May 31, 2017

4 Signs Of Thyroid Cancer You Should Know About

You get regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer and see a dermatologist to make sure you don’t have skin cancer, but is thyroid cancer even on your radar? Maybe it should be: Rates seem to be skyrocketing, as the number of people diagnosed with it has doubled since the […]
May 25, 2017

The Amount Of Money Abuja Spends On Retroviral Drugs for HIV Patients Annually Revealed

The really humongous amount of money FACA spends on Anti-Retroviral drugs for HIV patients in the FCT annually has been revealed. The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS (FACA) said on Thursday it spends about N3 billion annually on Anti-Retroviral drugs (ARV) for HIV patients in the […]
May 23, 2017

Safe Motherhood Day: Kaduna State Goverment Budgets 100 Million Naira For Pregnant Women

To mark the World Safe Motherhood Day in the state, the Kaduna State Government says it will strengthen Primary Health Centres to ensure safe motherhood. Hajiya Hadiza Balarabe, the Executive Secretary of the State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA) said at a press conference on Monday in Kaduna to […]
May 9, 2017

500 Thousand Children Risk Death Over Delayed Passage of 2017 Budget

Five months into 2017, there is still no budget or funding for 2.5 million Severely Acute Malnourished (SAM) children in the country. And like in previous years, about 500,000 of them risk death before year-end, according to a recent report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). At the moment, […]
May 9, 2017

Foods That Help Preserve Intelligence

Advances in the field of nutritional cognitive neuroscience have led researchers to conclude that specific nutrients, found in specific foods, have beneficial effects on brain ageing and can help slow down the loss of executive brain functions such as planning, problem solving and memory. But scientists are just beginning to […]
February 1, 2017

Nigerian quadruplet mum with £500,000 UK hospital bill ‘can’t pay’

You may remember the story of the Nigerian woman who was said to have a bill of over  £350,000, the total now is half a million pounds (multiply that by 600 Naira). If you missed it, the gist is below.
August 13, 2016

Christopher Duffley is blind from birth, autistic and can sing!

Now 15, Christopher Duffley, from New Hampshire, suffers from autism and has been blind from birth. That’s no reason for the boy not to pursue his dream of singing onstage – his greatest passion. This performance in the video below, when Christopher was only 10 years old, can give goosebumps. […]
August 4, 2016

“My son is no longer autistic”- Toni Braxton

Music star, Toni Braxton,  an advocate for autism education and awareness after she learned her son was on the autistic spectrum.  In a recent interview with “Access Hollywood,” she shared that her youngest son Diezel, who is 13-years-old, is no longer on the autism spectrum. In her words: “My youngest […]