Saturday, July 20, 2019

Tag "cancer"

    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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    UPDATED: Obi confirms Dora Akunyili’s death

UPDATED: Obi confirms Dora Akunyili’s death

Former governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has confirmed the death of Professor Dora Akunyili.In a statement he personally signed and released on Saturday, he said: "On behalf of the Akunyili's family, I wish to officially confirm the death of Prof. Mrs Dora Akunyili in a Specialist Cancer Hospital in Indian this morning at 10 am, Nigerian Time, after [...]

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    Snail is slow but diabetics need it fast

Snail is slow but diabetics need it fast

Consumption of snail can prevent and as well treat certain ailments, a university lecturer has said.It is very good for those who have diabetes ─ as well as cancer, kidney problems, tuberculosis and anaemia.Dr Fred Jaiyesimi, of the Department of Pharmacognosy, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun, on Tuesday recommended the consumption of snails as a very good source of [...]

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    Forget kidney issues. OJB Jezreel is back with new video ‘Not Afraid’

Forget kidney issues. OJB Jezreel is back with new video ‘Not Afraid’

Talented and soft speaking musician/producer, OJB Jezreel, is back to excite his teeming fans and he says he is Not Afraid. Certainly he may have attained a fearless will after an almost death experience battling a kidney ailment.The singer generated enough buzz in the media last year as some of his colleagues and other prominent individuals made some favourable donations [...]

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    What’s cashew nut got to do with breast cancer?

What’s cashew nut got to do with breast cancer?

Cashew nuts, groundnuts and walnuts are very useful in preventing certain cancers.Indeed, the Omega-3 fatty acids, polyphenols and antioxidants in walnuts work together to stop the development and growth of breast cancer cells.Jummai Hassan, who specialises in nutrition at the Wuse General Hospital, highlighted these encouraging facts in interview with NAN.She said walnuts contain multiple ingredients, which research revealed, slow [...]

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    Godwin Okpara: I didn’t rape the nanny

Godwin Okpara: I didn’t rape the nanny

In Scotland in 1989 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria had a team that included future African Footballer of the Year Victor Ikpeba, Precious Monye, Patrick Mancha, Babajide Oguntuwase, John Agum and one Godwin Okpara.After a group match, in which he was voted the best player, the great Pele predicted Okpara would be one of [...]

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