How can I eat safely outside the home? That is a question worth considering. At a recent medical conference in Kenya, about 50 delegates had to be hospitalized on account of food borne illness. The sporadic outbreaks of cholera and other food borne illness in developing countries such as Nigeria … Read More »
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Hand washing remains one of our most effective weapons against diseases. Irrespective our age, background, social status or profession, we all need to wash our hands. The question is: Are you really doing it properly? How should you wash your hands? According to the Centers for disease control and prevention: … Read More »
Would You Grab this Offer of £3,526 pounds to participate in this ‘Big Brother’ Whooping Cough Research Project?
In an unusual move to recruit volunteers to contribute to the quest to develop better vaccines for Whooping cough, a research team in United Kingdom is willing to compensate participants with 3,526 British pounds (about 1.5 million naira)! What will the project involve? Volunteer will allow themselves to be exposed … Read More »
Health ministers of the G20 leading economies, meeting for the first time on Saturday, agreed to work together to tackle issues such as a growing resistance to antibiotics and to start implementing national action plans by the end of 2018. Germany, which holds the G20 presidency this year, said it … Read More »
Germs are everywhere. Of course, you know that toilets and dirty places or items are germ-ridden. But what of things we come in contact with every day? In some cases, that’s the source of infections, making germs spread unnoticed. Consider Paul, who had common cold symptoms-coughing, runny nose, and sneezing. … Read More »