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Ebola Death Toll Reaches 606 in DR Congo Northeast Provinces

On 21/Mar/2019

The Health Ministry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) revealed Tuesday that the number of Ebola deaths reached 606 and detected infections reached 968 in North Kivu and Ituri, which are provinces located at[...]

WOHD 2019: Poor Oral Health Can Negatively Affect Confidence — Expert

On 21/Mar/2019

The President, Nigerian Dental Association (NDA), Dr Evelyn Eshikena has said that poor oral health can negatively affect confidence, especially among children.   This formed part of the messages conveyed to t[...]

FCT healthcare board laments rise in child mortality

On 21/Mar/2019

The acting executive secretary of the FCT Primary Healthcare Board (FCT-PHCB),  Dr Ndaeyo Iwot, has lamented the rise in child mortality in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   He reiterated the commitm[...]

NDLEA arrests 3 over production of methamphetamine

On 21/Mar/2019

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has apprehend three persons connected to an illegal laboratory where a banned substance, methamphetamine, were being produced in Enugu.   Enugu state commander[...]

Benue govt commends AHF intervention that pushed down HIV/AIDS prevalence from 12 to 5.3 percent in state

On 21/Mar/2019

The Benue state Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Dr. Emmanuel Eru has lauded the intervention of Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in the state which he said had led to the drop of HIV/AIDS prevalence in the s[...]

Drinking Very Hot Tea Almost Doubles Risk of Cancer, New Study Says

On 21/Mar/2019

Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study.   Researchers found that tea drinkers who liked t[...]

Weak regulation fuels rise in medical errors, drug problems in Nigeria

On 21/Mar/2019

Medical experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in fake and adulterated drugs, medicines’ abuse and misuse, misdiagnosis, disease treatment errors and failure as well as morbidity and mortality in the country.[...]

Tips on changing your diet to make them heart-healthy

On 21/Mar/2019

The heart is such an important organ in the body that everything possible should be done to keep it working optimally all the time. The life and wellbeing of the individual depends on the good working condition of the[...]

Pharmacists accuse Lagos over lopsided health insurance scheme

On 21/Mar/2019

Pharmacists under the aegis of the Association of Community Pharmacists (ACPN) have rejected the Lagos State health insurance scheme, saying it is structured solely to favour and give monopoly to medical practitioners,[...]

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