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Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk

A review of several studies has found strong evidence to suggest that a woman’s breast cancer risk can be reduced if she breast-feeds her children.A review of the latest scientific research on breast cancer shows that there is strong evidence that breast-feeding can reduce women’s risk of premenopausal and postmenopausal

Lassa fever: Four quarantined in Yobe Hospital, says Commissioner

  Four people are being quarantined for clinical analysis in Yobe over suspected case of Lassa fever, Dr Bello Kawuwa, the state Commissioner for Health said on Wednesday. Kawuwa told newsmen in Damaturu that seven people were initially held, but three had been discharged after clinical analysis. The commissioner said though, earlier results

Recession-induced depression on the increase

A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Adeyemi Egbeola, on Saturday in Lokoja, decried the increasing rate of recession-associated clinical depression in Nigeria. Egbeola, who works at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, made the assertion at the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Scientific Conference Week of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi chapter. The

Oyo State: Health insurance for Oyo workers, and contractors

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said the state’s health care insurance scheme is compulsory for workers and contractors. Ajimobi, who traced the Western involvement in health care to 1883 when compulsory sickness insurance started in Germany, said making the scheme compulsory would sustain the initiative and make it functional. The governor

Motorists warned against night journey

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday warned travellers to avoid night journey because of ongoing rehabilitation of roads. Mr Hyginus Umeje, the Lagos State Sector Commander of FRSC, made the appeal in an interview with  in Lagos. Umeje advised motorists to travel during the day for good visibility, security reasons

NDLEA BOSS WARNS AGAINST COMPROMISE

Some operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) are currently under investigation for alleged fraternity with suspected drug syndicates. The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd.) gave the hint while addressing officers at the national headquarters, Ikoyi Lagos at

2 Billion Cocaine

2 BILLION COCAINE: SENATE CALLS FOR SYNERGY AMONG SECURITY OPERATIVES AT THE PORTS The Chairman Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotic and Financial Crimes Senator Joshua Lidani has called for synergy among security operatives at the seaports as the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) assures of detailed investigation into the two

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