Craig Lewis: First man to live without a heart

Have you seen seen the man living without a heart? Is is possible to live without…

What too much sugar does to your body- Expert

A nutritionist, Gurama A. Gurama, has warned that sugar can be harmful and advised the public…

HSV529: Vaccine for genital Herpes passes first stage of trial

Herpes Simplex Vaccine HSV529 for genital herpes passes first phase  of clinical trials. HSV529, a vaccine…

Benefits of Blood donation- Virology Institute

In marking of the world Blood Donor Day,  the Institute of Human Virology of Nigeria (IHVN) …

Ebola alert! Uganda records second death from Ebola

Sad news of second Ebola death in Uganda. A second person has died of Ebola in…

Mental Disorder: 24 million Nigerians are mentally ill – WHO

THE World Health Organisation yesterday warned that over 24 million Nigerians may suffer from various mental…

Sarah Kuteh: Court rules that Nurse who offered Bible to cancer patient ‘rightly sacked’ for religious fanatism

Sarah Kuteh, a nurse who offered a bible to a cancer patient and encouraged him to sing The…

Cancer treatment centre: NSIA-LUTH cancer centre begins operation

 Relief has finally come the way of cancer patients as the Nigeria Soveriegn Investment Authority/Lagos University…

Childhood blindness: 30,000 children blind in Jigawa-Ophthalmologist

Summary: Health officials and stakeholders enumerated the causes of childhood blindness plus various eye diseases and…

Suicides: Doctor Expresses shock at our Poor Knowledge of Depression

IN THE LIGHT OF the recent stories of suicides around us, it’s heartbreaking to read the…

Mental Health Alert! Is Ondo about to legalize Marijuana?

What does this portend for our mental health in Nigeria? A country where incidences of suicide,…

Nigeria can only attain Universal Health Coverage with 237,000 doctors – LASUTH CMD

Speaks on Universal Health Coverage  Nigeria need more doctors Nigeria has only 91,000 doctors and 40,000…

Appendectomy linked to development of Parkinson’s disease – Study

appendectomy linked to Parkinson’s disease. 62 million patient records used.  Similar risks common among all age…

Exclusive breastfeeding reduces infant mortality by 13% – Expert

Exclusive breastfeeding reduces infant mortality by 13% – Expert   Highlighted the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding…

Multivitamins reduces the efficacy of antimalarials-expert

400,000 Lagosians affected by malaria annually.  More complicated cases of malaria affects under 5 children and…