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Oxford University scientists gave babies trial TB vaccine ‘that did not work on monkeys’

Oxford University is embroiled in an ethics row after scientists were accused of questionable conduct over a controversial trial of a new vaccine on African babies. Professor Peter Beverley, a former senior academic at the university, complained that scientists planned to test a new tuberculosis vaccine on more than a thousand infants without

Nigerian Doctors Seek Jobs Abroad

For decades, Nigeria's health sector has been characterised by a disturbing degree of deterioration due to neglect by successive administrations. Indeed, the sector is now near a total collapse with very little hope of revival. Indeed, that President Muhammadu Buhari continues to be treated abroad for his health challenges is a

3 Female Nigerian Celebrity Fitness crush

Fitness and healthy lifestyle has taken centre stage amongst young Nigerians. This is a trend we are particularly excited about here at AHM. We have observed quite a few Nigerian celebrities showing off their workout routines/healthy lifestyle choices and 3 women have totally made us fall in love with their

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Superbug spreading Worldwide

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that an untreatable strain of gonorrhea is spreading worldwide after the superbug was discovered in at least three people. The bug is said to be “very smart,” evolving to develop resistance to antibiotics every time a new one is used against it. It is estimated that 78 million people

Watch ‘Warriors’: A documentary showcasing people suffering from Sickle Cell Disease in Nigeria

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 is associated with higher risk of breast cancer in African women

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.

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