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Paracetamol Abuse Could Damage Liver, Kidney – Expert

Paracetamol Abuse Could Damage Liver, Kidney – Expert

A medical doctor with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Gbenga Adebusoye, has warned that abuse of paracetamol in general and in tenderising meat in particular, could lead to liver and kidney failure. Dr Adebusoye…

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Lagos Confirms First Lassa Fever Case

Lagos Confirms First Lassa Fever Case

By Augustine Akhilomen The Lagos State government on Tuesday confirmed one case of Lassa Fever, to join 18 other states that have been hit by the disease. Commissioner for Health Prof, Akin Abayomi made the…

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Nigeria Facing Severe Drug Insecurity ⁠— NAFDAC

Nigeria Facing Severe Drug Insecurity ⁠— NAFDAC

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has raised the alarm that Nigeria is facing an intense state of drug insecurity, warning that the situation may worsen if urgent attention was not…

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Cooking With Paracetamol Causes Liver, Kidney Failure – NAFDAC Warns

Cooking With Paracetamol Causes Liver, Kidney Failure – NAFDAC Warns

Nigerians have been warned against the use of paracetamol as tenderiser while cooking meat and beans by the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC). Speaking at a sensitization program for fast…

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NGO Moves To Tackle Hypertension, Diabetes, Begins Four-Day Free Fair In Lagos Island

NGO Moves To Tackle Hypertension, Diabetes, Begins Four-Day Free Fair In Lagos Island

In an effort to reduce the burden of hypertension and diabetes in communities, Amal Outreach, a Non-Governmental Organization has concluded plans to begin a four-day free fair in Lagos Island. Founder of the Outreach, Dr.…

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Lubricating With Saliva Could Be Harmful To Sex Organs — Medical Expert

Lubricating With Saliva Could Be Harmful To Sex Organs — Medical Expert

The practice of using one’s saliva as a lubricant during sex could be harmful to sex organs. This is according to medical expert, Dr. Kolade Johnson. Johnson, while speaking on Wednesday in Ilorin warned that…

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Two Nigerians Test Negative To Coronavirus

Two Nigerians Test Negative To Coronavirus

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Wednesday in Kano confirmed that two suspected cases of Coronavirus have so far tested negative in the country. Ehanire disclosed this while declaring the two- day Kano State…

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NAFDAC Raises Concern Over Drug Insecurity

NAFDAC Raises Concern Over Drug Insecurity

Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has stressed the need for the country to attain drug self-sufficiency. According to her, this would reduce fake…

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Lassa Fever Now In 27 States – Health Minster

Lassa Fever Now In 27 States – Health Minster

The Minister for Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said about 27 states of the federation have recorded cases of Lassa fever as at the last count. Mr Ehanire said this on Thursday during a meeting with…

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Coronavirus Not Yet Pandemic —WHO

Coronavirus Not Yet Pandemic —WHO

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus, which has spread from China to two dozen countries, does not yet constitute a “pandemic”. “Currently we are not in a…

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