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Paracetamol In Food: Lagosians Worried Over NAFDAC’s Alert

Paracetamol In Food: Lagosians Worried Over NAFDAC’s Alert

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment. In separate interviews, they…

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Women Who Have More Sex Have Lower Risk Of Early Menopause – Scientists

Women Who Have More Sex Have Lower Risk Of Early Menopause – Scientists

A study conducted on almost 3,000 women in the United States, has revealed that women who have sexual activity weekly or more frequently – including intercourse, oral sex, sexual touching or self-stimulation are 28% less…

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Coronaviruses: FG On High Alert Over Outbreak Of Disease From China

Coronaviruses: FG On High Alert Over Outbreak Of Disease From China

The federal government is on high alert to forestall any likely outbreak of the reported novel coronavirus from China. Although reports from the World Health Organisation (WHO) indicate that the risk of spread of the…

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Exercise Keeps The Brain Healthy – New Study

Exercise Keeps The Brain Healthy – New Study

Exercise may do more than build body strength: A new research conducted in Germany shows it might also keep brain cells in shape. According to the study, exercise helps maintain the brain’s gray matter, which…

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AI Identifies Breast Cancer Better Than Doctors

AI Identifies Breast Cancer Better Than Doctors

Researchers at Google Health have trained an artificial intelligence model to detect cancer in breast scans from thousands of women in Britain and the United States. And the computer programme can do so with greater…

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Exercise Can Ward Off 7 Cancers – New Study

Exercise Can Ward Off 7 Cancers – New Study

Two and half to five-hour exercise a week can reduce the risk of seven types of cancer, and the more physical activity the better, a new study published Thursday said. The study, in the Journal…

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Lassa Fever: Ebonyi Governor Orders Closure Of Hospital

Lassa Fever: Ebonyi Governor Orders Closure Of Hospital

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has ordered the immediate closure of St. Vincent Hospital at Igbagu in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi following a suspected outbreak of Lassa fever at the hospital. The order…

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Breastfeed Adequately To Prevent Infant Jaundice — Paediatrician

Breastfeed Adequately To Prevent Infant Jaundice — Paediatrician

A Consultant Paediatrician, Dr Luke Ogeruo, on Monday advised mothers to breastfeed their infants between eight and 12 times per day to boost their immunity and prevent them from contracting jaundice. Ogeruo, who works in…

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Deadly Animal Disease Hits Niger Republic, Nigerians On Alert

Deadly Animal Disease Hits Niger Republic, Nigerians On Alert

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Nigeria Customs Service on Friday alerted their respective officers about the outbreak of the deadly anthrax disease in neighbouring Niger Republic. Alerting its veterinary officers,…

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THEME: Lagos Flags Off Training For Top Cadre Staff

THEME: Lagos Flags Off Training For Top Cadre Staff

Lagos State Government has flagged off an intensive Human Capital Development Bootcamp for Directors of Administration and Human Resource, as well as learning and development officers in the State. The training is aimed at ensuring…

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