Stop pneumonia before it strikes

By Sola Ogundipe Pneumonia is an infection in one or both   lungs. Many germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause pneumonia. It is not a single disease and can have more than 30 different causes. The most common bacterial type that causes pneumonia is Streptococcus pneumoniae. Common causes  …

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Tips on why you bedwet

Dr Tolulope Otuneye, a General Medical practitioner at the National Hospital, Abuja, has described bedwetting among adults as a “genetic medical sickness’’. Otuneye told newsmen in Abuja on Saturday that bedwetting during sleep is also referring to as `nocturnal enuresis’. According to him, this is a medical condition known to …

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Link between swearing and emotional arousal

There is a direct connection between swearing and emotional arousal. Although this may seem obvious, new findings cast new light on opinions around whether swearing may be considered to be a socially acceptable way of expressing emotion. Keele University psychologist Dr Richard Stephens has published a new research paper which …

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