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Wow! Dogs can now detect malaria by sniffing (Video)

Sniff dogs could be trained to detect malaria in people infected with the disease even if they are not showing symptoms, according to a...

As a Nigerian you are expected to live for just 55...

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the average Nigerian should be able to live for 55 years. Meaning that if you are currently above 55 years of age as a Nigerian living in Nigeria, you have done well for yourself.

Blame malaria for my poor grasp of mathematics – Chimamanda says

Distinguished Nigerian writer and literary icon, Chimamanda Adichie, says malaria is to blame for her poor grasp of mathematics, highlighting how the mosquito-borne infectious disease keeps children out of school across the world.

Kano Governor to spend over N80m on Health Week

Kano State Government says it is planning to spend over N80 million in the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCH).

All we need to know about Mosquitoes

When it comes to living in New Jersey, we have a variety of seasons. Most of us appreciate the warmer months the most over that of the chill of the winter.

Gastroenteritis: Strange disease that killed over 60 in Kogi has been...

The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Audu, said that the alleged disease which killed many people in the state has been diagnosed to be gastroenteritis.

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 4 deadliest diseases in the world

There is something truly terrifying about the most horrible diseases. Perhaps it is the fact that there is often no way to fight back against them.

Treating boils and skin rashes in children

Furuncles otherwise known as boils are suppurating, localised inflammations affecting the skin and subcutaneous tissue.

5 Simple ways to increase your white blood cell count

Produced in the bone marrow, white blood cells (WBCs) are the disease-fighting agents of your immune system. A healthy body has an abundance of WBCs...

Nigerian Scientist develops new malaria vaccine

Report has it that a scientist and Professor from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Nasiru Shua’ibu Zaria has discovered and developed a new vaccine that could cure malaria.

Did you know that keeping a chicken around can help protect...

Chickens aren’t just good for egg laying. It turns out that keeping a feathered friend by your side could provide protection against malaria.

Malaria killed about 400,000 people in 2015 – WHO

It is well o. The World Health Organization has disclosed that about 400,000 persons died as a result of malaria infection in 2015.

Death toll rises to 225 in Angola’s Yellow fever outbreak

Angola’s Health Minister Luis Sambo reports that death toll from the yellow fever outbreak in the country has risen to 225, with about 1,600...

#WordOnTheStreet: Dirty water predicament in Makoko

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjpFJDSm0Fs Makoko with its dirty water predicament should be the face of Lagos. As the Center of excellence, everybody wants to live in Lagos despite the crazy...

You need to watch this documentary on breast cancer and West...

Al-jazeera rcenetly featured the work of an investigative journalist Chika Oduah who travelled to Ghana to find out why breast cancer is such a...

New Malaria Treatment Only Requires One Dose

Despite huge strides taken by both governmental and private institutions in trying to eradicate it, around 200 million people still contacted malaria in 2013,...