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7 Feb 2021
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.
2 Feb 2021
Leading cardiovascular organisations have called for urgent action to reduce air pollution, which they identified as a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and a major contributor to global disease burden.
26 Nov 2020
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.
26 Nov 2020
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.
23 Nov 2020
The increasing rate of infertility among young Nigerians is a major concern to health experts, who revealed that thousands of Nigerian couples are childless...
23 Nov 2020
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
17 Nov 2020
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.
1 Oct 2020
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death globally, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and 17.9 million people die of the ailments yearly
24 Sep 2020
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…
20 Sep 2020
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.
8 Sep 2020
*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…
3 Sep 2020
Several reports have shown that the country’s Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response has slowed down due to fatigue suffered by frontline health workers, states, and the Federal Government-led taskforces on COVID-19 as well as continuous disbelief by some Nigerians. According to a study published, last week, in ScienceNews, “the unflappable health care heroes of the current…

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Pope Francis has said he is "greatly disappointed" he cannot make a planned visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan on Saturday due to knee pain. The 85-year-old pontiff suffers chronic arthritis in his knee, according to Vatican sources, and has cancelled a string of events in recent months. "The Lord knows…
37 mins ago
Harmony Tan, who knocked Serena Williams out of Wimbledon, demolished British wild card Katie Boulter 6-1, 6-1 on Saturday in just 51 minutes to reach the fourth round. The 24-year-old French player broke Boulter five times in a dominant display to disappoint the crowd on Court Two. Tan was in charge from the start, racing…
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The search for survivors buried under a landslide in India's northeast entered its third day Saturday with 25 bodies pulled from the rubble and nearly 40 people still missing. Security forces and disaster relief teams raced against the clock to find any more survivors trapped under the debris at a railway construction camp in Manipur…
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Missiles rained down on Ukraine killing many civilians and wounding dozens in built up areas as the weekend began, prompting President Volodymyr Zelensky to accuse Russia of state "terror". Strikes on a southern resort town left 21 dead and dozens wounded after missiles slammed into flats and a recreation centre in Sergiyvka, 80 kilometres (50…
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More than two dozen crew members are unaccounted for after their ship broke into two during a typhoon in the South China Sea on Saturday, with rescuers scrambling to find them, officials say. An engineering vessel that was 160 nautical miles southwest of Hong Kong "suffered substantial damage and broke into two pieces" and the…