Some herbal guardians of health in 2018 (5)

Hawthorn berries (Crataegus spp.) TWO deaths last month got me thinking about Hawthorn berries. Just before the first one, I noticed that one of my acquaintances always breathed heavily, almost gasping for breath, on little...

Cellgevity, Senior Citizens and their peculiar challenges (2)

As reported in the first part of this series, CELLGEVITY is inching its way to the center-stage of Senior Citizen medicine. There, like the foundation cream of a woman's multi-level facial make-up, it would...

Bone marrow meal life-line for chemo devastation

An acquaintance of mine who had just had the seventh of 16 shots of chemotherapy for a cancer has desperately searched for bone marrow meal in the last three weeks. Chemotherapy, as this column...

Vomiting deserves more attention than it often gets

On my way from home to work everyday, I often stop over at a pharmacy to check my blood pressure and blood sugar. I am not hypertensive. And I am not diabetic. My systolic...

Nigerian food crops loaded with deadly poisons

WHEN you read the little report below this introduction to it, you may become afraid of modern foods and meals because you probably now realise they are armouries of poisons which cause most, if...

Squaring up to risk factors of a stroke

MANY thoughts played on my mind last week. One of the readers of this column and an old acquaintance of mine advised me of the health challenge of one of his friends he introduced...

Barley grass not the least of greens

I DO not know why BARLEY GRASS always escapes my thoughts whenever I work with the greens. Yet this is one green, medicinal herb I have had deep respect for since Dr. George Malkhmus...

Monkey virus, polio vaccine, cancer, immunity, herbs

MONKEY virus and monkey pox are the latest health issues in Nigeria. Ebola fever, with its potential to depopulate nations as the Black plague which wiped out about 30-60 percent (75-200 million) of Europe's...

Are your heart and blood vessels dying? (2)

Going by responses to the first part of this series, POMEGRANATE should become one of the nutritional supplements many people challenged with heart ailments will look out for in 2018. Dr. Syed Zair Hussain,...

Are your heart and blood vessels dying? (1)

DID you think of your heart and blood vessels last Friday? About 17million people die world-wide every year possibly because they do not pay enough attention to them. Such people may have been having...

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