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Health tips: How exercise can reduce chronic conditions

Ademola Yakubu - June 21, 2019

By Sola Ogundipe Exercise can help reduce the likelihood of chronic conditions, like heart disease, type 2 diabetes and depression. Getting physically active can also reduce the…

Nigerian parents terrified to send children to school over insecurity – UNICEF
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Nigerian parents terrified to send children to school over insecurity – UNICEF

Ademola Yakubu - June 16, 2019

By Peter Duru Makurdi – The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has lamented that parents are terrified to send their children to school due to insecurity in…

Drugs Expiry Date—the truth manufacturers are afraid to tell you
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Drugs Expiry Date—the truth manufacturers are afraid to tell you

Webby - June 16, 2019

Ever since 1979, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has required that pharmaceutical companies put expiration dates on prescription and over-the-counter medicines. That doesn’t mean your…

20 percent of Nigerians mentally ill – Psychiatrist
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20 percent of Nigerians mentally ill – Psychiatrist

Webby - June 13, 2019

A renowned Consultant Psychiatrist at the Federal Medical Center, Gusau, Zamfara, Dr Aremu Saad, says over 20 per cent of Nigerians suffer from different forms of mental…

4 Important Health Benefits Of Cucumber
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4 Important Health Benefits Of Cucumber

Flora - June 13, 2019

The need to eat cucumbers because of its numerous health benefits has been revealed in this article. Cucumbers are extremely beneficial for overall health, especially during hot…

This disease is more infectious than HIV, killing Nigerians silently
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This disease is more infectious than HIV, killing Nigerians silently

Webby - June 13, 2019

A consultant gastroenterologist with the Ahamadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Bello Kumo,has warned that Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) is more infectious than HIV. Mr Kumo gave…

Coping with rheumatoid arthritis
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Coping with rheumatoid arthritis

Ademola Yakubu - June 11, 2019

By Sola Ogundipe If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you can take steps at home to manage your pain and stay active. Pay attention to your pain. Change…

Anambra: Why doctors are on warning strike — MDCAN
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Anambra: Why doctors are on warning strike — MDCAN

Ademola Yakubu - June 4, 2019

Awka – The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) branch, says doctors embarked on a warning strike…

Rising suicide cases: Psychiatrists brainstorm, proffer solutions (2)
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Rising suicide cases: Psychiatrists brainstorm, proffer solutions (2)

Ademola Yakubu - June 4, 2019

Say Mental Health Bill should be signed into law By Sola Ogundipe & Chioma Obinna LAST  Tuesday, we published recommendations of two    specialists in suicide treatment and…

FG inaugurates 5 boards of health regulatory councils
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FG inaugurates 5 boards of health regulatory councils

Webby - June 3, 2019

The Federal Government, on Monday inaugurated five governing boards of the health regulatory councils and boards under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH). The…

Patients stranded in Anambra as Consultants join Resident Doctors’ strike
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Patients stranded in Anambra as Consultants join Resident Doctors’ strike

Webby - June 3, 2019

Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital (COOUTH) on Monday embarked on a seven-day warning strike. The News…

LAUTECH doctors lament over 24 months salary arrears
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LAUTECH doctors lament over 24 months salary arrears

Webby - May 30, 2019

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso chapter, decries that its members are been owed 24 months’ salary arrears. This was…

Over 500 children test HIV positive after doctor used contaminated syringe
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Over 500 children test HIV positive after doctor used contaminated syringe

Webby - May 26, 2019

More than 600 people, most of them children, have tested HIV positive in a city in the southern Sindh province of Pakistan. Concern grew after hundreds of…

What to do to escape dementia as you grow older
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What to do to escape dementia as you grow older

Webby - May 24, 2019

People should exercise more, eat a healthy diet and cut down on alcohol to reduce their risk of dementia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. In its…

Two die as Kogi records 10 suspected cases of Lassa Fever
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Two die as Kogi records 10 suspected cases of Lassa Fever

Webby - May 23, 2019

The Kogi State Government on Wednesday said it recorded 10 suspected cases of Lassa fever between January and May 2019. The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr…

FG disburses N12.7bn to 3 health agencies – Minister
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FG disburses N12.7bn to 3 health agencies – Minister

Ademola Yakubu - May 19, 2019

…as NHIS gets N6.5bn, NPHCDA N5.8bn, NCDC N327m By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Federal Government has disbursed a total sum of N12.7 billion to three health agencies…

If you don’t want cancer, avoid these foods
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If you don’t want cancer, avoid these foods

Webby - May 13, 2019

Human bodies are usually designed to thrive on whole foods but unfortunately, we take in more processed meals than whole foods, which make us less healthy, and…

Dr. Enabulele makes new demand from Buhari
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Dr. Enabulele makes new demand from Buhari

Webby - May 12, 2019

Former President of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Dr. Osahon Enabulele, has called for the urgent establishment of a Residency Training Programme (RTP); Budget Implementation, Monitoring and…

Four million Nigerian children miss out in vaccination against measles
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Four million Nigerian children miss out in vaccination against measles

Ademola Yakubu - May 12, 2019

• Sokoto, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Borno, Gombe, Bauchi, Adamawa, Yobe, Zamfara, Kebbi, Bayelsa make list of 18 poor performing states By Chioma Obinna A healthy child is a…

Researchers Generate Antibodies To Ebola Virus Disease
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Researchers Generate Antibodies To Ebola Virus Disease

Flora - May 9, 2019

Because the actual viruses were not used in the study, there was no risk of infection to researchers or the public. In a breakthrough that could lead…