Category Archive: Wellness

Oct 19

Corporate Wellness Conference 2014

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The 2014 Corporate Wellness Conference has the theme, “Employee Wellness; Key to Corporate Profitability and Sustainability”. The focus of the conference is to transform organizations by increasing the quality of lives of its workforce. Corporate Wellness Conference, a premier event in employee wellness is an initiative of Weight A Minute Wellness Company Limited, a wellness/lifestyle …

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Aug 13

What you really need to know about Ebola

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It is no longer news that Ebola is in town. Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian diplomat on the 25th of July 214 became the first known case and mortality in Nigeria of the current Ebola Viral Disease outbreak in West Africa. As of today 13th of August 2014, there are 10 known cases of the disease …

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Jun 25

Will you eat a soup made from human placenta?

Waiting for your comments: After Wang Lan delivered, she brought home a baby girl and her placenta, which she plans to eat in a soup — adopting an age-old practice in Chinese traditional medicine. The health-giving qualities of placenta are currently creating a buzz in Western countries, where some believe it can help ward off …

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Oct 26

What you should know about diabetes mellitus

What is diabetes mellitus? Diabetes is a disease of the pancreas, an organ behind your stomach that produces the hormone insulin. Insulin helps the body use food(glucose) for energy. When a person has diabetes, the pancreas either cannot produce enough insulin, or the body uses the insulin incorrectly, or both. Insulin works together with glucose …

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Oct 12

What you need to know about breast lumps

It was her nightmare becoming a reality. She lost her mom to it. An aunt was also a victim. Now at 32 years old she had felt the lump. She feared it had came for her too. Thank God it was not so. The doctor said it was not! Today let’s look at a cluster …

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Sep 27

What you should know about fever

One of the things we hope to achieve through this website it to increase the level of lay medical education on common health and medical issues. Research has shown that people tend to make better informed choices about their health if they have more information. This is also backed by common sense. It makes sense …

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Aug 18

Insecticide treated nets increasing risks?

Really really bad news! 🙁 Mosquitoes can rapidly develop resistance to bed nets treated with insecticide, a study from Senegal says. In recent years the nets have become a leading method of preventing malaria, especially in Africa. In the Lancet Infectious Diseases, the researchers also suggest the nets reduced the immunity of older children and …

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