Gunmen kill mother, daughter anti-polio team in Pakistan
Pakistan is one of only two countries where new polio cases still surface.
Toothpaste ingredient could fight malaria, research shows
WHO says malaria kills around half a million people every year.
Germany commits 120 million euros to combat Polio in Nigeria – Official
A Japanese delegation was also received in Abuja.
How iodine may reduce chances of getting pregnant – Study
The researchers analyse data collected from 501 U.S. couples.
Breastfeeding for over six months may reduce diabetes risk – Study
The study was conducted over 30 years.
NCDC confirms Lassa fever among health workers in Ebonyi
The agency says four cases of the fever among health care workers in the state were reported, three of them subsequently passed away.
Paracetamol abuse damages liver, Kidney — Pharmaceutical body
Problems may arise later in life.
Health minister warns Nigerians of meningitis, explains inability to vaccinate all citizens
Hundreds of people died from the disease last year.
Why we support field trials of genetically modified cassava in Nigeria – Scientist
Critics say the introduction of GMOs is unhealthy.
Regular intake of Ibuprofen can cause male infertility – Study
Regular ibuprofen use may lead to compensated hypogonadism.
Ghana records 80% increase in new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2017
The Volta Region and Brong Ahafo Region topped the chart of HIV/AIDS prevalence.
Buhari appoints new heads for four tertiary hospitals
The appointments were disclosed in a press statement issued by the Ministry of Health.
Bill and Melinda Gates foundation to help Nigeria repay $76 million polio facility
Minister of Finance says the eradication of polio was made possible as a result of the ODA facility provided by the Japanese Government
Indiscriminate use of Ibuprofen causes stomach ulcer, pharmacist warns
The official condemned the rate at which people abused the medicine.
FCT to immunise children against measles in February–Official
Children who are between nine months and five years old are eligible.
Surgery death rates in Africa double global average – Study
About one in five surgery patients developed a complication.
Nigerian govt considers extending concession of Garki hospital
The hospital was initially concessioned for 15 years.