Hypertension: Experts advocate regular screening, free anti-hypertensives

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Nasarawa State, yesterday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to allow the counsel representing the governorship candidate of the All ...

Nigerian women have  again been admonished to go for regular breast cancer screening as a means of ensuring they are protected from the menace of the disorder which kills more women than any other type of cancer in ...

The Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) has debunked high level of fat in locally produced catfish saying its consumption is healthy and of high nourishment to the body. While encouraging more patronage of the ...

Dr Isuwa Adamu, Director-General, Nigerian Institute of Leather Science and Technology (NILEST), Zaria, on Tuesday warned against the consumption of animal hides and skin known locally as “ponmo”. Adamu told the ...

The key to keeping weight off could be as easy as hopping on the scales, according to a study. Research shows that people who have slimmed down regain less weight if they simply weigh themselves once a week. In ...

We all know poor health choices can lead to difficult pregnancy experiences, but some experts say there are a few little-known improvements you can also make. “For couples trying to conceive, making some changes ...

Hypertension is a major public health issue. It contributes to the burden of heart disease, stroke and kidney failure and premature mortality and disability. VICTOR OKEKE examines an expert’s view According to the ...

The Race to Save Dr. Brantly

Sept. 12, 2014 — Peering into the small house in Liberia where Kent Brantly was bedridden and quarantined with Ebola, there was no doubt in Dr. Lance Plyler’s mind that his friend and colleague was going to ...