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Nutritionist Advises Regular Intake Of Tea To Reduce Risk Of Chronic Diseases

A nutritionist, Ms Uju Onuorah, says regular intake of teas may help to reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja, Onuorah said researches...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

WHO Urges Increased Surveillance As COVID-19 Cases Rise In Americas

The World Health Organisation Regional Office, Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), has called on countries to take action to increase surveillance, public health measures and vaccination as COVID-19 rates are on the rise in...

New York City Enters High COVID-19 Alert Status

Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday upgraded New York City’s COVID-19 alert status to high because of a recent surge in people being hospitalised for the virus. The change in status came as the number of...

Expert Advises Arthritis Patients On Exercise, Injection As Treatment

Nigerians suffering from arthritis have been advised to engage in regular exercise as part of management of the ailment which is important in all the stages. Mr. Chijioke Ofili, Physiotherapist and Medical Practice Manager, Nikea...
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North Korea Reports 1st Official COVID-19 Death

North Korea on Friday reported its first Coronavirus (COVID-19) death a day after first acknowledging an outbreak of the virus. State news agency KCNA reported six deaths from a wave of fast-spreading fever, one of...
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Scientists Alert Public On New Infectious Agents

Scientists have alerted Nigerians on new infectious agents emerging and re-emerging thereby posing significant risks and threat to human and the environment. Mr. Toyosi Raheem, President of the Society for Scientists in Infectious Diseases (SSID),...

Ogun Begins Sale Of Admission Forms Into Colleges Of Nursing Sciences

Ogun has started the sale of admission forms into its colleges of Nursing Sciences in Abeokuta, Ijebu-Ode, and Ilaro for the 2022/2023 academic session. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, made this known in a...

Rheumatologist Seeks Early Diagnosis, Awareness On Rheumatoid Arthritis

A consultant rheumatologist, Dr. Hakeem Olaosebikan, says early diagnosis and initiation of effective treatment have been shown to improve clinical outcomes for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Olaosebikan who works at the Lagos State University...
World Malaria Day: 400,000 Die Of The Disease Yearly - WHO

COVID-19 On Increase In Americas, Africa – WHO

COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline but omicron sub-variants are driving an increase in the Americas and Africa. Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, told journalists at the weekly briefing in...
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Malaria: U.S. Contributes $768 Million To Nigeria’s Fight Against Malaria Since 2011 — USAID

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) says it has contributed $768 million dollars to Nigeria’s fight against malaria from 2011 to date. This is contained in a statement issued by USAID Mission Director in...

Pneumonia Not Caused By Cold Weather- Physician

A general health practitioner, Dr. Tolu Oladapo, says pneumonia is not caused by exposure to cold or cold weather as widely believed. Oladapo, a medical officer at Hopeville Hospital and Maternity, Ibadan, stated this on...

Optometrist says untreated hypertension results in blindness

An optometrist, Dr. Chika Ugagu, says prolonged, untreated or mismanaged high blood pressure can result in blindness. Ugagu explained the reason for his assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...
Malaria: Stop self-medication

Kenya Ramps Up Efforts To Eliminate Malaria

Kenya’s Ministry of Health on Wednesday said that it had intensified a campaign toward the elimination of the malaria epidemic by the year 2030. Mutahi Kagwe, cabinet secretary in the Ministry of Health, said that...

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