64 million Nigerians suffer from mental illness —Prof Nebo –

By Francis Igata ENUGU—Former Power Minister, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, yesterday, in Enugu rated governments at various levels low in the area of psychiatric and mental health care. Prof Nebo, Power Minister Prof Nebo, Power Minister He said this was worrisome considering that some medical scholars have revealed that in a population of 160 million or […]

African Cancer Centre: Poised to Stamp out a Continental Scourge

R-L Prof. Femi Williams with Prof. Wole Soyinka After a decade of introduction, the African Cancer Centre in Lagos, designated to be a world class centre to serve the entire continent on detection, prevention of cancer and research, is about to take off. The board of directors led by its convener, Prof. Femi Williams, said […]

Men more prone to Q fever — Expert

Q fever is a zoonotic disease spread from animals to humans. A veterinarian, Professor of Virology and Consultant Virologist in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology, University of Ilorin, Saka Baba, sheds more light on the disease with MOTUNRAYO JOEL What is Q fever? Q fever is a widespread zoonosis caused by the Gram-negative bacterium Coxiella […]

Show love to your pet this Valentine

Pets make the best Valentine dates! There is no need to get them chocolates, and they do not need perfumes. They are loyal and non judgmental companions that do not expect you to call when you are running late. In fact, the later you are, the more excited they are to see you. Pets do […]

Women can still enjoy sex in menopause

Apart from the menstrual flow that stops when a woman reaches menopause, one other thing that goes out of the window for most women during this period is their libido. According to physicians, one of the most common complaints they get from their post-menopausal patients is a decreased desire to have sex. They say that […]

ISO accreditation will ensure quality medicines— ORHII

By Chioma Obinna National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has declared that the accreditation of its Central Drug Control Laboratory, Yaba with ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 by the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, and U.S Pharmacopeial Convention, USP, will ensure that only safe and quality medicines are available and distributed in […]

Avian flu: A killer on the prowl

After conquering the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, Nigeria again battles with the avian influenza also known as bird flu as 11 states are in the throes of the contagious disease, write GBENGA ADENIJI and MOTUNRAYO JOEL Just after the recovery from the Ebola Virus Disease, Nigeria has been plunged into another epidemic which has spread […]

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“Shithole countries” by Donald Trump
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