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COVID-19: ‘Many Nigerians Are At Risk Of Vision Loss’ – Eye Care Experts Warn

Eye care professionals have warned that many people missing out on essential eye care as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are at great risk of further deterioration of their vision. According to them, there has been an increase in

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New Research Clarifies Susceptibility Of Pregnant Women To COVID-19 & Risk Of Mother-Child Transmission

Concerns of whether pregnant women are at a greater risk of contracting or dying from C0VID-19 have been answered in a new research update. If a pregnant woman does contract the deadly infection, how big is the risk of mother-child

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Consuming Berries, Apples & Green Tea Significantly Lower Risk Of Dementia – Study

Older adults with low intake of foods and drinks containing flavonoids, such as berries, apples, and tea, were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias over 20 years, compared with people who consumed more of those items, according

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New Study Shows The Link Between Red Meat Consumption And Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease Is ‘Robust’

A large study has linked red and processed meat with higher risk of heart disease and death. Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat or poultry — but not fish — per week was linked to a 3 to

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Coronavirus: Nigeria and 12 Others Listed As Top Risk African Countries

Nigeria and twelve other nations have been listed as high-risk African countries for Coronavirus by the World Health Organisation. Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia were identified as African

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Women Who Have More Sex Have Lower Risk Of Early Menopause- Study

A study conducted on almost 3,000 women in the United States, has revealed that women who have sexual activity weekly or more frequently – including intercourse, oral sex, sexual touching or self-stimulation are 28% less likely to experience menopause at any given age

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Study Links Severe Morning Sickness To Higher Risk Of Autism

A new study claims that children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum — a severe form of a morning sickness — during pregnancy were 53% more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to Kaiser Permanente research published 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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What Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is about the most lethal gynecologic malignancy because it is often diagnosed at the advanced stage. Approximately 70% of patients with ovarian cancer are diagnosed at an advance stage. What Is Ovarian Cancer? The ovaries are the part of

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