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Adolescents Need to be More Physically Active. Their health is now more at risk -WHO

The adolescent years officially spans from 10-years to 19-years. Adolescence is a critical time of life. It is a time when people become independent individuals, forge new relationships, develop social skills and learn behaviors that will last the rest of their lives. A new study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal and […]

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Reasons Why Nigeria’s Millenials will die faster than other Generations.

Nigeria, with a Median population age of approximately 17 years, has one of the youngest populations in the world. A significant number of Nigeria’s young are Millennials – people born between the years 1981 to 1996. Many people think that being a millennial is fun and exciting. It is the generation that saw and even […]

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Early Retirement is associated with cognitive decline

Retirement is a concept that allows for a society to keep grinding on smoothly. Younger people fill in positions that are left vacant by retirees. Early retirement is retirement occurring before the age of 65years. There are many gains to retiring early, but a new study suggests that early retirement could be harming cognition. Plamen […]

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Scientifically Proven Methods To Stop Masturbation.

Masturbation is a normal part of sexual expression. It can relieve stress and help a person determine what they enjoy sexually. If it becomes compulsive, however, it may become a problem. If this is the case, there are many ways a person can stop masturbating. In most cases, masturbation is a normal sexual practice that […]

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Authentic Blood Donors understand the Myths and Facts in Blood Donation.

It was a few days ago when the world celebrated World Blood Donor Day. World Blood Donors day recognizes the special role and sacrifices Blood donors play to save countless lives. Blood Donation is a key component in the treatment of patients who have lost significant amount of Blood, or whose blood is not sufficient […]

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Pregnancy Prevention Call Centre 55059: 10 reasons why Nigerians would love this.

Couples simply want to have fun and enjoy the natural act of copulation. Some others may not be ready to nurse a new baby for varying reasons, including career progression, financial burden, complete family size etc. What better way to enhance health than through the use of technology. Start ups and medical companies are leveraging […]

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Autism: 10 Things An Austistic Child Wants you to know.

Recently I was surfing the internet when I came across some comments detailing how parents can be most helpful to their Autistic child. You should know that Autism is a complex neurobehavioral condition that includes impairments in social interaction and developmental language and communication skills combined with rigid, repetitive behaviours. Parents who have children with […]

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How Accurate Is A DNA Test?

A DNA test is a medical method for checking the paternity or maternity of a child in the medical community.  A DNA test also allows you to determine bloodlines and genetic diagnosis of different inherited diseases you are vulnerable to. We get half of our DNA  from our biological mother and the other half from […]

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LUTH Opens New Cancer Treatment Center.

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, cancer treatment centre recently commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari will open its doors to patients on May 1. Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode in a statement said the centre’s ultra-modern equipment was undergoing necessary calibrations and […]

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Press-Release: Phillips Consulting reviews the Socio-Economic Impact of Cancer in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria: In 2018 Phillips Consulting (PCl), examined the socioeconomic impact of cancer in an extensive study. Responses were gathered from thousands of Nigerian Cancer victims or caregivers, family, and friends. In Nigeria, the general media are most often overwhelmed with reports of cancer victims alongside impassioned solicitations for funds for treatment abroad. Today In […]

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Body size may influence women’s lifespan more than it does men’s

Physical activity is linked to longer lifespans in both sexes, it seems the more time men spend physically active every day, the better it is for their chances of reaching old age, whereas 60 minutes a day was associated with the best chance for women, the findings indicate. Average life expectancy has risen over the […]

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Why patients lie to their doctors

When your doctor asks how often you exercise, do you give her an honest answer? How about when she asks what you’ve been eating lately? If you’ve ever stretched the truth, you’re not alone. 60 to 80 percent of people surveyed have not been forthcoming with their doctors about information that could be relevant to […]