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Vesico Vaginal Fistula and high divorce rate in northern Nigeria

November 5, 2014

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Originally posted on Folakemi:
During the just concluded Nigeria National Conference (Confab) one issue that was raised was the motion against high divorce rate in the north of Nigeria. What we know: – As it stands today  80% of marriage ceremonies in Kano end up in divorce and it is common to see a 40-year-old man who…

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Turmeric Naturally Increases Brain Cell Growth – rhondagessner.com

November 2, 2014

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The results of a new study published in the journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy suggests that the popular ancient Indian spice, turmeric, could help repair the brain following an injury and could also be used to treat neuro-degenerative diseases. In order to examine the effects of turmeric on brain cells, scientists first bathed endogenous […]

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The ebola controversy: Outbreak likely originated with a single animal-to-human transmission – Erica Check Hayden

October 30, 2014

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Could Ebola Have Escaped From US Bio-warfare Labs? – American law professor Francis A. Boyle http://emotanglobal.com/2014/10/20/could-ebola-have-escaped-from-us-bio-warfare-labs-american-law-professor-francis-a-boyle/ ====================== Here are two papers offering another view in the controversy surrounding whether ebola is man-made bio-warfare or whether it did indeed originate from animal to man transmission. Thanks to Professor A.G. Falade of Nigeria’s University [of Ibadan] College […]

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Ebola weaves an ever-widening and deadly web: a case each in Mali & New York City – Tola Adenle

October 24, 2014

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As medical researchers and pharmaceutical giants race to find cure/ get experimental drugs out to fight the EVD, the virus races ahead showing up in new locations. The latest two places are in the huge city of New York in the USA where a medical doctor who had been in Guinea with the Doctors Without […]

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A FACT WORTH SHARING: Men get breast cancer too – jamaicaobserver.com

October 24, 2014

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The problem with male breast cancer is that because it is often not looked for, and there isn’t normally mammograms done on men, it most times presents itself as an invasive cancer rather than a pre-invasive cancer. READ THE STORY HERE: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Men-get-breast-cancer-too_17671452 A blog visitor recently pointed out that the story could not be accessed. […]

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Ebola: Hundreds of Liberians stranded in Ghana – Associated Press/Rodney Muhumuza & Obed Boafo

October 23, 2014

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BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana (AP) — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can’t get home. Amanda Johnson, a 50-year-old Liberian living in Ghana, awaits her fiance’s departure from their home country for their wedding, but refuses to return home because of […]

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Caution Needed Over Paralysis Breakthrough – [UK] Sky News

October 22, 2014

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Surgeons are looking for patients to join a clinical trial of a new technique – but it may not work for all paralysed people. READ THE EXCITING & PROMISING STORY: http://news.sky.com/story/1357429/caution-needed-over-paralysis-breakthrough WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014. 1:30 a.m. [GMT]

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Ebola: Nigeria should name a Teaching Hospital after Dr. Stella Adadevoh – Fatai Bakare

October 22, 2014

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How Did Nigeria Quash Its Ebola Outbreak So Quickly? – Katherine Harmon Courage http://emotanglobal.com/2014/10/18/how-did-nigeria-quash-its-ebola-outbreak-so-quickly-katherine-harmon-courage/ Below submitted by a blog regular, Mr. Fatai Bakare about the need for the central government in Nigeria immortalize Dr. Stella Adadevoh’s name for her gallantry in the line of duty, a gallantry that has saved probably thousands of lives and […]

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“Ebola” and “Lagos” in same sentence “apocalyptic”? No, Dear World!

October 21, 2014

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In Fight to Stop Ebola, Nigeria Got Right Everything America Got Wrong – foreignpolicy.com When the first case of Ebola was discovered in Nigeria this summer, Jeffrey Hawkins, the U.S. Consul General in Lagos, said that an outbreak there could become an “apocalyptic urban outbreak. The last thing anyone in the world wants to hear […]

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Could Ebola Have Escaped From US Bio-warfare Labs? – American law professor Francis A. Boyle

October 20, 2014

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DR. STELLA ADADEVOH – [google images] Since ebola reached Nigeria three months ago – thank God government effort, especially Lagos-headed Governor Fasola has hopefully sent it packing for good – many Nigerians in discussions online and privately have expressed the point being muted by Professor Boyle. Writing on August 2 in emotanafricana.com under “Who will […]

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