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28 Jan 2015
A NEW study finds that resveratrol - a chemical found in grape skins and red wine - may protect against cancer, despite the alcohol content of red wine being a risk factor for head and neck cancer.     Resveratrol in red wine eliminates cells with the most DNA damage, which are the ones with…
28 Jan 2015
THE Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has denied throwing its weight behind the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode, as touted in some quarters.   President of the body, Olumide Akintayo, in a statement said the professional body remains apolitical, even its quest to champion national development, through espousing ethical values in public…
28 Jan 2015
PLAN International has launched its full country operations in Nigeria, making it the 13th programme country for the organisation in West Africa and 51st globally.   Plan says it would also lend its support to overall advocacy efforts in Nigeria around child rights and gender equality.   “Just 26 of Nigeria’s 36 states have adopted…
21 Jan 2015
AVOCADOS are so much more than just the main ingredients in guacamole. They’re an underrated health food with wide-reaching benefits. In fact, new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows that consuming an avocado a day may be the key to keeping bad cholesterol at bay.    The researchers found…
26 Jul 2012
A presentation paper at the ongoing Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) annual conference has shown that successful health systems have a positive effect on the economies of nations. The presentation at the 36th annual conference of the NOA by Dr. Chukwunonso Nwanze, titled: ‘A Case of Two Visions: The State of the Nigerian Health System and…

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Massive flooding on Sunday overran Ajaokuta-Ganaja-Lokoja road in Kogi which links the metropolis to the eastern part of the state.
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The Lagos State Environmental Enforcement and Special Offences Unit impounded 150 motorcycles for violating traffic rules in the last one week.
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Just as most beliefs, the Yoruba culture includes a world of myths, allegories, poetry and the love and wisdom of the Ifa divination system which helps to remind the Yoruba people of their past and customs that have survived through history and have helped shape their literature and religion as we know it today. Yoruba…
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September 10 of every year is dedicated to preventing suicide in our society. The 2022 World Suicide Prevention Day theme is “Creating Hope through Action.” The World Health Organization estimates that about 703,000 people die from suicide every year. That translates to about one suicide death every 44 seconds and 1,926 deaths every day. The…
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Police Service Commission (PSC) has extended the closure of its recruitment portal for the 2022 batch of constables in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) by one month.