Egg is vital to brain development, says CPC

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) says egg is very vital to the development of the human brain, NAN reports. CPC Director-General, Babatunde Irukere, made the disclosure in Lagos at an

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WAHO holds REDISSE Meetings in Lagos

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is set to hold meetings of the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement Project, REDISSE, in Lagos, Nigeria from Monday, October 15 to Friday, October

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World Egg Day: Eat eggs to fight diseases, PAN urges Nigerians

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has advised Nigerians to eat an egg a day to fight diseases such as hypertension and arthritis. The South-West Zonal Chairman of PAN, Mr

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18 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis hourly – NTBLCP

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

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Obesity linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer – study

Women, who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer (colon and rectal cancers) before age 50 as women who have what is considered

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Ambode’s Wife Restates Commitment To Zero Infant Mortality

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode on Wednesday said that no effort would be spared, to achieve zero infant mortality in the State. She made the commitment during

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Buhari renews appointment of OAUTH CMD, appoints new CMD for UUTH

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Professor Victor Adetiloye as the Chief Medical Director, (CMD) Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile – Ife, for the second and final

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Centre advocates screening to reduce cases of prostate cancer

Mr Runcie Chidebe, Executive Director, Project PINK BLUE, a Health and Psychological Trust Centre (HPTC), has called for improved awareness of early and periodic screening for Prostate Cancer (PCa) as

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Abba Kyari visits injured NAF pilot in hospital

Chief of Staff to the President Abba Kyari has commiserated with a pilot of the ill-fated Nigerian Air Force fighter jet that crashed in the Katampe area of the Federal

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Kwara has lowest Under-5 Mortality Rate – NGF 

Kwara state has ranked as the state with the lowest newborns and under-five mortality rate in the country according to a study by the Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF). This was

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