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LASG partners with group to strengthen fight against breast cancer

Cancer: NGO screens women, detects 11 breast abnormalities

A Lagos-based NGO, Female Care Foundation, on Tuesday, conducted breast cancer screening on more than 100 women in Ita-Oluwo, Ogijo community in Ikorodu area...
Bagudu inaugurates 5-year advocacy forum on child survival

Kebbi Govt. distributes equipment worth N270m to 10 hospitals

The Kebbi Government has distributed equipment worth N270million to 10 hospitals under the Millennium Development Goals programme (MDGs). This was made known in a statement...
Expert says regular hand wash promotes good personal hygiene

Frequent hand washing saves life- Agency

Alhaji Isyaka Bashir, Programme Coordinator, Taraba State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, on Tuesday said frequent hand washing reduced mortality rate. Bashir told our...
Lalong commends NYSC skills acquisition programme

NYSC trains 133 inspectors on ways to tackle insurgency, kidnapping

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Monday commenced a four-day training exercise for its inspectors on ways to tackle insurgency, kidnapping and other...
Bedwetting among adults is hereditary – Physcian

Bedwetting among adults is hereditary – Physcian

Dr Tolulope Otuneye, a General Medical practitioner at the National Hospital, Abuja, has described bedwetting among adults as a “genetic medical sickness’’. Otuneye told Newsverge...
Anaemia: Expert wants awareness on proper nutrition for pregnant women

Anaemia: Expert wants awareness on proper nutrition for pregnant women

A gynaecologist, Dr Adebayo Sekumade, on Friday urged the Federal and State Governments to create awareness on appropriate nutrition for women to reduce the...
2017 World Diabetes Day: Demystifying Myths about Diabetes

Diabetes: Expert advises Nigerians embrace regular health checks

A medical practitioner has advised Nigerians to imbibe the habit of going for regular diabetes check-up and reduce consumption of sweetened drinks. Dr Uchenna Iroka...
LUTH inaugurates modern laboratory equipment in Accident, Emergency Unit

LUTH inaugurates modern laboratory equipment in Accident, Emergency Unit

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, on Wednesday inaugurated  modern laboratory equipment for its Accident and Emergency (AE) Unit for quick outcome...
Resident doctors commence indefinite strike in Kaduna

LASG warns pharmacists against referring patients to drug peddlers

The Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Health on Tuesday charged pharmacists in hospitals to ensure drug availability and avoid referring patients to...
Scientist cautions Nigeria on GMO foods

Scientist cautions Nigeria on GMO foods

A scientist, Prof. Philip Njemanze, has called for caution in the introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) or hybrid food products into the country. Njemanze...