Tragic mum, 24, dies a month after taking banned slimming pills bought off the internet to lose her baby weight

A YOUNG mum has died after a month of taking slimming pills she bought on the internet to lose her baby weight. Tragic Lucero Priscila Garza Campos, 24, passed away…


Horror as court sentences 10-months old baby to death

A 10-months old baby has been sentenced to death, by an European Human Rights Court. The Court of Human Rights, backed British Doctors who reported the matter, saying it would…


Congo declares Ebola outbreak over after four deaths

Democratic Republic of Congo declared its two-month Ebola outbreak officially over on Saturday after 42 days without recording a new case of the disease. The outbreak in Congo’s remote northeastern…


Japan donates 31 ambulances to Nigerian health institutions (FULL LIST OF BENEFICIARIES)

Thirty-one ambulance vehicles donated by the Japanese government were on Friday distributed to 31 federal tertiary health institutions across the country. The vehicles were handed over to heads of the…


Malaria: Nigeria, other sub-Saharan countries receive low research funding

In-spite of having a high death rate related to malaria, a quarter of countries in sub-Saharan Africa receive very little funding for research into the deadly disease. A recent study…


Nigerian hospital quarantines patient discharging blood

The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that the male patient, who was admitted on Friday, had blood coming out of his mouth and nose.


Woman needed operation after getting a four-inch sex toy stuck up her bum (PHOTOS)

A young carer has issued a warning to couples after having to get a four-inch sex toy surgically removed from her bum. Emily Georgia, 20, was left almost needing a…


Biker woman’s despair after botched vagina op destroyed her sex life, ruined her marriage and left her jobless and disabled (MUST READ)

LIZZY Ford, 54, from Innerleithen, Scottish Borders, had a routine operation in June 2010 to cure stress incontinence, where a mesh sling was inserted to lift her bladder and stop it leaking

Health World

A-level student hit by car day before final exam saves nine lives by donating organs

The tragic death of a teenage student who was hit by a car the day before her last A-level exam may have saved the lives of nine people through organ…


Taking paracetamol when pregnant ‘makes boys less manly, less aggressive and lowers their sex drive’

WOMEN who take paracetamol while pregnant are more likely to have camp boys, a study suggests. Male mice exposed to the painkiller in the womb were less aggressive and had…

Health News

Juliet Ibrahim Is The Global Ambassador For The First-Ever World Kidney Day

Kidney cancer is a serious disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. However, very few people in West Africa know even the basics about kidney cancer – what…


Woman bitten by a viper survives the snake’s deadly venom

Surviving a bite from a viper is rare. Regarded as one the world’s deadliest snakes, a lunge from a viper can cause intense pain, convulsions, nausea, and even paralysis, followed…


US Signs $469m HIV/AIDS Operation Plan With Nigeria

The U.S. on Friday in Abuja signed 469 million dollars (about N147.5 billion) Country Operation Plan (COP) to support HIV prevention, care and treatment programmes in Nigeria. The COP was…


Lead found in 20% of baby food samples, especially juices and veggies

Pediatricians and public health researchers know they have to be on the lookout for lead exposure from paint chips and contaminated drinking water. A new report suggests food — particularly…


Kabarak University Partners GE, Others To Build Mega Hospital

Kabarak University is partnering with international organizations to develop a 500-bed, state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary tertiary hospital to be located in Kabarak, Nakuru County. In addition, the project scope will comprise of…


Suleja General Hospital to Gulp N1.1Bln – Gov. Sani Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said that N1.1billion will be required for the total renovation of Suleja General Hospital, Suleja after decades of neglect. The Governor disclosed…


FG Alerts Nigerians To Outbreak Of Birdflu In FCT, Six States

The Federal Government on Friday alerted members of the public to the outbreak of Avian Influenza, popularly called Birdflu in the federal capital territory, FCT, and six states of the…


Video: ‘Cancer’s Not Disease, But Business’

Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. However, the video explains why cancer is…

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