The Impact of Diet on Diabetes Prevention

Diabetes is a chronic condition characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. It has become a global health crisis, with the number of people diagnosed with diabetes…

First human case of H5N2 bird flu died from multiple factors — WHO

A man infected with H5N2 bird flu, the first confirmed human infection with the strain, died from multiple factors, the WHO said on Friday, adding that investigations were ongoing. The…

French pharmacists strike over pay and drug shortages

French pharmacists began their first walkout in 10 years on Thursday, closing up shop over drug shortages, low regulated prices, pharmacy closures and fears medications could be sold online. After…

The Ebola Virus: Profile of a dreaded killer

The highly contagious Ebola virus has claimed more than 15,000 lives since it was first identified in central Africa in 1976. More than three quarters of those deaths occurred during…

World Hypertension Day: Firm Advocates Prompt Screening For Early Detection, Control

World Hypertension Day: Firm Advocates Prompt Screening For Early Detection, Control

Happiness of Africans: The Power of Music on Mental Health

Music has always been a part of everyday life throughout the unique tapestry of African cultures, acting as more than just entertainment.

Three more African nations roll out malaria vaccine

Three more African countries have joined a rollout of malaria vaccines targetting millions of children in a continent that accounts for 95 percent of malaria deaths, the UN said Thursday.…

Nigeria first to introduce new 5-in-1 vaccine against meningitis – WHO

Nigeria has become the first country in the world to roll out a new vaccine – Men5CV – recommended by World Health Organisation(WHO), to protect people against meningitis.

Nigeria first to use ‘revolutionary’ meningitis jab — WHO

Africa’s most populous nation Nigeria has launched a “revolutionary” vaccine against meningitis, in what the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said was a world first. “Meningitis is an old…

Why unprotected eclipse gazing will leave you seeing stars

Just a single, unguarded glance at a solar eclipse can result in a lifetime of vision loss, eye health experts warn. On Monday, tens of millions of spectators across Mexico,…