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1 Jul 2015
New research has found the technique could help prevent the formation of plague, development of gum disease OIL PULLING – that is the ancient Indian technique of swishing coconut oil around your mouth as part of your oral hygiene – is a huge trend. Enthusiasts for the practice claim that not only does it whiten…
30 Jun 2015
MUCH of research to beat cancer tends to concentrate on the various genetic mutations behind different cancers. Now, a new study in the journal Cancer Cell takes a different approach - it targets the pathways that hungry cancer cells use to satisfy their voracious appetite for energy.
29 Jun 2015
IS eating bread good for your health? In recent times there has been claims and counter claims on the health effects of bread and other wheat products.
29 Jun 2015
IN a new study, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, NY, United States, found that the order in which different types of food are consumed has a significant impact on post-meal glucose and insulin levels in obese people.
29 Jun 2015
DO you want to live longer? A cancer drug that boosts the lifespan of fruit flies is the latest addition to a small roster of compounds shown to lengthen life — although none has yet been proven in humans.
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27 Jun 2015
THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called on manufacturers in the food industry to set up Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system plan in their facilities and adhere strictly to laid down standards or risk sanctions. HACCP is a systematic preventive approach to food safety from biological,…
27 Jun 2015
ALTHOUGH Mrs.Amina Haruna looked pale and sickly, she cannot afford to go the hospital. not move a step to visit hospital. In the remote area of Filask in Sokoto where she lives, it will cost her about N400 to get to the nearest hospital. But Amina has just N200 to live on and feed her…
27 Jun 2015
TO achieve the greatest good from breeding, four important issues must be addressed and usually, they are the characteristics that the breeding stocks should be selected for. These are fertility, vigour, longevity and temperament. You will agree with me that these are very important ingredients in the life of any individual pet, and for those…
cancer
27 Jun 2015
Causes of Cancer: IT is now known that many cells in the body become cancerous daily in an average person and the so-called “genetic mistake” or the DNA damage occurs more when the cells are rapidly dividing, e.g. in foetus, infants and children during puberty and adolescence. This “mistake” or damage may remain silent for…
26 Jun 2015
The need to assist people living with the dreaded disease known HIV/AIDS, (PLWA), by way of having access to antiroviral drugs as well as providing them with the basic necessity of life has once again been brought to the front burner. This submission was made yesterday by a group under the aegis of Civil Society…
25 Jun 2015
AIMED at ensuring better health service delivery to the teeming youths in Nigeria, The National Adolescent and Youth Friendly Job Aids for Service Providers in Primary Health Care (PHC) Facilities in Nigeria document was recently put together by experts in health related fields.
25 Jun 2015
Based on its recent performance in the Nigerian pharmaceutical Industry, Fidson Healthcare PLC has emerged winner of the 2014 Nigerian Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Excellence Leadership

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