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WHO officially ends hydroxychloroquine clinical trial

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that it has decided to stop the hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) arm of the Solidarity Trial to find an effective COVID-19 treatment.  In a statement gotten by healthnews.ng, WHO said the trial’s Executive Group and principal investigators made the decision based on evidence from the Solidarity Trial, UK’s Recovery trial […]

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Understanding albinism and how to take care of albinos in Nigeria

What is albinism? Albinism is an inherited condition marked by low or absent melanin production in the skin, hair and eyes. Albinism is a rare condition with an estimated frequency of 1 case per 15,000 people in all races. The characteristic physical appearance is due to a genetic defect in enzymes responsible for producing melanin. […]

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Types, Benefits and How It Works

The soup diet is not just one diet, as many may assume, but rather a collection of feeding plans that promise great weight loss potential in a short period of time.On a number of these diets, you are required to consume nothing asides soup. On others, the base food is soup, but you have to […]

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Types of Hernia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

A hernia is one of the most common problems that has been seen to affect both males and females. A hernia is said to occur when a piece of tissue or an organ passes through a tiny opening in the muscle or tissue that holds the organ in place.Usually, in the body, around most of […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 5th June 2020

NCDC opens new COVID-19 testing laboratory in Abuja. WorldNoTobaccoDay: Groups urge FG to enforce tobacco control regulations. COVID-19: NCDC releases new guidelines on treatment, discharge of patients. Understanding silent spread: Coronavirus disease is not always obvious. Fayemi inaugurates molecular lab to perform 12,000 tests monthly. Ondo partners AfDB to eradicate malaria. Post-COVID: Health insurance way […]

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WHO and Madagascar agree on clinical trials for COVID Organics

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the government of Madagascar have reached a compromise on the country’s rumored cure for COVID-19. Speaking during a media briefing, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the regional director for Africa at the WHO noted that the global health body is working with the government of Madagascar to design and conduct clinical […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 29th May 2020

CBN approves N10bn applications for healthcare intervention. COVID-19 forcing investment in health sector, says NCDC. Nigeria records more deaths from other diseases than COVID-19 – SGF. NCDC activates two new COVID-19 testing labs in Ogun, Katsina. Silent spreaders of COVID-19: People without symptoms. NIPRD partners Bloom Public Health on pharmaceutical research, development. FG to provide […]

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What to Expect While Recovering

Being diagnosed with COVID-19; What to expect while recovering, how to take care of yourself while you recover, and how to protect the people around you while you recover should be running through your mind.Covid-19 is the world’s current pandemic, and because it can spread from person to person by direct contact and indirect contact […]

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Who Should Avoid Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent fasting has become a trusted option for weight loss; however, not everyone is fit for this fat shedding alternative. If you are considering intermittent fasting but are not sure if you are in good shape for it, then you should read further as we enlighten you on who should avoid intermittent fasting.At the mention […]

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Worldwide, 2.3 billion people lack basic sanitation

WHO draws attention to the need for more investment in sanitation, particularly toilets Worldwide, 2.3 billion people lack basic sanitation (with almost half forced to defecate in the open) according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In a statement made available to healthnews.africa, the global health body stated there are 4.5 billion in the world […]

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What is Hallucination? Types and Causes

We may sometimes perceive things that are not there. It could be hearing voices that no one else can hear or see things move just out of the corner of your eye. These experiences may appear real to you but are the product of your mind and can affect all your senses. These experiences are […]

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World leaders commit to beat noncommunicable diseases, promote mental health

Heads of state and government have committed to 13 new steps to tackle noncommunicable diseases Heads of state and government have committed to 13 new steps to tackle noncommunicable diseases including cancers, heart and lung diseases, stroke, and diabetes, and to promote mental health and well-being. “Today, world leaders have taken a set of landmark […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 22nd May 2020

‘From 665 to 6,677’ — how Nigeria recorded over 6,000 COVID-19 cases in one month. COVID-19: NAFDAC reduces cost of registration for MSMEs by 80%. Don’t lose sight of malaria while fighting COVID-19 –PSN. COVID-19: Kebbi State boosts health workers’ morale, approves safety allowances. Nigeria records 12,000 new cases of fistula yearly – UNFPA. NCP […]

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what it is, and when to stop it

Having emotional support is very vital at every point in our lives, and that is one of the huge benefits of having relationships. Having people you can talk to and confide in, helps a lot to relieve your stress to some extent.When you face life’s challenges, you sometimes turn to your loved ones for empathy […]

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What is Mycetoma?

Mycetoma is a fungal disease that can be considered to be a chronic and rapidly progressive infection that affects the majority of the foot and minorly, the remaining part of the body. Sometimes, mycetoma can also be as a result of certain types of bacteria that can be found in the soil and stagnant or […]

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Uses and Benefits of Air Purifier

The market demand for home air purifiers has increased significantly, partly due to health concerns over air purity. While our homes are designed to provide us shelter, many of us now spend more time indoors than previous generations.So you may be more exposed to indoor pollutants and particles that can cause or aggravate lung-related health […]

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What You Need to Know to Start Backyard Beekeeping

The silver lining to the COVID-19 crisis is that many people are starting to live and eat a bit more sustainably by dabbling in homesteading and becoming more self-sufficient.  More people are growing their own vegetables and raising chickens in their backyards. And as the weather gets warmer, some have turned to another new agricultural […]

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 8th May 2020

Coronavirus: Buhari seeks international cooperation. 54gene rolls out mobile laboratory to boost Nigeria’s coronavirus test capacity. Nigerians yet to come to terms with deadly nature of COVID-19, FG laments. Prepare for fresh total lockdown if COVID-19 cases rise, says PTF. COVID-19 likely to raise TB deaths by 1.4m. 19 million displaced children vulnerable to coronavirus […]

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What is Lactobacillus?

There are many species of bacteria existing on the planet. While some may be harmful to human health, others are beneficial and necessary for our survival, one of which includes the lactobacilli. Lactobacillus is a type of bacteria belonging to the lactic acid bacteria group, a group of bacteria that convert sugars to lactic acid. […]

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What It is, Its Benefits and Downsides

Whole30 is a month-long diet plan aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle by eliminating a range of common foods in our diets. The diet is based on the premise that there are certain foods in our daily diet that can be harmful to our health, and cutting them off can make us healthier.The foods in […]

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