Are doctors nervous when loved ones are in hospital?

When a relative, spouse or friend is in the hospital for medical issues like childbirth, surgery and so on, it is not unusual for one to worry, fidget or even pace up and down the waiting room expecting the world to stand still for your relative. As such, it is baffling when you notice the […]

Health workers strike spreads to states, LGs

…as FG orders surveillance at airports, borders for Ebola Health workers have extended the ongoing strike to states and council areas after talks with government have failed to produce an agreement. The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Health Care Professionals (AHPA) have been on strike at the national level for three weeks […]

How thousands of women get treatment from VVF in North-west Nigeria

Victims of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) in North West Nigeria are being rehabilitated after treatment to ease their reintegration into the society without discrimination, a check by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has revealed. The states of Kano, Kebbi, Kaduna, Jigawa, Zamfara, Sokoto and Katsina make up the region. The reintegration programme being supported […]

1 Nigerian Dies Of Stroke Every 2 Minutes – Neurologist

Prof. Njideka Okubadejo, Nigeria’s first female neurologist, says one person dies every two minutes from stroke in the Nigeria. Okubadejo, of the University of Lagos, disclosed this at her Inaugural Lecture at the University in Lagos. The lecture was titled “Strokes of Movement and Trips: Strategic Opportunism as An Approach to Improve Neurological Care in […]

World invests $2.9bn in renewable energy since 2004 — UNEP Report

The world has invested 2.9 trillion dollars in green energy sources since 2004, a new UN-backed report released on Thursday said. The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018 report, released by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and its partners, showed a steady move away from fossil fuel-based power production to ‘green’ power sources. The report said […]

Ko kun san tusa ta gagari likitoci?

Hakkin mallakar hotoTHINKSTOCK Tusa ba abar kunya ba ce kaɗai, za ta iya kasancewa wata alama ce mai muhimmanci ta yanayin lafiyar jikinka. Amma kuma har yanzu likitoci sun gagara fahimtar lamarinta. Na tsani in fito fili in yi wannan magana amma ba shakka kam likitoci suna da matsala kan sanin al’amarin da ya danganci […]

‘Are you having an emotional affair?’

‘ If anybody asks you this question, you may go angry or livid because it sounds so insulting. Why? Maybe because you are never the type of person that would have an affair outside your relationship/marriage. Well, that is also probably because you do not know what having an emotional affair means. Having an emotional […]

How you can stop smelly farts

Foods high in fibre, such as broccoli, may cause smelly farts Passing farts, especially very smelly farts, can be an embarrassing problem. Fortunately, for anyone who experiences smelly gas, there are steps that can be taken to reduce the problem. In most cases, it is natural and healthy for a person to experience intestinal gas. […]

Best 5 teas for good health, anti-cancer

A tea expert recommends five types of tea good for health and which can also help in warding off cancer, arthritis, Alzheimer disease and other challenges. Rooibos tea, native to South Africa, may protect liver health It’s likely that we all enjoy a hot cup of tea — or herbal infusion — at least from […]

Studies on HIV prevention in women assuring – USAIDS

HIV epidemic By Prudence Arobani UNAIDS is elated with mid-way results from two studies that show a vaginal ring releasing long-acting antiretroviral medicine to prevent HIV infection in women. Reports say that the results show that studies is up to 54 per cent effective in preventing HIV. The ring, which is replaced monthly, slowly releases […]