The Pink Pill: “Female Viagra” Backed By FDA Panel

The Pink Pill: “Female Viagra” Backed By FDA Panel

By a vote of 18-6, the advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration has recommended approval of flibanserin, a drug used to treat sexual dysfunction in women, the New York Times reports. If approved by the FDA, the pink pill will be used to…

The 5 Surprising & Less-Known Reasons You’re Packing On Extra Weight

The 5 Surprising & Less-Known Reasons You’re Packing On Extra Weight

It is very clear that obesity is a huge problem Africans face in todays globalized world. Obesity is also a risk factor for other disease like Diabetes and heart disease. While calories and/ or a sedentary lifestyle  contribute immensely to the problem, there are a number of…

Prevent cancer by doing 12 simple things

Prevent cancer by doing 12 simple things

Cancer experts at the World Health Organisation (WHO) have published a 12-point code aimed at preventing cancer. Recommendations involve behavioural changes and below are their guidelines: 1. Do not smoke. Do not use any form of tobacco. 2. Make your home smoke-free. Support smoke-free policies in…