Federal Government had, last week, through the NCDC activated a preparedness plan by setting up the Ebola Preparedness Working Group (EPWG) in response to the renewed outbreak of Ebola in the DRC.
How potbelly is red flag for cancer, by WHO
The research, which suggests a pot belly should be considered a major red flag, concludes waist size is as closely linked to cancer risk as overall weight.
There is no strike in LUTH, says chief medical director
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode has explained that the hospital’s health workers are not on strike.
Premature babies are 17 times more likely to die from heart failure
Infants born before the 28th week of pregnancy are 17 times more likely to develop the condition than those carried to full-term.
Scientists advance efforts to end malaria in Africa
Scientists and stakeholders in the efforts to end malaria have recorded fresh breakthroughs.
How pepper fruit, others stop prostate cancer
Researchers have identified and validated pepper fruit, pawpaw, West African Black pepper and cowhage (velvet bean) for the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.
U.S. clinic introduces ‘Medical Second Opinion’ to improve services in Nigeria
Determined to bring quality medical care to the doorsteps of Nigerians, Kinghaven Medical System a medical clinic in Houston Texas, United State...
The health implications of an abusive relationship
Recently, there has been a growing trend in Domestic Violence against women in Nigeria, and in Africa as a whole.
Principles of management and prevention of obesity
Having understood that obesity is a symptom of an underlying disease known as acid, our focus shall be on reduction of the production of acid in the body...