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How to strengthen your immune system by sleeping

If you needed another reason to get a good sleep, this might be it. Sleep helps the immune system.

All you need to know about breast milk banking!

Many mothers who give birth to premature babies in neonatal intensive care units don’t produce milk immediately, or enough of it.

Can you test yourself for STDs at home?

Recently, healthcare startup Medcinity launched an at-home screening service for sexually transmitted infections called GetTested that aims to make the diagnostic process less of a pain and an embarrassment.

How to reduce your risk of having a miscarriage

Miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week of pregnancy. It is a terrible loss, especially if you’ve miscarried before or conceiving was the hard-won result of fertility treatment.

Dismissed officer commits suicide after infecting 9-yr-old, 5 others with HIV

The Bayelsa State Police Command is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death a 40-year-old dismissed policeman simply identified as Bassey. The dismissed cop was believed...

How to conduct an STD test at home

Recently, healthcare startup Medcinity launched an at-home screening service for sexually transmitted infections called GetTested that aims to make the diagnostic process less of a pain and an embarrassment.

Quack medical practitioner infects six-year-old boy with HIV

Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly operating an illegal clinic and infecting a six-year-old boy with HIV through transfusion of unscreened blood.

NGO tells FG to enforce tobacco laws

Word out is that an Initiative for Public Policy Analysis (IPPA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has on Monday called on the Federal Government...

The real reason there still is no cure for cancer

Why isn’t there a cure for cancer yet? This is a question that is one many people’s minds, particularly if cancer has affected them or a loved one.

Zimbabweans used 109 million condoms In 2016 alone

According to reports from the Ministry of Health in Zimbabwe, 109.5 million of condoms were used in 2016, more than the 80 million used in 2015.

Ohakim says Nigeria was diagnosed with HIV in the past administration

The former Governor of Imo state, Ikedi Ohakim has said that Nigeria’s economy was already ailing before President Muhammadu Buhari took over.

Jigawa now to test intending couples for HIV/AIDS

Following the wild spread of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, the Jigawa state government has taken extra measures in its bid to eliminate the spread of the dreadful disease.

British scientists find cure to HIV/AIDS

According to reports, British scientists have found a cure to one of man’s most dreadful disease, HIV/AIDS.

How to test yourself for STDs at home

Recently, healthcare startup Medcinity launched an at-home screening service for sexually transmitted infections called GetTested that aims to make the diagnostic process less of a pain and an embarrassment.

How to know if you have HIV

Do you know your HIV status? Well, some people will boastfully say ‘ I know I don’t have HIV.’ You may be right but there is no harm in being certain especially if you have multiple partners.

All you need to know about sexually transmitted diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases, commonly called STDs, are diseases that are spread by having sex with someone who has an STD. You can get a sexually transmitted disease from sexual activity that involves the mouth, anus, vagina, or penis.

‘Super-gonorrhea’ spreads across UK and doctors haven’t found a cure for...

Jeez! We hear that there is an elephantine burden among doctors that's called the “super-gonorrhoea” which is spreading fast across the United Kingdom. Experts say...

2,000 people infected with tuberculosis in Anambra

Hian! While Nigerians have heaved a sigh of relief from Lassa fever and are taking measures to ensure Zika virus is not imported into...

Experts say HIV cure is just three years away

Good news! A cure for HIV and AIDS might be just a few years away after scientists have been able to successfully snip away...

58,000 babies born with HIV/AIDS annually – UNAIDS

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is one of the world’s most serious health and development challenges. Despite the reduction in its infection and death...