Tag: health

digital pill

U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

United States (U.S.) regulators on Tuesday approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly,...

Fire at Federal Ministry of Health headquarters, Abuja

A minor fire has been reported at the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, following electric spark  on Saturday morning. According to Mrs Boade Akinola,...

Heart diseases: Cardiologist warns against sedentary life style

Dr James Ogunmodede, a Consultant Cardiologist, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has attributed the increase in heart diseases to sedentary lifestyle. Ogunmodede gave the warning...

Orthopaedic Hospital workers begin indefinite strike in Kano

Health workers at the National Orthopaedic Hospital Dala, Kano, on Wednesday began an indefinite strike over  non payment of three months salary. The workers had earlier...

Laboratory Scientist stresses need for regular medical check-up

A Laboratory Scientist, Mrs Mary Gbele, on Tuesday urged the general public to develop the right attitude toward their health by ensuring they carry...

Stroke: Early identification of symptoms prevents loss of life

A cardiologist, Dr Afolabi Akinkunmi, on Sunday in Lagos said that early identification of risk factors of stroke remained the best way of preventing...

How to check prevalence of psychiatric morbidity, by expert

A Consultant Psychiatrist at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Dr. Oluwatoyin Fasesan, has decried alarming rate of stigmatization against mentally-ill...

FG to officials: We won’t fund your foreign medical trips unless…

The Federal Government will not provide resources for any government official to travel abroad for medical attention unless the case cannot be handled in...

Daily intake of low dose aspirin prevents blood clotting, says cardiologist

A consultant physician and cardiologist, Prof. Ayodele Omotosho, on Friday, said daily intake of low dose aspirin would prevent blood clotting, also known as...
diabetes

LASG commended on diabetes, hypertension, cancer screening

Residents of Mainland Local Government in Lagos State on Monday commended the state government for providing free screening for hypertension, diabetes, cancer of the...