Why I released video clips of HIV-positive youths — Ifeoma Theodore

On 09/Feb/2019 / In Articles

On December 1, 2018, Mrs Ifeoma Theodore Jnr Ezeobi, a writer, sex awareness advocate and staunch lover of teenagers and young adults, released video clips of three HIV-positive young adults who shared their tales of h[...]

Cardiovascular Diseases In Children Remains A Scourge In Nigeria

On 09/Feb/2019 / In Articles

Here has been rising concern over children with heart diseases, otherwise known as cardiovascular diseases, yet there is no cardiothoracic surgical center in Nigeria to cater for them. HENRY TYOHEMBA writes on the urge[...]

Health Boons Of Eating Dates During Pregnancy

On 09/Feb/2019 / In Articles

Dates or date palm is a flowering plant species in the palm family, Arecaceae, which is cultivated for its edible sweet fruit and is also well known for being odorless. The Nigeria name for dates fruit is  Esoo me[...]

Tanzania Male MPs Face Circumcision Call To Stop HIV Spread

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Articles

A female MP in Tanzania has called for checks to determine whether or not her male colleagues have undergone circumcision - a procedure known to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. Jackline Ngonyani said any MPs found[...]

Sierra Leone Declares A Rape National Emergency

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Articles

Sierra Leone's president has declared a national emergency over rape and sexual violence in a keynote address. Julius Maada Bio said hundreds of cases of rape and sexual assault are reported in the west African nat[...]

Containing The Cancer Scourge: Government Could Do More To Tame The Menace

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Articles

The increasing burden of cancer on Nigerians was again underlined on Monday while the World Cancer Day was being commemorated. In recent years, reported cases of people afflicted with the disease are frightening. Accor[...]

OPINION: Winning The War Against Cancer

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Articles

Aremu Segun Kuti, who lost his wife to cancer two years ago,believes the National Hospital in Abuja is overwhelmed. His wife, Taiwo Olufunke Aremu, suffered and died of cancer in the hospital after waiting for 11 years[...]

Adelusi-Adeluyi To Address Executive Session On Fake Drugs

On 08/Feb/2019 / In Articles

Former minister of health and president of the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, is billed to address an executive dialogue on public and private sector collaboration for economic growth in th[...]

Instagrams Most-Liked Egg Cracks To Reveal A Mental Health Advert

On 06/Feb/2019 / In Articles

A picture of an egg - which is Instagram's most liked photo ever - has been used to promote a mental-health campaign. The egg, known as Eugene, has now cracked after "feeling the pressure" of all the atte[...]

Study: Scientists Find The Brains Funny Bone Region

On 05/Feb/2019 / In Articles

Laughter really is the best medicine for brain surgery as it helps relax the patient, a new study has found. During delicate brain surgery where the patient is awake, if they panic and start to move about it could be l[...]