Nigeria: Current Yellow Fever Outbreak.

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Abuja, 7 September, 2019 – The Federal Government, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and partners, is launching a Yellow Fever (YF) reactive vaccination campaign, in three States to help control an expanding YF outbreak in Nigeria identified in Ebonyi.  The 10-day campaign (07-16 September 2019), to be implemented […]

HIV treatment and prevention in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

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Although, Akwa Ibom state has recorded a significant drop in HIV prevalence to 5.5 per cent from 10.8 per cent in 2013, about 5.5 per cent of the people between the ages of 15 and 64 are not all on regular treatment, as reported by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Mr Patrick Essiet. According […]

Guinea: Mortality risk for Ebola survivors is five times greater than general population

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In Guinea, Mortality risk for Ebola survivors is five times greater than general population September 7, 2019 Ebola survivors in Guinea face a more than five times greater risk for mortality after hospital discharge than the general population, according to findings from a retrospective cohort study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Most deaths among […]

Google Maps abortion clinic searches show; pro-life clinics

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Google Maps abortion clinic searches show ‘pro-life’ clinics: Report  Business Insider The “abortion clinic” category in Google Maps is intended for clinics that offer the procedure, but other organizations are still showing up. Google Maps abortion clinic searches show ‘pro-life’ clinics: Report – Business Insider Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

WHO Teams With Facebook Against Misinformation On Social Media, concerning Vaccines.

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The World Health Organization has reached an agreement with Facebook to direct millions of users to WHO sites where they can get accurate information about vaccines. WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib tells VOA that misinformation about vaccines is a global health threat that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable illnesses. “Consider for example, […]

Ebola cases rise by 13, with spread in insecure and border areas.

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Ebola transmission in the affected Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) region is still substantial, with new hot spots emerging in areas with limited access and security problems, posing more challenges for response teams, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today in its weekly snapshot of the outbreak. Meanwhile, the country reported 13 new infections […]

Electronic health records give patients power.

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I wrote this column while attending the recent annual meeting of Epic users. I’m sure you know that Epic is the electronic health records giant — homegrown in my own backyard in Wisconsin — that hopes to change the world. Electronic record-keeping means better information for you, better information for your doctor, better all around. […]

MALARIA BREAKTHROUGH: highly effective way to kill parasite.

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Drugs derived from Ivermectin, which makes human blood deadly to mosquitoes, could be available within two years Human trials of new antimalarial drugs are in the pipeline after Kenyan scientists successfully used bacteria to kill the parasite that causes the disease, reports The Guardian. The Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) and global health partners say […]

A New Treatment Option for Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

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A New Treatment Option for Diabetic Cardiomyopathy  PRNewswire WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Volume 244, Issue 12, September 2019) … A New Treatment Option for Diabetic Cardiomyopathy – PRNewswire Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Study: Drinking More Than Two Sodas Daily Can Increase Risk of Death

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Study: Drinking More Than Two Sodas Daily Can Increase Risk of Death  Mental Floss New study links sugar-free sodas to higher risk of death  New York Post View full coverage on Google News Study: Drinking More Than Two Sodas Daily Can Increase Risk of Death – Mental Floss Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave […]

Eliminating malaria should not be the end of vigilance – Nature.com

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Eliminating malaria should not be the end of vigilance  Nature.com Three years after Sri Lanka was declared free of the deadly disease, complacency is a big risk, warns Kamini Mendis. Eliminating malaria should not be the end of vigilance – Nature.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Health Officials Declare End of NYC Measles Outbreak

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Health Officials Declare End of NYC Measles Outbreak  collive.com NYC measles outbreak in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods declared over  The Jerusalem Post NYC health officials say measles outbreak has ended  PIX11 News Measles Outbreak In Brooklyn Orthodox Neighborhoods Declared Over  Forward NYC measles outbreak declared over  Arutz Sheva View full coverage on Google News Health Officials Declare End of NYC Measles […]

Study shows a new type of diabetes drug may cut heart failure risk by 34%

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Type 2 diabetes affects millions of people all around the world. According to recent reports, a new type of drug has been developed for type 2 diabetes. They are called the SGLT2 inhibitors or the sodium-glucose cotransporter 2. This drug has been associated with reduced risk of heart failure and deaths caused due to the […]

