Explore Opportunities In Agric, Buhari Urges Youths

President Muhammadu Buhari has, again, called on youths in Nigeria to seize opportunities in agriculture, a sector of the economy he said is already proving to be the bedrock of the nation’s new economy. He made the call, on Monday, at the Blair House, Washington DC, after his White House engagements with President Donald Trump. […]

UK Admits Cancer Screening Failure For 450,000 Women

Britain on Wednesday admitted that a “serious failure” in its breast cancer screening programme over nearly a decade led to 450,000 women missing out on invitations to their final tests — and may have shortened the lives of up to 270 of them. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt apologised to parliament for the failure, blaming it […]

FG Begs Health Workers To End Strike

The Federal Government has appealed to the striking members of the Joint Health Sector Unions to return to work. Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige made the appeal in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr Samuel Olowookere, Director of Press in the ministry. Ngige said he was surprised that the […]

‘No Retreat, No Surrender’ — Health Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says it has commenced its nationwide indefinite strike. Obisesan Oluwatuyi, general secretary of the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP), disclosed this in an interview with NAN on Wednesday in Abuja. Oluwatuyi said the workers will not call off the strike until the government meets their demands. He […]

Three Cups Of Tea, Coffee Per Day Good For Heart – Study

Drinking up to three cups of tea or coffee per day could protect people from developing irregular heartbeats or arrhythmia, a new study revealed on Tuesday. Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world and the most common form of cognitive enhancement. However, more than 80 per cent of clinicians in the […]

Exposure To Sun Causes 80% Of Most Wrinkles, Age Spots’

Dr Ayobami Aranmolate, a plastic and aesthetic surgeon, says exposure to sun causes 80 per cent of most common facial wrinkles and age spots. Aranmolate made this known on Monday in Lagos that the major factor responsible for accelerating aging was the sun. He said “exposure to sun causes most of the skin changes that […]

Staying Up Late Can Make You Die Young, Research Warns

People who stay up late and have to drag themselves out of bed are likelier to die younger than those who rise and set with the Sun, researchers said Thursday. A survey of more than 430,000 people in Britain found that night owls had a 10-percent higher risk of dying in the 6.5-year study period […]