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Carbide-ripened fruits cause cancer – NAFDAC warns Nigerians

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned Nigerians to shun consumption of fruits ripened with calcium carbide.

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Skin bleaching: Dermatologist warns Nigerians, outlines consequences

Skin bleaching have continue to be a rising trend among many Nigerians especially the adolescents. A Dermatologist, Dr Ayopo Adeyemi, has advised Nigerians to desist from applying bleaching creams on their skins, saying such could have negative effects on their health.Read and find why you should desist from such act below.

Skin bleaching

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Tomatoes, watermelon, pawpaw may ward off kidney cancer in older women

A HIGHER intake by postmenopausal women of the natural antioxidant lycopene, found in foods like tomatoes, watermelon and papaya (pawpaw), may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer. You can read below to find out more about these wonderful fruits.

What these fruits can do

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Red wine has ‘both cancerous, anti-cancerous properties’

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.

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Pregnant mothers: Exercising with birth ball during pregnancy

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Diabetes- Nine foods to help lower blood sugar at home

Statistics have shown that Nigeria has the highest indices of diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about five million people currently living with the condition, which is the number six leading cause of death globally.


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Imo International Health Systems Graduate & Exp. Job Recruitment 2018/2019-Apply Now

Imo International Health Systems Graduate & Exp. Job Recruitment – Imo International Health Systems is a provider of health services with the goal of enhancing the wellbeing of all individuals. We focus on reducing the healthcare risk of the community by providing quality services for the sick and encouraging preventive behaviors. Imo International Health Systems is a chain of hospitals that is established based on Public Private Partnership between Imo State Government of Nigeria and International Quality Healthcare Consulting LLC, a USA based healthcare organization.

Imo International Health Systems Graduate & Exp. Job Recruitment

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Stress related illness -How stress reduces fertility in women

*Drinking more water during day really does help ladies to have fewer urinary infections

In North America, 20 to 25 percent of women and 18 to 21 percent of men of reproductive age report daily psychological stress. Although previous research has suggested that stress can decrease the odds of conception, few studies have examined this association among couples from the general population.


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Scientists achieve long-term viral suppression in HIV infection

A new generation of broadly neutralising antibodies provides a novel approach to treating Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) infection.The research group of Prof Florian Klein, Director of the Institute of Virology at the University Hospital Cologne and scientist at the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), has collaborated with scientists at the Rockefeller University in New York and the University Hospital Cologne to investigate the impact of combining such antibodies in HIV-infected patients.



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Why delaying pregnancy beyond 35 years increases heart health risks for moms, sons

*Researchers unveil heart monitor powered by sunlight

Delaying pregnancy may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in both women and their children, with boys at higher risk of disease, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada presented their findings Tuesday at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases: Sex-Specific Implications for Physiology conference in Knoxville, Tennesse, United States (U.S.).

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