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How Looking To Religious Centres At First Signs Of Illness Is Stopping Early Detection & Leading To More Cancer Deaths In African Women

Researchers in a new study have said at least a third of the projected 416,000 breast cancer deaths that will occur in sub-Saharan Africa in the next decade could be prevented through early detection and improvements in treatment. The researchers,

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Study Finds That Losing Weight Can Help You Reduce The Risk Of These Types Of Cancer

Losing weight, as we know, can help improve health concerns like lowering your risk of a heart attack, improving metabolism, lowering blood pressure, and much more. But scientists say becoming healthier, eating nutritious foods, and exercising can also help you avoid these

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Medical Breakthrough: Scientists Develop Blood Test That Can Detect Cancer 4 Years Before Symptoms

A team of researchers in China have discovered a blood test that can detect cancer up to four years before symptoms appear, in a latest study. The study, published in Nature Communications, a scientific journal, on Tuesday, revealed that the

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HEALTH: Before You Continue Eating Excess Salt, Check Out The Long-Term Effects

Health organizations have been warning us about the dangers of excess salt for a long time. This is because studies have shown that high salt intake can cause a number of health problems. Below are some of the health issues:

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Health Specialist, Prof. Oyeronke Odunola Raises Alarm On Rising Cases Of Cancer In Nigeria

The Director, Cancer Research and Molecular Biology Laboratories, Biochemistry Department, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Prof. Oyeronke Odunola, has said cases of cancer in Nigeria is on the rise. The expert identified hereditary predisposition, epigenetic changes, sedentary lifestyles and

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Infertility & Many More– Gynaecologist Warns Of The Adverse Effects Of Skin Bleaching

A gynaecologist, Prof. Ernest Orji of the Department of Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), Ile-Ife, says women in the habit of bleaching their skins are prone to the cancer of the kidney and infertility. The expert revealed

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Major Health Screening Tests Every Woman Needs

Women certainly have a lot on their plates – and unfortunately their health often takes a back seat to their families and careers. Health screening tests are important for every woman. They can help detect problems with bone mineral density

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Cancer Survivor, Chris Wesseling, Shares Beautiful Love Story Of Marrying The Woman Who Nursed Him Back To Health

A brave cancer survivor, Chris Wesseling, married the love of his life who nursed him back to health as he battled cancer. Wesseling posted a celebratory message on his Twitter account about marrying the ‘lioness’ who nursed him back to

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Silverbird Chairman/ Dad-Of-Three, Ben Murray-Bruce Speaks On Cancer Awareness As He Loses His Wife Of 41 Years, Evelyn Murray-Bruce

Chairman of Silverbird Group, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has lost his wife, and mother of his children,  Evelyn Murray-Bruce to cancer. The heartbroken dad-of-three took to his Twitter handle to share the sad news and how their children are finding it

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Nigerian Mum, Gloria Okwu Tells Other Women How To Approach A Cancer Diagnosis After She Survived Hers

Like most other people, a cancer diagnosis usually comes unexpected and can totally be devastating. The confusion and unpreparedness can be no doubt overwhelming but one Nigerian woman, Gloria Okwu who found herself in the exact circumstance braved the odds;

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Study Warns Against Eating Fried Chicken, Red Meat For This Reason

Whether or not red meat poses significant threat to heath and wellness has been subjected to various arguments but now, a large, carefully analyzed new study links red and processed meat consumption with higher risk of heart disease and death,

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Health Minister, Dr Osagie Ehanire Speaks On Prevalent Cancer Types In Nigeria In Commemoration Of World Cancer Day

It was World Cancer Day last week, February 4 and the growing challenges that cancer presents was brought to fore as it relates to Nigerians. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that cancer kills 72,000 people in

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Doctors Warn West African Women Against Dangerous New Trend Wrongly Believed To Improve Sex Drive & Fertility

