disease at OSU The Centers for Disease Control describes the disease as "any illness caused by the type of bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis, also known as meningococcus. … They include infections of the lining of the brain and spinal cord (meningitis) and bloodstream infections (bacteremia or septicemia)."

What Actually Happened To $6 Million Raised To Fight The Ebola Virus

What Actually Happened To $6 Million Raised To Fight The Ebola Virus An internal investigation at the Red Cross revealed that nearly $6 million in funds that were allocated to fight the Ebola crisis were stolen and wasted by corrupt employees at the organization and other culprits, NBC News reported.

Tips for going to sleep on your side

Tips for going to sleep on your side Put a pillow or pillows behind your back to encourage side-sleeping If you wake during the night, check your position and go back to sleep on your side Pay the same attention to sleep position during the day as you would during the night If you wake on your back during the night, don't worry, just roll on to your side

3 Top Herbal Remedies For Treating Asthma

Asthma can be described as a respiratory disease, often arising from allergies.

1. Tightness of the chest

2. Coughing

3. Difficulty in breathing



Stroke could be described as a situation where the brain does not supply enough blood to a certain part of the body or the affected area. Any part of the body that has not received blood a long time will suffer paralysis or stoke.

Herbal Remedy For Treating Heart Attack

Heart attack is a condition of sudden failure or temporary seizure of the heart. Heart attack is a silent killer and one of the leading cause of death in adults.



Insomnia which is known as sleeplessness can be described as a situation where the victim is unable to sleep in the night or any other time.

Lack of sleep could lead to several diseases since the body usually recovers well during sleep and hormones that are good for the body are released during sleep.


Pile which is also known as hemorrhoids refers to the varicose veins at or near the anus. Many people underestimate the damage that pile could do to the body, however, pile could be so damaging to the body if not treated early.


According to new findings, drinking coffee daily could help to reduce the risk of liver cancer.

Dr. Kate Allen, Executive Director
of Science and Public Affairs at
World Cancer Research Fund

[List] Top 15 Celebrities Who Are Vegan

Today about 5% of the United States is veggie lover. About 2.5 % of the 5 % are vegans. In case you don’t know the meaning of vegetarians and vegan or the diffence between them : vegetarian don’t eat meat,
poultry, fish, however might in any case eat dairy and eggs.

4 Stages of Childbirth

Gestation period, which is the number of days a woman used to conceive her baby, usually lasts between 37 and 42 weeks.

Secondly, when the birth process is about to begin, the cervix

Several ways you can manage your health

Staying healthy or being healthy is a delight of many people or better still everybody.  Humans want to stay fine always because that is the way we can enjoy life and live longer. Health is wealth they say and this is highly true. You can only make more money by yourself if you are healthy. The reason why i use the words ' by yourself' is that some people make money when they are sick through donations and assistance from

Is Cassava Bread Edible For Nigerians ?

Some few months ago I read a post in punch newspaper written by an author in the name Tunde Fabunmi entitled “ Why I will not eat cassava bread.” I have decided to write a summary of it for my blog visitors to learn something from it. WHY CASSAVA

Lose 3 Inches of Belly Fat

Just about everyone wants to improve their appearance, but hardly anyone has the time to devote to exercising enough to get that six pack stomach. Fortunately, there are ways to trim inches off your waistline by only working out for a few minutes a day.  It's a method of healthy living that can fit in just about any lifestyle.

5 Natural Ways To Cure Eczema

If you're sick and tired of the continual itching from your eczema rash, then you will find this article useful. In it, you will find some tips for how to get rid of eczema at home using only natural methods and no medication. When your eczema condition is not severe, you can treat it with these eczema home remedies that don't involve using any medically prescribed drugs.
Moisturize Your Dry Eczema Skin

16 Health Benefits of Zinc To The Human Body

Below Are The Top Health Benefits of Zinc To The Human Body

1. Zinc help to repair and rebuild immune dysfunction

2. Zinc is an essential element helpful in increasing and reactivating sexual hypoactivity