Children on front line of fight to stop spread of Ebola – Pulse Nigeria

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Children on front line of fight to stop spread of Ebola  Pulse Nigeria Nine-year-old girl dies from Ebola in Uganda  The Punch DR Congo Ebola deaths top 2,000  BBC News Nine-year- old girl tests positive for Ebola in Uganda  The Citizen Ebola outbreak: death toll tops 2,000 in DRC as new case found in Uganda  Telegraph.co.uk View full coverage on […]

Researchers identify second gene mutation linked to HIV resistance

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Researchers identify second gene mutation linked to HIV resistance  Malay Mail WASHINGTON, Aug 30 — A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection, Spanish … View full coverage on Google News Researchers identify second gene mutation linked to HIV resistance – Malay Mail Source: Nigerian […]

Kenya: No, Adolescents Don’t Account for Half of New HIV Infections in Kenya

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Kenya: No, Adolescents Don’t Account for Half of New HIV Infections in Kenya  AllAfrica – Top Africa News Animal research may yield an AIDS vaccine. Don’t jeopardize it – STAT  STAT View full coverage on Google News Kenya: No, Adolescents Don’t Account for Half of New HIV Infections in Kenya – AllAfrica – Top Africa News Source: […]

Vaccines group seeks $7.4 billion to save up to 8 million lives

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Vaccines group seeks $7.4 billion to save up to 8 million lives  Gulf Today The GAVI global vaccines alliance on Friday called on donors for $7.4 billion to help immunise 300 million children against life-threatening diseases between … View full coverage on Google News Vaccines group seeks .4 billion to save up to 8 million lives […]

WHO announces global registry on human genome editing

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WHO announces global registry on human genome editing  China.org.cn WHO launches global registry on human genome editing  World Health Organization WHO launches genetic research register after designer-baby scandal  CNA View full coverage on Google News WHO announces global registry on human genome editing – China.org.cn Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

FDA clears Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test with portable reader

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FDA clears Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test with portable reader  News-Medical.net Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that an emergency use authorization (EUA) has been issued for a rapid, single-use test for the … FDA clears Ebola rapid antigen fingerstick test with portable reader – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

2m people at risk of meningitis in Katsina State, Nigeria – UNICEF

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2m people at risk of meningitis in Katsina – UNICEF  Vanguard Nigeria News – KATSINA – United Nations Children’s Funds, UNICEF on Monday says an estimate of 2 million people were at risk of meningitis in Katsina State. 2m people at risk of meningitis in Katsina – UNICEF – Vanguard Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique insights

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The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique insights  The Guardian Having survived a decade of drink and drugs as a young woman, Professor Judith Grisel focused all her determination on writing a book about addiction. The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique […]

Society reiterates cooperation with UNAIDS to attain HIV-free Nigeria

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Society reiterates cooperation with UNAIDS to attain HIV-free Nigeria  Guardian Adolescent girls, women remain disproportionately affected by HIV – Mabuza  Eyewitness News Mabuza wants more HIV prevention  IOL View full coverage on Google News Society reiterates cooperation with UNAIDS to attain HIV-free Nigeria – Guardian Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

92% of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine: health authority

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92% of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine: health authority  Medical Xpress An estimated 92% of cancers caused by HPV could be prevented through vaccination, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Thursday, … View full coverage on Google News 92% of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine: health authority – […]

Nigeria: Guarding Against Another Ebola Outbreak

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Nigeria: Guarding Against Another Ebola Outbreak  AllAfrica.com Rwanda fast tracking purchase of Ebola vaccine  The New Times Countries bordering Ebola-hit DRC among the least prepared to fight disease outbreaks  Telegraph.co.uk What the New Ebola Treatments Mean for Drug Development | The Takeaway  WNYC Studios WHO AFRO Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in DRC – External Situation Report 55: 20 August […]

How phone addiction in children is like drug abuse

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How phone addiction in children is like drug abuse  Coffs Coast Advocate More and more parents are now living in fear about the violence their children are displaying thanks to screen addiction. We need a plan of action before it’s too … How phone addiction in children is like drug abuse – Coffs Coast Advocate Source: […]

I’ll scale up HIV/AIDS response in Oyo State, Nigeria.

