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A former Transition Committee Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Ms. Chinwe Ugwu, is dead.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, told newsmen on Friday in Abuja, while giving an update of on the Lassa fever outbreak that amidst the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), outbreak in the country, the agency has continued to manage a national Lassa fever outbreak.
A 100-year-old Chinese man has fully recovered from the coronavirus, making him the oldest known patient to pull through the deadly illness, state media reported.
Egypt said Tuesday it would investigate the death in custody of a U.S. citizen who had gone on a hunger strike as part of a six-year battle against what he insisted was wrongful imprisonment.
A combination of two gene therapies may treat four diseases of old age – kidney failure, heart failure, type 2 diabetes, and even obesity – a new study suggests.
Family members, friends and professional colleagues of ailing veteran sports journalist Akinloye Oyebanji on Thursday appealed to governments, public-spirited individuals and corporate organisations to assist him with the sum of $25,000.
Jamaican athlete Kemoy Campbell was told by doctors he had “died” after collapsing on the track during February’s Millrose Games in New York.
Dr Titilola Akintade, a Consultant Paediatrician at the Children Specialist Hospital, Ilorin, has urged parents of children with down syndrome not to hide them but to take them to hospitals for proper care.
Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered that Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, might also be used to treat Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF), a condition that is predicted to affect over 8 percent of people ages 65 or older by the year 2020.
A woman with more children has a greater risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure, a newly presented study showed on Monday.
The Nigeria Hypertension Society (NHS) has said that one-third of Nigeria’s adult population is hypertensive.
Some medical experts have identified hypertension as the most common non-communicable disease in Nigeria and called for more awareness of the need for checkups, healthy diet and lifestyle to guard against it.
A professor of Food Chemistry has raised the alarm on use of Potassium Bromate in the production of bread, saying bakers still use it.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public to shun consumption of fruits ripened with calcium carbide.
Dr Joseph Akinde, the Chairman, Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SGON) Lagos Chapter, says obesity and overweight can reduce the chances of conception among couples.
Victor Moses has been named in Inter Milan squad for the final stages of the 2019-20 Europa League while Kwadwo Asamoah has been excluded.
At least a dozen people have been killed over the weekend due to storms with heavy rains and landslides in South Korea.
As Nigeria joined the rest of the world to celebrate this Year’s World Breastfeeding Week starting from August to 7th, the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has urged mothers to continue to breastfeed their babies while observing all necessary safety and hygiene precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that the ongoing audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), should focus on missing funds rather than projects awarded and completed by contractors.
The General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, has authored a Yoruba Bible concordance, called Bibeli Mimo Atoka.
Ghana’s football followers are still basking in the euphoria of Eddie Nketiah’s involvement in the Arsenal’s FA Cup victorious outing.
Oyo State Government has announced a slight adjustment to its school reopening schedule, contrary to the one earlier released.
Xavi Hernandez, who is coaching Al-Sadd in Qatar, says his “primary goal” is to coach Barcelona where he won a host of trophies, but he is focused on his current job.
Liverpool star Alisson Becker revealed the reason for the team's success this season.