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Varsity develops herbal anti-diabetic, anti-cancer drugs

Dr Salihu Ibrahim Isma’il, Department of Biochemistry, Federal University, Dutse (FUD), Jigawa State, has developed a herbal anti-diabetic and anti-cancer drugs. The Vice-Chancellor of the...
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‘Diabetes drug shows potential in treating Alzheimer’s disease’

    A drug developed for type-2 diabetes can possibly be a boon for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a new research published in the Brain Research...
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Diabetes kills only careless people, says Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment. Obasanjo made the statement on Friday in Abeokuta...
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World Diabetes Day: Locust Bean ‘Iru’’, other natural condiments can lower blood glucose, says...

A Consultant Endocrinologist, Prof. Oluyemi Akinloye, has said that dietary condiments and natural products such as locust bean could be used to lower...
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‘Body’s inability to manage glucose cause of diabetes, not sugar, foods’

As the world prepares to observe the World Diabetes Day on Tuesday, medical experts say the condition is not caused by excessive consumption of...
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Diabetes: Expert advises Nigerians to embrace regular health checks

A medical practitioner has advised Nigerians to imbibe the habit of going for regular diabetes check-up and reduce consumption of sweetened drinks. Dr Uchenna Iroka...
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Diabetes fast attaining status of mass killer

A medical expert, Dr Sule Bathner, says diabetes is fast taking the position of mass killer, with the ailment causing the death of one...
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Skipping breakfast may lead to diabetes; expert recommends regular screening

Dr Adewole Adesanya, Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, Kogi State has warned that skipping breakfast regularly pose high risk of...

‘Lack of exercise can cause diabetes, hypertension’

A Dietician, Mrs Sarah Abagai, says indulging in sedentary lifestyle without regular physical exercise can cause diabetes and hypertension. Abagai, who is the Head of...

‘Mango leaves can cure diabetes, high blood pressure’

A Consultant Plant Pathologist at the Herbal Treatment Home of Human Diseases, Orogun, Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof. Moses Adeniji, has disclosed that mango leaves...