By Prof. Oladapo Ashiru February 4th, 2019 was World Cancer Day. I have, therefore, chosen to write a feature on cancer. The readers of this article should henceforth know the factors that trigger cancer and the ways and means to...
Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ages, according to an analysis released Monday by the American Cancer Society. The study, published in The Lancet Public Health,...
*Women who falsely feel they carry children in their bulging bellies • The fibroid pains and way out – Experts Being fat around the waist region has become a common phenomenon among Nigerian women. These women are seen in different shapes...
A man, whose baby has multiple holes in the heart, has denied absconding after receiving donations from well-meaning Nigerians to take the child abroad for urgent treatment. The man, Monday Agoboye, told our correspondent that he had been preparing with...
*Ronny Jackson appointed Trump's chief medical advisor amid Pentagon investigation The White House announced today that the President's former physician, Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, will serve as assistant to the President and chief medical advisor. The appointment comes less than a...
*Nigeria at risk of circulation of dangerous brands Few years back, manufacturers of cigarettes sold in Nigeria were compelled to carry warnings on their packs such as “Cigarette smokers are liable to die young” . Warnings such as “The Federal Ministry...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday said 77 new cases of Lassa fever had been confirmed in 13 states and Federal Capital Territory, stressing that 11 patients had been confirmed dead. In its update on the outbreak...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is scaling up response to the Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria to strengthen rapid containment of the disease. Dr. Peter Clement, WHO Officer in Charge (OIC) for Nigeria, stated that the...
The police in Lagos State have arrested a 32-year-old man, accused of allegedly infecting a 13-year-old boy with HIV after several sessions of anal sex. The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Mr Imohimi Edgal told journalists on Thursday at State...
Almost half of Americans have heart disease, a significant increase over prior years largely because of a newly expanded definition of high blood pressure, the American Heart Association said Thursday. The report in the journal Circulation found that 121.5 million...