5 Ways To Get Rid Of Cockroaches In Your Home

By Akinwale Akinyoade  30 December 2019. If there is one common household pest we all hate, it is cockroaches as they are one of the hardest to get rid of. Their reproductive capabilities make it challenging to rid yourself of them completely as it is as if you cut one head off, two more will…

How diet may lead to insomnia

Insomnia can have a serious impact on a person’s health and well-being. Now, a study of females aged 50 and over has found that some parts of the diet most likely contribute to this sleep disorder. Insomnia affects many people all over the world. According to the National Sleep Foundation, up to 40% of people…

10 Foods and Drinks for when Stomach Flu Strikes

Gradually begin to eat bland, easy-to-digest foods, such as soda crackers, toast, gelatin, bananas, rice and chicken. Stop eating if your nausea returns. The stomach flu (gastroenteritis) is an infection of the stomach and intestines. Though it is referred to as the “flu” it is not the same as influenza. Influenza does not always affect…

Frequent Urination At Night Is A Sign Of High Blood Pressure – Study

Posted by Amarachi on Thu 05th Dec, 2019.  According to the findings, trips to the toilet to urinate at night may be linked to excessive salt intake and high blood pressure. A recent study conducted in Japan has found that frequent nighttime urination, called nocturia, may be linked to high blood pressure and high salt…

Four Tips on Caring for Your Locs

 By Grace Okogwu November 30, 2019.  You’ll agree that locked hair gives off an interesting look to the individual wearing it. Locs, dreadlocks, dreads, and Sanskrit are categorized as a hairstyle comprising of strands of hair in a rope-like manner formed by braiding or matting. Locs can be styled long, short, tapered, or faded. Also…

How to Manage Hay Fever

 By Grace Okogwu November 29, 2019.  While some of us are happily saying adios to the rains and ‘Bienvenue’ to sunnier days, some others might be in for some bad luck. This is because with the warmer season, allergies causing hay fever are triggered and therefore, people living with hay fever might experience increased allergic…

Scientists Discover Drugs that ‘can Shrink Pancreatic Cancer Tumors’ 

By Stephen Charles November 19, 2019.  Scientists in the UK have discovered the potency of L-asparaginase and MEK, two drugs that “can shrink pancreatic cancer tumors” when ingested together. The study was published in Nature Cell Biology. The team of scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, San Diego, successfully tested the new combination on…

What Are the Signs of Dehydration in Children? 

If it seems like all your baby does is sleep, eat and deliver dirty diapers, things are exactly as they should be. Babies’ tummies are tiny and, compared with bigger kids and adults, reserve less fluid in their bodies. Add that to their super-busy metabolism and you can see why they need to eat. Or,…

Homemade Soup may Fight Malaria —Study

Published November 19, 2019.  Some soups may be good for more than just the soul. A new study suggests that certain homemade broths — made from chicken , beef or even just vegetables — might have properties that can help fight malaria . Researcher Jake Baum of Imperial College London asked children from diverse cultural…

Five Miracles of Potato for Skin Care 

By Grace Okogwu November 18, 2019 You’re probably a fan of french fries or boiled potato and that’s great. However, it’s only fair that you know the full potential of this starchy crop beyond the kitchen. Russet, red, and yellow potatoes, are few of the various other species discoverable globally. Rich in vitamin K, Thiamin, Folate,…