Shocking: Classmate from 50 years ago donates kidney to sick man

Charlie Ball and Kenneth Walker went to school together more than 50 years ago and now live on opposite coasts. But despite the time...

Russian research institute develops new HIV medicine

The Russian Central Research Institute of Epidemiology has developed a new gene therapy medicine for people who have the HIV, head of the federal...

Bill Gates: Nigeria one of the world’s most difficult places to end Polio —...

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, says Nigeria is one of the most difficult places to wipe out polio in...

Kenya bans people with high blood pressure from driving

Kenya has taken far reaching steps to stop people with some health conditions, including high blood pressure, from driving. Those with high blood pressure are...

Ghana to ban shisha smoking by mid year

Smoking of shisha and electronic cigarette will be banned in Ghana by the middle of the year, Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said. The GHS...

FG Develops Home Made Biscuits For School Feeding Programme

The Ministry of Science and Technology,has presented high nutrient biscuit developed and proposed for inclusion in the federal government’s School Feeding Programme. This was disclosed...

Fruit juice ‘as bad’ as sugary drinks, say researchers

Two medical researchers writing in one of The Lancet journals argue that because of its high sugar content, fruit juice could be just as...

After 436 deaths, WHO declares end of cholera outbreak

South Sudan’s health ministry and World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday declared the end of cholera outbreak in the strife-torn country, where 436 people...

NAFDAC destroys N80 million fake, expired drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake, expired and unwholesome products worth N80 million. Moji Adeyeye, the Director-General,...

BUA Group to construct N7.5 billion 220-bed hospital in Kano

BUA Group has announced plans to construct a N7.5billion Naira ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano through its foundation, BUA Foundation. This was disclosed by the...

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