Sunday, February 18, 2018
Lassa-fever

Doctor infected as he treats Lassa fever patients

Two patients have died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos. LUTH’s Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode, who confirmed the...
loneliness

Loneliness ‘increases risk of premature death’

Researchers say the harmful effects of loneliness are akin to the harm caused by obesity "Loneliness as big a killer as obesity and as dangerous...
Boli-and-Suya

Suya, Boli dangerous, cancerous- Expert

Prof Musa Borodo, president, Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria, has warned Nigerians to stop eating ‘suya and boli’ because they cause cancer. Suya...

Why contraceptive use is ‘incredibly low’ in Nigeria – Don

The importance of family planning in addressing a range of challenges in developing countries is now widely accepted. Family planning is a key factor...

Alcohol causes mental disorders in young people

The excessive consumption of alcohol beverages left more than 2,014 young people with mental disorders in Maputo, Mozambique. Mozambique’s Office of Prevention and Combat Against...
HIV AIDS

WHO scores Africa high in malaria, HIV control

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has commended the African region for making significant progress in malaria control in the last five years. Dr Matshidiso Moeti,...

Bleaching, toning creams cause skin disorders-Expert

Dr Eshan Henshaw, a Consultant Dermatologist with University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, said most skin disorders on humans were largely caused by bleaching and...

Lassa Fever: Anambra Govt confirms one dead, 65 on surveillance

The Anambra Government on Monday confirmed that a nursing student was killed by Lassa Fever, while 65 others were being monitored. Dr Emmanuel Okafor, the...
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