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12 Sep
The Nigerian music space as well as lovers of Nigerian music were shocked when the news that the legendary Sound Sultan had died from lung cancer. Those who are close to him confessed that he was one of the few artistes that lived healthily, didn’t smoke, neither did he drink. So it came as a…
2 Aug
US comedian and actress Kathy Griffin revealed on Monday that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer despite having never smoked before. "I've got to tell you guys something. I have cancer. I'm about to go into surgery to have half of my left lung removed. Yes, I have lung cancer even though I’ve never…
12 Aug 2020
Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, whose life has been so colourful and tragic that it became the subject of a biopic, has been diagnosed with lung cancer according to a report by Indian media. The Hindi-language actor, nicknamed "Deadly Dutt", served time in prison for possessing guns supplied by gangsters responsible for bombings in Mumbai in…
12 Sep 2019
Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. There are usually no signs or symptoms in the early stages, but many people with the condition eventually develop symptoms...
9 Jul 2019
Antioxidants, once touted as a cancer preventive, may actually spur the disease’s spread. Now scientists have figured out how.Whether taken as a dietary supplement or produced by the body....
9 Dec 2018
Dr. Femi Olaleye, Medical Director of Optimal Cancer Care Foundation, said lung cancer is the second commonest occurring cancer in both men and women...
26 Oct 2018
Scientists have found out that blood pressure drugs taken by millions worldwide could raise the risk of lung cancer.The study, published yesterday in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) shows that patients on Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors were 14 per cent more likely to develop the disease than those on other types of drugs. The medication…
24 Dec 2017
Smokers who quit smoking and live on a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, have better chances of restoring their lung functions impaired by smoking, a new study finds.
28 Aug 2017
Vitamin B6 and B12 pills are often marketed as energy or metabolism-boosting products. The research, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, is the latest to challenge the alleged health benefits of vitamin supplements.
7 Jun 2016
A study of nearly 250,000 people found that those living within three miles of landfill were more likely to be admitted to hospital or die with lung disease.

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