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As the world marks the 2019 World Kidney Day, a Consultant Nephrologist, Dr. Yemi Raji, has emphasized low salt intake to reduce risk of kidney disease.
The Nigeria Prisons Service has said it would not fly out a former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, who is reportedly suffering from kidney disease, for treatment abroad.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has advised Nigerians against the use of bleaching or “skin whitening” chemicals because they could lead to cancer and kidney malfunction.
In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday.
Dr Ovo Samuel, a medical officer at the General Hospital Ughelli in Edo State, says smokers are liable to develop kidney cancer at age 40 and above.
Dr Victor Fayomi, a General Medical Practitioner with a private hospital in Gwagalada, FCT, has warned that wrongly treatment malaria could lead to tonsillitis complications.
Rock legend Tina Turner contemplated death as her kidneys failed but was given a new lease of life after her husband donated one of his own, the singer has revealed.
Medical and health experts have warned Nigerians against using chemicals to ripen fruits, saying substances like carbide are responsible for the rising cases of liver, kidney and cancer in the country.
A consultant family physician, Dr Abdulrahim Abdulrashed, says the use of “Calcium Carbide’’, a chemical with carcinogenic properties, to force fruit to ripe is injurious to human health.
Some medical practitioners have warned that Urinary Tract Infections could lead to potentially life-threatening complications if left untreated.
Dr Grace Olasumbo, a Nutritionist, has advised Nigerians to be wary of fruits and vegetables that do not have uniform colours, especially when they appear with yellow and green patches.
A medical practitioner, Dr Ayopo Adeyemi, has advised Nigerians to desist from applying bleaching creams on their skins, saying such could have negative effects on their health.
The National Association of Aircraft Pilots (NAAPE) has said that safety would not be compromised in the Nigerian aviation industry.
Ghana’s under-23 soccer team, the Black Meteors escaped a plan crash on Monday while on their way to Gabon for the return leg of the U-23 Tokyo 2020 qualifier.
No fewer than 23 cases of drug resistance Tuberculosis (TB) has been recorded in Adamawa from January till date.
An expert in the aquaculture industry and former Chairman of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Agriculture Sector, Prince Wale Oyekoya, has urged the government to adopt effective measures towards curbing fish smuggling.
A coalition of civil society organisations, Coalition for Electoral Advancement (CEA), has said that the victory of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje in the March 23 supplementary poll conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) followed the Electoral Act and guidelines of the commission.
Supporters of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State have converged on Government House, Sokoto, for a wild jubilation.
The Nasarawa State Government has urged its students in various institutions to be good ambassadors of the state by shunning all negative acts capable of affecting their future.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Yobe North Senatorial district, wants Senate leader, Ahmad Lawan, as Senate President of the ninth assembly.
Two Saudi sisters hiding in Hong Kong have left the city after they were granted asylum in an unknown country late last week, their lawyer said on Monday (March 25).
Some vehicles transporting election materials to one of the polling units in Benue State have been attacked.