How Coffee Can Help You Live L

  There's great news for coffee lovers this week.   A new study published in the journal Circulation found that regular coffee drinkers—peopl

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Posted On: 26 Jun 2017

How is Canada Legalizing Marij

  Next year Canada will hit a high no other G7 country has reached: legalizing marijuana as a recreational drug.   Fulfilling a campaign promise, P

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Posted On: 26 Jun 2017

Meningitis outbreak over, afte

  The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared the epidemic of cerebrospinal meningitis over, after a “constant decline for eight week

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Posted On: 25 Jun 2017

Group calls for laws in Nigeri

  Preston Development Foundation, a non-governmental organisation in Nigeria, on Thursday organised a program in Abuja to campaign against female genital

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Posted On: 23 Jun 2017

Ondo State Govt Confirms Five

  The Ondo State government has confirmed five cases of Lassa fever in two local government areas of the state.   Taye Oni, Permanent Secretary of

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

Nigerian govt. introduces free

  The Federal Government on Tuesday said it was set to implement new guidelines for HIV prevention, treatment and care to consolidate previous efforts in

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

Nigeria health minister writes

  The Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Nigeria Police Force over the enforcement of the Natio

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Posted On: 21 Jun 2017

Not Your Grandfather's Tobacco

  A plant biotechnology company called 22ND Century (NASDAQ: XXII) is developing two very interesting new crop varieties. One is a line of tobacco that

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Posted On: 19 Jun 2017

Why Aspirin May Be More Danger

  Anywhere from 40% to 60% of older people take daily aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke. Studies have shown that low doses of the blood-thinner

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Posted On: 14 Jun 2017

Anti diabetes drug also 'lesse

  An anti-diabetic drug that lowers blood sugar levels for type 2 diabetes sufferers also significantly cuts the risk of cardiovascular and kidney disease

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Posted On: 13 Jun 2017

Mom Who Weighed Over 300 Lbs.

  Tara Kavanagh has several obese family members, so she always believed she was “destined to be fat.”   The 5’7″ self-empl

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Posted On: 13 Jun 2017

An egg a day may spurt growth

  Eating an egg a day can significantly increase growth and reduce stunting by 47 per cent in young children, finds a study. "Eggs can be affordable an

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2017

Does drinking cow's milk help

  Nutrition team finds 3-year-olds consuming alternative milks were 1.5 cm shorter on average.   Like most parents, Andrea Thompson wor

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2017

How govt can enhance natural m

  How can the government enhance the efficacy of natural medicine? It is by funding research institutes to have them determine scientifically the safety a

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2017

What is moderate drinking and

  A pint of beer contains about two standard drinks, a bottle of wine contains seven.   A study into the effects of alcohol consumption which sho

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Posted On: 07 Jun 2017

American girl, who suffered fr

  Annalise Lujan with a rare form of epilepsy has been cured from the life-threatening seizures after doctors treated her with cannabis oil. &n

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Posted On: 03 Jun 2017

You Can Stop Wondering if You

  It doesn’t matter, but you’ve thought about it.   Here at Slate, we generally believe that the best way to put a nagging q

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Posted On: 03 Jun 2017

Hope for 20,000 prostate cance

  Study finds two therapies given at once offers patients the chance of a cure.   Around 20,000 men a year with prostate cancer could benefit fro

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Posted On: 03 Jun 2017

Govt alerts Nigerians on outbr

  The Federal Government on Friday alerted the public to the outbreak of Avian Influenza or bird flu in the FCT and seven states of the country.  

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Posted On: 02 Jun 2017

FG bans sale of cigarettes to

  Nigerian government has announced the enforcement of ban on sale of cigarettes to persons under 18 years in Nigeria.   The Minister of Health, Pr

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Posted On: 01 Jun 2017

Pitts scientists develop a new

  Research team includes three Indian Americans.   A group of researchers, including Indian Americans, from the University of Pittsburgh’s Gr

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Posted On: 31 May 2017

Meningitis: Nigerian death tol

  Nigeria has so far recorded a total of 1,114 deaths in the 22 weeks of the Cerebrospinal Meningitis outbreak which hit the country in November 2016. &n

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Posted On: 31 May 2017

Coffee linked to reduced liver

  Drinking just one cup of coffee a day is linked to a reduced risk of the most common form of primary liver cancer according to new U.K. research -- and

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Posted On: 30 May 2017

Sleeping less than 6 hours may

Source: REX   Failing to sleep less than six hours may nearly double the risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome - a combination of diabetes, hig

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Posted On: 29 May 2017

Mother of four recounts how sh

  “It was in 2013. I had this swelling under my armpit, so I went to a private hospital and was wrongly diagnosed there. Then, I was really big&hell

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Posted On: 28 May 2017

The brain starts to eat itself

  The brain cells that destroy and digest worn-out cells and debris go into overdrive in mice that are chronically sleep-deprived.   In the short t

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Posted On: 26 May 2017