Guys, These Are 6 Warning Signs of Penile Cancer You Should NEVER Ignore

Guys, These Are 6 Warning Signs of Penile Cancer You Should NEVER Ignore

Penile cancer has increased more than 20% in the last 30 years, but do you know the signs to look out for? While most men know all about prostate and testicular cancer symptoms, many people don’t have the same awareness...
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World Kidney Day: Experts caution against junk foods, sedentary lifestyle

World Kidney Day: Experts caution against junk foods, sedentary lifestyle

Mr Babatunde Samuel, the chairman, Kwara branch of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria has cautioned Nigerians against over consumption of junk foods and sedentary lifestyle to reduce the risk of chronic kidney disease. Samuel gave the warning in an interview wit...
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Please take this Seriously! 10 Early Warning Signs of Cancer You Should NEVER Ignore

Please take this Seriously! 10 Early Warning Signs of Cancer You Should NEVER Ignore

Cancer is a horrific disease that has been behind millions of deaths around the world. These are certain signs of the killer ailment that you cannot joke with. Cancer symptoms vary greatly, but here we reveal 10 common signs you...
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No Cure for HIV/AIDS – FG Dismisses Claims

No Cure for HIV/AIDS – FG Dismisses Claims

The Federal Government through the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has dismissed the claims by a Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Clinical Virology at the Michael Okpara University of...
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Lagos-Based Doctor Face Murder Charges Over Surgery Gone Wrong

Lagos-Based Doctor Face Murder Charges Over Surgery Gone Wrong

A Lagos-based medical practitioner, Olugbenga Farajimakin, was on Wednesday arraigned for allegedly partnering a “self-acclaimed doctor’’ to perform a Cesarean Section on a woman that led to her death. Farajimakin, 44, was docked at an Ebute Meta Chief M...
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FG Begins Free Medical Services For Poor Nigerians

FG Begins Free Medical Services For Poor Nigerians

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has directed the less-privileged Nigerians living with certain medical conditions that require surgeries but cannot afford the medical services to visit any Federal Teaching Hospital and or medical centre for free ...
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See the Unhealthy Things Tattoos can do to Your Body According to Recent Study

See the Unhealthy Things Tattoos can do to Your Body According to Recent Study

Tattoos can cause cancer, one colour potentially more toxic than others – Study Tattoos can cause cancer and mutations – and one colour is potentially more toxic than others, according to scientists. Research by the European Chemicals Agency to be....
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Zika Virus: Vietnam reports 93 cases so far

Zika Virus: Vietnam reports 93 cases so far

Vietnam has reported 93 Zika infection cases in nine localities nationwide so far this year, Tran Dac Phu, the Head of the General Department of Preventive Medicine under Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Monday. He said “most Zika...
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Chickenpox Outbreak: Kenyans Advised To Limit Contact

Chickenpox Outbreak: Kenyans Advised To Limit Contact

Kenya’s health ministry has confirmed an ongoing outbreak of chickenpox in Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi, the country’s Daily Nation newspaper reports. People have been advised to limit contact with those affected to stop the disease spreading. The numb...
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Over 9,000 Lagosians Test Positive For HIV In Six Months

Over 9,000 Lagosians Test Positive For HIV In Six Months

Of the 616,318 that attended the HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) awareness programme from January to June, 2016, no fewer than 9,579 people were tested positive to HIV, according to Oluseyi Temowo, CEO of Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA)...
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UN
 says N4.6M people are going hungry in Nigeria

UN says N4.6M people are going hungry in Nigeria

The United Nations (UN) has said that 4.6 million people are going hungry in North-Eastern Nigeria. The organization also said that it is working with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to increase food and nutrition serv...
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African giant rats trained to detect tuberculosis in humans

African giant rats trained to detect tuberculosis in humans

Africa’s giant rats have been trained to sniff out landmines and detect tuberculosis in humans, and soon they could turn their superior noses to protecting other animals by finding illegal wildlife trophies being smuggled out of African ports. Kirsty Brebner...
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Health Minister
Says Many Nigerians see payment for health as a loss

Health Minister Says Many Nigerians see payment for health as a loss

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac  Adewole, on Sunday urged Nigerians to improve their health seeking behaviour to prevent and reduce burden of diseases in the country. Adewole told the News News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that many...
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Gynaecologist warns against using tampons for menstrual cycle

Gynaecologist warns against using tampons for menstrual cycle

Dr Kike Adesina of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has warned women not to use tampons for menstrual cycle as it portends danger to them. Adesina of the Department of Gynaecology of UITH told the News Agency of...
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Nigeria Approves New Health Policy 

Nigeria Approves New Health Policy 

The Emergency National Council on Health meeting held in Abuja, Thursday, approved the National Health Policy document. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, announced the approval of the document after deliberations by the council members. The National Healt...
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55 persons under Lassa fever surveillance healthy, says Delta State Government 

