I suffered depression after divorce – Jodie

Depression is a silent killer! In 2010 when soulful singer, Joy Eseoghene Odiete simply known as Jodie, released her monster hit debut single, ‘Kuchi Kuchi’ (Oh! Baby). She never knew how far her song would go. It went as far as becoming an anthem in many households in Africa and beyond. Many did not even … Continue reading I suffered depression after divorce – Jodie

A Review of Literatures on Workplace Violence Against Nurses

Stephen Tee, Yeter Sinem Üzar Özçetin, and Michele Russell-West head “Workplace violence experienced by nursing students: A UK survey”, Nurse Education Today, 2016, vol. 41 pp.30–35 The evidence-based practice, which generally refers to the direct application of scientific, quantitative/experimental research findings to professional practice has been underway in nursing for over two decades (Sarah, Walls … Continue reading A Review of Literatures on Workplace Violence Against Nurses

How to manage your asthma and other allergies

How to manage your asthma and other allergies

If you have allergies or asthma, keeping them under control might be a good New Year's resolution, experts suggest. "In 2021, along with your allergy and asthma symptoms, you'll still need to keep COVID prevention top of mind," said Dr. Luz Fonacier, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). "It's always … Continue reading How to manage your asthma and other allergies

How WHO is solving problems linked to ageing and health

Globalization, technological developments (e.g. in transport and communication), urbanization, migration and changing gender norms are influencing the lives of older people in direct and indirect ways. For example, although the number of surviving generations in a family has increased, today these generations are more likely than in the past to live separately. A public health … Continue reading How WHO is solving problems linked to ageing and health

Can excessive caffeine consumption cause blindness?

Switching to decaf could save your sight, claims the Daily Mail. The newspaper reports that drinking three or more cups of coffee a day is linked with vision loss and blindness. The story is based on a study that looked at the association between caffeine consumption and exfoliation glaucoma. Exfoliation glaucoma is a condition in … Continue reading Can excessive caffeine consumption cause blindness?

Ageing and health: Everything you need to know

People worldwide are living longer, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. Today, for the first time in history, most people can expect to live into their sixties and beyond. By 2050, the world’s population aged 60 years and older is expected to total 2 billion, up from 900 million in 2015. Today, 125 million people … Continue reading Ageing and health: Everything you need to know

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People with HIV have the right to live

We’re in the middle of #AIDSAwarenessWeek, and while we’ve come a long way in how we talk about and treat HIV & AIDS, it’s easy to forget that the law hasn’t quite caught up. For example, did you know that: In 10 U.S. states, people living with HIV are criminalized for acts that carry low or … Continue reading People with HIV have the right to live

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Scotland to make menstruation products freely available to all

Scottish lawmakers have unanimously passed legislation that will make period products freely available to anyone who needs them - a move that leader Nicole Sturgeon says makes Scotland the first country in the world to do so. Lawmakers in the Scottish Parliament unanimously approved a bill late Tuesday that will require local authorities to provide … Continue reading Scotland to make menstruation products freely available to all

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Best joint supplements to improve your horse’s health

The health of a horse’s bones determines its athletic performance and lifespan, so horse owners and trainers need an effective care routine to keep the animals in good health condition. Moreover, horse movements mostly exert pressure on the cartilage which is prone to wear and tear because it continually provides support for bones around a … Continue reading Best joint supplements to improve your horse’s health

Maradona in good health condition after ‘successful’ brain surgery

Football legend Diego Maradona has successfully undergone an operation for possible bleeding on his brain. In a statement released on Tuesday night, the 1986 World Cup winner’s spokespeople said the operation “was all successful and it happened as expected”. Maradona, who played for the likes of Napoli, Barcelona and Boca Juniors before hanging up his boots in … Continue reading Maradona in good health condition after ‘successful’ brain surgery