Delta offers free healthcare to mothers, children
To mark the Mother and New Born Child Health Week (MNCHW), Delta State government has directed all its primary health care centres to provide free health services to mothers and children five years and below.
Again, participants seek tariff removal on anti-diabetes medication, devices
The Federal Government has been urged to urgently consider the removal of tariff from the importation of anti-diabetes medications and devices, to save Nigerians living with the disease from untimely death.
FMC Umuahia performs two kidney transplants
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, Abia State, has carried out two successful kidney transplants. The surgeries were done by a team of FMC doctors, led by Dr. Obi Ekwenna of the University of Toledo Medical Center.....
Why exercising on polluted city streets does more harm than good
Exercising on polluted city streets does more harm than good, research suggests. The damage done by breathing in traffic fumes outweighs the benefits of physical activity, scientists found.
‘Humans have hit limit for height, lifespan, physical performance, could soon move backwards’
Humans may have reached their peak - and could soon start moving backward, a chilling new report has warned.
Obesity prevented in rats fed high-fat diet
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, United States (U.S.), have identified a way to prevent fat cells from growing larger...
Keep the festive season healthy
Well we’re in December and it seems that the festive season is kicking off for most people. Christmas is so much more than just one day these day, it seems to start around the first week of December and finish sometime after the New Year’s....
Harmattan tied to rise in BP, stroke, heart failure
The Harmattan is here again. Most parts of the country are already feeling the harsh weather condition. The Harmattan is a season in the West African subcontinent, which occurs between the end of November and the middle of March.