A 6 months pregnant woman was found murdered in Oribi Gorge, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. A Johannesburg tourist made a gruesome disco when spotting birds led to the discovery of a body stuck in a tree. The department of health said in...
A young man whose brother died in his arms in LUTH is blaming the hospital for the death of his brother. Yommy said his brother was transferred to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital from Navy Town Hospital, but on getting to...
Do you often have problems in digesting a meal? If you have ever wondered about the reason, it is probably because you eat foods that should never be combined. This causes problems in digestion. You probably have painful gas, heartburn,...
Close to fifty African leaders – mostly Presidents and Prime Ministers – are currently in Beijing where the Forum for China – Africa Cooperation, FOCAC, is set to close today, September 4. Some have described the event as a ‘mini...
Teenagers who smoke and drink alcohol are causing visible damage to their arteries by the age of 17, a study has revealed. Tests showed stiffening of the arteries had begun by this relatively young age. These physical changes have been linked...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has revealed how expectant parents can detect the sex of their unborn child without going through ultra-sound scan. NAN reports that the minister made this revelation  during the reception of the...
Its been four years since medical personnel, Dr. Stella Adadevoh, died after she contracted the deadly Ebola disease while trying to prevent its spread in Nigeria. She is celebrated for having prevented a wider spread of the virus by placing the patient,...
A multinational research team of scientists have identified the genes responsible for inherited breast cancer in Nigerian women, according to the study published in the 21 August issue of the Journal for Clinical Oncology. “This is the first study to...
The director of Kenya School of Laws, Patrick Lumumba, has said that Nigeria must improve its healthcare system to discourage President Buhari from going abroad on medical vacation. He said this on Wednesday while speaking at Summit Of The Alternatives...
The Queen of soul. The world has lost a member of music royalty. According to E!NEWS , Aretha Franklin, the 18-time Grammy-winning "Queen of Soul" has died. The late legend passed away at home in Detroit on Thursday, the star's publicist...
A team of surgical staff has been suspended for taking selfies mid-operation and posting them on social media. The group of medical professionals, including the surgeon, anesthesiologist, two surgical assistants and a surgical nurse, work at the Hospital San Jose...
Leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel has handed over a fully furnished centre for mental health care to She Writes Woman, a non-governmental organization, which focuses on providing care, support and advocacy platform for Nigerians with  mental health disorder.  The centre,...
A dietary expert, Dr. Bisi Abiola has recommended 100% fruit juice for an individual whose digestive systems are incapable of breaking down fibre and other hard substance, explaining that they would derive the same nutritional benefits whole fruits give.   Abiola...
Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has called on stakeholders to engage more women in their effort to prevent the spread of cancer disease and the death of many. She made the call at the High-Level Regional...
Chief Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo, the former President of Nigeria took time off his busy schedule to attend to his health. He visited Bayelsa Diagnostic Centre where he went through some medical checkup. He said “I paid N350,000 (about $1000) for all my...
The Bournemouth forward enjoyed a well-documented bond with terminally ill Sunderland supporter Bradley Lowery. Defoe still leads the fundraising attempts for the Bradley Lowery Foundation after the child died from a rare form of cancer Ex-England international Jermain Defoe has...
The Ondo State Ministry of Health and the Police officials have apprehended a quack doctor, Adewale Emmanuel Owolanke, in Uso. The suspect was alleged to have operated and killed two of his patient in the community. He was arrested for...
Hajara burst out of the crowd of women and ran briskly to her house down the middle of the village. Almost with the speed of light, she rejoined her fellow women in the group she left a short while...
Nigeria’s healthcare system has been lowly ranked on two major global healthcare surveys in the last 3 years. The World Health Organisation recently analysed the world’s health systems amongst the 191-member states. Nigeria ranked 187 out of 190 countries ahead of only...
just like our fingerprints, our brains are unique, according to researchers.  A combination of genetic factors and our experiences shape the anatomy of our brains, a team of neuropsychologists at the University of Zurich in Switzerland has found in a study published in...