Saturday, May 21, 2022

Health

May 16, 2022

Bride, groom, 40 wedding guests hospitalised for food poisoning

Three people were arrested following the case and an investigation was also underway into the food poisoning in the far-flung district.

Party jollof rice
May 15, 2022

Expert advises arthritis patients on exercise, injection as treatment

“The first line of management will be exercise programmes including walking and swimming.”

arthritis
May 15, 2022

Jigawa govt targets 1.7 million children for polio immunisation

Officials said the exercise was being conducted simultaneously in all 27 local government areas of state.

Polio immunisation vaccine
May 14, 2022

Borno residents seek recruitment of sanitary officers

The residents are protesting the indiscriminate disposal of refuse in many wards in the metropolis as households still dump refuse in drainages.

A photo of waste dump used to illustrate the story
May 13, 2022

North Korea reports first official COVID-19 death

North Korea on Friday reported its first coronavirus (COVID-19) death a day after first acknowledging an outbreak of the virus.

Kim Jong Un (Credit: ABC News)
May 11, 2022

Aggressive alcohol marketing worries WHO

WHO said in a new report on Tuesday that young people and heavy drinkers were increasingly targeted by alcohol advertising, often to the detriment of their health.

Alcohol drinks
May 10, 2022

One million Nigerians, Sub-Saharan Africans to die of cancer by 2030: Report

The report noted that about 4.2 per cent Africans made up the global population of newly detected cancer cases in 2020.

Cancer symbol used to illustrate the story
May 10, 2022

Over 13 million U.S. children infected with COVID-19: Report

Nearly 186,000 child COVID-19 cases have been added in the past four weeks and 5.2 million child cases in 2022.

Coronavirus
May 7, 2022

Cardiovascular Diseases: Enugu govt calls for sustained advocacy against trans-fatty acids

Trans-fatty acids, also called trans-unsaturated fatty acids, are a type of unsaturated fat that naturally occurs in small amounts in meat and milk fat.

May 6, 2022

WHO confirms death of third Ebola patient in DR Congo

Health workers have since last week vaccinated over 350 people, of which more than 250 are contacts.

World Health Organisation and Ebola patient in DRC