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Why women are the stronger sex
When it comes to survival in the most extreme conditions women really are the strongest sex, a study of famines, epidemics and slavery has found.
Diet and exercise ‘better than drugs at controlling type 2 diabetes’
Dieting and regular exercise can be more effective at controlling type 2 diabetes than medication, research suggests.
Just two sausages per week may raise breast cancer risk
New research provides some further evidence of the harms of processed meats, after linking consumption of these foods to increased risk of breast cancer.
Administration targets 900,000 children for immunisation
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has qualified to receive $6.8 million to facilitate the ‘Save One Million Lives’ Programme for Result (SOMLP for R) in 2018, the National Programme Manager, Dr. Ibrahim Kana, has said.
Medical doctor tested positive to Lassa fever in Kogi
Kogi State has recorded a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever as a medical doctor working with the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) , Lokoja has been confirmed to be a victim of the disease.
Lassa fever: Nurses call for overhaul of nation’s health system
Nurses under the auspices of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), on Friday, called for the overhaul of the nation’s health system to enhance effective health care delivery.
Paracetamol use during pregnancy linked to language delay in girls
In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States (U.S.), found an elevated rate of language delay...
New jab signals end of hearing aid
For more than half a century, hearing aids have been the only effective treatment for the millions struggling with deafness.