Chinese researchers hold out cancer hope with new hydrogel to kill tumours

Researchers at a Chinese university have developed a hydrogel that could improve patient outcomes from a minimally invasive cancer treatment using microwaves. Microwave ablation – which involves using a needle to transmit electromagnetic waves into a tumour to kill cancer…

Drug trial makes history as cancer disappears in every patient

A new drug has been found to have a 100 per cent success rate in treating cancer. Scientists believe they may have made a major breakthrough in the fight against colon cancer. A recent drug trial found that Dostarlimab, which…

The unexpected link between intermittent fasting and cancer

Intermittent fasting is a form of eating that involves abstaining from food for a certain number of hours. One common intermittent fasting schedule is fasting for 16 hours and eating within an eight-hour window. Some people choose to fast for…

Best News of 2021: Coffee is incredibly good for you

Maybe your New Year’s resolution should be an easy one: drink more coffee. The year 2021 will be remembered as the year where scientists proved beyond all doubt that drinking coffee regularly has undeniable health benefits. That’s important, because it…

Billionaire businessman, Captain Hosa Okunbo, dies in London

Billionaire businessman and politician Hosa Wells Okunbo fondly known as Captain Hosa, is dead. Media reports say he died this Sunday morning, August 8, 2021, in a London hospital after a long battle with cancer, aged 63. “Hosa, whose health…

Veteran Actor, Sadiq Daba, is dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Sadiq Daba, died last night. He was reportedly to have died of complications from cancer. His friend, Joe Odumakin, was said to have confirmed that “We have lost Sadiq. It’s so painful because I spoke to him…

Kelly Asbury: ‘Shrek 2’ director dead at 60

Kelly Asbury, who worked on some huge animated films, including directing the blockbuster “Shrek 2” … is dead after a long battle with cancer. Kelly died peacefully Friday in Encino, CA … according to his rep, and leaves behind an…

‘Superhuman’ woman, 101, beats coronavirus after surviving Spanish flu pandemic

A New York woman who survived the Spanish influenza pandemic, cancer and sepsis, has beaten coronavirus at the age of 101. Angelina Friedman’s family say they weren’t surprised when she overcame Covid-19 as she is a ‘survivor’ who has ‘superhuman…

*Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown (Guardian) *Parents, educators unite to protect children from sexual predators (ThisDay)

Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown (Guardian) The Director General, Lagos Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, has called on corporations and businesses to ensure all safety and precautionary measures while they embark on the gradual easing of the…

IWD: IWEF, others partner Eko Hospital to fight cancer, screen 5, 000 women (Guardian)

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) tomorrow, stakeholders in the healthcare sector have identified the need for effective collaboration to address health issues affecting women, such as cancer. According to…

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