Flooding contributed to monkeypox –WHO

The Delta State Coordinator of the World Health Organisation, Dr Bassey Bassey, has said flooding in some parts of the country may have contributed to the monkeypox outbreak. Bassey said this in Abuja on Thursday at a one-day colloquium organised by the Association of Medical Scientists of Nigeria, FCT branch. Speaking on the theme, ‘Perennial […]

Foreign hospitals stealing kidneys, FG warns

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole   The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ harvesting by some hospitals The warning was contained in a letter written by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and signed […]

People skipping breakfast risk heart attack

 Family eating breakfast   People who skip breakfast or eat poorly to start the day are twice as likely to develop hardened arteries, which can lead to deadly heart disease, researchers said Monday. The study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology uncovered signs of damage to the arteries long before symptoms or […]