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14 May 2015
FLAVONOIDS, otherwise known as bioflavonoids, are a group of secondary metabolites in plants. To explain further, secondary metabolites are organic compounds produced by plants for their defence against herbivores or as colours in flowers that attract birds and insects, for the purpose of pollination.
14 May 2015
THE chairman, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN) and Managing Director, SKG Pharma Limited, Pharm.
14 May 2015
Previous studies have shown that a combination of daily intake of coconut oil, local spices, banana, Zobo (sorrel), local bitters such as bitter leaf, scent leaf as well as exercise training would reduce the risk of developing chronic and non communicable diseases like blood pressure, blood sugar (diabetes) and heart diseases.
ATILADE
14 May 2015
THE National Association of Nigerian Traditional Medicine Practitioners (NANTMP) has amicably resolved its seven-year-old leadership crisis.
13 May 2015
Soft drinks are the most significant factor in severity of dental erosion, according to a new study published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry.
11 May 2015
Lagos State Government says 496 patients had received treatment since the inauguration of the first ultra-modern Cardiac and Renal Centre in West Africa.
Adebimpe Adebajo
10 May 2015
A STITCH in time saves nine, the saying goes and the same goes for matters that have to do with eye checks, and this has to be done regularly to prevent ill health that affects it. Dr. Mrs. Adebimpe Adebajo, head, Eye Unit, General Hospital, Marina, Lagos is availing members of the public this medical counsel…
Asthma patient
10 May 2015
AS Nigeria celebrated the World Asthma Day last Tuesday, May 4, 2015, asthmatics have been reassured that even with their conditions, they can take control of their lives and achieve their life dreams. This comes as health experts say awareness for the disease needs to be increased and sustained with more than 300 million people…
10 May 2015
About this period in many parts of the world most students are either preparing for or taking exams. Some may have already finished exams and are awaiting the result. In Nigeria specifically, final year students are sitting their school leaving exams, while university students should be getting ready for the second semester papers. Of course…
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9 May 2015
IN their blue crisp shirts on black trousers, they majestically matched into the hall, not to arrest anyone, but to learn how they can assist in protecting the reproductive health and rights of women.
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7 May 2015
CONTINUED FROM Tuesday, April 28 In 2005, June 6, the formal sector of Social Health Insurance Scheme was flagged-off by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo– President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as at today, the scheme has covered all the federal ministries, parastatals and agencies, the Nigerian Police and the Armed Forces. It is now firmly established in…
7 May 2015
RESEARCHERS have validated the leaves of four plant foods commonly consumed in Nigeria namely Gnetum africanum (Ukazi in Igbo), Gongronema latifolium (Utazi in Igbo), Telfairia occidentalis (fluted pumpkin, Ugu in Igbo), Ocimum gratissimum (scent leaf, Nchuanwu in Igbo) for preventing cancers.

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