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November 15, 2018 4:08 PM How ‘Amala’ killed four family members in Kwara

Four members of a family in Ilorin have been feared dead after eating `amala’ meal, suspected to be poisonous. The incident happened at Magaji-Ogo community behind Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies, in Ilorin West Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that four others who took from the meal, had also been hospitalised 18

November 14, 2018 2:40 PM UN agency reveals crops disease affecting 1.5 million Nigerian households

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, FAO, on Wednesday released its situation report for November 2018, disclosing that an estimated one million and five hundred thousand (1.5 million) households are to be affected by the Fall Army Worm, FAW across some states in the country. The report, which was made available to DAILY POST by Patrina 21

October 30, 2018 12:40 PM 2019 presidency: What Atiku told me about job creation – Omokri

A former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has revealed what the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar told him about job creation. According to him, Abubakar said jobs needed to be created in order to curb the increase in crime and terrorism. In a tweet, Omokri quoted the former Vice President as saying 31

August 24, 2018 10:11 AM Wings of Rescue brings Indian doctors to Ibadan for orthopaedic, neurology survey

Orthopedic surgery or Orthopaedics, is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders. Types of Orthopaedic surgeries to be performed 20

August 15, 2018 8:36 AM Nigeria To Receive Yellow Fever Vaccines From WHO

12 million doses of Yellow fever vaccines have been pledged to Nigeria in 2018 and another 19 million in 2019 by The World Health Organisation (WHO) to support Nigeria’s campaign against the disease Ms Charity Warigon, WHO Communications Officer, said in a statement in Abuja. Warigon said that it would ensure all persons aged nine months to 45 years 25

August 7, 2018 11:35 AM Uganda Sends Samples Of Strange Disease That Has Claimed 8 Lives

The ministry of health has revealed that Uganda has sent samples to the United States for further laboratory tests after a strange disease in the central region district of Mubende left eight people dead and 16 others hospitalized. The ministry said once the results from the U.S. are out, the public will be informed. The ministry said with support from partners 24

August 6, 2018 11:32 AM China develops new diagnostic method for coronary heart disease –

Chinese scientists have developed a new diagnostic method for coronary heart disease which has a 33 per cent higher accuracy rate compared with conventional methods. Developed by Shanghai Jiaotong University, the new technology is called Quantitative Flow Ratio (QFR) measurement system and has been approved by the China Food and Drug Administration 20

August 2, 2018 3:51 PM High salt intake exposes you to multiple health risks, including hypertension– The Sun News

Oloyede said the people with high risk of developing health problems related to salt consumption are those over age 50; people who have high or slightly elevated blood pressure; diabetes patients and African Americans (US). To lower the risk from excess salt intake, Oloyede recommended an increase intake of diet rich in potassium. “Eat more fresh vegetables 22

July 30, 2018 2:31 PM Ebola-like disease kills 12 in north-eastern Congo –

Authorities on Monday confirmed that 12 people died from an unknown disease with symptoms similar to Ebola in north-eastern Congo. “The deaths began in early July in the village of Mangina, near the town of Beni,’’ local administrator Donat Kibwana told newsmen. Meanwhile, a local civil society group in Beni, said it had counted 15 deaths caused by the disease 20

July 18, 2018 12:20 PM Scientists Develop New Blood Test For Skin Cancer

Australian scientists revealed they have developed a new blood test to detect melanoma cancer in its early stages, in a move that is set to save millions of lives and significantly reduce costs to the healthcare system. The test works by detecting antibodies produced by the body in response to melanoma and identifying the skin cancer cells before they spread 21