Mbaise USA takes free health to rural communities

By Chidi Nkwopara Scores of the sick in Aboh, Ahiazu and Ezinihitte local council areas of Imo State, have benefited from free healthcare courtesy of Mbaise USA Medical Mission. The visiting medical team toured various communities including Ekwereazu, Ife, Uvuru, Umuoda, Lorji and Umuhu Okwuato, treating and counselling patients free …

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Safe sex and contraceptives

•Even a girl as young as 12 may need family planning – Edun, reproductive health expert By Chioma Obinna The use of contraceptives by adolescents is a sensitive issue in a country like Nigeria with strong religious attachments. Although government policy is to ensure availability of such service  for men …

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Researchers test cholesterol vaccine

Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering vaccine to help prevent heart disease are under way after successful studies in mice. Vaccine Researchers at the Medical University of Vienna are testing the  safety  of their experimental treatment in 72 volunteers. The jab is designed to stop fatty deposits from clogging the arteries. …

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