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How I Bounced Back From Health Crisis Looking Better Than Ever- Buhari

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]ven presidents have to deal with illness from time to time. President Peter Mutharika of Malawi, Former President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Angola’s José...

Woman Celebrates ‘Christmas Gift From God’ After Giving Birth to Baby That Spent 24 Years as Frozen Embryo

A 26-year-old U.S woman, who was unable to conceive a child with her husband, is thanking God for an early Christmas gift after...

FG disagrees with Moody’s downgrade, says We have seen improvements in revenue in 2017

The federal government disagrees with rating agency Moody’s Investors Service Wednesday to downgrade Nigeria from a B1 stable to a B2 stable rating. “We strongly...

Sugary Drinks Could Break Your Heart

By Serena Gordon If you’re a fan of soft drinks, sodas, fruit juices and sugary sports drinks, you’re probably not doing your heart...

Minister Calls for Calm As Six More Cases of Monkey Pox Confirmed

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Honourable Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has announced laboratory confirmation of six additional cases among the suspected cases for...

Monkey pox spreads to 11 states with 74 cases

  The Monkey pox virus outbreak has spread to 11 states with 74 suspected cases recorded, Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole said...

Presidency: State House medical centre received only 33 percent capital allocation

Contrary to claims in some quarters that the State House Medical Centre received N11.01billion as appropriation for the period 2015-2017, the presidency in...

Learn more about Monkeypox (Poxviridae)

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]onkeypox virus represents a double-stranded DNA virus of the genus Orthopoxvirus, genetically distinct from other viruses in this group – including variola virus...

State House medical to be repositioned for efficient service delivery- Perm Sec

The State House Medical Centre (SHMC), which currently offers free medical services to patients, will be repositioned to offer qualitative and efficient services,...

Homegrown school feeding to solve nutrition issues- Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has explained that one of the reasons the Buhari administration’s Homegrown School Feeding Programme was conceived is to...

Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth, join forces to build Coalition on Health

Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa. Chairman...

The Python does not dance By Reuben Abati

  [dropcap]O[/dropcap]peration code-names have been an important part of military operations since the Germans first applied them in World War 1 but it...

Could a Pill Put the Brakes on Aging?

By By Matt Smith The No. 1 risk factor for all the big diseases — cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s — is aging. But instead...

Boko Haram victim child leaves for Dubai medical trip

…Dickens Sanomi foundation bankrolls medical trip with $48,000 By Amos Dunia, Abuja Following intervention by Dickens Sanomi Foundation, a Chibok boy, Ali Ahmadu...

How to keep your brain healthy as you age

By Ana Sandolu A new advisory from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association outlines seven measures we can all take to keep our...

Child flu vaccine ‘key to protecting older people’

By Peter Russell The UK’s evolving programme of vaccinating children against flu is being hailed as a vital tool in protecting older, more vulnerable...