Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president, says Sowore

TRENDING VIDEO: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president, says Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Nigeria will export marijuana if he gets elected as president of the country.The presidential aspirant for the 2019 election said this while speaking at an event organised by Centre for Social Justice on Wednesday.He said people are making billions from the plant while Nigeria is lagging behind."We have to start taking care of [...]

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    Eat Me: Boosts sex drive, reduces blood pressure… why celery should be in your diet

Eat Me: Boosts sex drive, reduces blood pressure… why celery should be in your diet

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    ALERT! 45 is new age to start colorectal cancer screening

ALERT! 45 is new age to start colorectal cancer screening

A recently updated guideline by the American Cancer Society published in Cancer Journal for Clinicians says 45 is the new recommended age for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening. [...]

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    Scientists develop pill that helps in breast cancer diagnosis

Scientists develop pill that helps in breast cancer diagnosis

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a pill that makes tumours light up when exposed to infrared light. [...]

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    UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Cancer is the disease, Nigeria’s health system is the killer

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Cancer is the disease, Nigeria’s health system is the killer

EDITOR’S NOTE: All the names of cancer patients in the undercover parts of this story have been concealed as a mark of honour for their struggles and respect for their privacy. An undercover method was unavoidable, as it was the only way to ascertain the true quality of healthcare available to them in federal hospitals. TheCable confirmed that the journalist [...]

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    Challenges all writers face: Sitting as the new cancer

Challenges all writers face: Sitting as the new cancer

Concerns about the effects of prolonged sitting have heightened so much that when Apple cashed in on it, many people easily related to the marketing soundbite, “Sitting is the new cancer.”Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook is noted to have warned that “sitting is the new cancer,” in reference to a feature in the Apple Watch that reminds its wearer to stand [...]

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    Eat Me: Seven reasons kale should be your vegetable of choice

Eat Me: Seven reasons kale should be your vegetable of choice

Kale, also known as leaf cabbage, is a green vegetable that can be eaten raw or cooked.Just like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens and brussels sprouts, it belongs to the cruciferous family of vegetables. [...]

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    Gene editing: Doctors take a leap forward in treatment of cancer

Gene editing: Doctors take a leap forward in treatment of cancer

Doctors from China have made advancement in the fight against cancer by experimenting with a new type of treatment through editing of human genes.The new treatment involves taking out T cells from a cancer patient's own immune system, after which the cells are genetically altered by the gene-editing tool called CRISPR. [...]

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    Scientists find new tool to fight cancer

Scientists find new tool to fight cancer

Small molecules that specifically restrain a selenium-containing enzyme in the human body may be a tool to fight cancer, a study published in a US medical journal said.The study published in Science Translational Medicine said researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden treated cancer in mice with these molecules and observed rapid tumor-killing effects. [...]

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    Study: E-cigarette puts you at risk of cancer, heart disease

Study: E-cigarette puts you at risk of cancer, heart disease

A recent study has revealed that contrary to popular opinion, e-cigarette is harmful, and could lead to cancer and heart diseases. [...]

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    Zika virus ‘may possess’ potential cure for brain cancer

Zika virus ‘may possess’ potential cure for brain cancer

A recent research has found that Zika virus may possess the effective treatment for glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer.Zika virus causes devastating damage to the brains of developing fetuses, causing babies to be born with tiny, misshapen heads. [...]

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    NCC: We never said mobile phone can cause cancer

NCC: We never said mobile phone can cause cancer

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has denied saying mobile phones can cause cancer.There have been reports that the commission made the statement during its stakeholder forum in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state capital.Reacting through a statement, Omoniyi Ibietan, NCC's head of online media, described such reports as totally false.“To put the records straight, at the event, the commission's representative told the [...]

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    Five children orphaned as cancer kills both parents

Five children orphaned as cancer kills both parents

Five Nigerian children based in England have lost their parents to bowel cancer.According to Daily Mail, Omena Ubiaro, father of the children between the ages of seven and 19 years, died on Monday morning - five weeks after Makeda, his wife, lost the battle to the disease.Ubiaro held on to life for three years after being diagnosed with Stage 4 bowel [...]

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    Eat Me: Six reasons snail is good for you

Eat Me: Six reasons snail is good for you

It may be one of the slowest creatures on earth, but snail possesses amazing health benefits that do wonders for the human body when ingested.It contains a lot of vitamins, protein and amino acids. It is also very high in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, and essential fatty acids. [...]

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    Cancer patients paying with their blood in Nigeria

Cancer patients paying with their blood in Nigeria

BY RUNCIE C.W. CHIDIEBEI am always a fighter for the weak and a voice for the voiceless. I want you all to join me. Cancer may have hit someone that you know, your dad, your mum, friend, sister or brother, who knows the next person.Yesterday, I went to National Hospital Abuja for an LOC meeting and after the meeting, I [...]

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    Scientists develop blood test ‘that can detect early-stage cancer’

Scientists develop blood test ‘that can detect early-stage cancer’

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