Ebola can be transmitted through sex – WHO warns

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued an interim advice on the possibility of Ebola Virus of being sexually transmitted. The WHO had directed all Ebola survivors and their sexual partners to receive counselling to guard against possible transmission of the disease. This is contained in a statement made available by WHO to newsmen in […]

Nigerian Doctors have no reason to go on strike – Jonathan

By Ameh Comrade Godwin President Goodluck Jonathan has stated that the Nigerian doctors have no reason to embark on nationwide strike. According to the president, his government had given the desired attention to the health sector. He said that the ongoing industrial action was unnecessary. Jonathan stated this in Bauchi on Monday while inaugurating the […]

Do dumber guys drink more?

Caricatures of the not-too-swift, drunken fratboy may have some basis in science, with a new study finding that the lower a young man’s IQ, the more likely he is to get drunk. Researchers in Sweden found that as men’s IQ scores dropped, their risk of both heavy drinking and binge drinking rose. “Intelligence, along with many other factors, might […]