How Meditating Just Once Can Help You Make Fewer Mistakes

If you are forgetful or make mistakes when in a hurry, a new study from Michigan State University — the largest of its kind to-date — found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. The research, published in Brain Sciences, tested how open monitoring meditation — or, meditation that focuses awareness on […]

What Are The First Symptoms Of A COVID-19 Infection?

In early 2020, a new virus began generating headlines all over the world because of the unprecedented speed of its transmission. Its origins have been traced to a food market in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. From there, it reached countries as distant as the United States and the Philippines. The virus (officially named SARS-CoV-2) […]

Can A Woman Get An Infection From An Uncircumcised Man?

Circumcision removes the foreskin covering the glans (head) of the penis. Usually, babies undergo circumcision shortly after birth. Circumcision began as a religious rite. Today, people get circumcised for religious, medical and cultural reasons. Many baby boys get circumcised, usually within the first week of life. Adults can get circumcised as well, though it’s less […]

Can A Woman Get Trichomoniasis On Her Own?

According to a study published in the BMC Women’s Health Journal, reproductive tract infections (RTI’s) are endemic and places a heavy toll on women. If untreated, RTI’s can lead to adverse health outcomes such as infertility, ectopic pregnancy and increased vulnerability to transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus. It is also associated with adverse pregnancy […]

Moringa Leaves Health Benefits and Side Effects

Moringa, scientifically known as Moringa oleifera is also called the “Miracle Tree”, because of its many medicinal properties. This plant is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the world. With its high nutritive values, every part of the tree is suitable for either nutritional or commercial purposes. The leaves are rich in minerals, […]

What Are The Benefits Of Eating Cucumber At Night?

Cucumbers known scientifically as Cucumis sativus belongs to the same botanical family as melons (including watermelon and cantaloupe) and squashes (including summer squash, winter squash, zucchini and pumpkin). Commercial production of cucumbers is usually divided into two types. “Slicing cucumbers” are produced for fresh consumption. “Pickling cucumbers” are produced for eventual processing into pickles. Slicing […]

Opioid Deaths Rising Faster in Black Communities -New Study

According to a new study published in The American Journal of Public Health,  opioid related deaths are rising much faster in the Black population than other racial and ethnic groups. The study, conducted by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, a division of the National Institutes of Health, found that the rate of opioid deaths […]

South African 10 Babies Story Is False

The story of a South African woman Gosiame Sithole who claimed to have given birth to 10 babies earlier this month has been confirmed to be false according to an official inquiry reported by the BBC. The 37-year-old is now being held under the mental health act for observation and will be provided with support, […]

Administer COVID-19 Vaccinations On Discharge – CDC

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging hospitals, emergency departments and emergency care facilities to administer COVID-19 vaccines to unvaccinated patients at discharge, reports AHA News. The agency said jurisdictions should distribute part of their vaccine allocations to these facilities and may want to prioritize providers in counties with a higher social […]

Novavax Vaccine Provides Almost 100% Protection Against COVID-19

Novavax, Inc,  an American biotechnology company based in Gaithersburg, Maryland that develops vaccines to counter serious infectious diseases  said  its vaccine is 100 percent effective at protecting against moderate to severe COVID-19 and 90.4 percent effective overall. Available data came from a phase 3 trial that enrolled 29,960 participants across 119 sites in the U.S. […]

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