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Unhealthy living is responsible for cancer—not your genes

Most cases of cancer may be associated with unhealthy lifestyles rather than our genes, experts have claimed. According to researchers, factors in the world around us— from diet to sunlight, cigarettes and disease— play a far bigger role in fuelling cancer than DNA. In fact, about 90 per cent of cases would be wiped up if these triggers could all be avoided, they said.

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UBA Pharmacy prioritises patient care

A group of US-based Nigerian professionals inspired by the late Professor Dora Akunyili over a decade ago, have invested in the nation’s pharmacy industry. In a chat, they told Good Health Weekly, that pharmacy care in Nigeria has been bedevilled with so many challenges including the fact that most pharmacy outlets are run by quacks.

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