Category: Health

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Novartis Pays $2.1Bn For Nuclear Medicine

Novartis  is paying $2.1 billion for nuclear medicine specialist Endocyte in Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan’s latest deal to reshape the Swiss drugs group from a pillmaker to a producer of sophisticated therapies. Narasimhan, who...

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NGO Flags-Off Safe Water Campaign

Community Excellence and Development Initiative, (CEDI), a leading community healthcare giver, has flagged-off safe water sensitization and awareness campaign as solution to preventable diseases. The NGO, started taking the message to students of schools...

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18 Nigerians Die Of Tuberculosis Hourly

No fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis (TB), the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), said on Friday in Lagos. Mrs Itohowo Uko, the Deputy Directorof NTBLCP in the...

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Cholera Kills 42 People In Somalia

No fewer than 42 people have been reported killed by cholera, acute watery diarrhea (AWD), in war-torn Somalia since December 2017, The country which has also been battling hunger and malnutrition is in dire...

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In China, Cancer Patients Get 56% Off Drugs

China National Healthcare Security Administration on Thursday said payment standards for 17 types of anti-cancer drugs newly included in China’s healthcare security system, is 56.7 per cent lower than their retail prices. “Patients can...

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Youths Now Dominate Psychiatric Clinic

A Consultant psychiatric with the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital (ATBTH), Bauchi,  Dr Abubakar Bagudu says eight out of every 10 patients brought to the mental clinic of the hospital are youths who abused...

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Allison, Honjo Win Nobel Medicine For Cancer Therapy

Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how the body’s natural defences can fight cancer, the jury said on Monday....

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ANPA To Assist Nigeria Scale-Up Healthcare

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) has pledged to enlist the services of over 5,000 members to assist Nigeria to scale-up its health indices and boost healthcare delivery. Dr Iwueze Obilo, Chairperson...

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Man’s Penis Rots After Extended Use Of Condom

An Indian man’s quest to get the most out of his sex life has backfired in a horrible way when the condom that was supposed to give him ‘extended pleasure’ gave his penis an...

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Rotten Tomatoes Can Cause Cancer

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday warned Nigerians against the consumption of rotten tomatoes to forestall cancer. Mrs Christiana Essenwa, a Deputy Director with the agency, gave...

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Stress Can Be Good Also – Expert

Dr Gregory Mowete, a medical officer in Abuja, says stress is not necessarily a bad health challenge as it has its positive side. Mowete told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in...

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One Billion People In Hunger – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger. It said it was leading the way by investing US$24 billion in...

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Pharmacists Want Individuals To Prioritise Healthcare

Stakeholders in the Pharmaceutical industry have advised the general public to prioritise to their healthcare and stop craving for daily chores at the detriment of healthy living. The stakeholders, including the Pharmaceutical Society of...