WHO Launches First-Ever Manual To Track Malaria In Africa


The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a manual on malaria prevention aimed at helping countries to assess the technical, operational and financial feasibility of moving towards the disease’s elimination, The global health body said in a statement issued on Thursday in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, the manual would be particularly useful to countries especially in…

Negative Influence of Caffeine Consumption on a Child’s Sleep Quality


Caffeine consumption in children is often blamed for sleep problems and bedwetting. Information on childhood caffeine consumption is limited, and many parents may not know the amount or effects of their child’s caffeine consumption. Researchers have found that 75per cent of children surveyed consumed caffeine on a daily basis, and the more caffeine the children…

Nuts: Your New Favorite Power Food


Photographed By Amelia Alpaugh. When it comes to guilt-free power foods, nuts are pretty much a no-brainer. Scientists, nutritionists, and diet evangelists have been singing their praises for years — they’re filled with antioxidants and they’re a great source of protein. Nuts are also high in unsaturated fat, providing a healthy, natural energy boost, and…

Pharmacies without new emblems to be sanctioned


Worried by indiscriminate setting up of medicine stores across the country, the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria, ACPN, has threatened to sanction pharmacy outlets that fail to procure and mount the new neon sign bearing the Community Pharmacy Rx emblem as from October 1, 2013. Issuing the warning in Lagos, National Chairman, ACPN, Olufemi…

Polio: NOA Identifies 25 High Risk Wards in Sokoto


The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Sokoto State has identified 25 high-risk wards in five Local Government Areas of the state where most children have not been immunised against the polio virus. The state NOA Director, Alhaji Abubakar Danchadi, made the disclosure at a two-day meeting with facilitators from the wards in Sokoto on Friday….

HIV/AIDS: Expert Advocates Adequate Testing to Reduce Mother-to-child Transmission


A medical practitioner, Dr Johnson Oyeniyi, has called for adequate testing and counselling to reduce the high prevalence rate of mother-to-child-transmission (MTCT) of HIV/AIDS among pregnant women in the country. Oyeniyi made the call at a three-day HIV/ AIDS sensitisation workshop in Omu-Aran, headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara, on Thursday. The workshop…

AIDS Claims Life of Heavyweight Boxing Champ Tommy Morrison


Former world heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison, best known for his role in Rocky V and a very public HIV diagnosis, died last night in Nebraska of undisclosed causes, reports the Tulsa World. He was 44. “It’s true,” says his former promoter. “He was with his wife Trisha when he passed.” Morrison claimed the World Boxing…

Kidney transplant: OJB begins treatment in india


Ailing singer, song writer and producer, OJB Jezreel has shared bedside photos as he begins treatment for kidney transplant in India. OJB finally traveled with his wife weeks after the haunting drums to raise a much needed $100, 000 to save his life ceased. Feel free to comment and your send feedbacks. Email: sowoblow@yahoo.ca ff…

All you need to know about Sex In Pregnancy


A lot of changes do take place in the body and system of a pregnant woman. This includes simple pleasure such as sexual appetite. Pregnancy brings a different kind of feeling about sex both to the woman and her partner. A section of women get easily aroused and report multiple orgasms at this time and…