A statement by the Adamawa State Ministry of Health on Monday, has confirmed 19 new cases of cholera in Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas (LGAs) respectively.

The Information Officer of the ministry, Mohammed Abubakar, said that 16 of the new cases were recorded in Mubi South LGA, while the other three happened in Mubi North.

U.S Foundation To Setup Dialysis Centres In Nigeria

A U.S based Nigerian foundation, Handover Heals Foundation, said it planned to setup state-of-the-art dialysis centres in Anambra and other states in Nigeria.

Chief Executive Officer and President of the foundation, Ms Ukay Chima-Jorji, during the foundation's 2018 Award and Gala Night in New jersey, revealed that the chronic kidney disease was assuming disturbing epidemic proportions in the country.

Ebola Epidemic In DR Congo Stabilizing - Who

The World health Organisation (WHO) have hinted that the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease ravaging Democratic Republic of Congo, seems to be stabilizing, though the disease still has an element of springing surprise.

According to Reuters, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said "It's stabilizing. We're optimistic, cautiously optimistic."

A cup of coffee early in the morning is helpful to make people start the day strong, especially after a long night, however, the important question is how much do people need to consume to get the best result.

Timing in taking coffee is also vital for optimum performance, when coffee is consumed early enough before the start of an active day, there will be enough time for the effects to wear off before bedtime, and if taken late in the day it will keep one awake all night.

Researchers working for the United States army have provided an insight in a new study on the manner of consumption as well as how much coffee is needed to stay alert during an active day.

CDC Cautions Against Salmonella Outbreak From Pre-Cut Melons

Up to 60 persons fell sick over the weekend in different places of salmonella poisoning after they consumed contaminated pre-cut melon purchased from retailers.

Among the people who were sickened from the deadly bacteria, 31 went for medical attention complaining of symptoms including vomiting, fever and diarrhea, aol.com reported.

Researchers at Stanford University and Chan Zuckerberg Biohub have identified sets of cell-free RNA (cfRNA) biomarkers in the blood of pregnant women that can be used to predict a woman's risk of premature birth.

A pregnant woman's risk of delivering early can depend on factors such as a previous preterm birth, certain pregnancy or medical complications, preeclampsia, stress or diabetes. A woman can also have a premature birth even if she has no known risk factors.

Research Raises Concern Over Triclosan's Potential To Cause Colonic Cancer

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in a new study of mice stipulated that Tricosan a common chemical used in household products could have adverse effect on the colon and also promote colonic cancer.

The study led by senior author Guodong Zhang, titled "A common antimicrobial additive increases colonic inflammation and colitis-associated colon tumorigenesis in mice" was published in Science Translational Medicine on May 30.

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