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11 Nov
In order for employees to be more productive, Chairman United Bank for Africa (UBA) Foundation, Kennedy Uzoka, has emphasised the need for organisations to take mental well-being at the workplace seriously.
9 Nov
A graphic shared on Facebook over 340,000 times lists 14 “viral pathogens” and how long it took to develop a vaccine against them from the date of their discovery. The graphic is captioned, in Afrikaans: “Vir al die slim mense wat die vaccine vergelyk met oa die polio vaccine.” This translates to: “For all the…
8 Nov
When people use the term “mini-stroke,” what they’re really often referring to is a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA). It’s current nickname, mini-stroke, does not fit the bill, because it suggests something....
8 Nov
Researchers have long known that air pollution can increase the risk of disorders such as obesity, diabetes, and fertility, but they did not know the exact mechanism for how it can lead to these health conditions.
7 Nov
In line with the commemoration of Cancer Awareness Month, Lakeshore Cancer Centre, in collaboration with Sterling Bank through its one-woman programme, recently organised free cancer screening
7 Nov
The Bill for an Act to repeal the Quarantine Act and enact the Control of Infectious Diseases Act, make provisions relating to quarantine and regulations for preventing the introduction
4 Nov
“Cure for diabetes and helps you lose 11 kilos in 25 days,” reads text on a video showing a smoothie recipe, posted on Facebook. The smoothie is made by blending two bananas, five kiwis, two apples with their skin, one “coat” of cabbage and half a litre of water together. The video advises that the…
4 Nov
“Start standing your ground,” urges a message posted on Facebook in South Africa. It’s a script for an imagined conversation about Covid-19 vaccination between staff and a guest in a restaurant. The message seems to have originated in the USA. It’s headed “VACCINATION CARD” and suggests that showing proof of vaccination against Covid in a…
4 Nov
According to the latest figures from Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS), underinvestment in the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) responses of low- and middle-income countries
4 Nov
Globally, over 1.3 billion people engage in cigarette smoking. From this figure, Nigeria accounts for 14 per cent of adult smokers, a development that has heightened serious concern
4 Nov
Lagos State Government (LASG) through the Lagos State Primary Healthcare Board (LSPHCB), has commenced massive roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination, while dispelling misconceptions surrounding it.
4 Nov
Medical experts have said collaboration between herbal and orthodox medicine practitioners could lead to the effective production of medicines to suppress COVID-19.

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