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An expert on hearing loss, Dr Bolajoko Olusanya, on Friday identified generators, some prescription drugs, and exposure to loud noise as major causes of hearing loss in the country. Olusanya, a Medical Director at a Lagos clinic, Phonics Hearing Centre, made remarks in an interview with News men on Friday in Lagos. “In Nigeria, we […]

The Department of State Services on Wednesday arrested former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, over security issues in the state. The former governor was arrested after the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom, allegedly petitioned the DSS over the security situation in the state, as he (Suswam), was allegedly planning to make it ungovernable. A source […]

Fr. Joe Pereira, president of the Mumbai NGO Kripa Foundation says that practicing Yoga will help to combat drug addiction. Kripa Foundation is an NGO that cares for AIDS patients and drug addicts. He was speaking to AsiaNews ahead of the Fourth International Day of Yoga, which is being celebrated today. He has been invited […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it is cautiously optimistic that the most recent outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has largely been contained. It says no new cases have been confirmed since the last death on 9 June. To combat the latest outbreak officials implemented a “ring vaccination” strategy, where all […]

A Physician, Dr David Bawa, says women are more prone to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) due to their anatomy. Bawa told our correspondent on Wednesday in Abuja that women were more susceptible to infections due to the open structure of their genitals. “A woman’s anatomy alone makes her more vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections than […]


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