Sunday, December 16, 2018
The Head of Department, Ophthalmology Department, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Dr Modupe Idris, has warned that everyone has a chance of having cataract disease because it is an age-related disease. Idris, at a press conference organised by Vision Care...
If you’re a tea lover, it may make sense to experiment with other types of tea, like hibiscus tea which, additionally, is caffeine-free, unlike black tea, promotes a healthy heart and lower blood pressure. growing body of research suggests that...
Nigeria is facing its worst Lassa fever outbreak on record, with 72 people confirmed to be dead from the virus and 317 infected, according to the World Health Organization. A further 764 are suspected to be infected, and 2,845 contacts...
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has reiterated the commitment of Federal Government towards the elimination of viral hepatitis in Nigeria by 2021. The Minister made this statement at a press briefing to commemorate the 2017 World Hepatitis Day...
The management of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo State, announced on Tuesday that it had begun a medical examination to ascertain the cause of the sudden death of one of its employees, Dr Okeoghene Edigba. The Public Relations...
Everyday Nigeria looses 2300 Children and 145 women of child bearing age making Her the second highest contributor to maternal and child mortality in the whole world
The Sokoto State government has confirmed three deaths, including two students, following a strange illness that occurred in two neighbouring houses at Mabera in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a mechanic and father of five,...
Survival, saying the level of improvement in reducing deaths in newborn babies globally has not played out in Nigeria. Mrs Saraki, in a keynote address at the 10th annual general meeting and scientific conference of the Nigerian Society of...
What is listeriosis? Listeriosis is food poisoning caused by eating foods contaminated with the Listeria monocytogenes (L. monocytogenes) bacterium. In pregnant women, the infection can result in miscarriage, premature delivery, serious infection of the newborn, or even stillbirth. Listeriosis affects mainly...
Endometriosis is a puzzling hormonal and immune disease that affects girls and women from the age of eight till after menopause. The name comes from the word, ‘endometrium’, which is the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus,...