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

Expert Speaks Against Using Tissue As Sanitary Pad
Medical researcher, Bamidele Iwalokun, has called on ladies to stop the use of tissue paper as sanitary pads, saying, it could lead to severe complications.
23 New Cases Of Lassa Fever Confirmed In Nigeria
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 23 new cases of Lassa fever that were recorded between Feb. 18 and Feb. 24.
Zero Discrimination Day: Persons Living With HIV Advocate End To Stigma
The NEPWHAN has called on persons living with HIV in the country to fight against self-stigma in order to put an end to HIV related discrimination.
How Election Outcome Can Lead To Heart Condition - Cardiologist
How Election Outcome Can Lead To Heart Condition – Cardiologist
Losing election could cause heart problems to politicians, according to a Consultant Cardiologist, Dr. Raheem Moronkola.
Lassa Fever Kills 15, Infects 102 In Ondo
Lassa Fever Kills 15, Infects 102 In Ondo
Fifteen people died of Lassa fever between January and February in Ondo state, southwest Nigeria, while 102 persons are infected, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has said.
5,241 Arrested In Zambia For Drug-Related Offences
Adamawa Monarch Speaks On Drug Abuse Dangers
Dr Muhammed Barkindo, has advised parents and communities across the country to take active steps to curb the growing menace of drug abuse among the youth.
NMA, PSN Congratulate Buhari On Re-election
Kwara chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Expert Reveals Another Sign Of Liver Cancer
National President, PAN, Prof. Austine Omoigherale, has said that prolonged jaundice in children after the first month of life can be traced to cancer.
Don Warns Against Over-consumption Of Groundnut
Prof. Austine Omoigberale, the President, Paediatric Association of Nigeria, has warned that groundnut is contaminated with aflatoxin, toxic fungi.
NCDC Records 25 New Cases Of Lassa Fever In 8 days
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it recorded 25 new cases of Lassa fever between Feb.11 and Feb. 17 across the country.
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Bird Flu Hits Plateau State, Kills 3,900 Birds
A deadly outbreak of Bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau, killing at least 3,900 birds in some farms in the state.
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Pharmacist Speaks On Risk Of Introduction To Drugs Through Food, Drinks
Busayo Elegbede UITH has advised secondary school students to desist eating from their peers, saying foods can be laced with drugs.
Scientists Develop Molecules That May Reverse Memory Loss
Scientists have reportedly developed new therapeutic molecules that may reverse memory loss linked to depression and aging.
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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...
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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...


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