Flour dust may lead to ‘baker’s asthma’

143919065 Asthma is a common lung disease that makes breathing difficult. When it is caused by breathing in hazardous substances in the workplace, it is called occupational asthma. Exposure limits Baker’s asthma is an occupational asthma that bakery employees develop after being exposed to cereal grains such as wheat, rye and yeast. The allergy can More...

By afriknews On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Lunchbox ideas for kids who are fussy eaters

Every parent with a child at school is well aware of the daily struggle of what to pack them for lunch. Not only is it hard to be creative day after day, but if your child is a fussy eater, it makes the task even More...

By afriknews On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Sports supplements for schoolkids under spotlight

177753810 Winning is the ultimate goal for athletes. To achieve their aim, sportsmen and women often look beyond the tried and tested methods of well-planned training programmes, adequate rest, and a balanced diet, More...

By afriknews On Thursday, March 10th, 2016

3 surprising conditions for which Ritalin is used

Much has been said about the ADHD drug Ritalin and it’s often shrouded in controversy. According to the American Psychological Association more than two million prescriptions are filed for Ritalin each year – More...

By afriknews On Monday, December 7th, 2015

The shocking state of soccer players’ teeth

Dentists checked the tooth and gum health of more than 90% of each senior squad at some of the UK’s top soccer teams, such as Manchester United, and found a shocking state of dental decay.   A study by More...