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BEWARE! Heavy drinking, long-term abstinence increase dementia risk
2 weeks ago

BEWARE! Heavy drinking, long-term abstinence increase dementia risk

Researchers say heavy drinking or long-term abstinence could both contribute to increased risk of developing dementia.

Researchers from French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and UCL investigated …
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UNIUYO administers physician’s oath on 28 medical doctors
2 weeks ago

UNIUYO administers physician’s oath on 28 medical doctors

The University of Uyo on Thursday administered physician’s oath on 28 medical doctors, who recently completed their training in the institution’s college of health sciences.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, …
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BREAKTHROUGH? China puts new leukemia drug to clinical tests
4 weeks ago

BREAKTHROUGH? China puts new leukemia drug to clinical tests

By  •  HEALTH

Chinese researchers have submitted a new leukemia drug for clinical trials, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The new drug — HYML-122 — was approved by China National Drug …
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Blanket ban on CODEINE can cause loss of 23,000 jobs
1 month ago

Blanket ban on CODEINE can cause loss of 23,000 jobs

By  •  HEALTH, LOCAL

Workers in the chemical and non-metallic sector on Thursday appealed to the Federal Government against blanket ban of codeine to save the nation about 23,000 jobs.

Mr Babatunde Olatunji, the …
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GTBank Rallies Support for Children with Autism… Holds 8th Annual Autism Conference July 17-18
1 month ago

GTBank Rallies Support for Children with Autism… Holds 8th Annual Autism Conference July 17-18

Foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, will hold the 8th edition of its Annual Autism Conference on Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday July 18, 2018 at the MUSON …
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Consume less than five grams of salt daily – WHO tells adults
1 month ago

Consume less than five grams of salt daily – WHO tells adults

By  •  HEALTH

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has recommended that every adult should consume less than five grammes of salt; less than one teaspoon daily to maintain a healthy life.

WHO, on …
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U.S. commits $5.1 billion to fight against HIV/AIDs in Nigeria
1 month ago

U.S. commits $5.1 billion to fight against HIV/AIDs in Nigeria

The United States says it has committed more than $5.1 billion to the fight against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria through its President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

The U.S. Charge …
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Health minister urge rich Nigerians to invest health sector
2 months ago

Health minister urge rich Nigerians to invest health sector

By  •  HEALTH, LOCAL

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has urged rich Nigerians to emulate the philanthropic gesture of the Sarumi family by contributing to the development of the Health Sector.

Adewole made this known …
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Ten patients get free heart surgeries at LASUTH
2 months ago

Ten patients get free heart surgeries at LASUTH

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says 10 patients benefited from free cardiothoracic surgeries in the ongoing Lagos State Free Open Heart Surgery Mission at the hospital.

The Chief …
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WHO finally reveals drug to prevent post-childbirth bleeding
2 months ago

WHO finally reveals drug to prevent post-childbirth bleeding

By  •  HEALTH

WHO said Carbetocin …
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