Bandits, strange disease kill 20 in Katsina, Kano
Ten people have lost their lives and others injured following two attacks by bandits at Tsatskiya village, Safana Local Council of Katsina State.
DR Congo announces 'resurgence' of Ebola
DR Congo on Sunday announced a "resurgence" of Ebola in the country's troubled east after a woman died of the disease, just three months after authorities declared the end of a previous epidemic.
How first rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus case in Sub-Saharan Africa was uncovered
Again, the African Centre of Excellence for the Genomics of Infectious Disease (ACEGID) at Redeemer’s University (RUN), Ede, Osun State, has blazed the trail on medical diagnosis and research.
The state of health of a cell and disease formation
The human body is a collection of about 100 trillion cells. One single cell is microscopic. The cells are gathered together to first form the tissues, which are further joined together to form organs.
How lifestyle choices can reduce risk of chronic kidney disease
Active lifestyle choices such as eating vegetables, exercising, and quitting smoking can reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease, a new study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden
Benue government links strange disease to Yellow fever
Benue State government has said that the strange disease that claimed 20 lives in a part of the state has been verified to be yellow fever.
Experts seek early diagnosis to beat decline in mental ability
As part of activities to mark the World Alzheimer’s Day (WAD), September 21, Gabi-Williams Alzheimer’s Foundation (GWAF), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called for early diagnosis of dementia by medical practitioners for proper care and management of the patient. This measure if taken, according to the foundation, would help reduce the inexorable rise of the…
Lebanon reports record 1,006 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours
Lebanon on Sunday said it confirmed 1,006 new novel coronavirus cases and 11 deaths from the disease in 24 hours, in a new record for the crisis-hit country.
COVID-19 disruptions could lead to surge in infectious disease deaths, studies find
*Preventing pandemic 500 times cheaper than responding to one, researchers find A new modeling study suggests that disruptions to health services caused by Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) could lead to an increase in Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), tuberculosis, and malaria deaths. Experts around the world expect COVID-19 pandemic to have a significant impact on society. This…