UNICEF worries over malnutrition threat in Borno, Yobe

United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has raised concerns over severe acute malnutrition threat in some northern states, especially Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. The Fund said urgent attention is required to contain …

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Man with permanent erection hospitalised

  Man with permanent erection hospitalised A man in Wales has been hospitalised for more than two weeks with an awkward condition that has left him with a permanent erection. …

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Medical council inducts 412 foreign – trained doctors

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has granted 412 foreign -trained doctors the nod to practice medicine in the country. The doctors, who had to undergo another training …

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Brass, Nembe, Southern Ijaw communities slam oil firms over neglect

  *Seek succour from Bayelsa environmental commission Elders, women and youth leaders from various communities in Brass, Nembe and Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State have bemoaned their …

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Zika virus causes delayed child neurodevelopment

An international study has shown that the Zika virus may lead to delayed childhood neurodevelopment and impairment in children’s vision and hearing, China Science Daily reported on Tuesday. The study …

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Masari decries widening gap between healthcare needs, available resources

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari Saturday in Katsina decried the widening gap between the growing health care needs of the people of the state and the resources needed to …

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Disease outbreak : FG charged to be more responsive

Disease outbreak: FG charged to be more responsive   Mr. Solomon Chollom, a medical laboratory scientist with the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Jos, has called on the Federal Government …

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Woman wakes up from 27-year coma

A woman in the United Arab Emirates has regained full consciousness after being in a vegetative state since 1991. Munira Abdulla suffered a severe brain injury in a car crash …

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Why men die earlier than women, by WHO

A World Health Organisation (WHO) report says men are more likely to die earlier than women due to uneven access to health services. According to “2019 World Health Statistics” published …

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Aso Rock Medical Centre reverts to clinic, no longer open to the public

State House Clinic President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the State House Medical Centre (SHMC) revert to a Clinic to serve the original purpose for which it was established. Permanent …

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