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My Pikin Workers Jailed

Court jails My Pikin workers 28yrs, dissolves firm

Court jails My Pikin workers – A Federal High Court, Lagos has wound up Barewa Pharmaceutical Ltd, the manufacturer of My Pikin baby teething mixture, which allegedly killed about 80 babies in 2008. Justice Okechukwu Okeke, in his judgment on Friday, also sentenced [...]

May 18, 2013 Health issues

Ogun Shuts 66 Illegal Hospitals, Burns Fake Drugs

Ogun Shuts 66 Illegal Hospitals, Burns Fake Drugs – Ogun State Government, yesterday, disclosed that it had destroyed fake drugs worth N1.5 million and shut down 66 illegal healthcare centres across the state. The government also revealed that it would [...]

May 16, 2013 Health issues
Eating a handful of walnuts

Could Eating Walnuts Be The Key To Good Health?

Eating a handful of walnuts could provide near-instant protection from heart disease. Scientists found”‘significant” improvement in cholesterol levels and blood vessel flexibility, which helps blood flow smoothly, just four hours after people consumed either the shelled nuts or walnut oil. [...]

May 15, 2013 Health issues
62 Illegal Patent Medicine Stores Sealed in Lagos Since February

62 Illegal Patent Medicine Stores Sealed in Lagos Since February, PSN

The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, Olumide Akintayo, on Saturday said at least 62 illegal patent medicine stores had been sealed in Lagos State since February. Mr. Akintayo said that the stores were sealed during raids by [...]

May 12, 2013 Health issues
Korean Woman Disfigured

Woman who injected COOKING OIL into her own face after doctors refused to give her any more plastic surgery By BECKY EVANS

Hang Mioku was obsessed with silicone injections as she wanted ‘soft’ skin Doctors told her she had psychological issue and refused more treatments Korean resorted to injecting cooking oil leaving her permanently disfigured A plastic surgery addict injected cooking oil [...]

May 12, 2013 Health issues
water-yam

Water Yam Slows down Ageing Process

Water Yam Slows down Ageing Process – Water yam can slow down the ageing process and boost the immune system, a nutritionist, Hajiya Jummai Abdul, has said. Abdul said water yam was good for diabetic patients because it contained fibre, [...]

May 8, 2013 Health issues
the-bitter-truth-about-sugar

The Bitter Truth About Sugar

Sugar is sweet, and that’s an obvious statement! Yet, researchers say its consumption is fraught with health problems. Sugar is colourless or white when pure, and brown when less refined. It is obtained commercially from sugarcane or sugar beet and [...]

May 8, 2013 Health issues
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Thursday said it has arrested a suspected leader of a drug cloning syndicate in Lagos.

NAFDAC Destroys Fake Drugs Worth N400m

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday in Makurdi, destroyed substandard, fake and adulterated medicines and food valued at N400million. The Director General of NAFDCAD, Dr Paul Orhii, who led the destruction, vowed that [...]

May 3, 2013 Health issues
Lamido Sanusi Advocates Drug Test

Lamido Sanusi advocates drug test for political office seekers

Lamido Sanusi advocates drug test for political office seekers – Lamido Sanusi – The Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, on Saturday advocated for drug test for all those seeking elective political office, to ascertain that they are not drug addicts. Mr. [...]

April 14, 2013 Health issues
Nigeria Health Statistics

Nigeria Has The Highest Cancer Death Rate In Africa -WHO

Nigeria Has The Highest Cancer Death Rate In Africa -WHO – The recent alarm on rising global incidence of cancer by the World Health Organisation (WHO) should worry African countries, including Nigeria, where the disease is most prevalent. Available statistics [...]

February 16, 2013 Health issues
Soursop Fruit Cure

Soursop Fruit Kills Cancer 100 Fold better Than Chemotherapy.

Soursop Fruit Kills Cancer 100 Fold better Than Chemotherapy. – Raymond Kirlew, Yvonne Kirlew of Discovery Bay, St Ann, and Florida radio host Dr Dennis Grant, hold leaves and a soursop from the soursop tree behind them. ON THE verge of [...]

February 14, 2013 Health issues