Category: Health

Must See: 5 Dental Health Mistakes You Should Stop Making (No. 3 Is Very Dangerous)

Even if you think you’re doing everything right, there may be dental mistakes you’re making every day that you’ve never considered. Daily habits that might seem like no big deal add up over the years, setting you up for bad breath, gum recession, and sensitive teeth in the long run—but don’t worry, many of these…

Nigerian Hospital Records 1st Successful Kidney Transplant Surgery (Photos)

FMC Umuahia has recorded her first successful kidney transplant surgery.A staff of the hospital named Chikaodili took to Facebook to share the good news and wrote : ‘What a joy-filled week as Federal Medical Centre Umuahia records her first KIDNEY TRANSPLANT surgery. It was a huge success. To God be all the glory’. I guess…

40,000 of 75,000 registered Nigerian doctors practising abroad-NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association, Lagos State Chapter, on Thursday said exodus of doctors from Nigeria had reached an alarming proportion, and called for improved health sector funding to discourage it. The Chairman the chapter, Dr Olumuyiwa Odusote, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that more than 40,000 of the 75,000 registered Nigerian…

Strange Disease Kills 50 Children In Jigawa

Strange Disease Kills 50 Children In Jigawa No less than 50 children have been feared dead after a strange disease struck at Gidan Dugus under Wangara district of Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State. It is understood that the disease had first surfaced in July but was not reported by any person from the…

Cardiovascular Care in Nigeria: United Hearts Ups The Ante

Cardiovascular Care CARDIOVASCULAR CARE IN NIGERIA; UNITED HEARTS UPS THE ANTE Lagos; October 24, 2017: United Heart hospital and clinics, a full service and well equipped cardiovascular centre has opened its doors to the Nigerian public in Victoria Island, Lagos. The Centre, determined to reverse the trend of medical tourism, is the decision of Dr…

Side Effects Of Eating Too Much Salt.

Wonder whether you’re eating too much salt? The more salt you consume, the higher your blood pressure and excessive levels of it in your body over time can increase your risk of osteoporosis (a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue) and other chronic conditions, so it’s important to restrict your…

FG Declares Lagos Monkeypox Free

The Federal Ministry of Health has said the Monkeypox samples obtained from Lagos State tested negative. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said this during a press conference in Abuja on Monday. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole Adewole said, “As of October 13, 2017, there were 17 SUSPECTED cases reported from Yenagoa LGA in…

Monkey Pox Spreads To Six Other States Including Ekiti, Ogun

Monkey Pox In Lagos – Monkeypox has spread to 6 other states including Lagos – 31 people are suspected to have been infected in the 6 states so far – Suspected cases were receiving medical care and the patients improving clinically in their various states Monkey pox, which started with an index case in Bayelsa…

Monkey Pox Virus Reportedly Hits Lagos State !

The Lagos State Government on Monday revealed that two suspected cases of Monkey Pox have been recorded in the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris disclosed this at a news conference on Monday, saying that the two suspected cases were currently being investigated . Idris disclosed that the two suspected cases were recorded in…

Monkey Pox Outbreak In Bayelsa: Avoid eating bushmeat – Ministry of Health advices

As a means of avoiding contracting monkeypox, the Federal Ministry of Health has advised Nigerians to avoid consuming bushmeat and dead animals, Punch reports. Prof. Adewole, minister of health, gave the advise to Nigerians on Thursday, October 5. Minister of health, Prof. Adewole A medical doctor and no fewer than 10 persons have reportedly been…

“Stop squeezing your woman’s breasts” — Medical doctor tells men

Medical doctor tells men The president of Breast Care International Dr. Beatrice Wiafe -Addai has urged men to handle the breast of women with care as it is a very fragile part of a woman’s anatomy. Speaking on the sidelines of the breast cancer awareness month which is celebrated in October every year, Dr. Wiafe-Addai…

Selena Gomez reveals she had kidney transplant because of her Lupus and her friend donated the kidney; shares hospital bed photos

You never know what anyone is battling just by looking at their photos on social media unless they choose to share with you. And Selena Gomez, who seemed to be having an enviable summer holiday with her beau, The Weeknd, was actually going through one of the most trying times of her life during this…

Lassa Fever Cases Reported In 19 States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Thursday confirmed at least one reported a Lassa fever case in each of 19 states in which the current outbreak started in December 2016. BY PUNCH NEWSPAPERSEP 07, 2017 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Thursday confirmed at least one reported a Lassa fever case in each…