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Obesity and cancer

31 Dec 2019
While obesity or overweight has its negative health implications, study has found that it could also help cancer patients beat the disease, as fat people respond better to a powerful immunotherapy drug.
16 Mar 2018
The recent advertisement on obesity by the UK Cancer Research Institute as the second leading preventable cause of cancer after smoking sparked a conversation the implications of the announcement. While it was criticised by some as a subtle act of body shaming, this article will focus on the message they have passed across. Obesity is…

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World leaders mocked Russian President Vladimir Putin's tough-man image at a G7 lunch in Germany on Sunday, joking about whether they should strip down to shirtsleeves -- or even less. "Jackets on? Jackets off? Do we take our coats off?" British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked as he sat down at the table in Bavaria's…
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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the recruitment of additional 500 corps into the State Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Amotekun. This is contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, on Sunday in Ibadan. The statement indicated that Makinde announced the approval…
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NDLEA has arrested a suspected drug kingpin at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA), Lagos for allegedly behind attempts to export 40 parcels of Methamphetamine to London. NDLEA‚Äôs Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated in Abuja on Sunday that the suspect was arrested on Saturday after three weeks of painstaking investigation and tracking…
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The police in Tuckahoe, New York, United States have found the body of a former Nigerian diplomat, Ambassador Ejeviome Otobo, who was last seen in his neighbourhood on June 15, 2022. The Tuckahoe Police Department on June 19 announced in a Facebook post that Etobo was missing and requested information from the public. The 70-year-old…
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Pope Francis on Sunday called on all sides to refrain from violence in Ecuador, which has been rocked by nationwide protests against rising fuel and living costs. "I am following with concern what is happening in Ecuador," the Argentine pontiff said after his weekly Sunday Angelus prayer at the Vatican. "I encourage all parties to…