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Artificial sweeteners have toxic effects on gut microbes

FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements were found to be toxic to digestive gut microbes, according to a new paper published in Molecules by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

The collaborative st [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Intermittent fasting may help reverse type 2 diabetes –Doctors

Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors writing in the journal BMJ Case Reports after three patients in their care, who did this, were able to cut out the need for insulin treatment altogether.

Around one in 10 people in the US and Canada have type 2 di [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Suspected cable vandal electrocuted in Karu

A suspected cable thief has been electrocuted as he made attempt to vandalise a transformer in Abuja.

The middle-aged man, eyewitnesses said, was yet to gain full entry into the transformer when he got electrocuted.

The incident occurred by a popular eatery on Kalabari Road in Karu, a sa [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


19 million Nigerians living with disability – NCP

The National Population Commission of Nigeria, NPC, has estimated that no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are living with disabilities.

The chairman of the commission, Eze Duruiheoma (SAN), announced this during the 73rd UN General Assembly General Discussion of Agenda 28 on Social Development [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Defections: our politicians lack ideologies- FCT residents

Cross-carpeting from one political party to another has become a tradition politicians observe in the months preceding elections to protect their interests. While some view the practice as political realignments, others consider it a desperate move by politicians who have no chances of holding [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


UNPF donates relief terms to flood states

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun, 14 October 2018


Adewole launches document for family planning in Nigeria

Federal Ministry of Health has launched three key areas for reproductive health document towards scaling up family planning in Nigeria.

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, launched the document in Abuja.

The minister, who was represented at the event by director, Family Health Depar [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Health research institute launched in Abuja

The Federal Ministry of Health has launched the Medical Research Foundation with a view to funding health medical research across the country. 

The foundation was launched in Abuja, during the national workshop on strengthening health research capacity organized by the Medical Research Ins [...]

Sun, 30 September 2018


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