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We’ve not received salaries since December 2013 – LAUTECH doctors

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso Chapter, has appealed to Oyo and Osun state governments, owners of the institution to pay the salaries of its members. The association made the plea today in a statement issued in Ogbomoso by its president, Dr Taofeek Oloyede. The union expressed dismay that […]

Unhealthy Habits As Bad As Smoking

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Eromosele Ebhomele It is often believed that smoking is a dangerous habit resulting in health challenges, but a report published by Rodale News has shown six habits that are as dangerous as smoking. The habits, according to the report, are simple but their effect on the human being could be deadly as some of them […]

Exercise Reduces Risk Of Breast Cancer

•Woman jogging

Want to prevent breast cancer? Here is your chance. A new study has found that women who exercise energetically for an hour a day can cut their risk of breast cancer – regardless of their weight or age. According to findings released at the European Breast Cancer Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, exercising vigorously for an […]

Stress Can Double Risk Of Infertility For Women

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American scientists have found that too much stress can double the risk of infertility in women. Researchers said those who displayed high levels of stress were half as likely to conceive within a year. They suggested that simple relaxation methods such as going for a daily 20-minute walk may increase the chance of becoming pregnant. […]

Eating vegetables, fruits reduces cancer risk

Fresh vegetables and fruits, key to better health

People should eat seven portions of fresh fruit and vegetables a day, according to new research into healthy eating, published on Tuesday. Britain’s National Health Service currently recommends each person eat five 80-gramme (three-ounce) helpings of fruit and vegetables daily. But researchers at University College London (UCL) found that eating seven portions or more could […]

Dutch voters catch polling booth selfies bug

Dutch Democrats '66 party (D66) leader Alexander Pechtold makes a selfie when he casts his ballot in the Dutch municipal council elections at a polling station in Wageningen on March 19, 2014

Dutch citizens and politicians united on Wednesday in posting voting booth selfie photos, an increasingly popular phenomenon that could threaten the principle of the secret ballot but also encourages people to vote. Alexander Pechtold, who heads the centrist D66 party, was among the many Dutch voting in Wednesday’s local elections who tweeted a #stemfie, a […]

No To Rape

•Osowobi: Rape victims do not narrate their experience

Seun Bisuga Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, an expert on rape, believes Nigerians need to stand up to rapists and improve the campaign against rape  The campaign against rape should from the home, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, founder, Stand To End Rape, an online non-governmental initiative, has said. The former United Nations intern quizzed: “How do you describe […]

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