No fewer than two people have been confirmed dead from suspected cases of yellow fever in Edo State.
Dr. Zakari Adam of the United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) has called on State Governments to increase funding for nutritional programmes.
Bolanle Ambode, the wife of Lagos State Governor, has called on government to equip Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) with necessary skills for safe delivery.
At least 143 people died of Lassa fever disease within the last 11 months in 22 states, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday.
China-trained Acupuncturist Dr Frederick Fasehun has called on the managements of University Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria to embrace Acupuncture.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that over 47 million Nigerians are without access to basic toilet amenities.
Scientists say that a new discovery could explain why obese people are more likely to develop cancer.
Health Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo has suspended efforts to fight an Ebola outbreak in DR Congo’s restive eastern Beni region.
Dr. Maymunah Kadiri, has advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and gain happiness.
At least 420 million adults have diabetes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
The chief medical director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Temitope Alonge, says the deaths recorded as a result of cardiovascular diseases is rising.
A study released on Tuesday by the University of Exeter reveals that obesity or being overweight can cause depression even when no other health problems exist.
Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA), Lagos chapter, has advised Nigerians to adopt a healthy lifestyle, stating that diabetes can lead to cataract.
A 2018 global family planning report has revealed that Nigeria recorded 1,371,000 unwanted pregnancies in 2018 alone.
A Consultant in Reproductive Endocrinology, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, has urged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of eating local foods to prevent diseases such as diabetes.
The Federal Ministry of Health has said that about Twenty to Thirty per cent of Nigerians suffer from mental illness.
A local immunisation official, Aliyu Abubakar, has disclosed that use of packets of indomie noodle as social mobilisation strategy is boosting polio immunisation in Dange-Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto state.
The Pharmacist Council of Nigeria says it has sealed 358 medicine premises in Taraba State during its 35th outing covering about 30 states in the country.
The National Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (NACA) says seven hundred and forty-seven thousand, eight hundred and fifty-three females were among the 1,090,233 people on anti-retroviral treatment in Nigeria in June.
More than nine cases of Cholera has been recorded in Yobe State in the country's North-East region, a little rise in the number of reported cases in the State.