As treatment for cancer remains herculean in the country, children living with cancer and their families, have urged the Federal Government to subsidise cancer treatment for children as obtained in other parts of the world.Read More
AS the Global Fund donors pledged nearly $13 billion for the next three years to help end epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for good, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates has urged the world to be committed to removing human rights barriers to health so that the most vulnerable people can access the health services they need.Read More
Is cancer treatment a mirage in Nigeria? This is the million naira question on the lips of health watchers in the country in the wake of the complete collapse of cancer treatment services nationwide.Read More
The financial loss due to malaria annually is estimated to be about N132 billion in form of treatment costs, prevention, loss of man-hours, yet it is a treatable and completely evitable disease.’’Read More
Nigerians suffering from hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases can now heave a sigh of relief as scientists have discovered a locally formulated product, Ganoderma coffee and green tea that can help in the management of high blood pressure, diabetes and arthritis.Read More
The Lagos State Government has announced plans to curtail deaths resulting from cardiovascular diseases including hypertension and diabetes among others.Read More
Mary Ogu was 20 weeks pregnant when she developed malaria. A resident in one of the slums in Lagos where mosquitoes breed freely, Mary does not sleep under Insecticide Treatment Nets, ITNs, and takes no precautions such as the recommended treatment for malaria for pregnant women.Read More
In what has been described as the first-of-its-kind, a study by The Lancet Series, reports a widening gap in maternal health care globally for women across rich and poor countries, including the United States of America, that can lead to poor health and even death.Read More
THE Federal government has been tasked to return Nigeria on track towards winning the war against polio by meeting its $181 million immunisation funding requirement for 2017/ 2018.Read More
Mere mention of red oil, the first thing that comes to mind is an ingredient for food. But how well do people know palm oil?
For several years now, palm oil has been described as one of the factors that fuel risk for heart attack or stroke.
But recent studies have shown otherwise as it has been proven that red palm oil not only serves as primary source of dietary fat but also improves reproductive health of men and heart health.
When the National Hospital Abuja (NHA) was made a referral health institution in September 1999, the vision then was that Nigerians from all walks of life will not have need to travel outside the country to access health care.Read More
Experts have linked eight more cancers to being overweight or obese, nearly tripling the list from five to 13.Read More
Experiments by Bath University researchers hint at a future in which children are born from embryos made from skin cells rather than eggs.Read More
CALABAR—No fewer than 10 million Nigerians are at risk of suffering from diabetes ‘type 2’ by 2026, according to an Endocrinologist, Prof. Feyi Adegoke.Read More
A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that eating one egg every day is not associated with an elevated risk of incident coronary heart disease.Read More