Why Nigerians have lower cancer rates than Europeans

CANCER CELLS…LIVING in a cold climate could make people more likely to get cancer, a study has found. *How hotter climate makes Africans less likely to get tumour *Genes of people from colder nations put them at greater risk *Alcoholism, diabetes drugs prevent untreatable breast cancer Living in a cold climate could make people more […]

Harmattan tied to rise in BP, stroke, heart failure

GARLIC AND GINGER… touted as the most potent herbal combination… validated for treating Harmattan-related ailments   *Researchers validate natural ‘cures’ for cold, dust-related ailments The Harmattan is here again. Most parts of the country are already feeling the harsh weather condition. The Harmattan is a season in the West African subcontinent, which occurs between the […]

Nigerian doctors admit causing obstetric fistulas, injuries to women

Doctors receiving training on VVF repair at SOGON 51st Scientific Conference held in Sokoto recently. …advocates safe C-section Nigerian gynaecologists have finally admitted that the growing number of obstetric fistula cases (holes developed between the vagina and rectum or bladder) are as a result of surgical errors caused by doctors and healthcare professionals during medical […]

Why HIV, malaria, TB are ‘untreatable,’ by WHO

HIV TEST… Director General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr. Sani Aliyu (left), conducting Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) test on Chairman House Committee on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Hon Davematics Ombugadu, during a Joint World Conference on 2017 World AIDS Day in Abuja yesterday *‘Proposed cuts in U.S. […]