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A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) against trans-fat (TFA) in Nigeria, has urged Nigerians to reject foods made with the hydrogenated oil, especially the industrially-produced trans-fatty acids which it said resulted to 1,300 deaths in 2010.
An anti-inflammation drug, Actemra (tocilizumab), manufactured by the Swiss pharmaceutical company, Roche, has been approved by the Chinese government for the treatment of patients who are developing severe complications from coronavirus.
Dr Harrison Osasogie, a medical practitioner at Faith Clinic Benin, says regular intake of fruits helps in the reduction of chronic diseases.
A Pathologist, Mrs Ewatomi Godwin, says diseases like diabetes, autoimmune disorders and certain types of cancers can be detected through regular eye examination.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs an institution that will produce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for education, business, medicine, security among others.
The National Complementary and Alternative Medical Association (NACAMA) has called on the Federal Government to establish a Ministry of Reconciliation to tackle internal conflicts and restiveness in the country.
The Federal Government says it is working in partnership with World Health Organisation (WHO) to reduce the prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Nigeria in the next 10 years.
The Chairperson, African Cancer Initiative (ACAI), Dr Obasohan Efe, has called for the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis in a routine immunisation, saying that they were the major cause of cancers in the world.
Heart disease is still Australia’s leading cause of death but alcohol-induced deaths are on the decline, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Wednesday.
Some 9.6 million people will die of cancer in 2018, according to a report of the Global Cancer Statistics 2018 released on Wednesday by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
Over 20 non-governmental and professional groups have expressed concern about air pollution by soot experienced in Rivers State and neighbouring states, appealing to international community for urgent intervention.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, has alerted the public against the use of asbestos as ceiling in homes, saying it could cause cancer.
A nutritional biochemist, Dr Ochuko Erukainure, on Wednesday advised Nigerians to control their consumption of red meat.
A research has shown that nitrates, the chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks, may contribute to mania, an abnormal mood state.
Ex-President Obasanjo: Nigeria loses N300 billion every year to prevention, treatment of endemic diseases
A former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that the country loses about N300 billion every year to the prevention and treatment of malaria and other endemic diseases.
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The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has made another donation of N20 million to Osun State government to support its effort to cushion the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Osun residents.
Fear grips a family in Limawa area of Minna in Niger as they denied a family member access to the family compound over fear that he had contracted the Coronavirus Disease.
While there’s zero factual support for a conspiracy theory linking the COVID-19 virus to 5G cellular technology — and the scientific community has concluded that 5G is safe — the UK government was forced today to explicitly address the topic after arsonists burned down a cell tower over 5G, and used Facebook to encourage others to follow suit.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised the Nigerian government for handling the Coronavirus pandemic well.
Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software. The company announced today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo, Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday called on the Federal Government to launch a proactive investigation into the recent three blasts which occurred in three states in the South-Western part of the country, stressing that the incidences are beyond ordinary blasts as claimed by government.
Manchester City are one of a trio of clubs keeping tabs on highly-rated Sevilla defender Pablo Perez, according to Marca.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the figures of confirmed COVID-19 cases released for Akwa-Ibom are accurate.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are now 3,778 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 46 African countries.
Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Istifanus Gyang, Plateau North Friday raised the alarm that despite the Coronavirus, COVID-19 that is at the moment, ravaging the world, his people were being killed by Armed Bandits.