Don’t despise your small beginning

Your starting point The human mind was created with the power to literally achieve anything it conceives. So, everyone—including you—has great potentials to achieve more than the world’s greatest in different fields of endeavour. Like diamonds in the dirt, many people are yet to discover themselves while others are waiting for adequate resources and the … Continue reading Don’t despise your small beginning

OMG! See what Jane Fonda is doing to save the planet

Jane Fonda has quit shopping in order to save the planet. The 82-year-old actress has admitted she’s still using clothes that were in her wardrobe 30 years ago, because she doesn’t want to waste perfectly good items by throwing them out as she’s worried it could have a negative impact on the environment. She said: … Continue reading OMG! See what Jane Fonda is doing to save the planet

Don’t let depression kill you

Depression is a global health problem which transcends beyond age, race, gender or social class. According to the Mayo Clinic, depression is also known as "depressive disorder" and the term is synonymous with slight sadness, dejection or utter misery. It is best understood as a mood disorder that causes loss of interest in things, people … Continue reading Don’t let depression kill you

10 things you should never do while hungry

Hello friends, Below are 10 things you should never do on an empty stomach: 1. Do not take medicines (drugs): You should normally not have medicines on an empty stomach, especially when they are anti-inflammatory. Well, unless your prescription says you are to take in on an empty stomach. Therefore, consult your doctor to find … Continue reading 10 things you should never do while hungry

Top secrets to leading a healthy lifestyle

From banning unhealthy snacks being positioned at shop checkouts to the ending of Buy One Get One Free offers on junk food, the UK government has unveiled a raft of measures in a bid to tackle Britain's bulging waistlines. Currently in the UK two-thirds of adults and one-third of children are overweight which can lead to … Continue reading Top secrets to leading a healthy lifestyle

Consequences of Pandemics

Consequences of Pandemics Health Impacts The direct health impacts of pandemics can be catastrophic. During the Black Death, an estimated 30–50 percent of the European population perished (DeWitte 2014). More recently, the HIV/AIDS pandemic has killed more than 35 million persons since 1981 (WHO Global Health Observatory data, http://www.who.int/gho/hiv/en). Pandemics can disproportionately affect younger, more economically … Continue reading Consequences of Pandemics

Pandemic risk factors

Pandemic risk, as noted, is driven by the combined effects of spark risk and spread risk. The foci of both risk factors often overlap, especially in some LMICs (such as in Central and West Africa and Southeast Asia), making these areas particularly vulnerable to pandemics and their negative consequences. Spark Risk A zoonotic spark could … Continue reading Pandemic risk factors

Everything you should know about cancer

Cancer causes cells to divide uncontrollably. This can result in tumors, damage to the immune system, and other impairment that can be fatal. In the United States, an estimated 15.5 million people with a history of cancer were living as of January 1, 2016, according to a 2018 report from the American Cancer Society. In … Continue reading Everything you should know about cancer

The effects of AIDS/HIV in Africa

HIV and Aids in Africa Africa is the region most affected by HIV and AIDS in the world. Approximately 22.4 million people, which is around two thirds of the global total of people living with HIV, can be found in Sub-Saharan Africa alone. The spread of AIDS/HIV in Africa, and the resulting death toll, varies … Continue reading The effects of AIDS/HIV in Africa

Men are also prone to breast cancer, new research says

When most people think of breast cancer, the chances are they don’t think about men. Most information and many of the images about breast cancer are geared toward women. Though breast cancer in men is rare (the chance of a man getting breast cancer in his lifetime is less than 1%), the numbers remind us … Continue reading Men are also prone to breast cancer, new research says