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August 15, 2018 8:36 AM Nigeria To Receive Yellow Fever Vaccines From WHO

12 million doses of Yellow fever vaccines have been pledged to Nigeria in 2018 and another 19 million in 2019 by The World Health Organisation (WHO) to support Nigeria’s campaign against the disease Ms Charity Warigon, WHO Communications Officer, said in a statement in Abuja. Warigon said that it would ensure all persons aged nine months to 45 years 17

August 7, 2018 11:35 AM Uganda Sends Samples Of Strange Disease That Has Claimed 8 Lives

The ministry of health has revealed that Uganda has sent samples to the United States for further laboratory tests after a strange disease in the central region district of Mubende left eight people dead and 16 others hospitalized. The ministry said once the results from the U.S. are out, the public will be informed. The ministry said with support from partners 16

August 6, 2018 11:32 AM China develops new diagnostic method for coronary heart disease –

Chinese scientists have developed a new diagnostic method for coronary heart disease which has a 33 per cent higher accuracy rate compared with conventional methods. Developed by Shanghai Jiaotong University, the new technology is called Quantitative Flow Ratio (QFR) measurement system and has been approved by the China Food and Drug Administration 16

August 2, 2018 3:51 PM High salt intake exposes you to multiple health risks, including hypertension– The Sun News

Oloyede said the people with high risk of developing health problems related to salt consumption are those over age 50; people who have high or slightly elevated blood pressure; diabetes patients and African Americans (US). To lower the risk from excess salt intake, Oloyede recommended an increase intake of diet rich in potassium. “Eat more fresh vegetables 18

July 30, 2018 2:31 PM Ebola-like disease kills 12 in north-eastern Congo –

Authorities on Monday confirmed that 12 people died from an unknown disease with symptoms similar to Ebola in north-eastern Congo. “The deaths began in early July in the village of Mangina, near the town of Beni,’’ local administrator Donat Kibwana told newsmen. Meanwhile, a local civil society group in Beni, said it had counted 15 deaths caused by the disease 18

July 18, 2018 12:20 PM Scientists Develop New Blood Test For Skin Cancer

Australian scientists revealed they have developed a new blood test to detect melanoma cancer in its early stages, in a move that is set to save millions of lives and significantly reduce costs to the healthcare system. The test works by detecting antibodies produced by the body in response to melanoma and identifying the skin cancer cells before they spread 16

July 6, 2018 2:09 PM Strange disease blinds 500 persons in three Delta communities

A strange blindness disease, known as Pterygium, has hit Delta state, leaving no fewer than five hundred persons in three riverine communities in the state blinded. The three riverine communities of Oporoza, Ayakurumo,and Uvwie are currently being rattled by the disease described by experts as new in Delta state, and deadly if urgent steps were not taken 18

June 21, 2018 4:37 AM How to eat fruits and vegetables

We often hear that to be healthy and boost our chances of naturally fighting various diseases, and, more importantly, to prevent diseases, we need to include as many fruits and vegetables as we can in our diets. But while this is true and fresh produce is, indeed, an essential part of any healthy diet, information is still confusing when it comes to the best way to eat vegetables 20

June 14, 2018 4:09 PM Expert reveals great danger associated with smoking – Cardiologist

Dr Akinkumi Afolabi, a cardiologist with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-Araba, said cigarette smoking hastens the symptoms of stroke in heavy smokers. Afolabi stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Thursday in Lagos. He said smoking could increase the risk of having stroke by at least 50 per cent, causing 28

June 5, 2018 1:33 PM Nigeria has highest cancer related deaths in AfricaThe Sun News

Nigeria has the highest number of cancer related deaths in Africa, with about 10,000 cancer deaths and 250,000 new cases each year, according to Dr. Emmanuel Tembe, a university don. Tembe, who disclosed this in a lecture titled “Beating the Plastic Pollution” to mark this year’s World Environment Day at the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi 29