Lady battling heart condition dies ahead of surgery delayed by lockdown
The CEO of Ghunu Effects Times, a skincare therapist, Judith Ihenosen Omonua, has died aged 24 after missing a scheduled surgery delayed by the lockdown.
Barca's Dembele out of Euro 2020 after hamstring surgery
Ousmane Dembele will miss Euro 2020 after Barcelona announced on Tuesday that the France international will be out for around six months following surgery
‘Breast cancer screening should start at age 40 for most women’
Dr. Matthew Obinna Nwaneri is an Associate Professor at Carver College of Medicine and Medical Director, Iowa Oncology Network, medical oncologist at the University of Iowa Health Care (UIHC), and part of the Breast, Colo-rectal, and Genitourinary Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards.
Brazil president to undergo surgery for fourth time
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will undergo surgery to correct an incisional hernia, his fourth operation since he was stabbed nearly a year ago during his presidential campaign, his office said Sunday.
Ephraim Terkula, NAFDAC worker, down with liver disease, needs N30m to survive
A 44-year-old middle-level worker of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mr. Ephraim Anjembe Terkula, who has been diagnosed with liver disease, needs N30 million to get medical treatment at a health facility in the United Kingdom (UK).
Court orders Tarfa to produce medical report over surgery claims
Justice Adedayo Akintoye of a Lagos High Court, Igbosere has ordered Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Rickey Tarfa to present a fresh medical report explaining his health status in his ongoing trial over allegedly offering bribe to two judges. The judge made the order sequel to Tarfa's application for more time to recuperate from surgery…
Suarez undergoes surgery for knee injury
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez underwent surgery on a knee injury on Thursday and could be a doubt for their Copa del Rey final against Valencia later this month. Suarez played the full 90 minutes of Barca's shock 4-0 defeat to Liverpool on Tuesday, which ended their hopes of reaching the Champions League final. But the…
Brazil's Bolsonaro admitted to hospital for surgery
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was in hospital in Sao Paulo on Sunday for surgery to remove a colostomy bag put in after he was attacked by a man with a knife during his election campaign. His spokesman, General Otavio Santana do Rego Barros, said Saturday that Bolsonaro would be operated on Monday, after which he…
MAPOLY lecturer needs N5.4m for hip replacement surgery
For Dotun Oladipupo, a lecturer in the department of Mass Communication at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, life has never threated him so badly until he fell into a grave illness now threating his life. Oladipupo, a father of one, has been fighting Sickle cell anemia all alone until 2016 when he became terminally…
Yobe performs free VVF surgeries on 150 women
The Yobe State government has performed free surgeries on 150 women suffering from Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF). The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Bello Kawuwa, disclosed this at the weekend in Damaturu, the state capital. He said the surgeries were performed at the newly established treatment centre in Damaturu. According to him, the scheme was designed…