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“Radical cure” best treatment for common malaria – Study

Researchers on Friday said that “radical cure” is the best treatment for a type of malaria affecting 13 million people. A team of international malaria experts,…

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Kwara governor launches Compulsory Health Insurance Scheme

Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed on Thursday launched the Kwara State Health Insurance Scheme (KHIS), making it compulsory for all residents. Speaking at the event…

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HIV: Scientists discovers method to target virus in human cells

Scientists from Australia and Britain have discovered a new method which may help to target the HIV virus as it makes its way to infecting…

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Cancer kills 72,000 annually in Nigeria

Former Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Lokoja,Kogi, Prof. Abdulmumini Rafindadi says 72 000 die out of 102,000 cases of cancer recorded annually in Nigeria. Rafindadi, a…

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Good News: AIDS Vaccine Passes Key Early Test

Scientists have made significant progress in developing a vaccine to mitigate the spread and potency of AIDS in the human society.  Scientists have announced that a…

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Why mobile authentication of drugs is not possible in Nigeria – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, says mobile authentication of all drugs is not possible for now in the country. According…

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5 tips to keep your chin up

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Causes of shortness of breath during pregnancy

As pregnancy progresses, a woman may have difficulty catching her breath after carrying out routine tasks, such as climbing the stairs. According to a 2015 study, an…

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Good news for heavy coffee drinkers

Although coffee in moderation is widely considered to be good for our health, questions remain — such as what about people who are sensitive to…

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Does nipple stimulation help to induce labor?

Some people believe that nipple stimulation can induce labor. However, while nipple stimulation can release hormones that cause uterine contraction, most studies show that it…

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How to fix peeling nails

Sometimes, horizontal splits may occur in the fingernails, resulting in thin layers of the nails peeling back. There are many different causes of peeling or…

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Sitting Tied to Raised Risk of Death From 14 Diseases

Get up off of the couch: Sitting too much may kill you even if you exercise regularly. If you sit for six hours a day or…

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Death risk stops increasing after the age of 105

As adults, our risk of dying increases each year. In fact, our risk of death grows exponentially. However, a new study suggests that this might…

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Cancer immunotherapy ‘could be safer’ with natural killer cells

Scientists have developed an immunotherapy that uses immune cells cultured from stem cells instead of cells that are taken from patients to seek and destroy…

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5 die of cholera in Katsina

No fewer than five persons have lost their lives and 50 others hospitalised over suspected outbreak of cholera in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina…

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Air pollution contributes to diabetes – Study

A research of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis links outdoor air pollution, even at levels deemed safe, to an increased risk of…

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Ebonyi bans sale of tramadol, codeine-containing products

The Ebonyi Government has totally banned the sale of tramadol and codeine-containing products in chemists, pharmacies and other health facilities in the state. Dr Sunday Nwangele,…

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Scientists identify gene that “could help treat cancer”

The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune response…

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Mass rape hit Enugu schools: JSS students violated in gang initiations

Parents in the South-East city of Enugu are currently overwhelmed with anxiety arising from a recent exposure of widespread cult membership among female students in…

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Lagos begins immunisation against polio, targets 4.8 million children

The second round of 2018 National Immunization Plus Days (NIPDs), polio vaccination campaign for children aged zero to 59 months will hold in Lagos State…

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