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Scientists make cells resistant to HIV in major breakthrough

Researchers have found a way to make cells resistant to HIV, a new report reveals. In a major breakthrough, scientists have tethered HIV-fighting...

I want women to be treated like somebody who has penis —Chimamanda Adichie

World acclaimed and multiple award winning writer, Chimamanda Adichie, has said that she wants women to be treated the same way as men. She said the...

Poor state of Lagos PHCs affecting FP uptake

Although family planning commodities are free in Lagos, lack of consumables and poor state of family planning clinics at the Primary Health Care...

Nine-month-old boy whose penis was cut off in Niger to get penis transplant

Nine-month-old Buhari Muhammad, whose genital was cut off by his step-mother in June 2016, would undergo his next surgery when he reaches...

UCH opens stroke clinic

The University College Hospital, Ibadan has established a Cerebro-Vascular Accident clinic for the treatment of stroke and stroke-related...

Young Buhari to get penis transplant

Nine-month-old Buhari Muhammad, whose genital was cut off by his step-mother in June 2016, would undergo his next surgery when he reaches...

UCH Ibadan opens stroke clinic

The University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan has established a Cerebro-Vascular Accident (CVA) clinic for the treatment of stroke and stroke-related...

‘240 Nigerians die of cancer every day’

The minister said the Nigerian cancer death ratio of four to five contracted cases is one of the worst in the world. Alhassan said this in Ilorin,...

Why regular pap smear is important for women

A pap smear is a screening procedure to check for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix, the opening of the uterus. Pap test...

HURRAY! New drug to stop high blood pressure is around the corner

High BP, nicknamed the “silent killer”, causes heart attacks, kidney failures, dementia, strokes and sudden deaths, especially during...

Adequate Balanced Diet Can Prevent Cancer- Nutritionist

A nutritionist, Mrs Ngozi Nnam, has advised Nigerians to eat adequate balanced diet to live healthy, saying that adequate diet can prevent...

Across South-East, uncertainty reigns over health institutions

One of the most sought-after social amenities by the people is healthcare. Its absence or neglect in any state affects the people negatively. In the...

LUTH to provide free glaucoma screening to public

The Guinness Eye Centre of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos State , would provide free glaucoma screening to the...

Bauchi orphanage cries for clinic, ambulance

The Bauchi Orphanage located at the Low Cost Housing Estate in the metropolis of the state capital, has 11 children. It is managed by the Ministry of...

FG launches guidelines on HIV prevention, treatment

The Federal Government has launched the 2016 national guidelines for the prevention, treatment and care of HIV/AIDS. Speaking during the...

Condom keeps your vagina healthy, use it!

Talk of condom use to many people, and they’ll readily express their preference for flesh-to-flesh. Such people are blissfully unconcerned about...

Niger governor decries dirty hospitals

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has decried the unhygienic state of some hospitals in the state. The governor spoke when he visited Shehu...

The easiest way out of masturbation (II)

Your Facebook posts on masturbation in the last few weeks have made me re-discover myself. I was too deep in masturbation but once I read your...

HIV/AIDS: Nigeria makes progress as more babies are born negative

Nigeria has made giant strides in its fight against the HIV/AIDS, as more children are being born HIV negative. Again, the government has stated...

300 children die of lead poisoning in Zamfara – Emir of Bukkuyum

Bukkuyum (Zamfara) – The Emir of Bukkuyum in Zamfara, Alhaji Muhammadu Usman, has said that over 300 children died as a result of lead poisoning at...

After age 35, men are likely to father more daughters!

It’s common to hear men boast that at any age, they can still have children. Well, this is very correct; but researchers are warning that once men...

300 children die of lead poisoning in Zamfara

The Emir of Bukkuyum in Zamfara, Alhaji Muhammadu Usman, has said that over 300 children died as a result of lead poisoning at Yar-Galma village of...

McDonald’s serves ‘Lizard’ to pregnant woman

A pregnant woman in Kolkata in eastern India has complained of finding a lizard in the french fries she bought at her local McDonald’s...

Tanzania Shuts Down 4 Alcohol Factories

Tanzanian authorities on Friday closed four liquor making factories on the first day of the crackdown against the outlawed sachet-packed liquors The...

Study shows birth defects jump twentyfold in Zika-hit mothers

Pregnant women infected with the Zika virus last year were 20 times more likely to bear children with birth defects than those who gave birth prior...

Five top concentration killers

Your Cell Phone Perhaps even more disruptive than the ping of an email is the ringtone on your cell phone. It’s a sound few of us can ignore. But...

Review of NHIS Law Will Improve Health Insurance Penetration – Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the health sector have called on the federal government to review the law setting up the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in...

Kano govt. signs health basket MoU with Gates, Dangote Foundations

Kano State Government, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Dangote Foundation, on Wednesday signed the Kano Health Basket Memorandum of...

Nigerian professor claims discovery of cure for HIV/AIDS

Professor Maduike Ezeibe, a researcher in Veterinary Medicine of Michael Okpara university of Agriculture, Abia state was reported to have discovered...

Time For Government To Guarantee Health Of Her Citizens

The state of the Nigerian Health Sector is still a far cry from what is obtainable in most parts of the world. Due to continued low budgetary...