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In a medical first, a mother who received a uterus transplant from a dead donor gave birth to a healthy baby, researchers reported Wednesday.
Australia could be the first country in the world to effectively eradicate cervical cancer if current vaccination and screening rates are maintained, according to a research in a public health journal.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says insufficient physical activity is a leading risk factor for non-communicable disease, negatively impacting mental health and overall quality of life.
Researchers from the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary University London in the United Kingdom have made public the results of a large long-term study that looked at the efficiency of different treatments in keeping cardiovascular disease and heart attack at bay.
Injury, disease, and hunger caused by armed conflict in Africa may have killed as many as five million children under five from 1995 to 2015, said a study Friday.
Almost a quarter-of-a-million girls younger than five die in India every year due to neglect resulting from society's preference for sons, a gender discrimination study found on Tuesday.
Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease.
Two medical researchers writing in one of The Lancet journals argue that because of its high sugar content, fruit juice could be just as bad for us as sugar-sweetened beverages like carbonated drinks and sodas.
The desire of Indian parents for sons has created an estimated 21 million “unwanted” girls because couples keep having children until they produce a boy, the government said Monday.
Humans are poisoning their environment and themselves at an alarming rate, with pollution of the oceans, soil and air now the biggest killer, a UN conference heard Monday.
West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.
Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday.
Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision to postpone the 2019 General Elections, the international and local observers for the polls met on Saturday, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has condemned the waste of resources and inconveniences, caused by the postponement of Saturday’s elections.
Following earlier preparation for the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, traders and other businesses outlets were not expected to open in Kaduna like in any other part of the country.
Bayero University Kano Lecturer, Mr Joseph Dameh, said he was not surprised with the sudden decision by INEC to postpone the election as there was no proper arrangement for the exercise.
A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.
For stealing bunches of plantain, a 39-year-old man, Wasiu Lekan, was on Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment by an Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 4,695 Smart Card Readers were destroyed in an inferno that occurred in its office in Awka, Anambra on Tuesday.
The Department of State Services (DSS), has warned that it will identify and arrest criminals, their collaborators, politicians and other stakeholders involved in hate speech, whose activities are counter to achieving peaceful and orderly 2019 general elections.
CAF is expected to investigate a claim by Lobi Stars FC Coach Solomon Ogbeide who revealed that some of his players were approached to throw away their CAF Champions League tie with Wydad Casablanca.
Southern and Middle Belt Youth Leaders Forum has endorsed Prof Kingsley Moghalu of Young Progressive Party (YPP) as its presidential candidate for the February 16 poll.