COMMUNITY NEWS: RCCG Sponsors Medical Outreach & Water Project in Lagos

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Calvary Area HQ, Province 89, Oshodi, Lagos, has organized a medical outreach for residents of the community as part of activities to mark its 25th anniversary. The outreach was organized on Saturday 30 July 2022, in collaboration with Chike Okoli Foundation, Emzor Pharmaceuticals and Pharmatex Industries. It includedContinue reading “COMMUNITY NEWS: RCCG Sponsors Medical Outreach & Water Project in Lagos”

FOOD SAFETY ALERT! FG Warns Nigerians Against Fried Foods

The Federal Government of Nigeria has cautioned citizens against some food vendors discovered to be using transformer oil to fry foods for sale to the public. Mr Babajide Alloy, a consultant with the Federal Ministry of Environment, said on Tuesday 21 June22 that some food vendors are using polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), also known as TransformerContinue reading “FOOD SAFETY ALERT! FG Warns Nigerians Against Fried Foods”

HEALTH 4: Benefits of Cashew Nuts

The cashew nut is kidney-shaped and approximately 2.5 cm long. It consists of an edible kernel surrounded by two shells. The scientific name for the cashew nut is Anacardium occidentale. In Nigeria, it is called by various local names:Kaju (in Yoruba)Kashu (in Igbo)Fisa (in Hausa) SOME HEALTH BENEFITS OF CASHEW NUTS1. Helps weight loss. 2.Continue reading “HEALTH 4: Benefits of Cashew Nuts”

CANCER BREAKTHROUGH! Every Patient in This Drug Trial Was Cured

In an apparent breakthrough for the treatment of rectal cancer, a drug trial in the USA resulted in every patient having their cancer successfully go into remission. The drug, dostarlimab (sold under brand name Jemperli) is an immunotherapy drug for treatment of endometrial cancer, but this was the first clinical investigation to see if itContinue reading “CANCER BREAKTHROUGH! Every Patient in This Drug Trial Was Cured”

HEALTH 3: Benefits of African Walnuts

Walnuts are round, single-seeded stone fruits that grow from the walnut tree. The scientific name for the African Walnut is Coula edulis. In Nigeria, it is called by various local names:Asala or Awusa (in Yoruba)Udo or Ukpa (in Igbo)Ekom (in Ibibio and Efik)Okhue or Okwe (in Bini) SOME HEALTH BENEFITS OF AFRICAN WALNUTS1. Good forContinue reading “HEALTH 3: Benefits of African Walnuts”

AWARDS: FG to Give Posthumous Award to Dr Ameyo Adadevoh

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced it will confer a posthumous award on Late Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, who died from the Ebola virus while quarantining a patient, Patrick Sawyer, at a medical facility in Lagos (see further details below). Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this while briefing journalists onContinue reading “AWARDS: FG to Give Posthumous Award to Dr Ameyo Adadevoh”

HEALTH 2: Types of Exercise To Improve Health & Physical Ability

There are 4 types of exercises:1. Endurance2. Strength3. Balance4. Flexibility Research has show it’s very important to get all these 4 types of exercise, because each has different benefits. 1. ENDURANCE EXERCISESThese are usually called “aerobic” exercises. They increase breathing and heart rates. They help keep you healthy, improve fitness, and help perform daily tasks.Continue reading “HEALTH 2: Types of Exercise To Improve Health & Physical Ability”

HEALTH: 20 Benefits of Walking Just 30 Minutes a Day

Helps maintain weight. Increases energy levels. Reduces stress levels. Reduces risk of heart disease. Prevents obesity. Can help reduce anxiety. Helps to boost mood. Increases blood flow. Reduces risk of cancer. Improves quality of sleep. Improves lung function. Increases Vitamin D access. Improves balance and coordination. Reduces risk of diabetes. Provides time for self-care. StrengthensContinue reading “HEALTH: 20 Benefits of Walking Just 30 Minutes a Day”

HEALTH: Free Cleft Lip & Palate Surgery

Do you know anyone with a cleft lip or cleft palate? Here is the opportunity for them to undergo free surgery. Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft charity, and Good Smile Africa Advocacy Initiative, in partnership with the Redeemer’s Health Centre, are offering free surgery for cleft lip and cleft palate patients, from 22 toContinue reading “HEALTH: Free Cleft Lip & Palate Surgery”