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Nigeria moves to increase contraceptive uptake among women

Share this on WhatsAppThe Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria, in collaboration with partners and the private sector,  has set  a target to increase contraceptive uptake among Nigerian women to 27 per cent by 2020. Adewole said this at the Family Planning Summit in London, United Kingdom, co-hosted by the UK Government, the United Nations Population ...

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Tomatoes cut skin cancer by 50%

Share this on WhatsAppDaily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumours by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University, United States (U.S.). The new study of how nutritional interventions can alter the risk for skin cancers appeared online in the journal Scientific Reports. It found that male mice fed a diet of 10 ...

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Drinking coffee increases longevity, study shows

Share this on WhatsAppDrinking more coffee could extend people’s life span, as coffee drinkers would have a lower risk of death, especially for heart diseases, cancer and diabetes among others, a new study shows. Researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer and Imperial College London found that an extra cup of coffee every day would lengthen the life ...

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