Man Swims Across Lagos Lagoon To Promote Mental Health Awareness

A Nigerian athlete, Akinrodoye Samuel, better known as Coach Dreh, has swam across 11.8-kilometre-long water of the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos, to raise awareness on mental health. The professional swimming coach last... Read more »

See What Staying In Freshly Painted Room Does To Your Health

Pulmonologists and public health physicians have cautioned Nigerians to avoid staying in freshly painted rooms less than 48 hours after, warning that exposure to some hazardous chemicals hanging in the air can... Read more »

US Surgeons Transplant Pig Kidney Into 62-yr-old Patient

A groundbreaking medical procedure took place in Boston, where surgeons successfully transplanted a kidney from a genetically engineered pig into a 62-year-old man who needed a transplant, the New York Times reports.... Read more »

Zobo Leaves Recipe For Hypertension, Heart-related Ailments – Expert

A Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC), Professor Daniel Nwachukwu, has advised Nigerians to explore the benefits of zobo leaves in curing and... Read more »

What Eating Suya Wrapped In Newspapers Does To Your Body

Nutritionists and public health physicians in Nigeria have warned against consuming food wrapped in newspapers or leaflets due to the associated health risks. Experts caution that food wrapped in printed papers may... Read more »

Check Out What Drinking Too Much Water Does To Your Body

Overindulging in water might seem harmless, but it can cause a ripple effect throughout your body, leading to a condition known as hyponatremia or water intoxication. The dilution dilemma Drinking excessive amounts... Read more »

Tinubu Dragged To Court Over Increase In Electricity Tarrif

The Socio-Economic Right and Accountability Project (SERAP) has announced that it will be suing the President Bola Tinubu-led government over a renewed plot to increase electricity tariffs. Announcing its plan in a... Read more »

FGM: Female Circumcision Can Lead To Death – Health Expert Warn Parents

Parents and guardians have been advised to desist from subjecting their female children to circumcised as this could lead to death. This is as Nigeria joins the rest of the world to... Read more »

Cancer Killed Over 500,000 Africans In 2022 – WHO

The World Health Organisation Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, on Sunday said the cancer situation in Africa is disheartening. Dr Moeti, in a statement to commemorate the 2024 World Cancer... Read more »

Tobacco-Related Sickness Claims Lives Of 26,800 Annually – Federal Govt

The Federal Government has revealed that tobacco-related diseases are responsible for over 26,800 annual deaths in Nigeria. Additionally, 4.5 million Nigerians aged 15 and above are identified as tobacco users, as stated... Read more »