7 UNBELIEVABLE THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU STOP TAKING SOFT DRINKS

A lot of us are addicted to taking soft drinks so much so that we cannot go a day without taking a bottle or two. Deciding to give soft drinks up is important giving the long term effects and risks of becoming obese or developing type 2 diabetes. It could be you decided to give them up because you want to shed weight or as a result of the various More...

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By editor On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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NIGERIAN SCIENTISTS ,OTHERS SEEKS BETTER FUNDING FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH

Nigerian scientists  and their counterparts from the United States Centre for Disease Control, CDC, have called for adequate funding of innovative medical research with a view to ensuring national development and More...

By editor On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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MEASLES: FG EARMARKS N3.5BN,TARGET 33M UNDER FIVE CHILDREN

Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has revealed that, the federal government has set aside N3.5 billion for measles vaccination of 33 million under five children across the country. The minister More...

By editor On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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MONKEY POX: 94 SUSPECTED CASES RECORDED IN NIGERIA

  The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF yesterday said that with the two cases reported in Benue State yesterday, the number of cases so far recorded in Nigeria since the outbreak of the diseases More...

By editor On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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IMMUNISATION: NMA WARNS AGAINST POLITICISTAION OF HEALTH ISSUES

Medical Practitioners in Edo State have appealed to Nigerians not to politicise health issues in view of its attendant effect on the populace. The Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association, Edo Chapter, More...

By editor On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS IN THE ELDERLY

When bacteria enter the urethra and your immune system doesn’t fight them off, they may spread to the bladder and kidneys. The result is a urinary tract infection, or UTI. UTIs are responsible for More...

By editor On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Health experts target at-risk smoking groups

      Despite a drop in cigarette smoking nationwide, a new report led by a West Virginia University public health expert shows minority groups are at higher risk for tobacco-related diseases than More...

By editor On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Gut bugs in mosquitoes may hold malaria cure

Mosquitoes harbor gut bacteria just like people do — and the bugs inside the bugs may hold a key to fighting malaria. Today, bed nets and insecticides are the chief means of preventing malaria, which More...

By editor On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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SEE WHICH PLANT MILK IS GOOD FOR YOU

  Nut milks are linked to iodine deficiency, but there remain benefits worth pouring over. Now a bonafide health and fitness fad, non-dairy milks — think almond and cashew — have been found to give More...

By editor On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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FORMER LOCAL BACKS ZERO CHILDHOOD CANCER PROGRAM

Former Nowra man Darrin Batchelor and his wife Sarah have taken thrown their support behind the Zero Childhood Cancer program, a national clinical trial, aimed at reducing the childhood death rate from cancer More...