55 persons under Lassa fever surveillance healthy, says Delta State Government 

The Delta State Government has declared 55 persons put under surveillance following the death of a doctor who was admitted in a private hospital in Asaba, the state capital, and thereafter died in Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State....
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Catholic Bishops Slams Health Minister Over Abortion

Catholic Bishops Slams Health Minister Over Abortion

Bishops of the Catholic Conference of Ibadan Ecclesiastical province have condemned the alleged subtle plan by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, in collaboration with foreign organisations to increase the culture of contraception among Nigerian wome...
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Hope for Cancer Victims as New Cancer Breakthrough is Announced

Hope for Cancer Victims as New Cancer Breakthrough is Announced

A new, better way to cure cancer has been developed by a team of researchers formed from two varsities in Canada. Researchers from McGill University, Université de Montréal and Polytechnique Montréal have developed nanorobots that can travel down the bloods...
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ALERT! First Case of Female to Male Zika Virus Transmission Reported in USA

ALERT! First Case of Female to Male Zika Virus Transmission Reported in USA

In another startling Zika development, the first case of female-to-male sexual transmission of the Zika virus has occurred in New York City, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday. Up until now, it was thought that the only...
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A New Deadly Disease Named “Stephen Johnson Syndrome” Discovered in Nigeria

A New Deadly Disease Named “Stephen Johnson Syndrome” Discovered in Nigeria

Stephen Johnson Syndrome, (SJS), a new dangerous disease has been detected in Nigeria according to Health Minister Isaac Adewole. According to him, the disease has killed a Nigerian while another is currently undergoing treatment at the National Hospital Abuja...
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Photos: Aisha Buhari flags off her pet project in Cross River

Photos: Aisha Buhari flags off her pet project in Cross River

Aisha Buhari hails Cross River state governor and wife over developmental works in state – Commences pet project in the state The wife of the president, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, on Monday, April 18, commended the governor of Cross River state,...
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Kidnapped Channels TV Correspondent Released

Kidnapped Channels TV Correspondent Released

The kidnapped Channels Television correspondent, Mr. Tope Kutiyi, has been released. This development was made known by management of the Television station on Wednesday. It would be recalled that Kutiyi, in the early hours of Monday was kidnapped by unknown.....
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Millions At Risk As Nigeria Runs Into Vaccine Debt

Millions At Risk As Nigeria Runs Into Vaccine Debt

Millions of children may lose access to life-saving vaccines if Nigeria doesn’t come up with a way to pay a vaccine debt that could rise to N40 billion by 2020, public health experts have said. Dr Ben Anyene, chairman of...
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5 Diseases that Kills Faster than HIV/AIDS…No. 2 will Drive you Nuts

5 Diseases that Kills Faster than HIV/AIDS…No. 2 will Drive you Nuts

According to the World HealthOrganisation (WHO), 56 million people died in 2012 from illness causing disease with non-communicable ailments accounting for 68 per cent of deaths globally. It is widely believed that the most deadly disease in the world is HI...
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Don’t go on Strike – President Buhari Begs Doctors

Don’t go on Strike – President Buhari Begs Doctors

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja pleaded with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to shelve its threatened strike action by giving the Federal Government more time to address the grievances of doctors. President Buhari while speaki...
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After Reading This, You Will Never
Use Your Phone In A Toilet Again
(Read)

After Reading This, You Will Never Use Your Phone In A Toilet Again (Read)

Sometimes we all take a phone into the toilet. But it is a very dangerous habit! You can expose yourself and others to germs like salmonella, E. Coli and C. “If you wipe your bum then pick up your phone,...
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No More Condoms? Scientists Finally Finds a Cure for HIV!

No More Condoms? Scientists Finally Finds a Cure for HIV!

It seems the long awaited cure for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) – a lentivirus that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immuno deficiency syndrome, AIDS, has been invented by scientists. Below is how popular U.S gossip website, MediaTakeOut rep...
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So Sad! Corps Member Serving At
Kaduna Hospital Dies Of Lassa
Fever

So Sad! Corps Member Serving At Kaduna Hospital Dies Of Lassa Fever

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Dr. Ogboji Kelechi , has died of Lassa fever in Kaduna State. The Nation gathered that Dr. Kelechi who was serving at St Louis Hospital in Zonkwa, Zango Kataf local government...
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First Case of Zika Virus Identified in South Africa

First Case of Zika Virus Identified in South Africa

South Africa confirmed its first case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in a Columbian man, health authorities said. The virus, which is causing international alarm after spreading through much of the Americas, was detected in the man on his visit...
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TATAFO >>> Zika Virus: Health Institute Says Over 5,000 Pregnant Women has Been Infected in Colombia

TATAFO >>> Zika Virus: Health Institute Says Over 5,000 Pregnant Women has Been Infected in Colombia

The Colombia’s National Health Institute last Saturday said that over 5,000 pregnant women in the country are infected with the Zika virus. The total number of people diagnosed in Colombia has reached 31,555, the institute said in its Epidemiology Bulletin,....
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