Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "cancer"

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

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

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    Eat Me: Reduces risk of cancer… Five health benefits of pomegranate

Eat Me: Reduces risk of cancer… Five health benefits of pomegranate

Pomegranate is a fruit that contains tons of edible seeds called arils.Categorised as a berry, pomegranate has antioxidant, antiviral and anti-tumor properties. It is said to be a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, C, and E, as well as folic acid. [...]

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    Eat Me: Six reasons to include soya bean in your diet

Eat Me: Six reasons to include soya bean in your diet

Soya bean is a type of legume native to eastern Asia; it is one of the most widely consumed foods in the world.The beans are multi-useful for human health, and they are quite easy to cultivate. [...]

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    Mother of four recounts how she successfully overcame breast cancer

Mother of four recounts how she successfully overcame breast cancer

“It was in 2013. I had this swelling under my armpit, so I went to a private hospital and was wrongly diagnosed there. Then, I was really big… the doctor told me it was a fatty tissue.”Those were the words of Caroline Obayuwana, a breast cancer survivor, as she recounted her excruciating experience in the hands of the ailment.She had [...]

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    HELP: N10m will save Funmi, retired teacher, from the cruel hands of breast cancer

HELP: N10m will save Funmi, retired teacher, from the cruel hands of breast cancer

Scientist, humanitarian donors, philantrophist, doctors, academic researchers, and a host of experts from different walks of life are battling to save the entire human race from the cold, callous and cruel hands of cancer -- with magnificent progress.Much has been done, but much more needs to be done. As it stands today, the struggle is saving one life at a [...]

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    Prolonged use of antibiotics could lead to bowel cancer, study finds

Prolonged use of antibiotics could lead to bowel cancer, study finds

Long-term use of antibiotics has been associated with an increased risk of bowel polyps.Bowel polyps are small growths on the inner lining of the large bowel or rectum. They are not usually cancerous but some may turn into cancer unless they are removed. [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Achilefu, the ‘civil war kid’ who won US award for inventing goggles that see cancer cells

CLOSE-UP: Achilefu, the ‘civil war kid’ who won US award for inventing goggles that see cancer cells

“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost. But when name is lost, everything is lost,” Samuel Achilefu recalls this inscription made by his father after losing so much to the Nigerian civil war of 1967 to 1970.Achilefu, who was born in the mid-60s, was only a boy living in northern Nigeria with his relatively comfortable family. His father was working [...]

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    My husband stood by me when I battled cancer, says incoming Ondo first lady

My husband stood by me when I battled cancer, says incoming Ondo first lady

Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, incoming first lady of Ondo state, has described her husband as a pillar of support, explaining how he stood by her after she was diagnosed with cancer.Speaking at an event to mark World Cancer Day, Akeredolu also commended her family members for the role they played during the trying period in her life."I had the family support. My [...]

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    WHO: Two thirds of all cancer deaths occur in Africa, Asia

WHO: Two thirds of all cancer deaths occur in Africa, Asia

There are over 8.8 million deaths from cancer yearly and two-thirds occur in Africa and Asia, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.In a statement released in commemoration of world cancer day, WHO noted that “less than 30% of low-income countries have generally accessible diagnosis and treatment services, and referral systems for suspected cancer are often unavailable resulting in delayed [...]

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    Adewole: No hospital in the country has a functional machine to treat cancer

Adewole: No hospital in the country has a functional machine to treat cancer

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, says the there is no hospital in the country that has a functional cancer treating machine.Adewole made the shocking discovery in an interview with NAN.He disclosed that out of the 200 which Nigeria requires, only seven were available, but none is in order."As we are talking today, there is no public hospital in Nigeria that [...]

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    From #SaveMayowa to #RIPMayowa, Nigerians praise Mayowa for fighting cancer bravely

From #SaveMayowa to #RIPMayowa, Nigerians praise Mayowa for fighting cancer bravely

Mayowa Ahmed, a 31-year-old ovarian cancer patient, died on Sunday after a fierce battle highlighted by a publicly-driven campaign for funds.Nigerians took to twitter — one of the social media platforms used in the failed attempt to save her life — to mourn her passing.   It's such a pity that #savemayowa is now #ripmayowa May your gentle soul rest in peace. No more pains for [...]

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    Biden not running for president but wants to end cancer

Biden not running for president but wants to end cancer

Joe Biden, incumbent vice president of the United States, has finally revealed his intention not to run for president in 2016.Biden made his decision known on Thursday, after many months of speculation and favourable conditions on the approval polls.Flanked by President Barack Obama and his wife, Jill, Biden – in his speech at the White House Rose Garden – said his decision [...]

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    Celine Dion weeps on TV while discussing husband’s cancer

Celine Dion weeps on TV while discussing husband’s cancer

Celine Marie Claudette Dion wept in an ABC News interview with Deborah Roberts while narrating her struggles taking care of her 73-year-old husband and former manager who was diagnosed with throat cancer last year.The Canadian singer talked about how her husband Rene Angelil's throat cancer has made it difficult for him to eat.“He can’t use his mouth,” Dion said“He’s got a [...]

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    REVEALED: The thanksgiving Dora won’t attend

REVEALED: The thanksgiving Dora won’t attend

Former minister of information and communications, Professor Dora Akunyili, will be buried on August 28, 2014, the family announced on Sunday.The widower, Dr. Chike Akunyili, who signed the statement announcing the burial date, said details would be made public later.The former director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) died on June 7, 2014 ─ [...]

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    Dora Akunyili ‘died of uterine cancer’

Dora Akunyili ‘died of uterine cancer’

Former information minister Dora Akunyili died of uterine cancer, New York-based Sahara Reporters has reported, quoting family sources.The former director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), who died in India last Saturday, was described as "healthy" until 2011 when she unsuccessfully ran for senate.A routine medical check in July 2013 led to the discovery of the [...]

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    OBITUARY: How misdiagnosis led to Dora’s death

OBITUARY: How misdiagnosis led to Dora’s death

When Mrs Dora Nkem Akunyili was the Zonal Secretary (South-east) of the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund in 1998, Nigerian doctors gave her what many of her family members considered to be a health scare. They said she had a growth and needed surgery.Akunyili, then 44, decided to travel to the United States, first to get a second opinion and then [...]

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