Category: Health

I could not defecate for 3 months – Prof. Oyewole

Former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Prof. Olusola Oyewole, on Sunday, disclosed that, apart from the false allegations...

UNICEF promises to end violence against children ahead of Children’s day celebration

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has pledged its commitment to end violence against children in Nigeria, ahead of the 2018 Children’s Day. Mr Isiye...

Benefit of eating an egg everyday

For decades, experts warned that eating eggs raises levels of unhealthy cholesterol. But a study Tuesday said an egg a day may actually reduce the risk of heart disease...

DR Congo – Bush-meat sellers loses patronage over Ebola

In the city of Mbandaka, “bushmeat” is a cheap, time-honoured form of food — monkeys, bats, antelopes, crocodiles and other species caught in the wild. But local...

Plateau uses incentives to attract pregnant women to attend antenatal

The Plateau Government has adopted the use of incentives to attract pregnant women to attend antenatal clinic to reduce maternal and infant mortality in the state. The...

OXYCODONE

Oxycodone is a synthetic painkilling drug that is similar to morphine in many aspects. Specialists use it to treat a variety of painful conditions such as back pains,...

Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola separate four months old conjoined twins

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Yola, Adamawa State, has set a new record with yet another breakthrough as a team of surgeons, led by the Chief Medical Director of the...

DR Congo provides first Ebola vaccinations

The Democratic Republic of Congo is preparing to launch an Ebola vaccination programme Monday in a bid to stop the latest outbreak of the dreaded fatal disease from...

4,207 Cholera cases recorded in Yobe, Bauchi – MSF

The Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), an international health volunteer group, said a total of 4, 207 persons were infected and treated of Cholera in northeast Bauchi and...

Governor Masari praises Federal Govt. over ban on Codeine

Katsina State Governor Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has hailed the Federal Government over the recent decision to ban the production and importation of Codeine, used in the...