Drinking coffee does not cause irregular heartbeat, a new study says


Atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heartbeat is not caused by drinking too much coffee, according to a new study by a Swedish University and published in the journal BMC Medicine.

The study from Karolinska Institute in Sweden showed that neither men nor women faced an increased risk of atrial fibrillation.

In addition to looking at their own data, the team at the Karolinska Institute also looked at six other studies on atrial fibrillation and drinking coffee, and they all confirmed the same results.

Maltina gets endorsement from the Nutrition Society of Nigeria


Maltina, a malt drink from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc has received an endorsement from the Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN).

The Non-governmental Association said that it was giving the malt drink a stamp of quality because the product quality has been consistent for 39 years and the product is rich in nutrients, specifically calcium and vitamin A.

Fake Indian Noodles Containing Lead Which Kills 143,000 Annually Flood Nigerian Market


The National Agency For Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians not to buy a certain brand of noodles called Maggi noodles produced by Nestlé India.

The food and drugs regulatory body noted that the brand of noodles contained excess lead which kills over 143,000 annually.

It said that the Maggi noodles was unsafe and hazardous for human consumption.

Microsoft rolls-out Office 2016


Microsoft Corp said it has begun the worldwide roll-out of office 2016, the latest edition to its cloud-based subscription service, Office 365, on Tuesday.

The company said that the new Office 2016 brings new versions of desktop apps for windows, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access and allows people to collaborate and work together.

Traders in Aba try to stop transfer of power supply


The South East Market Traders Association (SEMATA), a trade group, have sworn not to allow the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) to transfer Aba and Ariara Power distribution units to Afrigem Limited.

The president of the traders Association, Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo, who spoke to the media at an enlarged meeting in Enugu, said that any attempt to take the power unit away from the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) would be unacceptable.

Find us on Google+