WHO says Cancer-related deaths expected to double by 2030, Nigeria has just 10 persons who can treat cancer in children

WHO says Cancer-related deaths expected to double by 2030, Nigeria has just 10 persons who can treat cancer in children

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted that Nigeria is among Countries that will witness an increase of 75% in deaths from Cancer-related diseases, due to late diagnosis and poor health care system. While commemorating the World Cancer Day earlier this week,…

Microtia: Scientists grow “new” ears for affected children in China, yet Science is still unable to create

Microtia: Scientists grow “new” ears for affected children in China, yet Science is still unable to create

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In a first-of-its kind study, Scientists in China have grown new ears for five children with a congenital defect in one ear (Microtia). Using Chrondrocytes (cartilage cells) collected from the affected ears, the Scientists were able to grow new ear-shaped cartilage, based…

Some of the world’s most common and potentially most dangerous infections are proving drug-resistant – WHO

Some of the world’s most common and potentially most dangerous infections are proving drug-resistant – WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its first surveillance on antibiotic resistance, disclosing the high level of antibiotic resistance to some serious bacterial infections across the world. According to WHO’s Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System (GLASS), there is widespread resistance to antibiotic…

Paternal Leave: Access Bank sets the pace in the Nigerian Banking industry

Paternal Leave: Access Bank sets the pace in the Nigerian Banking industry

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One of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria, Access Bank Plc, has announced its approval of a week fully paid “Paternity Leave” to male employees to allow them partake in child care, from January 2018. According to the Head of Human Resources,…

Imo’s Commissioner of Happiness: The UK now has something more “odd”, Minister of Loneliness

Imo’s Commissioner of Happiness: The UK now has something more “odd”, Minister of Loneliness

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The creation of the Office of Commissioner for Happiness and Purpose Fulfilment in Imo State, last December, was not the beginning of many “awkward” portfolios evolving in the system of Government, as ETN24 showed through its piece. Britain has now appointed Minister…

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