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The Ondo State government has warned residents against yellow fever outbreak in several parts of the country. A statement by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, said the residents should be proactive as the outbreak had spread to neighbouring states. This, the commissioner said, calls for serious concern. Adegbenro described yellow fever as a […]

According to new evidence, anthocyanin — a pigment present in a variety of fruits and vegetables — could help lower the risk of cardiovascular disease when ingested in high quantities. A plant pigment may help keep cardiovascular problems at bay, find the authors of a recent systematic review. Cardiovascular diseases affect the well-being of many […]

A study that draws on data from more than 100,000 people finds a link between diabetes and an increased risk of osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. A new study examines the relationship between diabetes and chronic musculoskeletal conditions. In the United States, over 100 million people are living with diabetes and prediabetes. Type 2 diabetes […]

The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was helping Yemeni authorities with a second round of vaccination against cholera in three hard-hit districts, as cases surged across the war-ravaged country. More than 2,500 people have died of the waterborne infection since the worst cholera outbreak in Yemen’s history began in April 2017, while nearly one […]

World Health Organisation on Tuesday said Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and geographic spread of the disease. “We are now extremely concerned that several factors may be coming together over the next weeks and months to create a perfect storm,” Peter Salama […]


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