The hidden health danger of using mouthwash

Taking care of your mouth is important not just for shiny teeth but for your overall health. Gum disease has been linked to Alzheimer’s and heart disease. But that swig of mouthwash may not be helping. Researchers recently discovered that using mouthwash could actually increase your blood pressure. Why? Like our guts, our mouths contain a mix of good More...

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By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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NCDC joins partners on activities against Lassa fever

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said that his agency and relevant partners in the health sector are working assiduously to More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Nigeria has over 10m people with hearing deficiency -Surgeon

An Otorhinolaryngologist, Prof. Titus Ibekwe of the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, says at least 10 million Nigerians have “disabling hearing loss.” Ibekwe made the disclosure in an interview with the More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Hygiene: Reckitt Benckiser signs MoU with Ministry of Water Resources

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Reckitt Benckiser (RB) Nigeria, makers of leading Antiseptic brand, Dettol and the Federal Ministry of Water Resources have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner on a national campaign More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Foundation empower over 200 women in Abuja

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam An international organization, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has empowered over 200 women in Abuja. The empowerment and exhibition of skills took place yesterday in Abuja to commemorate More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Mind-reading implant can decode what your ears are hearing

A device that can recognise what words people are hearing and reproduce them in a robot voice could take us further down the road to reading the minds of people who can’t speak. The technique used temporary electrodes More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB

If you hate taking pills, you might be excited by the invention of a coil that sits in the stomach slowly releasing medication over weeks. This could play a major role in reducing deadly tuberculosis infections More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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It’s never too late to start working out: Taking up exercise at 60 still cuts the risk of an early death, study suggests

Even people who don’t start working out until they are over 60 may see as much as a 43 percent reduction in their risk of an early death, a new study suggests By Natalie Rahhal Deputy Health Editor For Dailymail.Com It’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Government should implement policy to cater for children with Special Needs -Engraced Ones Coordinator

The Coordinator of a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Engraced Ones Prayer/Advocacy group, Mrs. Bibora Yinkere has called on the government at all levels to implement policies that would address the issues of More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Education key to improving breastfeeding in northeast Nigeria

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam With the rising number of out of school children and child marriage in the northeastern part of Nigeria, experts believe that education will give the women necessary skills needed to nurture More...