Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Do you know your hepatitis status? WHO seeks urgent interventions




Although so many people are ignorant of the disease, but the fact remains that more than 1.4 million lives are lost annually around the globe particularly from hepatitis B and C. According to a release from the World Health Organisation (WHO) today, there is the need for countries, stakeholders and the public to act fast in stemming up awareness campaign against the virus.

The statement which described viral hepatitis as the cause of acute and chronic liver diseases, noted  that the transmission of this virus can be prevented through better awareness and services that improve vaccinations, blood and injection safety, and reduce harm.

Saturday, 27 June 2015

REVEALED: How Ordering of Eating Lowers Blood Sugar



Are you diabetic or has diabetic parents? Do you know that simply  planning your order of eating can assist in lowering your blood sugar a great deal? A new study published in the journal Diabetes Care has disclosed how the order you eat your food affects your health.

Findings from the research showed that eating protein and vegetables BEFORE carbs makes you fuller for longer and could help diabetics control their blood sugar.

It seems somewhat funny to me, but the scientists explained that rather than munching ordinary 'Agege bread' which can spike dangerously, you can start the meal with some quantity of vegetables, then add some skinless grilled chicken, thereafter you can eat your white rice or white bread.

Eating this way, keeps you fuller than if you eat the same foods in the reverse order. 

This is because protein slows down the release of sugar from carbohydrates into the blood stream, preventing a sugar 'high' and then crash - and hunger pangs.

  Hope you got the gist? Try it and lets know how it works.

REVEALED: How Ordering of Eating Lowers Blood Sugar

REVEALED: How Ordering of Eating Food Lowers Blood Sugar

Are you diabetic or has diabetic parents? Do you know that simply  planning your order of eating can assist in lowering your blood sugar a great deal? A new study published in the journal Diabetes Care has disclosed how the order you eat your food affects your health.

Findings from the research showed that eating protein and vegetables BEFORE carbs makes you fuller for longer and could help diabetics control their blood sugar.

It seems somewhat funny to me, but the scientists explained that rather than munching ordinary 'Agege bread' which can spike dangerously, you can start the meal with some quantity of vegetables, then add some skinless grilled chicken, thereafter you can eat your white rice or white bread.

Eating this way, keeps you fuller than if you eat the same foods in the reverse order. 

This is because protein slows down the release of sugar from carbohydrates into the blood stream, preventing a sugar 'high' and then crash - and hunger pangs.

  Hope you got the gist? Try it and lets know how it works?

Friday, 26 June 2015

Lagos Declares Free Medication for Sickle Cell Patients, Enacts Policy




As a good step in the right direction, the Lagos State Government has announced its plan to give free medical treatments to all children under 12 years living with the Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in the state. Dr. Eniola Erinosho, Director of Disease Control, Lagos State, made this disclosure to Journalists during the World Sickle Cell Day, commemorated recently all around the world.

Erinosho who described the period between 0-12 years as the most prevalent in SCD crisis, said the state is ready to give succour to the parents of these children at such challenging time.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

White Bread: Dead Bread?






Although the appetizing and appealing appearance of this staple 'food' is usually the magnet that trapped  most people into the habit of regular consumption of it, but there abound several controversies over the regular ingestion of this item into the body, as studies have described it as ordinary shaft. Actually, different studies have identified the dangers inherent in the continuous consumption of white bread, be it ‘Agege or slice bread’ as it is popularly known in Lagos and other parts of the country. However, it fluffiness has favoured it more than whole wheat bread in almost all homes in Nigeria.           

Now, the million dollar question is: Why is white bread, dead bread? Get detail after the cut...

#INSPIRING: 40-Years After, Ovarian Cancer Survivor Gives Hope To Patients





The story of Tina Poulton, is an inspirational one for all cancer patients, and by extension all patients of any  terminal diseases, who might be counting their days on earth, the magic words from her are 'Never Give up'.
Poulton was only 40, when she was diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, and according to the reports from MailOnline, the disease had spread throughout her pelvis, while she was told she only had six months left to live.But the courageous mother of three, refused to accept the medical report, trusting God for best option.
She however met a leading professor at Manchester's Christie Hospital - a key cancer centre - and was enrolled on a clinical trial. She was prescribed a two-year course of trial drug Melphelan and within just 18 months doctors found all traces of cancer had gone. Hear her out after the cut..

VACANCIES: Reddington Hospital Has Openings For Specialist Nurses





 It appears its a season of job openings for nurses, as the Reddington Multi-specialist Hospital, Nigeria's most advanced independent tertiary hospital, has announced her vacancies for specialist nurses in the areas of  Cardiothoracic,  Perioperative/Theatre, and Dialysis.If you are a nurse with any of these specialties, it  your time to upgrade your career.Apply after the cut...
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