112-YEAR-OLD NAMED WORLD’S OLDEST LIVING MAN WHILE IN QUARANTINE

A British man, who was born 10 years before the deadly Spanish flu swept across the world in 1918, has been named the world's oldest living man. He is currently in quarantine from the coronavirus in his assisted living home. Bob Weighton, who turned 112 on Sunday, was recognized by Guinness World Records after residents sang "Happy…

7 Home-Made Remedies For Eczema

Eczema is a common, chronic, non-infectious skin condition. The main symptom of this inflammatory disease is a very itchy rash.  Eczema, also called dermatitis, is a skin condition that causes patches of itchy, irritated skin. There are many types of eczema. Some cases are a response to an allergen or irritant, while others don’t have a clear cause.…

Campaign for Youths Living with HIV

According to records, there are 5 million youth living with HIV. Young people’s risk of becoming newly infected with HIV is closely correlated with age of sexual debut. Abstinence from sexual intercourse and delayed initiation of sexual behaviour are among the central aims of HIV prevention efforts for young people. Decreasing the number of sexual…

Disregard Rumour Of Ebola Case In Nigeria, FG Tells Citizens

A statement from the Federal Ministry of Health, quoted the Permanent Secretary, Mr Abdullaziz Mashi Abdullahi, as saying the message was false, could cause harm to innocent people, and create panic among citizens. This comes amid concerns about the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and days after a scare in Kenya. The…

Tobacco smoking major cause of lung cancer – WHO

As the world marks the “No Tobacco Day”, the World Health Organization, (WHO) has disclosed that over 75 percent of lung diseases are traceable to excessive tobacco smoking. 
WHO Nigeria Officer in Charge, Dr.  Clement Peter who read out a message of the WHO Regional Director, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti at an event in Abuja yesterday, noted that part of the campaign is to ensure at least, 24 hours abstinence from all forms of tobacco.