Category archives for: Health

‘Mn Who Smoke Marijuana Have Increased Risk Of Developing Testicular Cancer’

LAGOS DECEMBER 1ST (NEWSRANGERS)-A new study has found that men who regularly smoke cannabis have an increased risk of developing testicular cancer. Research by a team of US-based scientists linked long-term use of the drug with higher rates of the disease – which is diagnosed in 2,400 in the UK each year. The finding were announced in this […]

Lagos State Govt Declares 60,000 HIV Victims Wanted

LAGOS NOVEMBER 28TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Lagos State Government is on the trail of about 60,000 people, who tested positive to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) but did not go back for treatment. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu charged the Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) to find the individuals for immediate antiretroviral therapy. The Governor gave the charge on […]

Wole Soyinka Narrates How He Battles Prostate Cancer

LAGOS NOVEMBER 27TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has disclosed the nature of treatment he received to beat prostate cancer. Soyinka told BBC Life Clinic’s Charles Mgbolu at his Ogun State home in an interview published on Tuesday that he was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer in 2014 when he went for a routine medical […]

Relationship Between Breast Cancer And Oral Hygiene

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Comedy isnow a multi-billion naira industry in Nigeria. A new couple could pay a comedian one million naira to perform at their wedding, but argue furiously against paying a surgeon one hundred thousand naira to perform a caesarian section to save two lives. Comedy is also the cheapest possible start-up, because the […]

Girls Smoking Shisha Are Prone To Contacting Breast Cancer-Ghanaian Health Specialist

LAGOS AUGUST 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A Senior Public Health Specialist and Programme Manager for Non-Communicable Diseases at the Ghana Health Service, Dr Dennis Asare, has thrown a word of caution to the Ghanaian youth, with focus on the female population to desist from smoking shisha as it puts them at risk of contracting diseases such as breast […]

WHO Issues Guidelines On How To Tackle Dementia

LAGOS MAY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The number of people with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 30 years, according to the World Health Organisation. The organisation disclosed this in a statement announcing new guidelines to tackle the ailment, on its website on Tuesday. “We need to do everything we can to reduce our risk […]

Europe,Developing Countries Provide €10 Grant For Development Of Next-Generation Anti-Malarial Drug In Afrian Countries

LAGOS APRIL 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has granted new funding of €10m over five years to support late-stage clinical trials of a next-generation antimalarial combination including KAF156 (ganaplacide). The trials will be conducted in four countries in West and Central Africa: Burkina Faso, Gabon, Mali and Niger. Led by […]

Nigeria Records Decline In Lassa Fever Cases -NCDC

LAGOS MARCH 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has affirmed that over the last five weeks, there has been a decline in the number of new cases of Lassa fever reported in Nigeria. In a statement made available to NewsRangers, NCDC said the country has equally witnessed a reduction in the number of people […]

Alleged Cybercrime: Ghana To Deport More Nigerians

LAGOS FEBRUARY 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Despite public outrage in Nigeria, Ghana Immigration (GI) officials have intensified their raid of neighbourhoods with high concentration of Nigerians in the hope of weeding out persons without residence permit and repatriating same to Nigeria. No fewer than 723 Nigerians had been deported from Ghana since January 2018 to date in a […]

Centre for Disease Control Offers Five Tips For Prevention Of Cerebrospinal Meningitis

LAGOS DECEMBER 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and partners have commenced preparedness activities, through the national CSM Technical Working Group (TWG). The TWG has completed a risk assessment exercise for prioritisation, and issued letters of alert to states to ensure adequate preparedness this season. NCDC is issuing this public health advisory note […]

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