How insurgency, cultural norms hamper exclusive breastfeeding in northeastern Nigerian

How insurgency, cultural norms hamper exclusive breastfeeding in northeastern Nigerian By Tobias Lengnan Dapam As Nigerians warm up for Presidential election this month, about 400,000 children in the northeast are at the point of death, owing to malnutrition. The northeastern part of Nigeria has been ravaged by the deadly Boko Haram terrorists for over More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Nigeria tops list of drug use globally with 14.3m people

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Fourteen million three hundred thousand (14.3) people representing 14.4 per cent of Nigerians between the ages of 15 and 64 years are drug users, a survey on national drug use in Nigeria, More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Fried food linked to heightened risk of early death among older women -Study

Foods such as fried chicken and fried fish/shellfish were associated with a higher risk of heart-related death, particularly among younger women in the study (aged 50-65 years old). The researchers suggest that More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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The treatment of Diabetic Kidney disorders using acupuncture therapy

Healthy living With Dr. Nanchak Nimzing Pone No: 08036787758, 09052597025 Email:ncnimzing@yahoo.com Website:http://www.meridianspecialists.com (1). Diabetes injures the small blood vessels in the body. • When More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Five stages of Diabetic kidney disease

If we examine the five stages we can see how kidney disease progresses: Stage 1 – The flow of blood through the kidneys increases and enlargement of the kidneys takes place. It is possible to stay in this More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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Resident doctors, FG to check outbreak of Lassa fever

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has concluded plans to partner the Federal Ministry of Health to bring the outbreak of Lassa Fever under control. The NARD’s National President, Dr Olusegun More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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We need more staff, equipment to curtail drug abuse -NAFDAC boss

Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye, NAFDAC DG By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, has appealed to More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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FG, Global fund signs TB grant agreement

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Federal Government of Nigeria and Global Fund (GF) has signed an agreement for funding support worth $71,216,215 towards fighting HIV/AIDS ,Tuberculosis and Malaria to increase its efforts More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Experts caution against stagnation of immunization coverage in Africa

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Global immunization experts attending the biannual Regional Immunization Technical Advisory Group (RITAG) meeting in Brazzaville, Congo, have urged African countries to strengthen their routine More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, January 24th, 2019
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We need more staff, equipment to curtail drug abuse -NAFDAC boss

Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye, NAFDAC DG By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, has appealed to More...