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What, Essential Oils? I just got back from Spiritual Warfare Team Conference in Beaumont, Texas. Many deliverance ministers come and teach at this conference. It is a great place to learn and learn new things. At Spiritual Warfare Team, they had a Question and Answer panel with very seasoned deliverance ministers such as Ron Brunson, Geri McGhee, Gene Moody, Ed Johnson, Ardis Thomas Walter, Phillip Morris One of the questions that came up was Young Living and DoTerra Essential Oils. The question asked was Essential Oils be…

Opinion: Richard Engel on applying lessons from PTSD to son’s diagnosis

I never thought I’d be having this conversation with my wife. We’d recently learned that our beautiful, smiling two-year-old son Henry has a serious and lifelong genetic disorder. Henry has a variant of RETT Syndrome, a cruel condition that prevents his brain from controlling his body and mind. Doctors have told us that unless a transformative treatment is found, Henry’s physical and cognitive abilities will be severely limited. It’s not just that he likely won’t walk or talk and may be confined to a wheelchair, but doctors…

Top medical researchers discover HIV antibody that proves effective without the use of pills

Researchers around the world have said that they have discovered new HIV antibody that suppresses the virus for about six months - The findings, according to the researchers, gave a clue to ways of achieving viral remission in HIV patients - They said antibody tend to last longer in the body and have shown promise for longer-acting HIV therapeutics and prevention methods Researchers said they have discovered an HIV antibody that can suppress the virus for nearly six months without additional treatment. The new study involved…

SPECIAL REPORT: Harassed, hit on, and fed up: Women in medicine want their #MeToo moment

Inside a bright operating room, Dr. Christina Jenkins gripped her surgical clamp, ready to remove a skin graft. With her was a scrub tech, an anesthesiologist, and, across the operating table, the attending physician — a veteran trauma and burn surgeon. Jenkins, a resident at the time who was just beginning her career, dug her surgical instrument underneath the skin graft. She was almost finished spreading apart the patient’s staples when, she said, the attending physician leaned over so his face was uncomfortably close to…

Stop using Tramadol for sexual purposes or this could happen – Pharmacist passes strong warning to Nigerian men

A health expert, Dr Clever Okeke, has warned against the use of Tramadol to achieve delayed ejaculation or to get high - He lamented over the fact that the drug is sometimes being abused because of its euphoric effects - Okeke warned that taking the drug in high dozes could lead to convulsions and seizures A consultant pharmacist, Dr Clever Okeke, has warned that the use of Tramadol to get high or for delayed ejaculation could lead to depression and irrational behaviour. Okeke told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos…

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said that it will begin massive Yellow Fever Vaccination in 25 out of the 27 local government…

According to the United Nations (UN) agency, the two local governments of Marte and Abadam will be exempted from the exercise due to their non-accessibility as a result of ongoing Boko Haram crisis. Addressing journalists on strategies put in place to ensure the success of the 10 days exercise in 288 political wards of the 25 out of 27 local government areas of Borno state, WHO Field Communication Officer in the state, Dr. Chima Onuekwe said over 3000 ad-hoc staff have been employed to immunize in all parts of the state. He…

5 fruits you should be eating if you want to get rid of pot belly & lose weight without visiting the gym

If you are a man with pot belly or a woman with belly fat or perhaps just want to lose fat around your arms or other part of your body, this article would help you; read it to the end! My name is Damilola, a health & fitness coach and for the past 2 years I have been helping over weight men and women like you get their dream body without taking expensive pills( that don’t even work) or crazy diet plans that starve you. Today I want to share with you 5 Fruits you should add to your diet if you are serious about your…

If this doesn’t cure your staphylococcus, gonorrhea & other infections in 30 days, nothing else will

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) can be gotten through casual or unprotected sexual intercourse or through the public toilet (especially water closet i.e WC). When a person with an STD uses a water closet and another person comes in contact with the seat (porcelain bowl), there is a high possibility of the infection spreading. In the case of women, a wide surface area leaves chances for an even higher infection rate. Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) / sexually transmitted infections (STI) or venereal diseases (VD)…

GOP plans to repeal Obamacare mandate for health coverage

WASHINGTON — To help pay for the GOP tax bill, Republican Senate leaders announced Tuesday that they plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans maintain health coverage. The announcement comes one day after President Donald Trump urged Senators to eliminate the Obamacare mandate and use the savings to reduce the top income tax rate to 35 percent, a move that would exclusively benefit individuals earning over $500,000 and couples earning over $1,000,000 under the current Senate bill. "We're optimistic…

VSF partners with UNIMAID on Boko Haram damage assessment

The Victims Support Fund (VSF) is partnering with the foremost ivory tower in the Northeast sub-region, University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) to assess the level of damage in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency and level of humanitarian needs. The collaboration between the two parties is on disaster risk management in order to overcome and meet humanitarian needs of returning Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Northeast. Singing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the varsity on Wednesday in Maiduguri, the Executive…

While Muhammadu Buhari is in Anambra as the Ochioha 1 of Ndigbo, Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting (photos)

The vice president is presiding over the Federal Executive Council meeting The meeting is taking place at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja The vice president is holding forte for President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently in Awka, Anambra state capital city for the last round of the APC governorship campaign in the state The vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council meeting at the Council Chambers, Presidential Villa in Abuja. This is even as the president is in…

Please help – Doctors cry out to federal government as 250 Nigerians die in just 21 days

Doctors say Nigerian hospitals ran out of anti-venom drug since around October and patients need them seriously - The hospitals visited say an average of 6 people die daily from snakebites Experts say snake attacks in the harvest season is not unusual but there were anti-venom vaccines for treatments in the past - Doctors say they have to watch helplessly as patients die slowly The medical experts say the situation is much worse than the deadly Ebola, HIV/AIDS and Monkeypox and must not be allowed to continue Two hundred and…

Rumoured vaccination in the head may affect success of measles immunization, Borno Government cries

Borno State Government has raised an alarm that the forthcoming immunization against measles may fall short of anticipated level of coverage due to rumour going round in the state that school children were last week vaccinated on the head and lower abdomen. The state government had planned to achieve between 95-100 per cent coverage during the three phases of immunization scheduled between 30 November and 12 December in all local government areas of the state. Addressing journalists at a parley in Maiduguri at the weekend,…

RONALDO DREAMS OF SUPER EAGLES’ ENCOUNTER AT RUSSIA 2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency on Thursday, according to senior White House officials, the next step in targeting the drug crisis in America but one that differs from the national emergency the president had previously promised. Trump and first lady Melania Trump will address the drug crisis, which took the lives of 64,000 Americans last year, in a speech from the White House on Thursday afternoon. The declaration of a public health emergency will "reorient all of…

Cholera outbreak has been arrested in Borno, says UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that the outbreak of cholera, which led to the death of about 50 people in Borno State, has been arrested. Speaking in Maiduguri during this year's celebration of the Hand-washing Day, the Field Officer of UNICEF in Borno State, Geoffrey Ijumba said for the past one week no new death has been recorded as a result of the recent cholera outbreak. He said as simply as it may sound, routine hand-washing with water and soap had saved many lives of people as it had…