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I’ll scale up HIV/AIDS response in Oyo ― Makinde’s wife  NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Mrs Tamunominini Makinde has avowed her commitment to scaling up HIV/AIDS response in Oyo State towards reducing the prevalence… I’ll scale up HIV/AIDS response in Oyo ― Makinde’s wife – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts

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HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts  BlockToro If UNAIDS doesn’t pull up their socks now, the global target of 2020 may not be achieved! Yes, the big battle seems to be lacking a bit of enthusiasm. HIV 2020 Global target UNAIDS derails due to lack of efforts – BlockToro Source: Nigerian […]

WHO vaccinates over 1300 people against Ebola in DR Congo

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WHO vaccinates over 1300 people against Ebola in DR Congo  cgtn.com The World Health Organisation has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, it said on … View full coverage on Google News WHO vaccinates over 1300 people against Ebola in DR Congo – […]

How to manage in a crisis: lessons from the West Africa Ebola outbreak – The Conversation – Africa

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How to manage in a crisis: lessons from the West Africa Ebola outbreak  The Conversation – Africa Do African decision-makers and leaders approach crises differently from counterparts elsewhere in the world? How to manage in a crisis: lessons from the West Africa Ebola outbreak – The Conversation – Africa Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic […]

The NCDC is Aware of A Suspected Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Ebonyi State – Nigeria

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The NCDC is Aware of A Suspected Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Ebonyi State – Nigeria  ReliefWeb Ebonyi yellow fever death toll rises to 20  The Punch NCDC, Ebonyi Govt responding to yellow fever outbreak — Official  Vanguard View full coverage on Google News The NCDC is Aware of A Suspected Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Ebonyi State […]

Kebbi State, Nigeria, Launches Introduction Of Meningitis Vaccine Into Routine Immunization

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Kebbi Launches Introduction Of Meningitis Vaccine Into Routine Immunization  Leadership Newspaper The Kebbi State Government through the State Primary Health Care Development Agency has introduced meningitis vaccine into routine immunization to … Kebbi Launches Introduction Of Meningitis Vaccine Into Routine Immunization – Leadership Newspaper Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Kwara govt steps up response to polio in 7 LGAs %

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Kwara govt steps up response to polio in 7 LGAs %  NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Kwara Government says it has embarked on vaccination against polio in seven Local governments areas of the state in response to an outbreak. Kwara govt steps up response to polio in 7 LGAs % – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

Ebola outbreak in DRC not an ‘international’ emergency – WHO

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The World Health Organization said Friday that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not qualify as an international threat, despite confirmed cases also in neighbouring Uganda. WHO’s emergency committee said that while the outbreak was a “health emergency in DRC and the region” it did not yet amount to “a public […]

WHO alarmed at STD spread in the era of dating apps

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The World Health Organisation expressed alarm at the lack of progress on curbing sexually transmitted diseases, while one of its experts warned of complacency as dating apps are spurring sexual activity. The UN health agency said in a fresh report that every day globally there were more than one million new cases of treatable sexually […]

Doctors opening patient’s skull to remove brain tumour find tapeworm instead

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Doctors had broken the disheartening news to Rachel Palma, explaining that the lesion on her brain was suspected to be a tumour, and her scans suggested that it was cancerous. Ms Palma, a newlywed entering a new chapter in her life, said she was in shock, unwilling to believe it was true. In September, scrubbed-up surgeons […]

‘WHO experts identify weaknesses contributing to HIV/AIDS’

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LARKANA: The team of health experts that visited Ratodero on federal government’s request to investigate spread of HIV/AIDS in the town of Larkana district and prepare their recommendations to contain the situation, shared its preliminary findings with Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuho on Saturday. Dr Oliver Morgan, Dr Karl Schenkel, Dr Water Zingg, Dr […]

Internet may alter brain functions: Study – Deccan Herald

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Press Trust of India, Melbourne, JUN 09 2019, 11:13AM IST UPDATED: JUN 10 2019, 19:08PM IST The Internet can alter specific brain regions and affect our attention capacity, memory processes and social interaction, a study has found. The research, published in the journal World Psychiatry, showed that the Internet can produce both acute and… Read […]

The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine – Forbes

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The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine  Forbes ‘Desperate Housewives’ Marcia Cross Says Husband’s Cancer and Her Own Linked Through HPV Infection  PopCulture.com View full coverage on Google News The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine – Forbes Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Are Condoms 100% Effective? – How Often Do Condoms Fail?

