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Rare skin desease

‘How I came to terms with the disease’ – Woman with rare skin condition

A woman with a rare condition that leaves her with bubble-like tumours on her body has spoken about how she has come to terms with the disease. Sandra De Santos, from Rio de Janeiro, said...

WHO warns as deadly plague spreads – 1,300 already infected

Health workers are trying to contain an outbreak of airborne plague in Africa which has infected more than 1,300 people. Nearby nations have been placed on high alert, and a World Health Organisation said, ‘’The...

WHO revokes Robert Mugabe appointment

The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following a widespread concerns. "I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns," WHO head Tedros Adhanom...
Pastor dies during sex with 19-year-old girl

Women who dye their hair ‘are at greater risk of breast cancer’

A surgeon has claimed that people who dye their hair more than six times a year are 14% more likely to develop breast cancer. Professor Kefah Mokbel, a breast surgeon from Princess Grace Hospital in...

Monkeypox: FG investigates 31 suspected cases in Lagos, others

The National Centre for Disease Control, Abuja, has said that 31 cases of suspected monkeypox virus cases have been recorded in seven states. The affected states  are Ekiti,  Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun, Bayelsa, Rivers and...

Deadly Lupus disease cause and symptoms

Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects mostly women and occurs when the body’s immune system attacks tissues and organs in the body.” Inflammation caused by lupus could affect body systems such as joints,...
New way to prevent HIV discovered

New way to prevent HIV discovered

Scientists in the United States have engineered an antibody that could offer a new way to treat or prevent HIV, following successful tests on monkeys. Unlike the naturally occurring antibodies, it is built to attack...
Foods for a healthy heart

Foods for a healthy heart

Studies have shown that up to 70 per cent of heart disease cases are preventable with the right food choices. “What’s good for your heart is good for your brain and good for you in...
Health workers declare indefinite strike

Health workers declare indefinite strike

The Joint Health Sector Union on Wednesday declared a nationwide indefinite strike, JOHESU national Chairman, Mr. Biobelemoye Josiah said during a media briefing in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Biobelemoye said the strike will become effective on Thursday. He...

Industry ‘playing down’ risk of cancer linked to alcohol

Researchers have said that the alcohol industry is misleading the public by downplaying the risk of cancer through similar tactics to the tobacco industry. A study led by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical...

Resident Doctors announce indefinite strike, reject FG’s offer

Resident Doctors this morning announced their commencement of indefinite strike. The doctors under the umbrella of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD who had last week met with the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator...

Pre-wedding HIV, genotype tests now compulsory in Bauchi

Bauchi State Government has enacted a law that mandates intending couples to conduct HIV and genotype tests. This was disclosed at a meeting of stakeholders at the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS,...

Remote village where almost all girls grow penises at the age of 12

Young girls in a remote Caribbean village are changing sex when they hit puberty. A genetic disorder among kids in Salinas, in the Dominican Republic, means that 90% of girls born there grow a penis...

Resident doctors give FG 21-day ultimatum

Resident doctors have threatened to down tools in the next 21 days except the federal government meet their demands. The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) also referred Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole; a former...

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