WHO commends South African parliament decision to pass tax bill on sugary drinks
The South African Parliament has taken a brave and powerful step towards promoting the health of the country’s citizens and reducing diet-related noncommunicable diseases
Malaria cases rise as insecticide resistance spreads
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has alerted to rise in malaria cases and the fears of resurgence as progress in the fight against a curable disease...
Scientists record major HIV breakthroughs
Two United States (U.S.)-funded trials for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) vaccine launched in Africa, bringing us closer than ever to widespread protection...
Senate inaugurates committee to end HIV/AIDS scourge by 2030
Senate President Bukola Saraki has inaugurated the National Coalition Against AIDS (NASSCOA) to curb HIV/AIDS scourge by 2030.
Mrs. Akeredolu goes pink for breast cancer in Nigeria
In the last 30 years, cancer has become the deadliest non-communicable disease responsible for more deaths than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
Addressing GMOs’ promise, problems
The debate over the promise and problems of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) has continued to rage.
Novel herbal cures for HIV revalidated
Tomorrow, December 1, 2017, is World AIDS Day (WAD). A day set aside to raise awareness on Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prevention, treatment and care.
Antibiotics, meningitis, others lead to hearing loss, says audiologist
Hearing loss has been linked to several factors such as meningitis, measles, jaundice, antibiotics, insufficient oxygen and infection at birth among other factors.