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NAFDAC destroys counterfeit products worth N650m in Kaduna

As part of its efforts towards eradicating fake drugs in the society, the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, (NAFDAC) has destroyed…

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1.8m people newly infected by HIV – UNAIDS

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said no fewer than 1.8 million people are newly infected by HIV, warning that HIV infections continue…

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11 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time

It’s easy to blame those yawns and feelings of fatigue on being too busy or not getting enough sleep or being overly stressed. Most times,…

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A lifetime of regular exercise slows down aging

Researchers set out to assess the health of older adults who had exercised most of their adult lives to see if this could slow down…

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Cueing newly learned information in sleep improves memory

Scientists have long known that sleep plays an important role in the formation and retention of new memories. That process of memory consolidation is associated…

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Pregnancy-Linked High Blood Pressure May Mean Similar Trouble After Delivery

Many women who develop severe pre-eclampsia during pregnancy have undetected high blood pressure in the year after they give birth, a Dutch study contends. Pre-eclampsia, which is the development…

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Cases of mental disorder may double in Borno – WHO

Cases of common mental disorder can double in Borno State after eight years of violence fueled by Boko Haram conflict, the World Health Organisation has…

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8 Smart Ways To Fight-Proof Your Relationship (Even When You Two Disagree)

If you’re sick of drawn out fights that get nowhere, try something new! Relationships are a vital part of our lives and can directly impact…

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5 Truly Attractive Traits Men Look For In A Life-Long Partner

Want to know what makes you long-term relationship material for a guy? What are the personality traits men look for in a life-long partner? In…

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If He Does These 5 Things, He’s A Cheater

Do you suspect your significant other is having an affair? Don’t start making wild accusations just yet. Watch for these signs of cheating and then decide…

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If A Man Does These 9 Things, He Will Never Fall In Love With You

It may be time to accept the painful truth. So, you’ve figured it out. You’re falling in love. Sure, he leaves wet towels on the bed…

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10 Mistakes People Make When They’re Trying To Make Amends

You want to make it right with the other person. So, what could go wrong? Plenty. The good news is you’ve accepted responsibility for doing…

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Humanitarian operations in Rann still suspended – UN

The UN said on Saturday that suspension of humanitarian operations in Rann, Borno, on March 2 was still in force. The suspension was announced as…

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Drug Abuse: NDLEA Records High Rate Of Women Addicts In Kebbi

The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA in Kebbi says the rate of women indulgence in drug abuse is on the increase in the…

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Exercise in Heat and Hot Baths May Be Safe During Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and want to exercise in warm weather or take hot baths or short saunas, that’s safe, according to new research. Australian researchers…

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Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

Many women I speak to are surprised to learn that they can take birth control pills in their 40s and early 50s, as long as their health…

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‘Obesity paradox’ debunked

A new study debunks the “obesity paradox,” a counterintuitive finding that showed people who have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease live longer if they are…

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Largest study of its kind finds alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementia

This study looked specifically at the effect of alcohol use disorders, and included people who had been diagnosed with mental and behavioural disorders or chronic…

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Holding hands can sync brainwaves, ease pain, study shows

Reach for the hand of a loved one in pain and not only will your breathing and heart rate synchronize with theirs, your brain wave…

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Don’t Drill Boreholes Near Graves, Ecologist Warns

An ecologist, Mr Richard Inyamkume, has advised Nigerians against drilling boreholes near graves, to prevent drinking poisonous water. Inyamkume, who is the Senior Programme Officer,…

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