Tag: Cancer

Senate intensities legislative intervention against Cancer.

Suleiman Idris- May 11, 2022

Senate is considering a bill that seeks to establish a National Centre for Cancer research and treatment in Nigeria. The bill sponsored by Senator Yakubu ... Read More

Gombe State First Lady, Asma’u Urges for Bold and Brave Action to Create A Cancer Free World

AMT Tanimu- February 1, 2021

"As a Caregiver, I AM in the crusade against cancer; I WILL continue to create awareness and save lives by providing access to preventive measures ... Read More

Breastfeeding prevents cancer, not breast sucking by men – Expert

Abdul Jimoh- October 15, 2019

A medical expert, Mrs Abigael Shona, says breastfeeding a baby can prevent breast cancer in women. Shona told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on ... Read More

CBN to Build 7 Diagnostic Centres in 6 Geopolitical Zones, Abuja

Henry Solomon- August 22, 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it will build diagnostic centres in the six geopolitical zones of the country and Abuja. The CBN Governor, ... Read More

Obesity-linked cancers high in young adults – Study

admin- February 4, 2019

A sharp increase in the rate of obesity-linked cancers among young adults in the United States could foreshadow a reversal in the overall decline in ... Read More

Bob Marley Movie Underway in Hollywood

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2018

A film biopic of late legendary reggae singer, Bob Marley, is being developed by his eldest son Ziggy Marley and Paramount Pictures, Hollywood. The movie, ... Read More

Researchers Developing Pill for Breast Cancer diagnosis

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 2, 2018

Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) are developing a pill that makes tumors light up when exposed to infrared light, and the concept has ... Read More

7m People Die Every Year from Exposure to Polluted Air – WHO

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 2, 2018

The WHO on Wednesday said seven million people die every year from exposure to polluted air. According to a WHO report, ambient, or outdoor air ... Read More

Scientists decode enzyme causing ageing, cancer

admin- April 26, 2018

Nabi Tajima: world’s oldest person who died on 22 April at 117. Scientists say they have decoded the enzyme causing ageing, cancer Elated scientists announced ... Read More

Veteran James Bond Actor Roger Moore Dies

Henry Solomon- May 23, 2017

Veteran James Bond and English actor, Roger Moore is dead. His family announced his death, after a battle with cancer, on 23 May 2017. He ... Read More

Kebbi State Gov’t Launch Cancer & Sickle Cell Club For all Girls Secondary School

Suleiman Idris- February 7, 2017

  A state wide  has been initiated in Kebbi state. The initiative of the Kebbi state Ministry of Education has the wife of the governor ... Read More

Actor Michael Massee Who Accidentally Killed Brandon Lee Dies

Henry Solomon- October 27, 2016

The Crow star, Michael Massee has passed on at the age of 61. He died on the 20th of October after a battle with cancer. ... Read More

Scientists Identify Plastic bottles As Health Risk

Henry Solomon- October 19, 2016

Scientists identify chemicals in plastic bottles that cause cancer, diabetes and other health issues. Scientists and researchers have identified plastic bottles to be dangerous to ... Read More

AUC Urges AU leaders To Champion Aflatoxin Mitigation

Henry Solomon- October 12, 2016

H.E Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, speaks on Aflatoxin Mitigation. (Photo: AU) AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, H.E ... Read More

New Study: Mobile Phone Use ‘Causes’ Cancer – WHO

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 16, 2016

Placement Position in which mobile phones can cause cancer(CREDIT: WHO) Almost everyone use one form of mobile phone or the other, but a new study ... Read More

NTA Network News Summary: All You Need to Know Today 1-06-2016

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 1, 2016

New Buhari Hosts Dinner For NASS Members   President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration’s commitment towards upholding the principles of separation of powers as enshrined ... Read More

Blood Donation Reduces Risk of Heart Attack, Cancer- Blood Expert

Henry Solomon- February 19, 2016

Blood donation exercise (Photo: Internet) Dr Wilfred Ndifon, the Coordinator, National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS), Calabar Centre, on Friday, said voluntary blood donation would reduce ... Read More