Study shows New evidence that optimists live longer/newsheadline247
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Study shows new evidence that optimists live longer

After decades of research, a new study links optimism and prolonged life. Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System, have found that individuals with greater optimism are more likely to live longer and to achieve “exceptional longevity,” that is, living to Read more

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Gov. Abiodun flags off free medical services in Ogun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has flagged off a medical outreach with a promise that his administration would provide a befitting Primary Healthcare Centres in each Ward across the State. Prince Abiodun who disclosed this at the flag-off ceremony held at Ilisan, Ikenne Local Government Area, said health care was one of the critical sectors Read more

Cancer – Now ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries/newsheadline247
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Cancer – Now ‘leading cause of death’ in rich countries

Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmark, decade-long global surveys of health trends released Tuesday. Heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality among middle-aged adults globally, accounting for more than 40 percent of deaths, the data showed. It was thought Read more

Buhari commissions Air Force Hospital in Daura, says it will serve neighboring states/newsheadline247.com
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Buhari commissions Air Force Hospital in Daura, says it will serve all

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the multi-billion naira Air Force Reference hospital in Daura, Katsina State. The President during the commissioning assured of his support and commitment in ensuring that the hospital becomes fully functional and accessible to all Nigerians. Buhari pointed out that commissioning of this hospital is another critical milestone recorded by Read more

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Open Defection: Nigeria ranks second in the world – UNICEF

Nigeria has been ranked second among countries practising open defecation globally, says the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF. Dr Geoffrey Njoku, Communication Specialist, UNICEF made this known at a Two-Day Media Dialogue in Calabar State on Wednesday. The theme of the dialogue “Clean Nigeria: Use the Toilet” is aimed at creating awareness to end the Read more

Ogun first lady, Deputy Gov. Salako-Oyedele flag off statewide campaign against Hepatitis/newsheadline247.com
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Ogun first lady, Deputy Gov. Salako-Oyedele flag off statewide campaign against Hepatitis

Mrs Bamidele Abiodun, the wife of the governor of Ogun State, has flagged off the statewide campaign against Hepatitis B in commemoration of the World Hepatitis Day celebration in Abeokuta, on Monday. Mrs Abiodun, alongside the state Deputy Governor, Mrs Noimot Salako-Oyedele, joined other medical personnel from the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to Read more

New method to block malaria transmission identified - Study/newsheadline247
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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

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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