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1 Sep 2019
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.
18 Aug 2019
The death of an Abuja lady and businesswoman who died after complications emanating from a liposuction surgery at a private medical facility in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is now a subject of controversy.
6 Aug 2019
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).
1 Jun 2019
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…
10 May 2019
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…
27 Jan 2019
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…
1 Feb 2018
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…
2 Jan 2018
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…
27 Nov 2017
Increasing amounts of people are opting for weight loss surgery these days, as it seems to have answered our obesity epidemic especially for those who have failed to achieve their weight loss goals through diet and exercise. Weight loss surgery is a major life change and it has to be permanent if you've exhausted all…
9 Nov 2017
Following the ongoing free medical outreach by the Kebbi State Government in collaboration with Moses-Lake foundation of United States over 600 patients have been operated with surgical cases.
29 May 2016
Life has never been the same for 30 years old Miss Tochi Mbonu, a microbiology graduate of the Benue State University. As it stands, her dream of pursuing a career in science ...
7 May 2016
Do we understand the ageing process and the realities that surround it?


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Anambra Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, said members of Youth Earnestly Seek Soludo (YESS) exhibited rare political support during his election in 2021.
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Mr Tony Ojukwu, SAN, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has reiterated the commission’s commitment to promote and promote human rights of all persons living in Nigeria.
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Nearly half of cancers worldwide can be traced back to a known risk factor, primarily tobacco or alcohol, a huge global study found on Friday, which said that behavioural changes can help reduce the threat of disease.
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The World Health Organization said Friday that two existing treatments dramatically reduced deaths from Ebola and should be given to people of all ages suffering from the often-fatal haemorrhagic disease.
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The United Nations on Friday called for the safety of aid workers in Nigeria's volatile northeast where a jihadist conflict has killed 35 humanitarian staff in the past six years.