Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Cancer surgeries, chemotherapy now covered by NHIS

The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof Mohammed Sambo has said some levels of cancer surgeries and chemotherapy are now covered under the...

10 Strange Cases Of People Pretending To Be Doctors

At some point in some everyone’s lives, they lie about what they do for a living. For most people, it’s just for fun or to...

The story of the magical antimalarial Chinese medicine – Ginghaosu (artemisinin)

The Chinese in the mid-60’s made a concerted effort to find an effective antimalarial.  Chinese scientists searched for effective antimalarials  from both modern drugs and...

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to British-American Trio for Cell/Oxygen Research

William G. Kaelin, MD, of Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, Gregg L. Semenza, MD, PhD, of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and Sir Peter J....

WHO, FIFA partner in ‘fight against tobacco use’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and football’s world governing body, FIFA, on Friday signed a four-year agreement that seeks to promote healthy lifestyles ”by using...

Our account not compromised, says NHIS

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has assured stakeholders that the scheme’s account remains secured, intact and beyond the possible reach of hackers and other...


Sweating is the secretion of fluids by sweat glands onto the surface of the skin, mainly for the purpose of maintaining body temperature within an...


Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The "yellow" in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients.Symptoms...

What You Must Know About Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF)

What is BHCPF? The BHCPF is the fundamental healthcare funding provided by the National Health Act. It was included in the...

New evidence that optimists live longer

Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System,...

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