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Nigeria has poorest exclusive breast fee...

Nigeria has poorest exclusive breast feeding rate in Africa – Perm Sec

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr Linus Awute, says Nigeria has the poorest exclusive breastfeeding rate in Africa with only 17 per cent of the children being exclusively breastfed. Awute made this known at the ministerial launch of the 2015 World Breastfeeding Week in Abuja... read more »

Researchers reveal how cancer drug can c...

Researchers reveal how cancer drug can cure HIV

Researchers have revealed HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, according a BBC report. The treatment, anti-retroviral therapy, kills the virus in the bloodstream but leaves “HIV reservoirs” untouched. According to a study published in PLoS Pathogens, the... read more »

Shocking: Doctor Charged After 92-Year O...

Shocking: Doctor Charged After 92-Year Old Dead Woman Wakes At Mortuary

A doctor in Germany has been charged by prosecutors with negligent bodily harm, after a 92-year-old woman he declared dead awaken in a refrigerated room at a funeral home. Mirror UK reports that the doctor aged 53-year,  pronounced the seriously ill woman dead in March,2015 after a care worker... read more »



Today, medical or injectable fillers are among the most popular ways to change one’s appearance. By using these drugs it is possible to rejuvenate not only your face, but neck and cleavage area as well. Unlike other, invasive procedures, injectable fillers are providing a natural solution to your... read more »

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Aisha Buhari Pledges to Support War agai...

Aisha Buhari Pledges to Support War against Sickle Cell

The Wife of the President of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday pledged to support the war against Sickle Cell disorder in the country (Nigeria). She (Aisha Buhari) made the promise at the World Sickle Cell Awareness Day Campaign launch jointly organised by Olusegun Obasanjo... read more »

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The 7 Dangerous Acts after meal

Don’t smoke – Experiment from experts proves that smoking a cigarette after meal is comparable to smoking 10 cigarettes (chances of cancer is higher). * Don’t eat fruits... read more »


Chocolate Royale Sealed by NAFDAC over Expired Food Products

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has sealed confectioneries and multinational food outlet, Chocolate Royale, for violating ethical and hygiene... read more »


About Half of Nigerian Women have Anaemia – NSN

The medical professional body, Nutrition Society of Nigeria, NSN, on Thursday said 49 per cent of women of reproductive age in Nigeria have anaemia with 24.3 per cent of them having low... read more »


NAFDAC raises alarm over quality of packaged water

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has expressed concern that over 95 percent of packaged water producers in the country lacked mini water... read more »


Breast Feed More, Risk Breast Cancer Less

There is huge evidence that breastfeeding helps improve healthier immune systems and fewer breathing difficulties. Breastfeeding is also protects the mothers’ health. The longer the duration of... read more »