Cancer mortality in Nigeria, other developing countries to rise 70 per cent by 2030 - Expert
Cancer mortality in Nigeria and other less developed countries is projected to rise by more than 70 per cent by 2030.
COVID-19 disruptions may raise cancer, HIV, TB cases, deaths globally
Researchers have predicted a sharp rise in cases and deaths associated with cancer, Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) as a result of disruptions...
My Family Dug My Grave 25 Years Ago - HIV Positive Singer
A positive HIV diagnosis is not something to be taken lightly, but with modern treatments, the diagnosis is no longer a death sentence. However, Moses Nsubuga better known as Supercharger has revealed that his family dug his grave when he tested positive 25 years ago. The Ugandan musician who is also a radio host made it known that his wife…
Commonly used herbs to fight against viral diseases (antiviral herbs)
Hearing the word “virus” nowadays generates a tremendous amount of interest and whenever this happens people pay a lot of attention. This is not the first time this is happening
Over 4,000 mentally challenged persons can’t access treatment in Calabar
No fewer than 4,000 persons with mental health challenges cannot access the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State, for treatment
Coronavirus lockdowns could spark rise in HIV infections, experts warn
If lockdowns and stay-at-home orders are succeeding in slowing the spread of the coronavirus, health experts warn that the measures could unintentionally undermine efforts to contain another potentially deadly disease: HIV. At the start of April, Travis Sanchez, an epidemiologist at Emory University, carried out an online survey of around 1,000 men who have sex…
More herbal ‘cures’ for COVID-19
Despite the insistence of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Natural Medicine Journal that no vitamins, minerals, herbs, nutrients
Lagos residents with HIV get NNPC, others’ intervention over pandemic
To cushion the effect of the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Total Upstream Nigeria Limited with its partners have joined forces together to support people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus ...
Turning the tides against infectious diseases: The microbial pathologist’s nexus - Part 4
From a total African population of 100million in early 1900. As at year today, about a hundred years later, the population of Nigeria alone So there is no doubt that Medicine saves lives
Turning the tides against infectious diseases: The microbial pathologist’s nexus - Part 3
Reasons for non-usage include non-availability (350) (75.9%), high cost (389) (84.4%), inadequate sizes of available ones (300) (65.9%), lack of interest for unexplained reasons (150) (32.5%) and infectiveness of nets after some months of usage coupled with inability to retreat them (120) (26%).