Tuesday, 31 March 2015

A depressed mother slits her throat in a public supermarket


A 36 year old mother-of-three, slit her own throat today in Asda supermarket, West Yorkshire. An inquest into her death has heard that, Sobia Yousef was suffering from a breakdown following the death of her daughter, who she was convinced was the victim of black magic.

Jokes from Justin Bieber's roast



I just saw some of the top jokes from the recent Justin Bieber's Comedy Central Roast and a few were kind of health-related. See below:

Second blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh



On Monday, a Bangladeshi blogger, Washiqur Rahman, was brutally hacked to death by men wielding big knives just 500 yards from his home, in Dhaka.

A Very Inspiring Message From Tonto Dikeh

The actress shared the message below on her Instagram page. It is a really lovely and encouraging piece.

Monday, 30 March 2015

Baby With Two Horns

 Last week, sensational news of a two-horned baby delivered in Osun State, was reported by the Nigerian Tribune. Many tongues are still wagging about the "strange" baby, with varied speculations about the truth.

Just Smile!

5 Lies Your Doctor May Tell You

Do doctors lie to patients? Yes, but before you start judging, you need to know that oftentimes, the lies are part of routine medical practice and sometimes they are told for personal benefits. 

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Happy Palm Sunday


Today is a celebration of the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem before he was crucified and later resurrected. 

Saturday, 28 March 2015

May the best man win!

Nigeria decides today. #votenotfight

Man with 100 flesh eating maggots inside his nose (graphic video)

A man had more than 100 flesh-eating maggots removed from his nose which, left untreated, would have destroyed his face.

As the gruesome video below reveals, the wriggling creatures were buried deep in the 65-year-old’s sinuses.

Unhealthy Drink


Took a look at the nutrition facts on this bottle and was shocked/disappointed to find it was basically a sugar drink with sodium; also a poor source of Vitamin C. Sad but glad I know.

The Truth About Waist-trainers


Ever since Kim Kardashian shared a picture of herself wearing a waist trainer, the waist-training fever has spread like wildfire. Khloe, Black Chyna and a few celebrities soon followed suit and the trend won't be slowing down soon.

Just saw this old video of a cute baby performing CPR

Sweet and funny!

Good News For Coffee Drinkers


You can go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back if you drink coffee because the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) recently found strong evidence that drinking coffee is linked to a decreased risk of liver cancer.

Friday, 27 March 2015

Lazy/Tired


Feeling like this cat, very tired. I really want to write something but .....

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Recent Outbreak of HIV in Indiana


Alarm bells are ringing in Scott County, Indiana with almost 80 recently diagnosed cases of HIV. The situation has been described as an "epidemic" by Governor Mike Pence and a public health emergency will be declared in that community today.

New Study Shows Unborn Babies Are Affected By Cigarettes


An ultrasound study recently published in the  medical journal Acta Paediatrica has thrown some light on how smoking can affect unborn babies.

Lagos State Doctors Call Off Strike


The strike by doctors working for the Lagos State Government which began on March 16 has been suspended.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Baby Racing (With Video)

Baby racing officially started started in Vilnius, Lithuania, about 14 years ago to celebrate International Child Protection Day but the race is apparently gaining grounds in international sports.

March 24 - World Tuberculosis Day


Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by Mycobacterium  tuberculosis. It is an airborne disease which usually affects the lungs but may also affect other organs, like the spine, central nervous system, abdomen, genitourinary tract and bones. 

Angelina Jolie Removes Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes To Prevent Cancer

Last week, Angelina Jolie, 39 years, had a surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes to remove the risk of ovarian cancer. In a similar vein, she had had a double mastectomy 2 years ago to prevent breast cancer.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Be Inspired!


I saw this inspiring picture with Elizabeth Arden's short biography during my train ride and thought to share. I felt inspired and hope you feel the same too!

Wheat Isn't As Good As We Thought


As cardiologist Dr. William Davis noted in his book, Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and Find Your Path Back to Health, today's hybridized wheat contains sodium azide, a known toxin.

Let's Go Bananas!



With no fuss needed in preparation, you only need to peel and enjoy a nutrient-laden banana today. As a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of manganese, vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fibre, bananas are the way to go and here are 6 reasons to eat a banana:

Monday, 23 March 2015

Singapore Mourns A Great Leader, Lee Kuan Yew

                     
The extraordinary leader and Singapore's first Prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew,  passed away in the early hours of Monday.

Sunday, 22 March 2015

DIY Facial

Don't feel like heading to the spa? No problem, you can still get your glow on with a simple home facial. From experience, the results of steaming your face are more visible in the morning and I can guarantee you will love it. So let's get started.

