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54 babies born HIV positive in Nasarawa

The Executive Director of Nasarawa State Aids Control Agency (NASACA), Dr Zakari Umar, has revealed that 54 babies delivered between January and September in...

Surgery death rates in Africa double global average – study

The risk of dying from scheduled surgery in Africa is more than double the global average, researchers said this week, in a study shedding...

Chinese scientists clone monkeys

Chinese scientists have successfully cloned two monkeys. Identical long-tailed macaques Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua were cloned using the same process that produced Dolly...

WHO warns about high risk of cholera epidemic in DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned about a high risk of a cholera epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. WHO's Africa director...

Cholera outbreak kills four in Nasarawa

Fresh cholera outbreak has claimed no fewer than four lives and 38 others infected by the diseased in Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa...

Dangerous drug worth N4.1bn destroyed in Kano

The Kano State Government, on Monday, said it had destroyed illicit drugs worth N4.1 billion confiscated in the state in 2017 alone. Governor of Kano...

Research links Ibuprofen to male infertility

Ibuprofen has a negative impact on the testicles of young men, a study published on Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy...

Tomatoes, apples can repair damaged lungs of smokers

Smokers who quit smoking and live on a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, have better chances of restoring their lung functions...

10,000 Nigerians die of cancer annually – Minister

Nigeria's Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, on Friday in Abuja said 10,000 people die annually due to agony and lack of basic equipment for...

Expert says cervical cancer cases could hit 15m by 2020

Dr Francis Ajang, A consultant gynaecologist with the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) has warned that global new cervical cancer cases could reach an...

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