Articles Posted in the " Breast Cancer " Category

  • Sugar intake increases risk of breast cancer —report

    Eromosele Ebhomele A scary health study has warned that diets high in sugar are a major risk factor for certain types of cancers, especially breast cancer. A report on Fox News Health by Dr. David B. Samadi, states that the new study emanated from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Samadi, a […] Post from PM News

  • Naira strengthens against the dollar

    The Naira on Friday hedged up slightly against the dollar at the parallel market amid calls for the apex bank to relax its strict foreign exchange policy. NAN reports that the Naira appreciated by 0.4 per cent on Friday afternoon as it exchanged for N277 against the dollar from N278 it traded for previously. However, […] Post from PM News

  • 200 women benefit from breast, cervical cancer screening in Kwara

    The LEAH Foundation, an NGO sponsored by Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, wife of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara, had screened more than 200 women of breast and cervical cancer in Ilorin. The governor’s wife made this known on Monday during a sensitisation programme in the state capital. Mrs Ahmed, who was represented at the event by […] Post from PM News

  • Laolu Akande appointed Osinbajo’s spokesman

    Laolu Akande, United State of America-based journalist has been appointed as spokesperson to Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president of Nigeria. Akande who is a veteran reporter is also a teacher and preacher. As a journalist reporting for the leading Nigerian newspapers including The Guardian, Pastor Akande is regarded as the longest serving African correspondent […] Post from PM News

  • Oncologist wants plan for breast cancer reduction

    A radiation oncologist, Dr Lola Salako, has called on stakeholders in the health sector to map out a five-year strategy to reduce the mortality rate of breast cancer. Salako, Founder, Sebeccly Cancer Care and Support Centre, made the call in an interview with NAN in Lagos on Saturday. She said that breast cancer was not […] Post from PM News

  • New breast cancer recurrence drug shows promise

    In the file: Prescription drugsA new treatment option is more effective than tamoxifen at preventing a return of breast cancer in young women, according to the results of two international trials released Sunday. The findings show that exemestane, given along with treatment to suppress the function of the ovaries, reduced the risk of breast cancer’s return by 34 per […] (Post From PM News)

  • Police eject dead officers’ wives from barracks

    The personal belongings of an ejected widowJosephine Odum-John Widows and children of dead officers living at the Police Mobile Force, 20 Squadron (MOPOL 20), Ikeja, wept Saturday after they were thrown out of the barracks after a short notice. At least 10 widows and their children were evicted with their belongings littering the premises of the barracks. The children and women […] (Post From PM News)

  • Exercise Reduces Risk Of Breast Cancer

    •Woman joggingWant to prevent breast cancer? Here is your chance. A new study has found that women who exercise energetically for an hour a day can cut their risk of breast cancer – regardless of their weight or age. According to findings released at the European Breast Cancer Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, exercising vigorously for an […] (Post From PM News)