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    Here’s the Best Age to Get an HIV Test, According to Experts – HIV – Google News

    Here’s the Best Age to Get an HIV Test, According to Experts TIME Meck. Health Director Asks County Commission To Fund HIV Pilot Project WFAE Full coverage via HIV – Google News
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    6 Facts About HIV/AIDS That Might Totally Shock You – HIV – Google News

    6 Facts About HIV/AIDS That Might Totally Shock You Women’s Health Iran wakes up to HIV/AIDS epidemic among expectant mothers Al-Monitor Harvey man booked with intentional AIDS exposure New tool to track HIV infection rates Independent Full coverage via HIV – Google News...
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    Colon Cancer: The Facts You Need to Know – DCDocs » Feed

    What you may not know is that colon cancer is the third most common form of cancer in the US. The post Colon Cancer: The Facts You Need to Know appeared first on DCDocs. via DCDocs » Feed
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    What Happens in Women’s Brains During Orgasm? – News

    Certain parts of the brain reach “peak levels of activity” when women have orgasms, a team of Rutgers University scientists report. via News
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    Metro How Bad Lifestyle, Costly Drugs Increase Heart Failure Death Among Nigerians - Tori News

    Oh No: There Are Increasing Cases of Heart Failure Among Nigerians – Cardiologist Warns – Cardiologist have issued a warning, insinuating that there are increasing cases of heart failure among Nigerians. via Tori News – Via Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Stem Cells: Produce Your Own Meat Without Killing An Animal

    Engineered meat is taking on a new flavour as an entrepreneur aims to help people make animal-free meat at home, like brewing beer, by sharing cell cultures. Think of producing your own meat in your lab at home without slaughtering animals. With a few cells and a container, the process could be...
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    7 Reasons You Should Do Sexual Diseases Test Now!

    Everyone should be tested for sexual diseases. We should not assume we know its risks and that we would be able to know we have contracted one. No. We should all test for sexual diseases because of the these reasons: 1. Because anyone can contract it: Just because you or your partner has...
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    Down Syndrome: Causes, Features And Treatment Of The Genetic Disorder

    Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that results from an extra copy of chromosome 21. Hence, it's sometimes referred to as trisomy 21. Unfortunately, this extra copy of chromosome has far-reaching implications for the overall development of the baby's brain and body during intrauterine and...
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    Parkinson's Disease: Memory Loss, Sleeping Difficulties And Other Symptoms You Should Know

    Globally, Parkinson's disease remains a leading degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, second only to Alzheimer's disease. It has been shown to affect an estimated seven million people across the globe and tends to be more common among the elderly population who are above 60 years...
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    Meniere's Disease: 5 Things You Need To Know About President Buhari's Ear Infection

    Meniere's disease refers to a disorder of the inner ear often characterised by a spinning sensation (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus) as well as various degrees of hearing loss that may culminate in deafness. It's important to note that Meniere's disease and Meniere's syndrome are...
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    Stretch Marks: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

    Stretch marks, medically known as striae are narrow streaks or lines that appear on the surface of an overstretched skin, giving it an off-colour hue which a lot of people often find disfiguring. While it is true that stretch marks tend to disappear over time, they hardly ever disappear...
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    Cardiac Arrest: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

    Cardiac arrest is responsible for no less than 7 million deaths globally. By way of definition, it describes the sudden cessation of cardiac output due to failure of the heart muscle to contract effectively. It is worthy of note that cardiac arrest differs from heart failure in which the heart...
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    Ear Care: 7 Important Tips You Should Know

    According to a recent research conducted by the World Health Organization, more than 36 million people all over the world suffer from some sort of disabling hear loss and very few seek medical attention on time. In fact, the Centre for Hearing and Communication observed that most of such people...
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    Family Planning: 6 Important Facts Every Couple Should Know

    According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), up to 225 million women, most of whom are Africans require family planning but are not on any form of it. If they had access to modern methods of family planning, as many as 24 million abortions, 6 million miscarriages, 70000 maternal...
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    Zika Virus: 7 Ways To Prevent The Deadly Viral Infection

    Sadly, Zika virus has now assumed menacing dimensions especially in the Americas and Carribean. For instance, in Brazil alone, the virus has affected no less than a million people since the outbreak last year. Furthermore, in recognition of the malignant potentials of Zika virus, the World...
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    Zika Virus: 7 Things You Need To Know About The Deadly Viral Infection

    Lately, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has become a global emergency and a subject of global concern, even as the World Health Organization has projected that up to 4 million people may be affected in the ongoing outbreak. As of today, cases of the viral infection have been reported in 23...
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    How To Keep Yourself Safe From Lassa Fever

    Lassa fever is a viral haemorrhagic fever which has been endemic in the West African subcontinent since it was first discovered in 1969 in a town called Lassa in Borno state. It reportedly affects about 500000 persons in this region on an annual basis, leading to an estimated 5000 deaths. In...
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    Lassa Fever: 7 Things You Should Know About The Deadly Viral Illness

    Lassa fever is one of the lethal viral haemorrhagic fevers, apart from Ebola, Dengue and some others. It's predominantly a disease of West Africa that was first discovered in 1969 in a Nigerian town called Lassa where two missionary nurses died from the disease. Since then, there have been...
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    Intestinal Worms: 10 Things Nigerians Need to Know

    Intestinal worms are common in Nigeria and in Sub Sahara Africa as it accounts for a significant amount of morbidity and mortality especially in children less than 5 years of age living in the rural communities. These intestinal parasites are gradually eating us because they reside in our body...
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    Developing Healthy Bones: Important Things You Need to Do

    The importance of healthy bones can’t be emphasized because of the numerous functions of healthy bones. An adult has about 206 bones which help in providing the framework for the attachment of muscles; it acts as a store house for calcium, protection of organs, mobility and in hearing. It is...