Tag archive for ‘Health’
By editor On Monday, June 27th, 2016
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CENTRE FOR WEST AFRICA-WIDE DISEASE CONTROL SETS UP IN NIGERIA.

A newly formed regional body came on-stream in Abuja to help ECOWAS countries improve surveillance and control of disease outbreaks across. A newly formed regional body came on-stream in Abuja to help ECOWAS countries More...

By Adewale ibrahim On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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PROLONGED DAILY SITTING MAY HARM YOUR HEALTH – NEW STUDY

A new study has restated the harmful effect of sedentary lifestyle, especially prolonged sitting for more than three hours per day. The new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found More...

By Adewale ibrahim On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CONVULSIONS, EPILEPSY – Biodun Ogungbo

I  was on a radio programme with Willy Willy last Wednesday and we talked about convulsions and epilepsy. It is strange that many people still do not know much about epilepsy. We need your help to get a message More...

By editor On Friday, December 6th, 2013
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HOW THE HEART HEALS ITSELF – STUDY

New insight into the heart’s ability to repair itself could help scientists develop ways to improve recovery after a heart attack, a new study of mice suggests. Researchers found that a signaling pathway — More...

By editor On Friday, December 6th, 2013
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BRAINS IN CHILDHOOD MAY BE AFFECTED BY ALZHEIMER’S GENE

People who carry a high-risk gene for Alzheimer’s disease show changes in their brains beginning in childhood, decades before the illness appears, new research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health More...

By editor On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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BREASTFEEDING AND OTHER EARLY INFLUENCERS ON CHILDREN’S IQ

A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it’s not the only way that mom can influence youngsters’ IQ, even before birth. While previous studies have drawn a link More...

By Editor On Friday, June 7th, 2013
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MANAGING MENOPAUSE

Menopause may be a fact of life, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Declining estrogen levels can affect your mood, your quality of sleep, your ability to regulate body temperature, and much more. And when More...

By Editor On Friday, May 10th, 2013
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MATERNAL SURVIVAL ON THE INCREASE

Nigeria is one of Africa’s most resource-rich countries, with billions of dollars flowing into government coffers from oil wealth. Yet despite the country’s wealth-generating potential, more than 70% of Nigerians More...