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Over the years, medical scientists have suggested that women live longer than men with researches showing a survival advantage for females in all reviews. Researches have also been carried out toward unraveling the cause of this riddle.

Does staring at a woman’s breast elongate a man’s life?

Over the years, medical scientists have suggested that women live longer than men with researches showing a survival advantage for females in all reviews. Researches have also been carried out toward unraveling the cause of this riddle.

Cardiologist: Why everyone should avoid low blood pressure

Dr Okechukwu Anthony, a cardiologist, has said that chronic low blood pressure was dangerous because it rarely manifest obvious symptoms.

Research: Pesticide exposure may increase heart disease and stroke risk

On-the-job exposure to high levels of pesticides raised the risk of heart disease and stroke in a generally healthy group of Japanese American men in Hawaii, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the open access journal of the American Heart Association.
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Researchers link premature deaths to consumption of soft drinks

Researchers, in a new study, have linked higher consumption of artificially sweetened drinks with greater risk of premature death.
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WHO issues guidelines to prevent dementia

The number of people with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 30 years, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Man sets 64-year-old father ablaze for allegedly killing mother

A 24-year old man has reportedly set his 64-year old father ablaze for allegedly killing his mother in Abube-Uno community, Nando, in Anambra East local government area of Anambra state.

World Kidney Day: Expert emphasises low salt intake

As the world marks the 2019 World Kidney Day, a Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Yemi Raji, has emphasized low salt intake to reduce risk of kidney disease.
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The medical woes of Algeria’s Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who withdrew Monday from a bid to win a fifth term in office, has had persistent health woes leading to several periods in hospital over more than a decade.
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Abdelaziz Bouteflika: Algeria’s longest-serving president

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who on Monday announced he is pulling out of a bid for a fifth term, is Algeria's longest-serving president and a veteran of the independence struggle who held on to power during years of ill health.

Ailing Gabon president has no ‘body double’ – spokesman

Ali Bongo of Gabon does not have a body double, his spokesman said Thursday, brushing aside rumours that a lookalike has been standing in for the 60-year-old president since he suffered a stroke in October.

Study: Artificially sweetened beverages increase stroke risk

According to the study published in the journal, Stroke, drinking over two ASBs a day could increase the risk of all types of stroke.
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Algeria Islamists name Abderrazak Makri candidate for president

Algeria's Movement for the Society of Peace (MSP) has decided to take part in April's presidential election, naming the party's head as its candidate.

Gabon coup bid highlights country in grip of uncertainty

"Who's in charge?" asked Gaston, a resident of Libreville, a day after Gabon's armed forces quelled an attempted coup.
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Presidency: Gabon rebel chief caught, two killed in failed coup

The chief military rebel who led a failed coup in Gabon on Monday has been arrested and two of his commandos killed after they stormed a public radio station, the presidency said.

Gabon soldiers call for uprising

Gabon soldiers on state radio early on Monday called on the people to "rise up" and announced a "national restoration council" would be formed, as an ailing President Ali Bongo is out of the country.

Gabon army seizes national radio station in apparent coup attempt

Gabon's army has reportedly attempted a coup with soldiers announcing the establishment of a "restoration council" after taking over the national radio station.

Gabon’s president Ali Bongo speaks for first time after stroke

Gabon's president Ali Bongo on Monday addressed his compatriots for the first time since suffering a stroke on October 24, in a New Year's message recorded in Morocco and distributed via social and traditional media.
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Gabon’s President Ali Bongo down with stroke

Gabon's Vice-President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou confirms President Ali Bongo suffered cerebrovascular accident or CVA, commonly known as stroke

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YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

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Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

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Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.