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Rising cases of oral diseases

With the rising cases of oral diseases in Nigeria, dentists have said it may increase the risk of heart attack, diabetes, cancer, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syn

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Posted On: 21 Mar 2019

Lassa Fever kills eight, infec

Again, the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak in over 21 states of the federation has killed eight Nigerians and infected another 39 in Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi, Bauchi, Tar

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Posted On: 08 Mar 2019

London patient becomes second

A man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of HIV after he received a bone marrow transplant from a virus-resistant donor, his d

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Posted On: 05 Mar 2019

To end AIDS, we must address t

Recently, the CDC released data showing that declines in HIV rates have stalled in the U.S., after about five years of substantial declines. The new repor

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Posted On: 04 Mar 2019

Are we eating real food or let

Just when you thought it was safe to venture into the middle aisles of a supermarket, even more evidence is merging about the damaging effects of the modern, We

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Posted On: 20 Feb 2019

Drinking two or more diet drin

A new study could be bad news for people who like diet soda.   The study, from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, says drink

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Posted On: 18 Feb 2019

Male infertility and its manag

Infertility is defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse. The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, t

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Posted On: 13 Feb 2019

Type 2 diabetes: Worst alcohol

TYPE 2 diabetes, if left untreated, can lead to more serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke and problems with your kidneys, so doing what you ca

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Posted On: 09 Feb 2019

Don’t use teeth or scissors

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has counselled couples to not use teeth or a pair of scissors to open a condom whenever they want to use it.   The State C

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Posted On: 07 Feb 2019

How Drug Abuse Is Wrecking Fe

In Kaduna, Habiba, a young lady on the streets of Barnawa holding a baby and a stick of weed shares her story: “I did not decide to be an addict, my famil

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Posted On: 04 Feb 2019

Almost Half of All U.S. Adults

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.—and it seems as if the problem is only getting worse. Nearly half of American adults have some for

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Posted On: 01 Feb 2019

Natural cures for depression v

Depression is fast becoming as common as malaria in Nigeria. Unfortunately, most of the estimated 60 million people with the mental health disorder do not know

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Posted On: 31 Jan 2019

Nigeria gets $29 million Globa

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) on Wednesday says the Global Funds has provided $29 million grant to help fight Tuberculosis (TB) in the country.

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Posted On: 31 Jan 2019

An egg a day might reduce risk

Earlier doctors would warn patients against eating too many eggs, believing that despite containing high-quality protein and other positive nutritional componen

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Posted On: 30 Jan 2019

Bill Gates Foundation boosts N

The Federal Government will receive the sum of $75m in the next five years from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for routine childhood immunisation.  

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Posted On: 30 Jan 2019

Liberia: Scientists find deadl

Scientists have found evidence of the deadly Ebola virus in a bat in Liberia, the first time the virus has been found in a bat in West Africa, researchers and o

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Posted On: 26 Jan 2019

Erectile dysfunction drug over

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