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The banana is a very good fruit for health. This fruit is one of the most nutritious foods, but not only. The banana, indeed, has many medicinal virtues. It is

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Posted On: 30 Aug 2019

9 ways shisha smoking affects

Shisha smoking – also called hookah, narghile, waterpipe, or hubble bubble smoking – is a way of smoking tobacco, sometimes mixed with fruit or mola

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Posted On: 07 Aug 2019

Space Sex: Babies Born in Spac

The first step to human colonization of the universe is fairly straightforward: we need to figure out how to get people to Mars and beyond.   But evoluti

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Posted On: 24 Jul 2019

WHO set to declare Nigeria po

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is set to declare Nigeria a polio free country.   This is according to a statement by Mr Charity Warigon, Med

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Posted On: 24 Jul 2019

Botswana on high alert for Eb

Botswana’s health ministry on Friday said the country was on high alert for the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).   The

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Posted On: 19 Jul 2019

USAID to begin HIV preventive

Dr Abiye Kalaiwo, the Programme Manager, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) says the organisation will begin a preventive intervention programme

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Posted On: 18 Jul 2019

New urine test a breakthrough

A NEW urine test which diagnoses aggressive prostate cancer can predict whether treatment is needed up to five years earlier than standard clinical tests. &n

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Posted On: 10 Jul 2019

Cannabis use during pregnancy

Pregnant women should refrain from smoking cannabis to prevent their infants from being born early, a new study warns.   A team of researchers in Ontario

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Posted On: 08 Jul 2019

Antibiotics can weaken flu def

Antibiotics can leave the lung vulnerable to flu viruses, leading to significantly worse infections and symptoms, according to a study. The research, publishe

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Posted On: 06 Jul 2019

HIV completely removed from mi

In a world first, scientists in the US were able to completely remove HIV from a living animal using gene editing. The research is a major milestone, giving hop

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Posted On: 04 Jul 2019

NAFDAC suspends new tariffs on

The Governing Council of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said it has suspended implementation of the new tariffs which c

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Posted On: 28 Jun 2019

Garden snails provide ‘cure

Scientists have employed garden snails to fight antibiotic resistance, cancers, scars and skin blemishes, and to produce faster-acting insulin.   Until n

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Posted On: 27 Jun 2019

Scorpion venom kills TB, other

Doctor could use scorpion venom to fight human infections after a study on mice found it can kill bacteria without poisonous effects.   The venom contain

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Posted On: 19 Jun 2019

WHO to address mental disorde

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will be addressing emergencies and mental disorders in Nigeria and several other countries this year.   In a

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Posted On: 13 Jun 2019

Smoking Weed Is Key To Long An

Standing 4 feet, 8 inches tall, she doesn’t look like much. But at age 95, Jamaica‘s Melita Gordon can probably smoke most folks under the tabl

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Posted On: 05 Jun 2019

‘Nigeria has highest number

A professor at Igbinedion University, Okada, Dominic Osayande Osaghae, says Nigeria has the highest concentration of sickle cell disease sufferers in the world.

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Posted On: 24 May 2019

What happens to men who say 'n

When men say “no” to treatment for prostate cancer, they don’t walk away feeling unburdened and free of concern. They’ve made a difficul

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Posted On: 24 May 2019

Smokers more likely to have mu

Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don’t quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests.   Smoking has

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Posted On: 19 May 2019

Causative Factors and Complica

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition that prevents men from getting or keeping a firm erection necessary for sexual activities. It is a very common sexual p

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Posted On: 16 May 2019

How to manage your diabetes wi

The various communication outlets for this page are often inundated with queries made in respect of this very challenging medical condition that has no cure and

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Posted On: 12 May 2019

Lagos Govt warns consumers, Po

The Lagos Government has warned consumers about the health risk of some cow hide, popularly called ponmo, being offered for sale in the state.   A Press

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Posted On: 28 Apr 2019

How tight panties, jeans can d

A Clinical Microbiologist, Tony Mbume, on Sunday advised females to stop wearing tight jeans, synthetic panties and leggings, to prevent vaginal infections. &n

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Posted On: 08 Apr 2019

Major study debunks myth that

Blood pressure and stroke risk rise steadily the more alcohol people drink, and previous claims that one or two drinks a day might protect against stroke are no

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Posted On: 06 Apr 2019

Forever young: study uncovers

Beauty might only be skin deep, but for those wondering how to keep that skin young, scientists may have found an answer in the form of a protein that encourage

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Posted On: 04 Apr 2019

Lassa Fever: 117 Killed in Thr

Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 117 people have so far died since the outbreak of lassa fever disease this year, while five more deaths

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Posted On: 01 Apr 2019

Cockroach Milk: The New Health

Health freaks will go to extreme lengths in the name of nutrients (and staying one step ahead of the trend), but I'm not afraid to say it: The latest "superfood

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Posted On: 28 Mar 2019

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