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Kissing unlikely to pass on Zika virus

Kissing is unlikely to pass on the Zika virus, which is harmless for most people but can cause severe brain damage in unborn children,...

Insufficient sleep may lead to obesity, study suggests

People who have insufficient sleep are more likely to be overweight and obese, accompanying poorer metabolic health conditions, according to a latest study by...

WHO says fight against hepatitis ‘gaining momentum’ globally

WHO says national response towards hepatitis elimination is gaining momentum globally. The Director-General of WHO, Tedros Ghebreyesus, stated this in a new study released by...

Sugar not so sweet for mental health

Sugar may be bad not only for your teeth and your waistline, but also your mental health, claimed a study Thursday that was met...

Plateau confirms another case of Lassa fever

The Plateau State Commissioner ‎for Health, Dr Kuden Deyin on Tuesday confirmed another case of Lassa fever in the state. Deyin who made the confirmation...

Candidate AIDS vaccine passes early test

The three-decade-old quest for an AIDS vaccine received a shot of hope Monday when developers announced that a prototype triggered the immune system in...

Injectable AIDS drug may work ‘as well’ as pills: study

A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping the AIDS virus under control,...

Modest weight gain in adulthood boosts disease risk: study

Most adults gain weight as they age, but adding as little as 11 pounds (five kilograms) by middle age may substantially raise the risk...

Stressful experiences ‘can age brain’

Stressful life experiences can age the brain by several years, new research suggests. Experts led by a team from the University of Wisconsin School of...
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