Tag: treatment

WHO Identifies ‘More Effective’ Ebola Treatment Drugs

Henry Solomon- August 13, 2019

Two of four Ebola treatment drugs have been determined “more effective” than the others and will be the only ones used on patients going forward, ... Read More

FG Committed to End HIV Epidemic by 2030 – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- November 29, 2018

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday in Abuja said the Federal Government would increase the number of people on anti-retroviral treatment as part of commitment ... Read More

Medical Marijuana Trial Indicates Positive Signs Against Epilepsy

Henry Solomon- August 13, 2018

An Australian trial which used a marijuana extract to treat 40 children with severe epilepsy found the drug has a manageable side effect profile, but ... Read More

Human Right Violation Records Reaches 1M in 2 Years – NHRC

Henry Solomon- August 11, 2018

The National Human Right Commission (NHRC), on Saturday, said it recorded about one million cases of human rights violations in the country between 2017 and ... Read More

There is a Fake Anti-Snake Venom in Circulation – Treatment Centre Official

Henry Solomon- August 10, 2018

The officer in charge at the Snakebite Treatment and Research Centre, Kaltungo, Gombe state, has raised alarmed over the circulation of fake anti-snake venom known ... Read More

Children need Special Care in Cold Weather – Pediatrician

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 23, 2018

As the rainy season, which is often characterized by cold sets in, a pediatrician, Dr. Adetope Gideon advises parents to properly cover their babies and ... Read More

Mubi Bomb Blast: Governor Bindow at FMC Yola, Calls for More Vigilance

Henry Solomon- May 2, 2018

Governor of Adamawa State, Sen Mohammed Umar Jibrilla, has appealed to people of the state to donate free blood to the victims of Mubi bomb ... Read More

Residential Dump Sites Cause of Major Health Hazards

Henry Solomon- April 11, 2018

A public health physician, Dr. Ogungbemi Olalekan, has warned that dumpsites situated in residential areas could cause major health hazards. Olalekan told the News Agency ... Read More

Osun Government Dispels Speculations of Outbreak of Lassa Fever

Henry Solomon- February 3, 2018

The Osun Government on Saturday dispelled speculations of outbreak of lassa fever in the state. Mr Sola Fasure, media aide to Gov. Rauf Aregbesola, said ... Read More

Bauchi State Enters Elimination Stage In Leprosy Control

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2017

Bauchi State Government on Thursday said it had entered the elimination stage in the control of leprosy in the state. Dr Mansur Dada, Executive Secretary, ... Read More

Rangers FC Says Midfielder, Christian Madu Is No Where To Be Found

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2017

The management of Rangers International FC Enugu said on Friday it had not seen its Midfielder, Christian Madu in the last three weeks. The club’s ... Read More

Fight Against Leukaemia : Carl Ikeme Says “Ready To Give It My All”

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2017

Nigerian International and Wolverhampton Wanderers’ goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme says he ready to give his all in the fight against Leukaemia. The 31 year old was ... Read More

Super Eagles Stand With Carl Ikeme As He Begins Treatment Of Leukemia

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2017

Nigeria No.1 Goalkeeper and Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Carl Ikeme was on Thursday diagnosed of acute leukemia and this has generated reactions from fans and well wishers ... Read More

67 Percent Of Nigerians Cannot Pay For Treatment In Public Hospitals – Dogara

Henry Solomon- June 22, 2017

Over 67 percent of Nigerians, which amounts to over a hundred million poor families, cannot afford to pay hospital bills for treatment of illnesses such ... Read More

Comparing President Buhari’s Case To That of Late Yar’Adua Is Misleading – Garba Shehu

Henry Solomon- June 5, 2017

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the hype about a constitutional crisis in Nigeria is unnecessary. He ... Read More

Amina Mohammed Warns “AIDS Pandemic Far From Over”

Henry Solomon- June 2, 2017

Ms Amina Mohammed, Deputy UN Secretary-General, has warned that the AIDS pandemic was still far from over, saying more than 36.7 million people are living ... Read More

A New Study Expose New Treatments For Diabetes

Tanimu- April 4, 2017

Xinhua/NAN: A New study that was released by some researchers in the University of Otago and Aucklandon on Tuesday said that Women who took a ... Read More

Victim of Kidney Theft Is Responding To Treatment – Adamawa State Min. Of Health

Henry Solomon- September 20, 2016

The patient whose kidney was removed after a doctor mistook it for tumour is responding to the treatment to salvage him. The 23-year-old herdsman from ... Read More

FG To Provide New TB Diagnosis Tool To Enhance Treatment

Henry Solomon- May 18, 2016

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Tuesday in Abuja, said the Federal Government would provide 1111 gene expert machines, a new diagnosis tool ... Read More

#WorldHealthDay 2016: Over 1.5M Cases Of Diabetes In Nigeria, Get Involved In The Fight

Henry Solomon- April 7, 2016

Every year, the World Health Organization selects a priority area of global public health concern as the theme for World Health Day, which falls on ... Read More