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Five states, FCT report 45 new COVID-19 cases

Five states, FCT report 45 new COVID-19 cases

Five states and the Federal Capital Territory reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, according to figures released on Sunday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The agency did not report any additional COVID-19 related death. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Sunday. Anambra recorded the highest figures for new...

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Stay away from fatty foods, expert tells persons with diabetes

Stay away from fatty foods, expert tells persons with diabetes

A professor of medicine in the faculty of clinical science, Bayero University, Andrew Uloko, has urged persons with diabetes to stay away from fatty foods. According to the expert, consuming fatty foods makes diabetes control more difficult. The professor of medicine explained that cutting out refined sugar is not the only way of dealing with...

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12 states, FCT report 144 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths

12 states, FCT report 144 new COVID-19 cases, five deaths

12 states and the Federal Capital Territory reported 144 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to figures released on Wednesday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The agency also reported five additional COVID-19 related deaths. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website on Wednesday. Imo recorded the highest number of infection with...

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Important Signs Of Heart Failure Everyone Should Know

Important Signs Of Heart Failure Everyone Should Know

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. They’ve spread like wildfire, and it has a lot to do with the era we live in. We frequently work too much, sleep too little, consume unhealthy foods, and fail to exercise enough. We often aren’t aware that our bodies are sending us signals. Unfortunately, many...

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Resident Doctor At University Of Calabar Teaching Hospital Commits Suicide

Resident Doctor At University Of Calabar Teaching Hospital Commits Suicide

Aresident doctor at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Dr. Crystal Akpan has reportedly committed suicide. Sources in the hospital disclosed that the young medical doctor ended his life by consuming a chemical substance. The deceased worked in the Cardiology Department of the hospital and was married.  He was said to have three kids. ...

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COVID-19 more deadly in Africans with diabetes, says WHO

COVID-19 more deadly in Africans with diabetes, says WHO

A World Health Organisation analysis has indicated that Africa’s death rates from COVID-19 infections are significantly higher in patients with diabetes. According to a press release from the global health agency, Africa’s sharp increase in diabetes is clashing with the COVID-19 pandemic and poor access to vaccines. “COVID-19 is delivering a clear message: fighting the...

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How COVID-19 outbreak threatened progress against measles – WHO

How COVID-19 outbreak threatened progress against measles – WHO

The World Health Organisation, in its latest report, revealed that the COVID-19 outbreak has threatened global progress against measles. In the report titled, ‘Global progress against measles threatened amidst COVID-19 pandemic’, the WHO stated that the progress towards the elimination of measles has declined as priority was being placed on the COVID-19 pandemic. The report,...

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NAFDAC arraigns businessman for alleged importation of 100g fake Tramadol

NAFDAC arraigns businessman for alleged importation of 100g fake Tramadol

A 43-year-old businessman, Afamefuna Udensi, on Wednesday, appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos, on alleged importation of fake Tramadol drug. The defendant is being prosecuted by the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on charges bordering on alleged importation of fake Tramadol drug. He was arraigned on three counts...

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Couple sues IVF clinic over baby mix-up

Couple sues IVF clinic over baby mix-up

A US woman and her husband are suing a fertility clinic they say implanted a stranger’s baby, lawyers said Monday. When Daphna and Alexander Cardinale first saw their newborn, conceived through IVF, they noticed the baby girl had jet-black hair and a much darker complexion than anyone in their family. A DNA test several months...

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Again,Rep Okechukwu hits CONSTITUENTS with free medical  outreach in Enugu

Again,Rep Okechukwu hits CONSTITUENTS with free medical outreach in Enugu

….frowns, as sit at home order by By IPOB almost  disrupted  event  Awgu local government  Area of Enugu state on Tuesday second of November 2021 hosted a huge crowd that gathered for a free medical outreach organised by the member representing Anniri/Awgu/Orji River  Federal Constituency, Hon.Toby Okechukwu The flag off of  this year  free medical...