Strike: Patients hold mgt `hostage’ at National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu

Drama ensued at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu as patients held doctors and some management staff hostage for refusing them access to medical treatment following ongoing strike by health workers. National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who visited the hospital in Enugu on Friday reports that the patients More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

1 Nigerian dies of stroke every 2 minutes–Neurologist

Prof. Njideka Okubadejo, Nigeria’s first female neurologist, says one person dies every two minutes from stroke in the Nigeria. Stroke Okubadejo, of the University of Lagos, disclosed this at her Inaugural Lecture More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, April 12th, 2018

New anti-mosquito net boosts malaria protection

A trial by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine involving 15,000 children in Tanzania has found that using a bed net treated with piperonyl butoxide reduced malaria infections by 44 percent in the More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

New compound that repairs cancer cells found

Biologists from St. Petersburg have created a compound that causes cancer cells to repair their DNA or self-destruct after fatal genome damage occurs. New compound that repairs cancer cells The efficacy of the More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Scientists find two combo drugs that kill lung cancer

There is hope for lung cancer sufferers worldwide. A breakthrough research has found that  the use of two existing drugs could successfully treat the disease. The study delves deep into the molecular survival kit More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Lassa fever: Abia govt partner FMC to contain outbreak

After the news of the demise of a female doctor due to Lassa Fever, the Abia State government and Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Umuahia have teamed up to contain the outbreak. The state Ministry of Health, on Wednesday, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, April 1st, 2018

Cancer Spread: Newly discovered ‘Organ’ could play role

Thanks to a laser-equipped mini-microscope developed by a French start-up, scientists have discovered a previously undetected feature of the human anatomy that could help explain why some cancers spread so quickly. Breast More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Saraki meets Bill Gates, Dangote over health financing

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, met with Microsoft Founder, Bill Gates and African Business Mogul, Alh. Aliko Dangote to proffer solutions to financing healthcare in Nigeria. Saraki in More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Measles campaign in Oyo: Govt deploys over 8,000 officials

The Oyo State Government has deployed over 8,000 officials for the 2018 Measles Immunisation across the state. The officials, numbering 8,351, will serve as House to House mobilisers, facilitators and town announcers. More...