Alcohol damages the DNA of stem cells responsible for producing new blood, according to a mouse study, which may explain the link between drinking and cancer, scientists said on Wednesday.
Dr. Patrick Ijewere, a medical consultant at Howard University, Washington DC, on Monday made the revelation to the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of the International Drink Festival in Lagos
Adewole said this at the inauguration of the National Hospital’s Radiotherapy Centre with new Multilevel Linear Accelerator for cancer treatment
Dr Sunday Nwangele, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dave Umahi on Healthcare Services, made this known at a news conference on Wednesday in Abakaliki.
The advice is among the additions to the WHO Model list of essential medicines for 2017, which includes medicines for HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis and leukaemia
The figure, WHO said, is so high that is accounts for two and a half time more people killed than those who die from HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined
Alhassan stated this in Ilorin, Kwara State on Monday during the inauguration of a Cancer Centre by the Life Empowers Anchors Hope, the foundation of Omolewa Ahmed, the wife of the Kwara State Governor
Lehr made the assertion while delivering a keynote address at the 1st Nigeria Food Safety and Investment Forum in Lagos
Deyin told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Jos that such case could occur because the Human Papilloma Virus easily infected a young woman’s cervix due to premature cells in the cervix
Dr. Ramatu Hassan, the National Coordinator, National Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja
Adeolu told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja that particular chemicals used in the production of plastic containers increased the risk of having certain types of cancer
'Much more important also in our 2017 budget, we want to upgrade seven more centres for the treatment of cancer. As we are talking today, there is no public hospital in Nigeria that has cancer treatment machine that is working'
He also advised them to eat more of fruits, avoid fatty foods and desist from such foods that contain preservatives. According to him, it is unfortunate that in spite of the enlightenment on how to detect early signs of cancer, many people…
A recent study of newborns by one of the world’s leading microbiology researchers, Prof. Ramanan Laxminarayan, estimates 58,000 babies die in India, each year, from superbugs
While stress has never been proven to cause the cancer, these Australian researchers believe it might have played a significant role in exacerbating the cancer
It said the 23 scientists who made up the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the WHO's cancer agency, looked at over 1,000 human and animal studies
The Governor, who spoke at an event tagged: #GivingTuesdayLagos, put together by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP-Nigeria), which coincided with his 53rd Birthday, said the Centres would go a long way to save millions…
In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, the Governor would on June 14, participate in a #GivingTuesday event being pioneered by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP-Nigeria), a group in the…
"Out of this number, we have referred 119 who have suspicious cancer to the Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital, Abuja and Federal Medical Centre, Bida for treatment."
Every year, the foundation does more than create awareness by offering its screening services to the people of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and its environs and also raising funds to treat indigent cancer patients