Tag: disease

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AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Monkeypox: FG tells Nigerians to avoid eating bush meat, dead animals

The Federal Government has asked Nigerians not to eat monkeys, bush meat and dead animals. The Minister of Health, Prof. ...

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RoqeebahAugust 9, 2017

2 people have died and 4 quarantined | How is this Lassa fever spread?

Yesterday, two people were reported to have lost their lives at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital where they were being ...

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ToluJune 21, 2017

What is this we hear about coconut oil being harmful to health?

Up until this recent report released by the American Heart Association, we had so much faith in coconut oil. It ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 14, 2017

Meningitis kills 33 in Niger

by Dolapo Adelana Cerebral Spinal Meningitis (CSM) has killed thirty-three in Niger state, according to an official disclosed. Speaking to the ...

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ToluApril 6, 2017

The Zamfara governor has explained his statement, but what he “actually meant” is even more stupid

Governor Abdulaziz Yari was wrong the first time. Let’s assume he was ignorant and maybe he’s not into health stuff ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 6, 2017

Meningitis outbreak: What I actually said – Gov. Yari

by Dolapo Adelana Zamfara Governor, Dr. Abdulaziz Yari Abubakar, Wednesday, said he never attributed the outbreak of the deadly Cerebral ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 5, 2017

“Meningitis is caused by bacteria not sin” | Ben-Bruce replies Gov Yari

by Dolapo Adelana Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has said the root cause of the meningitis outbreak in the country is mismanagement ...

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AzeezMarch 1, 2017

New Lassa fever case recorded in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi The Borno State Government on Wednesday said it has recorded a new case of Lassa fever. Commissioner ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

Tomato festival in Spain, scarcity in Nigeria (PHOTOS)

For about a month now, the availability of tomatoes in the market has been so low,  driving prices through the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 14, 2016

Man begins marathon from Abuja to Lagos to create awareness on disease

A Nigerian, Fadeshola Adebayo has begun a 17-day marathon from Abuja to Lagos to create awareness about the Stephen Johnson ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 5, 2016

Opinion: This rampaging disease called religion

One of the most challenging things to write about is religion. This is because, religion-an institution created by man-has been ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 16, 2016

Opinion: How to save Nigeria’s Health Care system

Nigeria faces some fundamental issues some us may not even take cognisance of. We have a population of N182million thereabout ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoApril 18, 2015

Is it Ebola? || What you should know about the strange disease ravaging Ondo

by Isi Esene There has been an uneasy calm in Ondo as a yet to be identified disease ravages the ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 20, 2014

Freeman Osonuga: This is how to survive the Ebola virus disease

by Dr. Freeman Osonuga Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which is also known as Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever, is a deadly viral ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 9, 2014

@Wildeji: These are diseases you can catch from your pets (Y! Superblogger)

by Deji Asiru-Balogun Your pet can give you so much: love, attention, entertainment, company – and infection. But being alert ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 26, 2014

Hilarious! SEE what happens when policeman encounters Ebola patient (WATCH)

by Akan Ido P. Rash Films presents a hilarious video clip showing the agony of a policeman who was pranked into ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 7, 2014

We treated Lassa fever, not Ebola patient – UCH CMD

by Isi Esene Professor Temitope Alonge, the Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo, has denied ...

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YEditorAugust 14, 2014

Another person goes down with #Ebola, bringing the total number of infected to 11

by Godwin Akanfe Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu has confirmed another Ebola case, bringing the total number to 11. A ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 14, 2014

Dele Agekameh: Ebola is a disease of POVERTY!

by Dele Agekameh   As Piot rightly observed and I agree with him, “this is a disease of poverty, of ...

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July 31, 2014

Olusegun Adeniyi writes | What Death said to Ebola about Nigeria

by Olusegun Adeniyi There was roaring laughter in the Kingdom of Death. He continued: “Ebola here walks in a stealth ...

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December 23, 2013

Opinion: My open letter to Senator David Mark

by Stephen Chukwuma Mr. Senate President, does the term “human rights are universal” mean anything to you and your colleagues ...

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September 23, 2013

TERRIBLE: 8-year-old BOY appears pregnant due to rare genetic disorder (PHOTOS)

An eight-year-old boy has been diagnosed with an incredibly rare genetic disorder which makes him look ‘pregnant’. Aadam Asif is one of ...

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August 8, 2013

10 (amazing) health benefits of sex

by Ms Amor Most of you’d agree that sex is a wonderful stress buster and can free you from the ...

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May 6, 2013

Worse than AIDS: Scientists discover STD more infectious than HIV

Health officials are warning that two cases of a so-called ‘sex superbug’ have been confirmed in Hawaii. Hawaii News Now ...

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March 4, 2013

Opinion: HIV – Do we have a cure at last?

by James Gallagher The first thing to note is that HIV is not the killer it used to be. A ...

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November 23, 2012

Did you know there’s a virus deadlier than HIV? [READ]

The WHO website states that an estimated 1.4 million cases of hepatitis A occur annually, an estimated two billion people ...

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November 1, 2012

TICKER: She’s a fighter: Meet teenager with rare condition that locks her joints, turning her into a “human mannequin” (PHOTOS)

The teenager suffering from a rare genetic condition turning her into a ‘human mannequin’ has spoken out about how she ...

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September 27, 2012

TICKER: SaharaReporters says Patience Jonathan has Parkinson’s Disease

Nigeria’s First Lady, Patience Jonathan, is battling an onset of Parkinson’s disease that has complicated her recovery from a surgical ...

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September 16, 2012

“Stop judging me!” – Lizzie Velasquez lashes back at those who call her the world’s ugliest woman (See Photos)

by Akan Ido The battle for a sizable number of young people we see in our daily interaction is the ...

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July 21, 2012

Should we rejoice? New AIDS drug, Truvada, promises to prevent infection

by Isi Esene A new drug to prevent the spread of HIV has been approved for use by the Food ...

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