Israeli researchers develop method to rejuvenate kidneys

Israeli researchers develop method to rejuvenate kidneys

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Israeli researchers have discovered a method to rejuvenate the kidneys, which has the potential to eliminate the need for dialysis in the future, Israel’s Sheba Medical Center said on Wednesday. In a study published in the journal Cell Reports, researchers from the…

Lassa Fever kills 16 in Ondo

Lassa Fever kills 16 in Ondo

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At least 16 people have so far died in a fresh outbreak of Lassa Fever in Ondo State, the state government has confirmed. It also confirmed that about 84 cases have also been recorded since the beginning of the year. The governor,…

Dietitian calls for preventive measures against respiratory allergies during harmattan

Dietitian calls for preventive measures against respiratory allergies during harmattan

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Mrs Jane Eleodi, a Clinical Dietitian and Nutritionist, has Nigerians to take preventive measures to avoid respiratory allergies during harmattan season. She made the call in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. She said that harmattan, which is…

Bauchi nursing, midwifery college gets full accreditation

Bauchi nursing, midwifery college gets full accreditation

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Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has congratulated the management of the Bauchi College of Nursing and Midwifery for attaining full accreditation. The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has granted full accreditation of courses at…

Poor oral hygiene can cause cancer – Expert

Poor oral hygiene can cause cancer – Expert

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Dr Charles Ononiwu, associate Professor and Chief Consultant Maxillofacial surgeon, says poor oral hygiene can lead to cancer in oral or facial region of the body. Ononiwu, who is the head, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at the National Hospital, said this in…

Borno primary health agency procures air-conditioned mobile ambulances to facilitate outreach services

Borno primary health agency procures air-conditioned mobile ambulances to facilitate outreach services

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By Dauda R. Pam, Maiduguri The Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BOSPHCDA) under the Leadership of the Executive Director, Dr. Sule Meleh and the Nigeria  State Health Investment Project-Additional Financing (NSHIP-AF), a World Bank assisted Project under the Project Coordinator,…

200 indigent elders enrolled into Anambra Health Insurance Scheme at Adazi–Ani

200 indigent elders enrolled into Anambra Health Insurance Scheme at Adazi–Ani

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By Sunny A. David A renowned businessman, Chief Sir. Godwin Okeke, has enrolled over two hundred indigent elders of Adazi-Ani his hometown into the Anambra State Health Insurance Scheme. The event which took place at the Rise Clinic Adazi-Ani, Anaocha Local Government…

Adamawa Governor, Fintiri appoints Wadinga as Medical Director Yola Specialist Hospital

Adamawa Governor, Fintiri appoints Wadinga as Medical Director Yola Specialist Hospital

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Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has approved the appointment of Dr. Dauda Wadinga as the new Medical Director of Yola Specialist Hospital with immediate effect. This was contained in a statement signed by Kumangar Solomon, Director-General, Media and Communication to…

Adamawa Governor’s wife flag off 2nd round of maternal, new born child health campaign

Adamawa Governor’s wife flag off 2nd round of maternal, new born child health campaign

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Her Excellency Hajiya Hauwa Isah(Lami Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri) said the MNCH Week is a biannual activity adopted by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Council on Health (NCH) which has been endorsed and supported by Her Excellency the wife of…

Ojukwu varsity College of Medicine inducts 47 graduands

Ojukwu varsity College of Medicine inducts 47 graduands

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The induction of the graduands By Sunny A. David The College of Medicine Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Awka, Anambra State has inducted 47 new graduate Medical Doctors of Medicine and Surgery from the institution into practice. In his address at the Physician’s…