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Non-prescribed Medication Causes Infertility — Consultant


Photo: AFP Dr. Ifeoma Amugo, a medical consultant with the Redeemed Christian Church of God says infertility is prevalent in Africa due to frequent usage of non-prescribed medications which affects the reproductive organs. Amugo said this during the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Women of Zion, FCT province 7 Sister’s Convention 2017, with the Theme“ For Such A Time As ...

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WHO Updates Guidelines On Antibiotics, HIV, Cancer Drugs


The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new advice on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to preserve for the most serious circumstances. The advice is among the additions to the WHO Model list of essential medicines for 2017, which includes medicines for HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis and leukaemia. The updated list added 30 medicines for adults ...

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Stream water kills two


  A stream believed to have been poisoned in the Oboso residence situated at Ogoja Local government area of Cross Rivers State kills two and leaves over 40 seriously ill. The incident, which happened on Friday, has left the communities in mourning mood and the sudden deaths and illness had led to fears of the outbreak of a strange ailment ...

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Mass bacterial infection in Queens College; Lagos govt wants school shut down

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The Lagos State government has advised an indefinite shutdown of Queens College over the outbreak of water-borne disease in the school. Addressing journalists in Lagos on Thursday, Jide Idris, the state’s Commissioner of Health, said the school’s resumption should be delayed until appropriate health measures are put in place for the safety of the students. Two students have died since ...

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Health: Lagos Tells Queens College to Delay Resumption


The Lagos State government has recommended that Queens College, Yaba, delay its resumption till appropriate measures are in place for the safety of its pupils. According to Commissioner of Health Jide Idris, the recommendation was necessary to ensure that all sources of contaminants in the school, which have been causing the death of pupils be properly handled. Idris said the ...

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