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 now stands at 94 with only nine confirmed. UNICEF Health Specialist, Dr Eghe Abe during a one day advocacy meeting with media executives in More...

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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...

By editor On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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MANGO LEAVES,GOOD FOR KIDNEY TREATMENT- DOCTOR

An Abuja based herbal doctor, Dr Bamidele Joshua said the consumption of mango leaves helps in the treatment of kidney and gall stones among others.  He told newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja that consumption of mango More...

By editor On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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EAT FISH TO BOOST YOUR MUSCLE GROWTH

When it comes to the “best” bodybuilding foods, chicken and beef are usually ranked ahead of fish. Besides canned tuna, the protein found in fish isn’’t as highly regarded as other types of meat. But More...

By editor On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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BRAIN CANCER COULD BE TREATED WITH ZIKA VIRUS

A NEW study looks into the potential of the Zika virus to target and kill brain cancer cells. The results, so far, are encouraging, but researchers suggest that there is a long way to go until a safe and effective More...