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Are Condoms 100% Effective? – How Often Do Condoms Fail?  Seventeen.com Here’s What to Do If Your Condom Breaks During Sex  Seventeen.com View full coverage on Google News Are Condoms 100% Effective? – How Often Do Condoms Fail? – Seventeen.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare

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Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare  News-Medical.net Bodily fluids from saliva to sweat may soon be tested using smartphones instead of being sent to a lab, providing real time health insights thanks to a new … Smart phone health monitoring devices will revolutionize healthcare – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

Researchers gain ground in the race to cure widespread parasitic infection – Medical Xpress

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Researchers gain ground in the race to cure widespread parasitic infection  Medical Xpress A faculty-led team of graduate and undergraduate researchers from Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC) has unveiled new … Researchers gain ground in the race to cure widespread parasitic infection – Medical Xpress Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

Northeastern deer more susceptible to wasting disease than those to the west – Phys.Org

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Northeastern deer more susceptible to wasting disease than those to the west  Phys.Org Some deer are more susceptible to chronic wasting disease that is spreading through herds of white-tailed deer across much of the United States, according to … Northeastern deer more susceptible to wasting disease than those to the west – Phys.Org Source: Nigerian […]

White meat just as bad as red meat for your cholesterol, study finds – WCTV

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White meat just as bad as red meat for your cholesterol, study finds  WCTV White Meat May Be No Better Than Red Meat for Cholesterol Levels, Suggests Study  Yahoo News White meat has same impact as red meat on ‘bad’ cholesterol levels  SlashGear White meat can raise cholesterol as much as red meat, new study shows  Fox News View […]

Ultimate destiny: How undifferentiated cells commit to their biological fate – Science Daily

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Ultimate destiny: How undifferentiated cells commit to their biological fate  Science Daily A new study using mouse neural crest tissue reveals how primitive, undifferentiated cells choose their adult fate. The findings help explain how some neural … Ultimate destiny: How undifferentiated cells commit to their biological fate – Science Daily Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The […]

Study explores contributors to postinjury mental health symptoms in urban black men – News-Medical.net

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Study explores contributors to postinjury mental health symptoms in urban black men  News-Medical.net Although injury is unexpected and acute, it can result in long-term health problems and disability. Up to half of all patients experience postinjury depression and … Study explores contributors to postinjury mental health symptoms in urban black men – News-Medical.net Source: Nigerian […]

Dermatologists debunk 12 myths about washing your face – INSIDER

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Dermatologists debunk 12 myths about washing your face  INSIDER Personal hygiene is, well, personal, but there are general rules when it comes to the basics, like washing your face. However, with so many beauty and skin care … View full coverage on Google News Dermatologists debunk 12 myths about washing your face – INSIDER Source: Nigerian […]

Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study finds – EurekAlert

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Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study finds  EurekAlert In 2012, scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute launched the world’s first clinical trial comparing robotic surgery to radiation therapy for the treatment of … Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study finds – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

Atrial Fibrillation, Stress, Anger, and Beta-Blockers – American Council on Science and Health

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Atrial Fibrillation, Stress, Anger, and Beta-Blockers  American Council on Science and Health Beta blockers can block the effects of stress and anger in patients prone to emotion-triggered atrial fibrillation  Medical Xpress View full coverage on Google News Atrial Fibrillation, Stress, Anger, and Beta-Blockers – American Council on Science and Health Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

Common heartburn drugs taken by millions ‘linked to early death’ – The Sun

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Common heartburn drugs taken by millions ‘linked to early death’  The Sun Heartburn medications can cause more harm than good, large study finds  PhillyVoice.com View full coverage on Google News Common heartburn drugs taken by millions ‘linked to early death’ – The Sun Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

mAPPing the New World of Allergy at EAACI Annual Congress 2019 content= – PR Newswire UK

