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  • JOHESU To Begin Warning Strike From Jan 22

    January 18, 2014 11:48 AM 16

    DISSATISFIED with government’s implementation of various agreements signed with health professionals in the past, health workers under the aegis of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations will begin a three-day warning strike starting from January 22 till 24. In statement signed by JOHESU President

  • Ayurvedic Remedies to Reduce High Cholesterol

    January 18, 2014 8:25 AM 8

    So, here we are again with the Omni-hated “cholesterol talk”. This time it’s not those depressing harms it poses but a beam of hope- ways to reduce cholesterol levels with ayurveda. Let us first understand that when cholesterol is not dangerous by itself, why do we fear it? And why do we need to keep our cholesterol levels in check? This is because a high level

  • EU warns of Bisphenol health threat

    January 18, 2014 12:02 AM 14

    The EU food safety watchdog warned on Friday that exposure levels to Bisphenol A (BPA), already implicated as a health concern for babies, should be cut by a factor of 10. BRUSSELS: The EU food safety watchdog warned on Friday that exposure levels to Bisphenol A (BPA), already implicated as a health concern for babies, should be cut by a factor of 10. The European

  • Job scam hits NAFDAC

    January 17, 2014 8:03 PM 9

    DAILY TRUST – National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has dissociated itself from an online recruitment site offering job placements in the agency. The site, topix.net, advertised recruitment forms into the agency along with a link and phone number for calls. A call placed by Daily Trust was answered by one Paul, who claimed

  • Celebration as UCH conducts first bloodless open heart surgery

    January 17, 2014 12:01 AM 6

    WorldStage Newsonline—It was celebration on Thursday by members of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals as the first Coronary Artery By Pass Gland (CABG) open heart surgery was carried at the University College Hospital ( UCH) , Ibadan. The feat, the first ever to be carried in West Africa, was achieved

  • Nigeria Receives Certification As Guinea Worm Free Country

    January 16, 2014 12:10 AM 13

    Nigeria has been officially certified as a Guinea Worm Free Country by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The certificate was presented to President Goodluck Jonathan at a Pre- Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting event held Wednesday afternoon at the council chambers of the Presidential Villa by Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu. Responding to the grand

  • Karen Igho currently undergoing cancer treatment in the UK

    January 15, 2014 12:21 PM 4

    In December, the BBA winner and actress tweeted that she had cancer (if you missed it, read it here) and not much has been heard from her since then. At the time she was awaiting results that indicated she had breast cancer. It’s been confirmed and she is currently undergoing treatment in a UK hospital. All the best to her!

  • My breasts could kill me: Porn star who had illegal 'string' implants 15 years ago to boost her career says her life has been ruined by super-sized chest

    January 14, 2014 2:04 PM 190

    An adult film star fears her banned breast implants will kill her after her breasts ballooned to an O cup. Elizabeth Starr had now-illegal 'string' implants 15 years ago to boost her career - but says her life has been ruined by her super-sized chest. Doctors have recommended she face a double mastectomy rather than live with her potentially fatal implants

  • Health Tip: Guide to Lowering your High Blood Pressure

    January 12, 2014 5:56 AM 19

    If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure of 140/90, you might become devastated on how to control it as High Blood Pressure (HBP) is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems. Experts have overtime said that lifestyle and healthy diet play important roles in managing

  • Local skin cancer survivor warns men what can happen when you avoid going to the doctor

    January 11, 2014 12:17 AM 26

    Dr. Seth Forman treats football-sized cancer TAMPA, Fla. - Tony Whalen has a basal cell carcinoma on his back but unlike most skin cancers Dr. Seth Forman sees, which can be easily removed, this one, had turned into essentially a nightmare. "It was about the size of a football or a man's shoe," said Dr. Forman. Why? A combination of reasons, including