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Latest health news from Nigeria, Africa and around the world.

Zobo aids weight loss PHOTO CREDIT: Punch NG
Hibiscus Tea (Zobo Drink) Benefits
Hibiscus tea popularly referred to as zobo drink in Nigeria is a herbal tea made from the calyces of the hibiscus plant. The plant's botanical name is Hibiscus sabdariffa though it is known by different names in many parts of the world.
Tips To Having Stunning Hair. PHOTO CREDIT: African American Hairstyling
Tips To Having Stunning Hair
Healthy looking hair is, in general, a sign of good health and good hair-care practices. Here are 5 tips to make it look stunningly good.
76% Of TB Cases In Nigeria Undetected – Official
Dr Adebola Lawanson, has disclosed that out of every estimated 100 persons with Tuberculosis, only 24 are detected in Nigeria.
What Pregnant Women Should Eat For Easy Delivery
What Pregnant Women Should Eat For Easy Delivery
A clinical dietician Jane Eleodi has advised pregnant women to eat 'Dates Fruits' especially during a few weeks to delivery for easy childbirth.
Health Benefits Of Bitter Kola
Garcinia Kola popularly called Bitter Kola is a bitter traditional fruit common in the West Africa and it is generally considered medicinal with no...
A pimples-free face (Image Source: thelagosstylist.com)
Simple Home Techniques To Bid Facial Problems Goodbye
A pimple is a major problem for adolescents and adults alike. When proper hygiene is not observed by an individual, it can get worse.
Health workers begin a three days warning strike.
Health Workers Begin Three-Day Warning Strike
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Health Care Professionals have embarked on a three-day warning strike over Federal Government's failure to respond to...
Breast Cancer Survivor Donates Materials For Indigent Patients In LUTH
An NGO, Bricon Foundation, donated 100 mastectomy brassieres to the LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos, for the use of breast cancer indigent survivors.
Condoms
Foundation Warns Against Opening Of Condom With Teeth, Scissors
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has counselled couples to not use teeth or a pair of scissors to open a condom whenever they want to use it.
Measles Outbreak: 22 Die In Philippine’s Regions
Measles Outbreak: 22 Die In Philippine’s Regions
Twenty-two people recorded dead as a result of a measles outbreak in the Manila metropolitan area and other Philippines regions.
CMD Calls On FG To Step Up Fight Against FGM
Dr Peters Irobo, Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Triumphant Hospital, has called on the FG to intensify the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Bello Offers 5,000 Free Breast, Cervical Cancer Screening
Dr Amina Bello, the wife of Niger Governor, Sani Bello, has offered free breast and cervical cancer screening to 5,000 women in the last two years.
NAFDAC Inaugurates Inspection Office At Kaduna Dry Port
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration (NAFDAC), has inaugurated its Ports Inspection office at the Kaduna Inland Dry Port. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC Director...
Genotype
Types Of Genotype & Blood Groups
Genotype is the genetic makeup of an organism and it results in some of the physical characteristics of that organism. It is the combination...
Health Benefits Of Soya Bean IMAGE CREDIT: FTW Online
Health Benefits Of Soya Bean
Some call it the “miracle bean”, some call it the “golden bean”, soya bean (Soybean) is a fantastic legume which bestows skin, hair and...
Malaria In Pregnancy Is Asymptomatic, Parasitologist Reveals
Prof. Wellington Oyibo, has called on pregnant women to always consult medical doctors before they want to take anti-malaria medicines.
Don Reveals How Rotten Tomatoes Can Cause Cancer
A nutritionist, Toyin Aliu has revealed that the consumption of rotten tomatoes, popularly known as "esa," could cause cancer.
World Cancer Day: Pele Remembers Johan Cruyff PICTURE SOURCE: Pele Twitter
World Cancer Day: Pelé Remembers Johan Cruyff
Brazil soccer legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, popularly known as Pelé has paid tribute to his "friend" Johan Cruyff (of blessed memory) on February 4 -...
How to prevent Lassa Fever
Doctor Explains How Cats Can Prevent Lassa Fever
Keeping cats at home as pets could serve as preventive measure against lassa fever disease, according to the Gombe state Commissioner of Health, Dr Kenedy Ishaya.
2019 world Cancer Day
World Cancer Day 2019: All You Need To Know
Read all you need to know about Cancer and World Cancer day an annual celebration observed every 4th of February to raise awareness among people about the deadly disease.

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