Category: Health

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Surprising Things That Can Damage Your Liver

Surprising Things That Can Damage Your Liver

Sugar Too much sugar isn’t just bad for your teeth. It can harm your liver, too. The organ uses one type of sugar, called fructose, to make fat. Too
Cleaning Sprays May Cause Long-Term Lung Damage

Cleaning Sprays May Cause Long-Term Lung Damage

By Nicky Broyd Cleaning may be good for your home and finances, but it may not be as good for your health. A new European study has found that w
Severe Lassa Fever Epidemic hits Nigeria, 450 Reported Cases, 37 Dead Says WHO

Severe Lassa Fever Epidemic hits Nigeria, 450 Reported Cases, 37 Dead Says WHO

It’s getting scary. On Tuesday a yellow fever epidemic was declared in Nigeria with the World Health Organization saying as many as 450 people may hav
SERAP urges Ambode to reverse ‘unfair Lekki toll charges’

SERAP urges Ambode to reverse ‘unfair Lekki toll charges’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode “to take steps to immediately reverse the unfair and disc
Reinstatement won’t stop NHIS executive secretary’ probe , says FG

Reinstatement won’t stop NHIS executive secretary’ probe , says FG

The Federal Government has said that the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary (ES) of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yus
Paracetamol better than antibiotics for sore throat cure says UK health agency

Paracetamol better than antibiotics for sore throat cure says UK health agency

By Nicky Broyd Next time you see the doctor about a sore throat they'll probably say it needs treating not with prescribed antibiotics but simple o
Gavi Alliance Appoints Dr Awele Elumelu Champion for Immunisation in Africa

Gavi Alliance Appoints Dr Awele Elumelu Champion for Immunisation in Africa

GAVI Alliance has announced Dr Awele Elumelu, a Gavi Champion for Immunisation in Africa. “We are delighted that Dr Elumelu will bring her know
A new blood test can detect eight different cancers in their early stage

A new blood test can detect eight different cancers in their early stage

Scientists have developed a noninvasive blood test that can detect signs of eight types of cancerlong before any symptoms of the disease arise.
Deadly yellow fever epidemic flares up in Nigeria

Deadly yellow fever epidemic flares up in Nigeria

A yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria has killed at least 9 people, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Official statistics fr
China to build $550m Nigerian satellites for free

China to build $550m Nigerian satellites for free

  The China EXIM Bank and the China Great Wall have agreed to pay for the production of two satellites (NigComSat) for Nigeria at the cost of
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