We are hearing this for the first time but new reports claim a dangerous trend is gaining popularity among women in West Africa, necessitating medical experts to educate women in the region. Medical doctors have come out to warn women

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Cancer Survivor, Gloria Chinyere Okwu Recounts How Herbal Treatment Almost Killed Her

November 2018 will be an unforgettable month for mum-of-one, Gloria Chinyere Okwu; a beautiful and ambitious Nigerian woman, who had hoped to end the year fulfilling some of her dreams in good health. But life had other plans. Gloria woke

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PLEASE READ: Award Winning Nigerian Journalist, Ruona Meyer Chronicles How A Prescribed Drug For Fibroid Left Her With Breast Cancer

Ruona Meyer, the award winning Nigerian investigative journalist who got nominated for an international Emmy over her work which exposed codeine addiction in the country has opened up on her battle with fibroid and breast cancer. Meyer, who underwent a successful

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How TV Reporter, Antoinette Lattouf Was ‘Saved’ By Viewer Who Spotted A Lump And Wrote To The Show

A television journalist who admits she ‘scoffed’ at a message from a viewer urging her to get her neck checked has credited the stranger for ‘saving her career’. Antoinette Lattouf, a reporter for Network Ten in Australia, is often inundated

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‘Not all breast lumps are Cancerous’ – Oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde On Why Breast Screening Is Important

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as experts all over the world continue to enlighten us on prevention and treatment, a Nigerian oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde, has called on women to go for breast screening, saying not all breast

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Arthritis, Cancer : Nutritionist, Paul Okoh Harps On Efficacy Of Parsley Leaf In Cure & Prevention

A Nutritionist based in Abuja has analysed the immense benefits Nigerians can reap from parsley leaf in the treatment of arthritis, cancer prevention and other ailments. Paul Okoh disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in

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Is Obesity A Disease? Dietician, Olusola Malomo Tells All You Need To Know About The Condition

A principal dietician at the Ajeromi General Hospital, Lagos State, Olusola Malomo has warned that obesity, though often underrated can increase the risks of diabetes and cancer. In an interview granted to the PUNCH newspapers, Malomo answered all the questions

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Eureka! New Isreali Technology Freezes Cancer Cells

An Israeli company based in the northern coastal city of Ceasarea has developed a revolutionary minimal technique to combat cancer. Most patients can be treated within one hour and in some cases even within just ten to fifteen minutes. The

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Health Scare: Why You Should Limit Your Intake Of Sugary Drinks Now

In Nigeria, sugary (soft) drinks, are our very popular and some packaged fruit juices or drinks that are especially appealing to both adults and children. Well, a new study released on Thursday, finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer.

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Must Read: Twitter User, Anna Marie, Exposes Shocking Details Of How Nigerian Street Foods Are Breeding Organ Failure And Cancer

A concerned Nigerian, Anna Marie-Therese took to her Twitter handle to expose sordid details of how many business owners in Nigeria run their trades at the expense of the health and well being of human lives. In her eye-opening thread,

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American Court Rules Nurse Sarah Kuteh Was ‘rightly sacked’ For Doing This With Bible

Nurse Sarah Kuteh has gotten herself in trouble after allowing her religious enthusiasm get in the way of her nursing duties when she offered a bible to a cancer patient and encouraged him to sing The Lord is My Shepherd.

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Cancer Survivor, Nosy Ude, Inspires Hope As He Narrates How He Beat The Terminal Disease In 8 Months

A Nigerian, Nosy Ude, took to his Facebook recently to talk about his crushing battle with cancer since the past eight months. The man who declared that he has finally beaten the diseases takes us through his emotionally and physically

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R.I.P… Nollywood Actress, Annie Idibia Loses Dad To Cancer

Nollywood actress and mother of two, Annie Idibia has lost her father to the cold hands of death. According to the grieving mom, her father died after a long battle with cancer. Annie, who is married to sensational Nigerian musician,

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