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Nigeria May Miss 2018 Target For Contraceptive Prevalence Rate

Posted: Jun 23, 2016 at 2:15 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Unless Nigeria’s contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) is increased above 50 per cent, the country may not meet its […]

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Disability

Disability Bill Will Eradicate Stigma – Gbadebo

Posted: Jun 23, 2016 at 2:10 pm   /   Health

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood. The disorder affects a child’s […]

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Brain

Brain Diseases To Be Eliminated Soon – Scientists

Posted: Jun 23, 2016 at 1:52 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Scientists have said that the deadly brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s will soon be eliminated. A new […]

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Deaths

Regular Check-Ups Prevent Sudden Deaths – NIMR DG

Posted: Jun 23, 2016 at 1:48 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Prof Innocent Ujah, Director-General, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) on Wednesday, urged Nigerians to go for regular […]

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Fatigue

Processed Foods, Caffeine Trigger Fatigue

Posted: Jun 23, 2016 at 1:39 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Your body runs off what you feed it, so the best way to get the most out of […]

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Antidepressants

‘Antidepressants Dangerous For Children, Adolescents’

Posted: Jun 23, 2016 at 1:33 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-A discouraging new study concludes that most antidepressants are ineffective for children and adolescents, and may even be […]

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Brain

Brain Diseases To Be Eliminated Soon – Scientists

Posted: Jun 23, 2016 at 1:26 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Scientists have said that the deadly brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s will soon be eliminated. A new […]

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Infants’ Deaths

Lagos Pledges To Tackle Unnecessary Women, Infants’ Deaths

Posted: Jun 23, 2016 at 1:15 pm   /   Health

•Begins Maternal, Newborn Health Week Tomorrow Chioma Umeha Lagos-Following the recently released 2013 National Demographic Survey indices for neonatal, infant, […]

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Watermelons

Watermelons Boost Cardiovascular, Bone Health

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 7:33 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Watermelons are mostly water – about 92 per cent – but this refreshing fruit is soaked with nutrients. […]

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Transfusion

Certified Blood For Transfusion Must Carry Lagos Logo – Commissioner

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 7:28 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-The Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Dr. Jide Idri, has ordered that certified blood for transfusion must […]

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WAMCO Unveils Nigeria’s First Growing Up Milk

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 7:21 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-As part of its effort to ensure highly nutritional dairy product for the wellbeing of Nigerians, makers of […]

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NAFDAC

NAFDAC Task Super Market Operators On Adherence To Global Listing Scheme

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 7:14 pm   /   Health

•Gives  December  31 Deadline Chioma Umeha Lagos-The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has tasked supermarket […]

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Malaria

Tweaking The Problem Of Malaria Misdiagnosis

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 6:53 pm   /   Health

…As Drug Makers Smile To Banks Malaria misdiagnosis is a big global issue. This is one reason the World Health […]

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cancer

‘Over 200 Types Of Cancers Affect Human Body’

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 6:42 pm   /   Health

•Life Style Modifications Can Cut it – Prof. Okoye Many notable Nigerians have succumbed to the cold hands of avoidable […]

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Harvard University Trains Seven JUTH, LUTH Doctors On Genomics, Sequencing

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 3:58 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-The Public Health School, University of Harvard, has trained seven medical doctors from the Jos University Teaching hospital […]

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Cameroun’s Agro-Hub Wins 2016 Nestle Creating Shared Value Prize

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 3:50 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-Nestlé Central and West Africa Region (CWAR) on Wednesday announced Agro-Hub from Cameroun as the winner of the […]

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ProfIsaacAdewole

Ministry Of Health Inaugurates Committee On Food Safety

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 3:36 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos-The Federal Ministry of Health has inaugurated a five-man joint technical committee on food safety and sanitation. A […]

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‘People With Autism Spectrum Disorder Can Excel In Maths, Arts, Others’

Posted: Jun 22, 2016 at 3:11 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha Lagos- Some experts on Monday said there was need to give special care to people with developmental disabilities […]

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PSN Urges FG To Stop Private Sector Involvement In Hospital Pharmacy

Posted: Jun 21, 2016 at 11:07 am   /   Health, Latest News, LIFE

Chioma Umeha Lagos-  Pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have warned the Federal Government to […]

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Mamaye

Ensure In-depth Report Of Maternal, Newborn Health – Mamaye Task Journalists

Posted: Jun 16, 2016 at 7:11 pm   /   Health

Chioma Umeha In order to ensure thorough investigative reporting of maternal and newborn health, participants at a workshop have enjoined […]

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Healthy Foods To Eat During Pregnancy

Posted: Jun 16, 2016 at 7:06 pm   /   Health

Is it important to eat enough fish, or does it contain too much mercury? Do you need meat for protein, […]

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Herbs

Wonder Mushrooms Cure Untreatable Depression

Posted: May 26, 2016 at 10:20 pm   /   Health

Psilocybin, the active ingredient in ‘magic mushrooms’, can ease the symptoms of depression, according to a study carried out by […]

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Chop

High Consumption Of Potato Increases Risk Of High Blood Pressure – Study

Posted: May 26, 2016 at 10:13 pm   /   Health

Scientists on Thursday, said that high consumption of potatoes (whether fried, boiled, baked, or mashed) is associated with an increased […]

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WoPost

When Childbirth Puts Woman’s Life In Danger

Posted: May 26, 2016 at 10:11 pm   /   Health

CHIOMA UMEHA Lagos “I came here because my bladder busted when I went to deliver my baby many  years ago […]

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Bab

Trained Manpower, Appropriate Technology Will Reduce Misdiagnosis – Prof Ujah

Posted: May 26, 2016 at 9:57 pm   /   Health

  The recent alarm on rising global incidence of cancer by the World Health Organisation (WHO) should worry African countries, […]

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