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4 Dec 2017
A recent survey in the U.S. has it that 61 per cent of men and 59 per cent of women of difficult to treat cancer were traced to unforgiveness, an expert has said. Dr Patrick Ijewere, a medical consultant at Howard University, Washington DC, on Monday made the revelation to the News Agency of Nigeria…
3 Dec 2017
THE Federal Government has promised to establish eight radiotherapy centres and chemotherapy facilities for the treatment of cancer, across the six geo-political zones in 2018. The Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, who disclosed this in Abuja, at the flag- off of radiotherapy treatment, at the National hospital, explained that provisions have been made in…
24 Nov 2017
One in six heart recipients die within a year, and those that do survive face higher risk of infection, weight gain, cancer and diabetes from their life-long regime of immunosuppressant drugs.
24 Nov 2017
The implant is injected into the middle of a tumour, where it slowly releases tiny amounts of ethanol — the pure alcohol that makes up, for example, 12 to 14 per cent of wine.
15 Nov 2017
Jimmy Gomez, better known as the rapper Taboo from The Black Eyed Peas, had money, fame and a multi-platinum career when a strange back pain brought his world crashing down. The six-time Grammy winner went to the doctor and got a gut-wrenching diagnosis: he had testicular cancer. He had more than 100 million record sales…
10 Nov 2017
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has never before formally addressed the link between alcohol and cancer, but is now underscoring the importance of controlling ‘high-risk’ alcohol consumption to reducing the risk of cancer.
9 Nov 2017
With investigations revealing that millions of cancer patients suffer severe symptoms at the last years of life, experts in cancer care have called for palliative end of life care to improve life of the dying patient.
2 Nov 2017
Wheatgrass is said to contain 13 vitamins and all the 20 amino acids that the body needs, including the nine that are referred to as essential amino acids that cannot be produce in the body.
24 Oct 2017
*Tumour cells killed off with diabetes drug, early life exercise cuts woman’s risk of dying from disease by 13% Scientists have finally identified how sugar feeds cancer in a new research paper, which has been hailed as a “breakthrough”.The study, published Tuesday, explains why cancer cells rapidly break down sugars without producing much energy -…
19 Oct 2017
The glucosinolates are organic compounds that contain sulfur and nitrogen which are derived from glucose and amino acid. They are water-soluble anions and secondary metabolites of plants in the family Brassicaceae to which water cress belongs.
14 Oct 2017
A consultant obstetrician and gynecologist, Sunday Adeboye, said this yesterday at the 4th annual general meeting and 2017 scientific conference of the association, themed: “Cancer: the ravaging menace.”
19 Sep 2017
Only pregnant women are currently advised to avoid cat faeces, which often contain Toxoplasma gondii, as the parasite is known to cause miscarriages, still births and damage to foetus' development.


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Igbo youths under the auspices of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) on Wednesday warned groups and individuals promoting the presidential ambition of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu to stay clear of the zone. President and Publicity Secretary of the group, Goodluck Ibem and Okay Nworu, in a statement, described as "unfortunate" how certain…
14 mins ago
A Chinese court rejected an appeal in a landmark sexual harassment case on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the country's fledgling #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse popular state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. Her case inspired many others…
17 mins ago
Tunisia's judicial authorities on Wednesday revoked the sacking in early June by President Kais Saied of almost 50 judges, a court spokesman told AFP. A June 1 presidential decree in the North African country saw Saied fire 57 judges, after accusing many of corruption and other crimes. His move, which rights groups called "a deep…
20 mins ago
Director, Centre for Democratic Development Research and Training, Professor Abubakar Siddique Mohammad has advocated intervention of foreign government to end insurgency in Nigeria. While the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, lecturer lauded the efforts of the Nigerian forces to nip the excesses of the terrorists in the bud, he said the strength of the nation's military…
36 mins ago
US teens have left Facebook in droves over the past seven years, preferring to spend time at video-sharing venues YouTube and TikTok, according to a Pew Research Center survey data out Wednesday. TikTok has "emerged as a top social media platform for US teens" while Google-run YouTube "stands out as the most common platform used…