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mAPPing the New World of Allergy at EAACI Annual Congress 2019 content=  PR Newswire UK LISBON, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The European Academy for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Annual Congress presents new avenues for … mAPPing the New World of Allergy at EAACI Annual Congress 2019 content= – PR Newswire UK Source: Nigerian […]

mAPPing the New World of Allergy at EAACI Annual Congress 2019 – PRNewswire

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mAPPing the New World of Allergy at EAACI Annual Congress 2019  PRNewswire LISBON, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The European Academy for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) Annual Congress presents new avenues for … mAPPing the New World of Allergy at EAACI Annual Congress 2019 – PRNewswire Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

Climate action urgently required to protect human health in Europe – Science Daily

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Climate action urgently required to protect human health in Europe  Science Daily Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds  The Guardian View full coverage on Google News Climate action urgently required to protect human health in Europe – Science Daily Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

A little formula in first days of life may not impact breastfeeding at 6 months: But it might alter moms' attitudes to longer-term feeding – Science Daily

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A little formula in first days of life may not impact breastfeeding at 6 months: But it might alter moms’ attitudes to longer-term feeding  Science Daily A study has lodged a new kink in the breastfeeding dilemma that adds to the angst of exhausted new parents: While most newborns lose weight in the first days … […]

Diabetes drug alleviates anxiety in mice: Findings could have implications for patients with metabolic and mental disorders – Science Daily

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Diabetes drug alleviates anxiety in mice: Findings could have implications for patients with metabolic and mental disorders  Science Daily The antidiabetic medication metformin reduces anxiety-like behaviors in male mice by increasing serotonin availability in the brain, according to a new study. Diabetes drug alleviates anxiety in mice: Findings could have implications for patients with metabolic […]

Steps for health: Study says 10,000 isn't the magic number – KARE11.com

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Steps for health: Study says 10,000 isn’t the magic number  KARE11.com Do you really need to walk 10,000 steps a day to stay healthy?  TODAY View full coverage on Google News Steps for health: Study says 10,000 isn’t the magic number – KARE11.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

'Pumping heart patch' ready for human use – BBC News

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‘Pumping heart patch’ ready for human use  BBC News Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds  The Guardian You can drink up to 25 cups of coffee a day without worrying about your heart health  Daily Star Drinking up to 25 cups of coffee a day ‘won’t damage the heart’  Metro.co.uk Daily […]

Study: Drug and therapy treatment helped breast cancer patients live longer – ABC 4

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Study: Drug and therapy treatment helped breast cancer patients live longer  ABC 4 LOS ANGELES, Calif. (ABC4 News) – While a breast cancer diagnosis is devastating at any age, it can be especially shocking to younger women who are more … View full coverage on Google News Study: Drug and therapy treatment helped breast cancer patients […]

Fiji holiday: Couple die after contracting mysterious illness – NEWS.com.au

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Fiji holiday: Couple die after contracting mysterious illness  NEWS.com.au A US couple has died after contracting a mysterious illness while on holiday in Fiji over the weekend. Fiji holiday: Couple die after contracting mysterious illness – NEWS.com.au Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Score One for Minimally Invasive Cancer Surgery – Medscape

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Score One for Minimally Invasive Cancer Surgery  Medscape Recent FDA letter on minimally invasive cancer surgery targeted absence of supporting efficacy evidence. But new data indicates that for one cancer type, … Score One for Minimally Invasive Cancer Surgery – Medscape Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

The World's Largest Cancer Conference: Brainstorm Health – Yahoo News

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The World’s Largest Cancer Conference: Brainstorm Health  Yahoo News The World’s Largest Cancer Conference: Brainstorm Health. The World’s Largest Cancer Conference: Brainstorm Health – Yahoo News Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Scientists develop new blood test for early diagnosis of heart failure – The Irish News

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Scientists develop new blood test for early diagnosis of heart failure  The Irish News The new test is far more accurate than the current check and could help hundreds of thousands of people. Scientists develop new blood test for early diagnosis of heart failure – The Irish News Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic […]

