Dr. Bello Kumo, a consultant Gastroenterologist with Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, says Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) is more infectious than HIV.
ABUJA - Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said the federal government is expecting favourable outcome from the ongoing pilot introduction of the world's first antimalarial vaccine for partial protection of children against malaria.
A former Presidential Aspirant and Convener of YesWeFit Revolutionary Movement, Dr. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese has condemned the Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige over his statement on Channels Television's Sunrise Daily recently, wherein he said that he was not bothered that medical doctors are leaving Nigeria in droves. Ngige had also said that the nation has a surplus of doctors and must therefore “export” to other countries.
Johnson & Johnson’s drug Balversa won U.S. approval as the first targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer, the Food and Drug Administration announced on...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the trend of Nigerians seeking medical treatment outside Nigeria, saying Nigerians must learn to stay back in the country and have themselves treated of any ailment.
Dr Ade Faponle, a Neurologist with the Department of Medicine, Renal Care Centre, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has advised Nigerians to get...
AIDS emerged as a mysterious disease in the 1980s to spread across the world and claim millions of lives. For only the second time a patient has now been found in long-term remission -- and most likely cured -- from HIV, the virus that causes the disease.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called on Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi to reverse the ‘current internal drift’ of doctors and other healthcare workers in the state.
The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has appealed to the Federal Government to pay its members April and May salary in line with their agreement to suspend their strike.
The Blood Safety Programme Manager, Institute of Human Virology, Nigerians (IHVN), Mr Abdullahi Abubakar, says regular blood donation improves body fitness and lowers calories.