July 2019 hottest month on record for earth in the past 140 years

July was the hottest month measured on earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for human-made climate change. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says July was 0.95 degrees Celsius warmer than the 20th century average of 15.8C in that month.Because July is generally the warmest month on the calendar, meteorologists say this means it also set a new all-time monthly record for the past 140 years. Last month’s temperatures narrowly topped the previous July record,…

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BREAKTHROUGH: Scientists Finally Find Cure For Ebola Virus

Scientists working on curing Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo have hit a major breakthrough as two out of four drugs being tested have been found to significantly reduce the death rate. According to the World Health Organisation and the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which was a co-sponsor of the trial, the drugs block the virus, had substantially more effective than previous drugs, which include ZMapp and Remdesivir. Prof Jean-Jacques Muyembe, Director-General of the Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale in DRC, said, “From now…

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Doctors save two snipper patients in Ilorin hospital

-Agency report Dr Yusuf Abdulraheem, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Yusjib Industrial Medicare, Ilorin, says it took the hospital several hours of intensive care to resuscitate two patients who ingested snipper on Wednesday. Dr Abdulraheem told newsmen in Ilorin on Thursday that the first case was that of a woman, which was reported to his office at about 5:00 a.m. He said that the woman drank the banned substance because of alleged infidelity by her husband. The CMD said when the husband saw his wife drinking the Snipper, he quickly…

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This Sensor-Studded Pill Let You Get A Diagnosis On Your Phone

Imagine popping a pill which can then monitor your insides for potential signs of poor health.  That is what a team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been working on. This one is a pill-sized ingestible capsule designed to monitor blood in the gastrointestinal tract.  About the size of a pen cap, the prototype sensor combines electronics with useful bacteria.  With this fearsome combination, it can detect signs of excessive bleeding in the gut, and then transmit the results to your smartphone. The project is still in prototype…

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BITTER LEAF JUICE HELP BOOST FERTILITY, FIGHT PROSTATE CANCER –EXPERT

Dr Grace Johnson, a specialist, has said bitter leaf works so well for fertility, and fights prostate cancer because its boost the functions of the reproductive system, balance hormones and help the ovary release healthy eggs. Johnson, who is Food Nutritionist, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday, that the effect of bitter leaf ranges from specifically toning the reproductive organs and boosting overall health. According to her, the problem with a lot of infertile patients is that they do not connect infertility with “fertile nutrition”. “…

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TOO MUCH SLEEP CAN KILL YOU – NEW STUDY

Sleeping for more than eight hours a night could lead to an early death, new research suggests. A global study led by Keele University has found that people who regularly make time for more sleep could end up with a “serious sleep disorder” that disrupts their breathing and causes an increased risk of heart disease. As a result, the researchers, who looked at data from 74 studies, said that excessive sleep could be a “marker” of poor health. Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the study examined…

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NAFDAC seeks stiffer penalty for drug counterfeiters

By News Agency of Nigeria The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, has proposed a stiffer penalty for drug counterfeiters in the country to serve as deterrent to others. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof Moji Adeyeye, made the call in Abuja on Monday while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria. Adeyeye noted that the provision of the law for drug offenders in the country prescribed weak penalty stressing the need for review of such law. She said that the agency had presented a bill to the National…

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10 best sex positions to stimulate the clitoris for orgasm

“Research shows it’s clitoral stimulation, not vaginal stimulation, that is the powerhouse of the female orgasm,” says sex therapist Ian Kerner, Ph.D., author of She Comes First. You know how in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare famously wrote, “And though she be but little, she is fierce”? Yeah, that basically sums up your clit. “Research shows it’s clitoral stimulation, not vaginal stimulation, that is the powerhouse of the female orgasm,” says sex therapist Ian Kerner, Ph.D., author of She Comes First. In other words, clit stimulation is a must when…

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PLATEAU STATE RECORDS TWO CASES OF MONKEYPOX

The Plateau State Government has confirmed that the state has recorded two positive cases of monkeypox in Shendam Local Government Area of the state. Dr Kunden Deyin, the state Commissioner for Health, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Jos that the first case recorded was imported from Port-Harcourt, as the victim came in from Rivers for treatment. ‎ According to the commissioner, the infected victim eventually infected his brother and both of them were treated at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital in Jos and discharged. Deyin said…

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DOCTORS THREATEN FRESH NATIONWIDE STRIKE

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) is about to compound the nation’s health problem as it has vowed to embark on nationwide strike if the Federal Government fails to facilitate reinstatement of its members sacked by the University of Jos Teaching Hospital. The Publicity and Social Secretary of NARD, Dr Ugochukwu Eze said at a press conference in Kaduna that the 21-day ultimatum issued for the reinstatement of the sacked doctors expires today, May 31. He recalled that the first ultimatum issued on the matter expired on May 2,…

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