Obesity does cause heart disease: Study shows that excess weight is more than just a risk factor, in world first

At long last, a Swedish study has finally shown that the link between obesity or excess weight and cardiovascular disease is a causal one By Natalie Rahhal Deputy Health Editor For Dailymail.Com After decades of research showing the impossibly close link between obesity and heart problems, a Swedish study has finally proven what we’ve long suspected: More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Kano community tackling open defecation through integrated WASH system

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The people of Yammawar Kafawa community in Damnatta Local Government Area of Kano state, have found a way of phasing out the old tradition of open defecation. The community is currently wearing More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Why Nigeria needs inclusion of special needs children in to mainstream school

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Children the world over are passing through turbulent times; ranging from child abuse, molestation and other heinous crimes targeted at the children. But in the midsts of all these, children More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Open defecation: 763 Nigeria LGA’s risk disease outbreak

Open defecation By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Yammawar Jadawa is a community in Dambatta Local Government Area of Kano state. The community is located at the outskirt of Kano city,bordering Daura, hometown of Nigeria’s More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Education key to improving breastfeeding in northeast Nigeria

A mother breastfeeds her baby 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 More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Night shifts do not increase breast cancer risk, study finds

Researchers have debunked the idea that shift work increases the risk of developing breast cancer, finding there was little or no correlation between night work and cancer diagnosis. The Institute of Cancer Research More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Malaria mosquitoes wiped out with GM fungus in first controlled ‘real world’ tests

Tests with genetically engineered parasite move out of lab and into 6,550sq ft screened enclosure in Burkina Faso, west Africa to understand if it could help stop 400,000 deaths a year. A genetically modified fungus More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Hygiene: Group donates items to over 200 students in Galadimawa school

Hygiene: Group donates items to over 200 students in Galadimawa school By Tobias Lengnan Dapam As the world marked Global Hygiene Day (GHD), a group of concerned friends took awareness campaign to Junior Government More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency

Ahead of World No Tobacco Day, marked on Friday, 31 May, WHO’s Dr Vinayak Prasad, acting Director, Department for the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, highlighted the damage that tobacco causes to the lungs More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Children’s Day: NGO intensifies advocacy for inclusion of special needs children in to mainstream school

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam As Nigeria marks this year’s Children’s Day, a nongovernmental Organisation, the Engraced Ones Prayer/Advocacy group, has intensified its campaign for inclusion of children with special More...