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Cellgevity, Senior Citizens and their peculiar challenges (1)

AMONG Nigeria's Senior Citizens, CELLGEVITY is a new health defence word. The word stands for cell and longevity or longevity of the cell. In other words...extended lifespan. Thus, CELLGEVITY excites aging people who want...

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...

Slowly but surely, Nigeria imbibes organic farming

OLUSOLA SOWEMIMO (MRS) takes the floor of this column today, for reasons I will soon explain. A dynamic woman, you would not believe she is a lawyer when you find her on the farm...

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...

Herpes Simplex Virus tameable like Monkey virus

MONKEY pox, caused by monkey virus, a cause of human tissue cancer picked by humans from vaccination against polio, continued to top the Nigerian health talk chat last week. More deaths from monkey pox...

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,...

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