Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, told journalists in Abuja that the doctor who attended to the American – Liberian government official, Mr Patrick Sawyer has tested positive of Ebola virus.
Breast cancer can be a devastating disease, but most women can take active steps to reduce their risk, say some of the nation's leading breast cancer experts. Women shouldn't blame themselves for their illness, doctors say, noting that it's usually impossible to pinpoint what caused an individual woman's breast tumor. But about 25% […]
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has pledged to support the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) in its quest to build a befitting hospital for heart surgery in the country. The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, made the pledge when he received the founder of KHF and former Super Eagles player, Nwankwo […]
An Abuja-based veterinary doctor, Dr Yomi Nafiu, said on Wednesday that bird flu viruses could not be transmitted to humans who ate carefully prepared poultry products. Nafiu told newsmen in Abuja that there was no empirical evidence to prove the claims that avian influenza is a human scourge. He noted that few human cases had […]