Medical

NGT seeks detailed action plan from states to tackle pollution

NGT seeks detailed action plan from states to tackle pollution A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the direction while observing that the air quality in the national capital was never normal. NGT had objected to various provisions in the scheme exempting women, two-wheelers, VVIPs and children carriers.The government had cancelled the plan to implement the odd-even formula in November when Delhi was enveloped in choking haze, s... [Full Article...]

Buhari Visits Kano, Grants Amnesty to 500 Prison Inmates

Buhari Visits Kano, Grants Amnesty to 500 Prison Inmates The president said he had seen a lot in politics since he joined it in 2003, adding that Nigerians must understand the difference between democratic and military administration. He said, "The administration expended over N4.2 billion for the completion and equipping of the hospital with ultra modern machines". Among the prospective APC chieftains believed to be waiting in the wings on Buhari's i... [Full Article...]

Facebook unveils parent-controlled messenger app just for kids

Facebook unveils parent-controlled messenger app just for kids Rival platforms targeting youngsters, such as Snapchat, are also struggling to counter such threats, but typically, the golden rule for most parents is to keep their kids off social media apps and monitor their internet access. "We appreciate that for now, the product is ad-free and appears created to put parents in control". Messenger Kids is also created to be compliant with the Children's Onl... [Full Article...]

Low carb diet puts type 2 diabetes into remission

Low carb diet puts type 2 diabetes into remission The first year findings of the study entitled Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT) show nearly half of those who took part in the programme were in remission after 12 months. The study claims their diabetes went into remission without any medication. Interesting, indeed, as numerous current treatments for type 2 diabetes involve medication and even surgery to restrict stomach capacity. [Full Article...]

Gov Rochas's sister defends her appointment

Gov Rochas's sister defends her appointment The new ministry was earlier named the Ministry of Happiness and Couples Fulfilment which the governor's office described as a typographical error during the swearing in of commissioners. The Governor lamented that happiness which is a "vital element of our social lives has not been properly addressed". "Years ago when the Keke people gave me a very resounding support, I promised you people that... [Full Article...]

Eating Small Bits Of Cheese Daily Helps Lower Heart Disease Risks

Eating Small Bits Of Cheese Daily Helps Lower Heart Disease Risks In 2015, the population of the United States consumed the equivalent of of cheese per person, with Cheddar and mozzarella being the most popular choices. Those who ate small amounts of cheese daily showed a 14 per cent less chance of developing heart disease, while stroke risk was slashed by 10 per cent. [Full Article...]

Many modern contraceptives still linked to breast cancer

Many modern contraceptives still linked to breast cancer But they stress there is no need for most women to abandon birth control pills for fear of breast cancer . Overall, there was one extra case of breast cancer for every 7,600 women using hormonal contraception for a year. "The increased risk also with newer progestins in hormonal contraceptives has not been shown consistently before, though progestins in postmenopausal therapy has also bee... [Full Article...]

Naked Randy Travis DWI arrest video released by Texas court

Naked Randy Travis DWI arrest video released by Texas court A federal judge has denied a request by country singer Randy Travis to stop the state of Texas from releasing video of him naked and ranting during a 2012 DUI arrest . Travis' lawsuit said that the footage, which according to legal records shows him nude, disoriented and making threats to the officers, was highly embarrassing and intimate and that it would be inappropriate to release it because... [Full Article...]


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