World sickle cell awareness day was two days ago (19th of June) and already, terrible news hit the internet about one of the pioneers of Hip Hop losing his life to the diseases. Prodigy of Mobb Deep, who was 42, died from complications as a result of sickle cell anaemia. The
Alcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of African-American women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alcohol. These study results have been published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
According to the World Health Organization on Sunday, May 14, a second case of Ebola was confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Eugene Kabambi the spokesman fro WHO in Congo spokesman said health officials were currently trying to trace 125 people believed to be linked to the identified cases
Nigeria is currently going through a meningitis epidemic which has affected 16 states in the Northern region. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that the outbreak started in Zamfara state. No fewer than 328 persons have died and 2,524 suspected cases have been recorded since November 2016.
Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumour that affects African women. Every year a growing number of women suffer from this illness, which in most cases leads to death. However, doctors certify that this dangerous illness could be cured. Detection of breast cancer in its earlier phase leads to greater possibilities
Advantage Healthcare India 2016 (AHCI 2016), the 2nd edition of International Summit on Medical Value Travel is being jointly organized by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India, Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) & Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) with support
By Ray Mwareya In May, Anna Muwa, 31, entered a clinic in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe second capital, to give birth, but failed. The hospital needed $US70, sanitary pads, water bucket, and a soft razor to cut the baby's umbilical cord. "I walked out and delivered my baby in a bedroom. My grandmother supervised
A new project which will be beneficial to Nigerian women has recently been launched. This project is very important as it comes at a time when maternal mortality is prevalent in Nigeria. The AsktheGynaecologist (ATG) project is a program specially designed to provide virtual consultation services to Nigerians who are desirous