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A man who reportedly drank an entire 30-milliliter bottle liquid sildenafil, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction, experienced vision issues that in

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Posted On: 16 Jan 2019

Super Gonorrhoea: Warning As T

Public Health England advises protection against extensively drug-resistant infection.   Two women have been infected with super-gonorrhoea, leading sexu

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Posted On: 11 Jan 2019

Here’s how green tea can inc

Health educator Kenneth Cohen wrote that “a cup of tea is a cup of peace” because it makes you feel warm and fuzzy.   Hence, there are many

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Posted On: 09 Jan 2019

Scientists are creating super

Somewhere in an alternate universe, humans are eating spicy tomatoes.   We’re not though, because 19 million years ago on Earth, the juicy fruit an

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Posted On: 09 Jan 2019

Miracle as six day old Baby re

They call her the "young miracle." A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth has now recovered from the virus.   Con

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Posted On: 17 Dec 2018

‘191m Nigerians at risk of m

About 191 million Nigerians are currently at risk of malaria, the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) of the Federal Ministry of Health has revealed. &

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Posted On: 11 Dec 2018

First Baby Born To Mom Who Rec

The first women to receive a womb from a cadaver gave birth to a healthy baby in Brazil   For the first time in history, a woman born without a uterus un

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Posted On: 07 Dec 2018

FG To Vaccinate 26.2million Pe

The federal government, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF, has kicked off the second phase of

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Posted On: 23 Nov 2018

Bitter leaf juice boosts ferti

A nutritionist, Grace Johnson, says bitter leaf can improve fertility because of its ability to boost the function of the reproductive system, balance hormones

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Posted On: 20 Nov 2018

AstraZeneca's diabetes drug cu

The biggest clinical trial so far to assess a new class of diabetes pills shows that AstraZeneca’s Farxiga can prevent heart failure and cut the risk of k

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Posted On: 11 Nov 2018

Doctors not pushing smokers wi

Smokers with narrowed blood vessels in their legs would do well to quit smoking, but many doctors may not be giving them enough support to do it, a recent study

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Posted On: 10 Nov 2018

CPC warns Nigerians: Beware o

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has advised consumers to extensively parboil their beans before consumption and to make sufficient inquiries before engagi

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Posted On: 10 Nov 2018

Two million Nigerians currentl

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS  says about 1,090,233 people are receiving anti-retroviral drugs in Nigeria as at June this year.   The

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Posted On: 08 Nov 2018

Energy drinks are terrible for

Energy drinks aren’t technically a “food.” That’s not to trash them—it’s just a fact, and an important one at that.  

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Posted On: 07 Nov 2018

Top 7 Common Symptoms Of Prost

Generally, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer affecting men. While the disease is slow to progress, it may eventually spread to other parts of th

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Posted On: 05 Nov 2018

Men with early prostate cancer

Men who have been newly diagnosed with prostate cancer say they would trade some improvement in their odds of survival for improvements in side effects and qual

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Posted On: 05 Nov 2018

Pregnant moms' immune response

If you've been keeping up with health news over the past two years, you would have heard about the Zika virus, spread by the bite of a certain type of mosquito.

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Posted On: 01 Nov 2018

Ebola vaccines show lasting e

Three experimental Ebola vaccines trigger an immune response that lasts for more than two years against the deadly disease, researchers report.   In addi

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Posted On: 01 Nov 2018

Dogs could detect malaria by s

Sniff dogs could be trained to detect malaria in people infected with the disease even if they are not showing symptoms, according to a new study by Durham Univ

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Posted On: 30 Oct 2018

World Health Organization Lame

Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year, the World Health Organization warned Monday.   Data

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Posted On: 29 Oct 2018

Common Blood Pressure Pills Li

A new study has suggested that people who take angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors have an increased chance of developing lung cancer.   Milli

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Posted On: 26 Oct 2018

Rising threat of resistance to

Drug-resistant infections are on the rise in the country, adversely affecting human and animal health and also compromising the effective treatment of infection

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Posted On: 09 Oct 2018

Teens who've tried marijuana h

Most teens who've tried marijuana have used the drug in more than one form, including cannabis products that are smoked, eaten or vaped, new USC research show

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Posted On: 29 Sep 2018

WHO revises DR Congo's Ebola

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday announced it had revised its Ebola risk assessment in the Democratic Republic of Congo from high to "very high".

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Posted On: 29 Sep 2018

India launches 'Modicare', wor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the world's biggest health insurance scheme, promising free coverage for half a billion of India's poorest citiz

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Posted On: 23 Sep 2018

Shedding light on health misin

Experts say accurate, proactive health communication by the government, civil society and skilled journalists could fight the spread of dangerously inaccurate

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Posted On: 20 Sep 2018