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NAFDAC Moves To Avert Dangers Of Pesticides, Agrochemical Usage — DG

NAFDAC Moves To Avert Dangers Of Pesticides, Agrochemical Usage — DG

The National Agency for Food Drugs and Administration Control (NAFDAC) says it has evolved measures toward averting dangers associated with the use of pesticides and agrochemicals in Nigeria. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC Director-General, made the…

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Why Brushing Teeth Three Times A Day Could Lower Risk Of Heart Failure – Scientists

Why Brushing Teeth Three Times A Day Could Lower Risk Of Heart Failure – Scientists

Brushing your teeth at least three times a day could lower the risk of heart failure by more than 10 per cent, a major study has found. Researchers linked it to a lower risk of…

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Cholera Outbreak: Ogun Confirms Five Deaths, Begins Extensive Fumigation

Cholera Outbreak: Ogun Confirms Five Deaths, Begins Extensive Fumigation

The Ogun State Governor yesterday confirmed the out-break of cholera which it said had claimed five lives out of the 12 cases reported. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Adesanya Ayinde, who spoke to journalists…

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Nigeria Vows To End HIV Scourge By 2030

Nigeria Vows To End HIV Scourge By 2030

Nigeria is determined to end the HIV epidemic by 2030, in line with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS vision, the country’s Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said. The Minister restated Nigeria’s commitment to achieving…

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Why Nigerians With Psychiatric Problems Are Escalating – Resident Doctors Cry Out

Why Nigerians With Psychiatric Problems Are Escalating – Resident Doctors Cry Out

The number of Nigerians with psychiatric problems is escalating -?National Association of Resident Doctors cry out The number of Nigerians with psychiatric issues is escalating, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARDs) said on Monday.…

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WHO Warns Against Deadly Effect Of Antibiotic Abuse

WHO Warns Against Deadly Effect Of Antibiotic Abuse

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday warned against the use of antibiotics without prescription, saying drug resisting disease had caused 700,000 deaths per year globally. WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, said this…

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Why Malaria Can Cause Premature Birth – Expert Says

Why Malaria Can Cause Premature Birth – Expert Says

Prof. Peter Ebeigbe, Chairman, Faculty of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Lagos, identified malaria and other common diseases as the major causes of premature births. According to Ebeigbe during his discussion…

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More Youths At Risk Of HIV Infection, Group Warns

More Youths At Risk Of HIV Infection, Group Warns

A group known as the Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention has called for an urgent need to address the issue of sexual reproductive health and HIV prevention in Nigeria. Speaking during a conference organised by…

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Gynaecologist Urges Women Not To Remove Their Pubic Hair

Gynaecologist Urges Women Not To Remove Their Pubic Hair

A gynaecologist is urging women not to remove their pubic hair. Dr Jen Gunter, author of The Vagina Bible, warns waxing or shaving creates “microscopic trauma” that can lead to infections. While the purpose of…

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Why Measles Remains Greatest Killer Of Children Globally – WHO

Why Measles Remains Greatest Killer Of Children Globally – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that measles remains one of the greatest killers of children globally, adding that it is imperative for all nations to take decisive medical actions to tackle the disease.…

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