Patches could help repair damaged hearts – The Irish News – The Irish News

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Patches could help repair damaged hearts – The Irish News  The Irish News Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds  The Guardian You can drink up to 25 cups of coffee a day without worrying about your heart health  Daily Star Drinking up to 25 cups of coffee a day ‘won’t […]

Patches could help repair damaged hearts – Dungog Chronicle

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Patches could help repair damaged hearts  Dungog Chronicle Scientists have developed special heart patches that could provide a lifeline for hundreds of thousands of people after suffering a heart attack. The British… Patches could help repair damaged hearts – Dungog Chronicle Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Patches could help repair damaged hearts – Newcastle Star

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Patches could help repair damaged hearts  Newcastle Star Scientists have developed special heart patches that could provide a lifeline for hundreds of thousands of people after suffering a heart attack. The British… Patches could help repair damaged hearts – Newcastle Star Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Why Being a Mom of 3 Kids With Diabetes Doesn't Make Me a 'Hero' – Yahoo News

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Why Being a Mom of 3 Kids With Diabetes Doesn’t Make Me a ‘Hero’  Yahoo News A mom who has three kids with diabetes shares why it makes her uncomfortable when people call her a hero. Why Being a Mom of 3 Kids With Diabetes Doesn’t Make Me a ‘Hero’ – Yahoo News Source: Nigerian […]

Lights out! Research reveals UK adults switch off from tech less than half an hour before bed – What Mobile

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Lights out! Research reveals UK adults switch off from tech less than half an hour before bed  What Mobile by What Mobile | Jun 4, 2019 | Latest, News, Opinion | 0 comments. Lights out! Research reveals UK adults switch off from tech less than half an hour. Over half … Lights out! Research reveals […]

Postcode lottery for UK heart failure patients – EurekAlert

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Postcode lottery for UK heart failure patients  EurekAlert The UK is not consistently meeting recommended standards in heart failure care, according to a new survey presented at the British Cardiovascular Society … Postcode lottery for UK heart failure patients – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

Immunotherapy better than aggressive chemo as first-line treatment in head and neck cancer – EurekAlert

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Immunotherapy better than aggressive chemo as first-line treatment in head and neck cancer  EurekAlert Immunotherapy used with chemotherapy or on its own is a better first-line treatment for people with head and neck cancer that has returned than standard … Immunotherapy better than aggressive chemo as first-line treatment in head and neck cancer – EurekAlert […]

New test could lead to more accurate diagnosis of heart failure – EurekAlert

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New test could lead to more accurate diagnosis of heart failure  EurekAlert A new blood test for better diagnosis of heart failure at a far earlier stage will be proposed in research presented at the British Cardiovascular Society … New test could lead to more accurate diagnosis of heart failure – EurekAlert Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

Ebola cases in DRC hit 2,000, daily case rate more than triples. – International Rescue Committee

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Ebola cases in DRC hit 2,000, daily case rate more than triples.  International Rescue Committee DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever  The Guardian View full coverage on Google News Ebola cases in DRC hit 2,000, daily case rate more than triples. – International Rescue Committee Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The […]

Flu death: Medics push for immunisation after 10-year-old dies – 7NEWS

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Flu death: Medics push for immunisation after 10-year-old dies  7NEWS Tragedy as 10-year-old boy dies from flu as the deadly virus claims another young victim  Daily Mail Boy’s flu death sparks doctors’ push for immunisation  The West Australian View full coverage on Google News Flu death: Medics push for immunisation after 10-year-old dies – 7NEWS Source: Nigerian […]

England’s Sure Start scheme cuts hospital admissions for under 5s – Financial Times

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England’s Sure Start scheme cuts hospital admissions for under 5s  Financial Times Children in poorer areas of England who participated in the government’s Sure Start welfare programme for under fives were significantly less likely to be admitted to hospital than their peers, new research has found. However, the scheme, which was introduced by Tony Blair’s Labour […]

