Monday , January 25 2021

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Fish and Soyabean: A Great Combination for Improved Human Health

Fish and Soyabean: A Great Combination for Improved Human Health

By Adewolu Morenike A. One of the serious problems facing developing countries today is how to match food production levels, particularly proteinous foods, with increasing demand by a growing population. The magnitude of this problem is shown in the prevalence of kwashiorkor and other diseases associated with protein deficiencies. In …

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FG Disburses N10bn to Produce COVID-19 Vaccines

FG Disburses N10bn to Produce COVID-19 Vaccines

The Ministry of Finance has released N10 billion to support domestic vaccines production to tackle COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, made the disclosure at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) COVID-19 briefing on Monday in Abuja. Ehanire said: “The Ministry of Finance has released …

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Africa Records Over Three Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Africa Records Over Three Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent has reached 3,021,769 as of Sunday morning, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. According to the continental disease control and prevention agency’s Africa COVID-19 dashboard, the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 72,121. ALSO READ: …

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Strategies for Curtailing Protein Deficiency 

Strategies for Curtailing Protein Deficiency 

Every living organism needs food, not just any food, but quality food. Food is any substance (liquid, solid or semi-solid) which is consumed to provide the body with nutrients. When we hear nutrients, we should think of them as substances found in food which give the body energy, body structure …

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Dr. Anu Adepoju (Med-contour) Suspended from Practicing Medicine

Dr. Anu Adepoju (Med-contour) Suspended from Practicing Medicine

The Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (Commission) welcomes the Medical and Dental Council’s (MDCN) decision to impose interim measures suspending Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju indefinitely from practicing medicine pending full and final disposition of disciplinary proceedings.   Every action, whether interim or final that prevents the risk of injury to …

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Top 10 Takeaways From Protein Challenge Webinar Series 5

Top 10 Takeaways From Protein Challenge Webinar Series 5

Protein deficiency, the state of the relative or absolute shortage of body proteins or one or more of the essential amino acids, is emerging as a genuine health concern in Nigeria. To effectively tackle the problem, experts concede that there is an urgent need to explore its true status in …

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