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A Pharmacist, Mrs. Esther Samuel of the Department of Pharmacy, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has cautioned healthcare workers in the country on effective handling of cytotoxic drugs for cancer patients.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday postponed taking a decision on whether the mysterious coronavirus that killed at least 17 people and sickened hundreds of others in China was a global health emergency.
Smokers who quit smoking at least four weeks or more before their surgical operation are more likely to have lower post-surgical complications, a new World Health Organisation (WHO) report has shown.
A United States of America (USA) based Nigerian physician, Dr. Raymond Adedapo, has decried the poor condition of service for Nigerian doctors working in the country, saying they were poorly remunerated and at the same time overworked.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARDs), on Monday, observed that there is an increasing number of persons with mental health issues in the country.
After an intensive process of consultation with physicians and non-physicians around the world, the WMA at its annual Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia adopted a revised Declaration on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide.
World Medical Association (WMA) has expressed concerns that medical students and physicians are fast becoming too exposed to science of medicine to the point that they forget the emotional needs of their patients.
Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe remains hospitalised in Singapore where he has been receiving medical care for four months, his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday.
A teenage boy who had accidentally ingested tapeworm eggs due to unhygienic practices has died from the subsequent parasitic disease caused by the worms.
A preliminary study showed that exposure to environmental noises might increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Experts have proffered reasons why many people who experience the kind of cancer that killed American senator and a Republican presidential candidate, John McCain, hardly survive it.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FOA) said it had trained no fewer than 4,700 veterinary health professionals to tackle disease outbreaks in animals.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), on Monday, reacted to the new policy of the Federal Government banning medical doctors, in public health institutions, from engaging in private practices during working hours, describing such as ‘illegal’.
Barcelona head coach Quique Setién expects his team to ignore the current off-field issues affecting the club ahead of a key run of fixtures for the Catalans.
The National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has raised the alarm that the All Progressives Congress, APC, is relying on what it described as ‘unorthodox’ means to get back the governorship of Bayelsa State.
Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, was on Friday suspended for the duration of six months by the Osun State Council of Traditional Rulers, following an alleged physical assault on a fellow monarch.
Details emerged on Friday on why Governor Godwin Obaseki revoked the certificate of occupancy granted to a property on plot 103A Aiguobasimwin Crescent, GRA, Benin, belonging to a former Delta Governor, James Ibori.
More than 4,000 people are being forced to flee their homes each day in Burkina Faso, as attacks on civilians by jihadist militants increase in number and frequency, the UN's refugee agency said on Friday.
Messi has been linked in recent weeks to join Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Juventus but Rivaldo believes the Argentine captain is a player of just one club.
Arsène Wenger wants to rush through a huge change to the offside rule so that it can be in place in time for Euro 2020.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says in the last 24 hours China has reported 1,820 laboratory-confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 46,550.
The Chinese team were due to travel to Romania for a March 6-7 playoff but will be unable to do so due to “increased restrictions” in response to the outbreak, the ITF said in a statement on Twitter here.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against the myth that cold weather and snow had the possibility of killing Coronavirus (COVID -19)