Lie-ins stop teenagers sleeping around, says sexpert – The Times

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Lie-ins stop teenagers sleeping around, says sexpert  The Times Tired teenagers more likely to have unprotected sex, study finds  The Independent Getting a bad night’s sleep ‘DOUBLES your risk of catching nasty STIs’  The Sun Teens who lack SLEEP are more likely to engage in ‘risky sexual behaviours’  Mirror Online The link between sleep deprivation and teens’ bad decisions, […]

Stem cell heart patches could offer alternative to transplants – The Times

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Stem cell heart patches could offer alternative to transplants  The Times Stem cell patches grown in laboratories could be used to repair weakened hearts, offering an alternative to pacemakers and reducing the need for transplants. Stem cell heart patches could offer alternative to transplants – The Times Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

Boy died after medics ruled out meningitis | News – The Times

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Boy died after medics ruled out meningitis | News  The Times Boy died of meningitis just hours after paramedics claimed he was ‘milking it’  Mirror Online Boy died of meningitis just hours after paramedics claimed he was ‘milking it’  Irish Mirror Paramedic rolled his eyes and said coughing six-year-old was trying to milk his illness hours before meningitis […]

Peppa Pig and Paw Patrol 'worst offenders' for promoting unhealthy children's food – The Telegraph

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Peppa Pig and Paw Patrol ‘worst offenders’ for promoting unhealthy children’s food  The Telegraph Paw Patrol and Peppa Pig have been named as the worst cartoon characters for marketing unhealthy food aimed at children in a new investigation. More than half of the products fronted by the popular characters contain extremely high levels of fat, salt […]

Vitamin D cuts the risk of dying from cancer – The Times

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Vitamin D cuts the risk of dying from cancer  The Times Soaking up vitamin D in the sun ‘slashes risk of cancer death by 13%’  The Sun Vitamin D supplements can cut risk of cancer, scientists find  The Telegraph Daily vitamin D pill could cut the risk of dying from cancer by 13 per cent, new study reveals  Daily […]

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer – The Guardian

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New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer  The Guardian Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival rates. New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer – The Guardian Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave Comments

A Magician Filmed This Solar Eclipse Nearly 120 Years Ago | Mach | NBC News – NBC News

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A Magician Filmed This Solar Eclipse Nearly 120 Years Ago | Mach | NBC News  NBC News This is the oldest footage of a solar eclipse in existence  TechSpot World’s oldest solar eclipse footage reappears, and it looks like a real-life Melies movie  SYFY WIRE View full coverage on Google News A Magician Filmed This Solar Eclipse […]

Environmental Impact Of Plastics Could Be Equal To 615 Coal-Fired Generating Plants By 2050 – CleanTechnica

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Environmental Impact Of Plastics Could Be Equal To 615 Coal-Fired Generating Plants By 2050  CleanTechnica June 3rd, 2019 by Steve Hanley. The Center for International Environmental Law has issued a new report that should send a shudder down your spine. It says … Environmental Impact Of Plastics Could Be Equal To 615 Coal-Fired Generating Plants […]

Michigan Doctor Yasser Awaad Faces Trial Over Wrong Epilepsy Diagnosis – Tech Times

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Michigan Doctor Yasser Awaad Faces Trial Over Wrong Epilepsy Diagnosis  Tech Times A Michigan woman has accused former Oakwood Healthcare physician Dr. Yasser Awaad of misdiagnosing her epilepsy. Awaad allegedly misread her test … Michigan Doctor Yasser Awaad Faces Trial Over Wrong Epilepsy Diagnosis – Tech Times Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

Do you really need 10,000 steps a day? New study says you can walk less – Boston 25 News

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Do you really need 10,000 steps a day? New study says you can walk less  Boston 25 News Do you really need to walk 10,000 steps a day to stay healthy?  TODAY View full coverage on Google News Do you really need 10,000 steps a day? New study says you can walk less – Boston 25 […]

Commentary: No cure to monkeypox but our body can surprisingly heal itself – CNA

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Commentary: No cure to monkeypox but our body can surprisingly heal itself  CNA Symptoms of monkeypox include fever and skin abnormalities that first appear in the face area, Universitas Indonesia’s Erni Juwita Nelwan points out. Commentary: No cure to monkeypox but our body can surprisingly heal itself – CNA Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps – The Public's Radio