Singapore's Founding Prime Minister's Health Worsens

Lee Kuan Yew has weakened further, the Prime Minister's Office said in an update on Sunday (Mar 22) morning.

Pesticides that "probably" cause cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, a division of the World Health Organization, on Friday released classifications of five pesticides: diazinon, malathion, glyphosate, parathion and tetrachlorvinphos under "probably" and "possibly" carcinogenic to humans. The finding has been detailed online in the Lancet Oncology journal.

Quote Of The Day


Saturday, 21 March 2015

International Day Of Forests



The theme of the 2015 International Day of Forests (IDF) is Forests | Climate | Change, chosen purposely to highlight the ways in which forests and climate change are linked, and to rally global support for greater action and change.

Please share this video in show of support. Click for more information .

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Struggling With Acne? Try This

The Dr. Murad Pure Skin Supplements are quite pricey but they do work. You need to take 2 tablets twice daily for at least a month to see results.

Birth Control Pills For Men


Scientists have been working on this for a while and we're closer than ever to an approved birth control pill for men.

New Case of Ebola In Liberia


      
Liberia has confirmed a new case of Ebola, undermining growing hopes in the country that it might soon be declared free of the disease.

Friday, 20 March 2015

International Happiness Day 2015



 In recognition of the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world, the United Nations in 2012, chose March 20 to be celebrated annually as the International Day of Happiness.

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Watch Out! This Wall Pees Back



Peeing on the wall will never be the same again! This new hydrophobic paint which sprays urine back on shoes will see to that.

Ebola - Sierra Leone to Confine 2.5 Million People

Sierra Leone said on Thursday it will confine around 2.5 million people to their homes across the capital and in the north in a three-day shutdown aimed at stemming the Ebola epidemic. 

Keeping Hope Alive

Out With Tobacco- WHO Urges Countries to Intensify Anti-tobacco Campaign

World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan has urged global action to drive tobacco companies "out of business" and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries.

Gunman Kills One, Wounds Five in Phoenix Suburb


A gunman opened fire inside a motel room in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa on Wednesday, killing a man and wounding two women before shooting three more people as he sought to elude an exhaustive manhunt that ended in his capture, police said.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

WHO- Dementia Research And Care

At the WHO-hosted Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia, the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland yesterday announced that over US$ 100 million will be invested in a pioneering new global Dementia Discovery Fund.

Dealing With Anger


Anger is a negative emotion that only a few can claim immunity from. Although, it's very normal to get angry, anger becomes "very negative" when it causes damage to people and things.

Do Or Die Elections?


The general elections in Nigeria, now billed to hold on March 28 and April 11 is almost here, and the tension in the air is almost palpable.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Pregnant Woman Caught Stuffing Drugs Into Her Body Cavity

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Marina McCarthy, a 22 year old woman was caught on a police cruiser camera stuffing heroin into her body cavity in Glenrock, New Jersey.

Soft and Gorgeous Feet with Shea butter

Try this at home for soft and smooth feet.

The Quitter- Poem by Robert William Service

This is one poem I love because the  poet tells it just as it is, no sugarcoating of the truth.

WHO on Cyclone Pam

The cyclone ravaged Vanuatu on 13–14 March with winds of more than 250 kilometres per hour and one-metre storm surges. While damage is still being assessed, there are reports of deaths and serious injuries, destroyed homes, and limited or no access to health services, food and clean water in many places.

Free Eye Treatment For 10000 People in Zaria


The Ramatu Ibironke Babalakin Foundation, on Monday commemorated the 40th year enthronement of the Emir of Zazzau and the 11th year memorial of Alhaja Ramatu Babalakin with the provision of eye treatment, glasses, and surgeries to more than 10000 people in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Lagos State Government Opens World Class Cardiac and Renal Centre


The Lagos State Government has completed the building of its first world class cardiac and renal centre, at the Gbagada General Hospital.

Monday, 16 March 2015

Lagos State Doctors Go on Strike

Medical doctors in Lagos State have initiated an indefinite strike today, after a 10 day ultimatum to the government.

Homeopathy Does Not Work

Medical experts in Australia have concluded that an alternative form of medicine called homeopathy doesn’t have enough evidence to support its effectiveness.

Lucinda Allen, 38, from Stourbridge in the West Midlands was 6 months pregnant when she had intercourse with her husband Tony. After climaxing twice, she experienced a sharp pain just above her right eye.

She said, 'My pregnancy had been overshadowed by gestational diabetes, which I was managing through diet and exercise. I checked my ...