Lagos places 63 under surveillance over Lassa fever

The Lagos state government has placed 63 persons under close monitoring over concerns that they may…

Coronavirus: Thailand records apparent treatment success with antiviral drug cocktail

  A Chinese woman infected with the new coronavirus showed a dramatic improvement after she was…

Lassa fever: Seven doctors, five nurses quarantined at Adamawa hospital

Seven doctors and five nurses have been quarantined at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa state,…

8 years after: Family’s N1.1bn negligence suit against ‘Flying Doctors’ yet to be resolved

  A N1.1bn medical negligence suit brought by the Estate of Nabil Hanga and Mustapha Hanga…

Coronavirus: FG intensifies screening at ports as death toll rises to 17 in China

The Federal Government has intensified screening at the different ports in the country following an outbreak…

Lassa Fever kills 16 in Ondo

At least 16 people have so far died in a fresh outbreak of Lassa Fever in…

Death by installments: How thousands Nigerians risk death consuming meat cooked with paracetamol

For many households and restaurants, using paracetamol is the fastest way to prepare meat. It saves…

FG working to subsidise price of sanitary pads

The Ministry of Women Affairs says it has embarked on an initiative to subsidise the cost…

Eating chicken linked to higher cancer risk, Oxford study finds

Findings of a new study have shown that people who eat chicken may have increased risk…

Doctors separate twins joined at the head after 50-hour surgery

Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate…

Cucumbers are man’s best food – Research

Nature has provided man the best cure for ill health in the form of herbs, vegetables…

More young people, especially girls attempting suicide – Study

A new study that shows adolescents are attempting suicide by overdose at increasing rates is further…

Korean firm tackles malaria with new drug

Korean firm, Shin Poong Pharmaceutical Company, says it has produced an anti-malaria drug that will reduce…

25,000 underage Nigerians kids use tobacco products daily – Group

No fewer than 25,000 underage Nigerians use tobacco products daily, Nigerian activists under the aegis of…

Why we sleep: Scientists

Why do humans sleep? A new study by scientists at the Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel,…

Buhari at NSIA/ LUTH cancer centre: We promised, we fulfilled

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday inaugurated the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and Lagos University Teaching Hospital…

Acupuncture safest treatment for diabetes, says Fasehun

Chinese-trained Acupuncturist, Dr Frederick Fasehun, has called on managements of University Teaching Hospitals across the country…

Without regular sex women risk mental disorder – Psychiatrist

A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri on Saturday advised married women to have regular sex with their…

1,110 dead as cholera ravages 29 states in Nigeria – NCDC

Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as…

‘Not having sex regularly can make you lose your job’

A Sex Therapist and Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Tomi Imarah, says not having sex regularly, being part…

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