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July 26, 2017

AIDS-related Deaths Decreasing But Number Of Total Infections Still Rising- Report (link: http://aje.io/xv6xd)

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has announced that there are 19.5 million people on life-saving treatment and that AIDS-related deaths halved since 2005. The report shows that in 2016 more than two thirds (70%) of people living with HIV now know their HIV status. Of the people […]
July 25, 2017

Woman, 59, Gives Birth After 38 Years Of Marriage

During nearly four decades of marriage, Akosua Budu Amoako and her husband tried to have a child, without success. But last month, at age 59, Budu gave birth to her first child after fertility treatments.  The full-term 3.3 kg boy was born June 15 at Bellevue Woman’s Center, USA. He’s […]
July 25, 2017

Shocking Study Finds Brain Disease In 99% Of ex-NFL Players

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, was found in the brains of 110 out of 111 deceased former NFL players that were donated to scientific research, according to a study published in the medical journal JAMA. The neurodegenerative brain disease can be found in individuals who have been exposed to […]
July 25, 2017

How Young Children Are Learning Tobacco Use In Secondary Schools

Imagine finding out that your 10-year-old son now smokes cigarettes? What will be your first reaction and how would you manage the situation with your child?  This is the case of many parents in Nigeria and some other parts of the world. Read this feature story to get more insight […]
July 25, 2017

Lagos Floods: Water-borne Disease Kills 10

At least 10 people have died as water-borne disease hit Araromi, Ibafo and Anuoluwapo streets in Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State. It was learnt that the first victim of the disease was a 66-year-old woman, Mrs. Riskat Majolagbe, of 25, Araromi Street in the community, who died on […]
July 25, 2017

Astonishing Breakthrough As South African Child Is Cured Of HIV

A 9-year-old South African child who reportedly inherited the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from his mother, only received a year’s worth of treatment starting a month after he was born. After eight and a half years of no treatment, they still have shown no signs of the virus. Currently, the […]