JUTH undertakes first brain surgery using drilling machine

The Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH), at the weekend undertook its first surgery to remove brain tumor using a machine that drills the skull bone to gain access to the tumor. “It is the first Trans-labyrinthine approach to a posterior fossa tumor. We used the C-Arm machine to drill the skull bone so as to […]

Yadda Kudin-cizo ya riga dan’adam zuwa duniya

Wani bincike da aka assasa shi domin gano yadda kudin-cizo ke yaduwa ya nuna cewa kudin-cizon ya riga dan’adam fara rayuwa a doron kasa. Kuma binciken ya nuna cewa kwarin sun gabaci zuwan abokan rayuwarsu (Jemagu) doron kasa, da fiye da shekara miliyan 50. Shi dai kudin-cizo yana iya shan jinin da ya rubanya nauyin […]

Kebbi confirms 6 cases, one death from Lassa Fever

By Ibrahim Bello The Kebbi Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state. Dr Assad Hassan, Epidemiologist at the state Ministry of Heath, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi, that the cases were recorded between February and April. Hassan told NAN that four of […]

Number of people with dementia to triple in 30 years- WHO

The number of people with dementia worldwide is expected to triple in the next 30 years, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The organisation disclosed this in a statement announcing new guidelines to tackle the ailment, on its website. “We need to do everything we can to reduce our risk of dementia,” the statement […]

THE AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF MOI MOI…

If you are looking for healthy diet and healthy eating advice, look no further,. Moi moi has all the proteins and energy sustaining power more than many other diets They are light, refreshing and can be a healthy eating diet They attract numerous healthy eating companions such as poached eggs, lobster, fishes, roasted lamb or […]

UNGA presidency: Nigeria remains unopposed – Gravley

Nigeria remains unopposed in its bid for the presidency of the 74th United Nations  General Assembly (UNGA). Ms Monica Gravley, spokesperson to the President of the outgoing 73rd UNGA, Ms Maria Espinosa, disclosed this to UN correspondents in New York on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country is represented in […]

HEALTH RESTORATION AGENDA: GOV SANI-BELLO RESTATES COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING RURAL HEALTHCARE CENTRES IN THE STATE AS NIPSS PARTICIPANTS COMMENDS HIS DEVELOPMENTAL STRIDES

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has restated his commitment towards improving the state of primary healthcare centers in the state in the next four years. The Governor gave this commitment when he played host to members of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, who were on Presidential assignment on a study […]

China boasts of 4m registered nurses

(Xinhua/NAN) The number of registered nurses in China exceeded 4 million at the end of 2018, rising to 3 nurses per 1,000 people, the National Health Commission announced on Wednesday. Registered nurses make up nearly 50 per cent of the country’s healthcare professionals, said Jiao Yahui, an official with the commission, at a press conference […]

SAY NO TO DRUG ABUSE

Attention everyone. Dangerous substances some Nigerian youths consume to get ‘high’ – Codeine– Tramadol– 10 days old urine– Dry pawpaw leaves – Hypo in lacasera– Tom Tom in lacasera– Burnt bitumen– Dry plantain leaves – Burnt tyres– Spirogyra-Rephnol-TomTom and lacasera_Mentylated spirit-Methylated spirit in codeine– Cannabis, ganja, Igbo, Weed -Gum-Lizard poo_ Sniffing pit toilet. Please be vigilant. They need […]

Measles outbreak: US universities quarantine 1,000 students

More than 1,000 students and staff members at two US universities have been quarantined or sent home in a bid to stop a measles outbreak. Cases of measles in the US have reached a 25-year high, sparking sweeping efforts by authorities to contain the virus. The University of California and California State University – both […]