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New method to block malaria transmission identified – Study

A new study shows that natural human immune responses can recognize and kill malaria parasites before they can spread to mosquitoes. The work forms a starting point for a new line of vaccine research, according to a team of scientists from the University of Glasgow, Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Read more Lawal Babatunde Salako
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DG NIMR Prof. Salako to speak on health at 12th Ta’lim-Ul-Muslimeen Ramadan Lecture

The Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Professor Babatunde Lawal Salako has been picked as the guest lecturer of the 12th Ta’lim-Ul-Muslimeen Ramadan Lecture. Ta’lim-Ul-Muslimeen, a foremost Islamic group is set to host yet another superlative Ramadan lecture on Sunday, 12th of May 2019 at the Ijamido City Hall in Ota, Ogun Read more

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Breastfeeding can prevent 13% of infant mortality, says expert

Technical Advisor, Policy and Advocacy, Alive & Thrive, Mrs Toyin Adewale-Gabriel, says if 90 per cent of mothers can practice exclusively breastfeeding, not less than 13 per cent of infant mortality can be prevented. Adewale-Gabriel said this at the forum on “Media Coverage of the 2019 General Elections”  organised by the Nigeria Union of Journalists Read more

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Ethics and the human rights of people living with mental disorders in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 7, 2019/ — The events surrounding the Life Esidimeni tragedy, where 91 mental health patients died in the Gauteng province of South Africa while under government care, is a shocking reminder of the gap between the lawful rights and harsh realities of mental disorder sufferers in South Africa. According to the Read more

Warning! Govt alerts consumers as ‘poisonous/newsheadline247 pomo’ flood Lagos markets
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Warning! Govt alerts consumers as ‘poisonous pomo’ flood Lagos markets

The government of Lagos state has warned residents and consumers against buying some cowhide, otherwise known as “ponmo,” being sold in some markets in the state. In a statement by Adeola Salako, director of public affairs, Lagos ministry of health, three persons involved in the sale of the “poisonous ponmo” in Ojo and Iba local Read more

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Educating of self-cleanliness in growing girls (body -odor)

Keeping up the cleanliness and personal hygiene is essential for some individual, social, mental, health as well as basic lifestyle reasons. Keeping a decent standard of cleanliness keeps away the spreading of various diseases, sicknesses as well as awful or bad smells. The vast majority is exceptionally aware of individual cleanliness because: We’re educated of Read more

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New technologies hold promise, challenges for global health

Technological innovations, such as lowering the costs of diagnostics and treatments and allowing researchers to analyze more and better data, have the potential to lead to major improvements in human health. However, challenges persist in ensuring that technologies are affordable, made widely available, and  are designed to meet the needs of populations. These were among the Read more

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Caution! Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality – Study

The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death—particularly death from cardiovascular disease, and to a lesser extent from cancer, according to a large long-term study of U.S. men and women. The risk of early death linked with drinking SSBs was more pronounced among women. The study, led by Harvard T.H. Chan School Read more