Suicide, drug abuse not an option to escape life challenges –Psychiatrist

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Suicide, drug abuse not an option to escape life challenges –Psychiatrist HEALTHDIGEST- The National Vice-President, Association of Psychiatrists of Nigeria, Dr. Veronica Nyamali, has advised Nigerians not to...

Untreated hypertension can cause blindness – Optometrist warns

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Untreated hypertension can cause blindness – Optometrist warns HEALTHDIGEST- An optometrist, Dr. Chika Ugagu, says prolonged, untreated or mismanaged high blood pressure can lead to blindness. She explained that...

Consuming herbal medicines, supplements containing mercury dangerous to health, expert warns

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Consuming herbal medicines, supplements containing mercury dangerous to health, expert warns HEALTHDIGEST- A Professor of Community Medicine and Environmental Health at the University of Portharcourt, Best Ordinioha, has...

US approves first pill for treatment of alopecia

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US approves first pill for treatment of alopecia HEALTHDIGEST- The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a drug called baricitinib as the first oral tablet for treating...
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The Danger of Sexual Addiction

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The Danger of Sexual Addiction By Chiwuike Uba   I wrote a piece entitled "Addictions: Are You Hooked or In-Hook" in early 2022. The referenced article reviewed the different types...
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35% of Primary Healthcare Patients Have Malaria

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35% of Primary Healthcare Patients Have Malaria According to the Civil Society in Malaria Control, Immunisation and Nutrition (ACOMIN), a recent health survey that it conducted revealed that...

Tuberculosis: Avoid Sharing Rooms with Family, Physician Warn Patients

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Tuberculosis: Avoid sharing rooms with family, Physician warn patients HEALTHDIGEST- The Director, Health Services, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Dr. Rasheed Odunola, has advised people with tuberculosis to...
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