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Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps  The Public’s Radio Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates. The “secret … Researchers pose as heroin users to find treatment gaps – The Public’s Radio Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

West Palm Beach restaurant worker tests positive for hepatitis A, Dept. of Health says – WPTV West Palm Beach

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West Palm Beach restaurant worker tests positive for hepatitis A, Dept. of Health says  WPTV West Palm Beach A worker at a West Palm Beach restaurant has tested positive for hepatitis A, health officials confirm. According to the Florida Department of Health, a food service worker at Off Tha Bone BBQ, located at 1516 N. Tamarind […]

Woman's Brain Cancer Scare Turns Out to Be Tapeworm – Inside Edition

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Woman’s Brain Cancer Scare Turns Out to Be Tapeworm  Inside Edition Doctors thought this woman had a brain tumor but it was actually a tapeworm festering in her skull  BGR Woman Had a Huge Tapeworm ‘Egg’ Encased in Her Brain. Why She’s Super Happy About It.  Live Science View full coverage on Google News Woman’s Brain Cancer […]

Drugs make progress against lung, breast, prostate cancers – Daily Sabah

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Drugs make progress against lung, breast, prostate cancers  Daily Sabah Newer drugs improving survival for some with hard-to-treat breast, lung, prostate cancers  Chicago Sun-Times Drugs make headway against hard-to-treat forms of lung, breast, prostate cancers. But they can cost $100,000 or more.  Chicago Tribune View full coverage on Google News Drugs make progress against lung, breast, prostate […]

88yo Helen Joske 'frightened, claustrophic' while trapped in Wollongong Hospital lift – Newcastle Star

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88yo Helen Joske ‘frightened, claustrophic’ while trapped in Wollongong Hospital lift  Newcastle Star “This antiquated lift *service* is a continual source of trauma and needs to be fixed once and for all.” 88yo Helen Joske ‘frightened, claustrophic’ while trapped in Wollongong Hospital lift – Newcastle Star Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – Leave […]

These New Blood Tests Could Replace Biopsies and MRIs – Pulse Nigeria

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These New Blood Tests Could Replace Biopsies and MRIs  Pulse Nigeria Until recently, scientists could glean only so much information from whats circulating through your veins. They could grab basics like white- and red-blood-cell … These New Blood Tests Could Replace Biopsies and MRIs – Pulse Nigeria Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic Clinic – […]

Ask Dr. Nandi: New treatment enables removal of 'inoperable' pancreatic cancer – WXYZ Detroit

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Ask Dr. Nandi: New treatment enables removal of ‘inoperable’ pancreatic cancer  WXYZ Detroit A promising new treatment for a cancer that is on the verge of becoming the second leading cause of death for Americans. Pancreatic cancer is widely-known as a silent killer, as it’s often not diagnosed until the disease has advanced. Question: Is this […]

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment – CNA

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In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment  CNA Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose … In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment – CNA Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

These New Blood Tests Could Replace Biopsies and MRIs – menshealth.com

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These New Blood Tests Could Replace Biopsies and MRIs  menshealth.com What’s here now and what’s on the horizon when it comes to getting a simple blood test that could reveal cancer, heart attack risk, concussion severity, and pain. These New Blood Tests Could Replace Biopsies and MRIs – menshealth.com Source: Nigerian Healthcare Blog The Academic […]

Scientists Discover an Unlikely Way to Stop Mosquitos From Biting You – Inverse

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Scientists Discover an Unlikely Way to Stop Mosquitos From Biting You  Inverse Like most humans, mosquitos also find it difficult to resist sugar. We’ve long understood that sugar is an important energy source for mosquitos, but new research … Scientists Discover an Unlikely Way to Stop Mosquitos From Biting You – Inverse Source: Nigerian Healthcare […]

Preemies and early arrivals have higher risk of heart disease as adults – CNA

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Preemies and early arrivals have higher risk of heart disease as adults  CNA Babies who are born too soon may be more likely to develop heart disease as adults than full-term infants, a new study suggests. Adults who were … Preemies and early arrivals have higher risk of heart disease as adults – CNA Source: […]