Panic as army invades Delta community, arrests town president, others
There is apprehension in Umuseti Community in Kwale, Ndokwa West Council Area of Delta State, following military officers arrest of five youths and President of the town, Felix Izah, over the closure of Pillar Oil Flow Station.
World records 207,500 measles deaths in 2019, amid increases in cases to 869,770 – WHO
Global measles deaths increased by 50 per cent from 2016 to 2019, claiming over 207,500 lives in 2019, WHO said in a statement issued from its headquarters on Thursday in Geneva citing figures from a joint report it published with the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC).
30 minutes of music daily may reduce post-heart attack problems
New research has found that listening to 30 minutes of music a day significantly reduces the risk of further heart health problems after a heart attack.
US coronavirus cases pass 500 as defiant Trump praises response
The number of confirmed US coronavirus cases soared past 500 Sunday, including two further deaths, as President Donald Trump defended his administration's "perfectly coordinated" response to the epidemic.
Nigerians in China seek evacuation over coronavirus
Some Nigerians still in China, including students, are not happy they are ‘trapped’ in the Asian country.
Coronavirus urgent precautions
Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals. In rare cases, they are what scientists call zoonotic, meaning they can be transmitted from animals to humans...
Making Nigeria safe from common diseases
The fact that Nigeria has been good at reporting outbreaks, mortality and morbidity from diseases instead of promoting prevention engaged our attention the other day
More than 140,000 die from measles as cases surge worldwide
More than 140,000 people died globally from measles in 2018, according to new estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States...
Severe gum disease linked to 49% higher risk of hypertension
More and more evidence points to the notion that gum disease increases the risk of other health conditions, including hypertension. A new review of the literature now argues that the more severe the form of gum disease, the higher the risk of hypertension.