Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds

Cannabidiol, which is found in marijuana plants, reduced the number of convulsive seizures in children with a severe and often fatal epilepsy disorder, according to research published Wednesday in the…


Cervical Cancer: Minister seeks investment in vaccine access

Health of Minister, Prof. Isaac Adewole has urged Commonwealth Ministers to designate Cervical Cancer as a major public health challenge and intensify efforts to attract investment in vaccine access and…


Study Reports That Any Dose Of Ibuprofen Could Have Disastrous Health Implications

Take a look in pretty much any medicine cabinet and the likelihood is that you’ll spot a bottle of ibuprofen lurking around somewhere in there. As one of the nonsteroidal…


Drinking two cans of Red Bull kill you

Drinking just two energy drinks can cause cardiac arrest in patients who have an undiagnosed heart condition, experts have warned. The Australian study looked into how caffeinated drinks impact on…


Going Savage On Polio: Pop Star Signs On As Rotary Celebrity Ambassador

Nigerian singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage is the newest face to join Rotary’s ( ‘This Close’ public awareness campaign for polio eradication. A paralyzing and life altering disease, polio is on the…


Nigeria: NHF Calls for Physical, Health Activities in Childhood, Youth

The Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF), has called on the government to among other things incorporate physical and health education activities in the curriculum of all private and public schools in…


Nigeria treats 2m patients yearly – Expert

Prof. Catherine Falade, a Malariologist and consultant Clinical Pharmacologist at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says Nigeria treats more than two million patients for malaria every year. Falade said…


Meningitis Outbreak: Nigerian death toll rises to 813

Over 800 Nigerians have been killed by meningitis since the latest outbreak of the epidemic in the country 16 weeks ago. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, disclosed this figure…

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