Nutritional Supplements ‘Don’t Work’ And Taking Certain Ones Even Increases The Risk Of Dying From Cancer, Professor Warns

They are typically taken by the health conscious with the hope of adding years to life.But a study found taking supplements has little effect and only nutrients found in foods can lower your chances of death.In fact, some supplements – such as calcium and vitamin D – were actually associated with a higher risk of cancer.

Maternal Mortality: PLAN International Calls For More Action on Nutrition

More than 545,000 expectant mothers and adolescent girls in Kebbi and Sokoto States have accessed the Iron Folic Acid Supplement to prevent high rising maternal mortality in the north western states.  In a project tagged Boosting Iron Folic Acid Supplementation for Pregnant Women in Northern Nigeria, PLAN International, since 2016 has worked with different stakeholders […]

Govt Officials’ Wives Donate Suites, Neo-Natal Incubators To Delivery Facilities

…As Ambode, Sanwo-Olu’s Wives Inspect Facilities The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), on Tuesday, donated equipment that will aid the safe delivery of babies in hospitals across the state. The donation included 32 neo-natal incubators to 13 government hospitals and six birthing suites to the Lagos Island Maternity, the Amuwo Maternal and Child Centre and […]

Nigeria Steering Towards Another Deadly Cholera Outbreak, Humanitarian Group Warns

Bayo Akinloye Overcrowded displacement camps coupled with a lack of basic sanitation facilities and hygiene will cause another cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria if action is not taken now to prevent it, warns the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). A record high number of 10,000 cases of cholera was recorded in northeast Nigeria in 2018, with […]

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Man Jailed For Beating Pregnant Girlfriend To Death

An FCT High Court in Apo, on Tuesday, sentenced one Clement James to ten years in prison for beating his pregnant girlfriend, Gladys Gabriel, to death. Justice Angela Otaluka while delivering judgment, said: “I have considered the plea in mitigation by the learned counsel to the convict. “The convict is a young man but I hope […]

Breaking:Former NFF Scribe, Taiwo Ogunjobi Is Dead

Former secretary, Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. The football administrator passed on after failing to recover from an undisclosed illness. Tunde Samusudeen, public relations officer of Osun United Football Club, announced the death via a message sent to our correspondent in Osogbo on Monday. Until his death, Ogunjobi was the chairman of […]

Tall, Slim Ladies Likely To Live Until Age 90 —Study

Women who are tall and slim are more likely to live until the age of 90, a new study has revealed. The findings, published online by the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, did also show that physical activity is linked to longer lifespans in both sexes, reports Mirror UK. But the more time men spend being physically […]