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Aisha Buhari urges women to get annual breast cancer screenings

  First Lady Aisha Buhari has advised Nigerian women to visit their primary care physician annually for breast cancer screenings.   " I call on all Nigerian women and young girls to make a commitment to always do a monthly self breast...

Plastic of Paris: Hospital MD, wife face attempted murder, negligence charge

    For allegedly attempting to kill a 17-year-old boy through negligence and causing grevious hurt, a hospital director and his wife have been re-arraigned at an Igbosere High Court in Lagos.   The duo of the Excel Medical Centre, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi,...

Malnutrition: How RUTF saved 3-year-old Modu from the brink of death

By Ajuma Edwina Ameh 3-year-old Adamu Modu (not real name), was left in the care of his grandfather, Modu Baba, an octogenarian from Dikwa Local Government Area, Borno. Little Modu’s mother abandoned him when he was 6-month-old with his father, after...

Controversial Studies Say It’s OK to Eat Red Meat

A group of papers about red and processed meat and human health, released recently by Annals of Internal Medicine, says it’s OK to eat them because researchers couldn’t find any links to health problems like heart disease and cancer. The...

Brain Drain : Nigeria To Employ Expartriate Doctors, Says Medical Guild

  By Kunle Akinsola Following massive brain drain that has hit the nation’s health sector, Nigeria will need to employ expartrate medical doctors to mitigate its effects on the county’s citizens, according to the Medical Guild. The Vice-Chairman of Lagos Medical Guild,...

Measles cases worldwide have tripled this year – WHO

Every region in the world, except the Americas, is experiencing an increase in the number of cases of measles, a vaccine-preventable disease that can kill or disable children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. “We are backsliding, we...

Menopause 101: What It Is And How To Deal With It

By Dr Afriye Amerson WHAT EXACTLY DEFINES MENOPAUSE? Menopause is defined as the time in a woman’s life when ovarian functioning has permanently ended, & there has been an absence of menses for 12 months consecutively.  WHAT IS PERIMENOPAUSE? Perimenopause is a time...

NHIS Accredits NNPC to Provide healthcare Services to Nigerians

Ongoing efforts by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to provide qualitative healthcare services to Nigerians in all walks of life, received a major boost over the weekend with the formal accreditation of the NNPC Health Maintenance Organization (HMO),...

Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer – New Study

A new medical research in Europe and the United States has revealed that " Broken heart syndrome" may harm more than just the heart. "There seems to be a strong interplay between Takotsubo syndrome and malignancies," said Dr. Christian...

WHO declares Ebola outbreak international emergency as dead patient suspected of going to Uganda, Rwanda

The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday declared that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which surfaced in August 2018, is now an international emergency. The declaration raises the outbreak’s visibility and public health officials hope...
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Supreme Court Judgment On Imo: Ihedioha Legal Team Opens Up 

    SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT IN SENATOR UZODINMA & APC v. HON EMEKA IHEDIOHA & 2 OTHERS:    Putting The Record Straight - Rotimi Peters Esq. INTRODUCTION 1.01...

SERAP asks court to stop payment of life pensions to ex-Abuja council chairs, speakers

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to: “declare the life pension...

Nigeria’s Debt Rises to N26.2 Trillion-Debt Management Office

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