Category archives for: Health

Five Die, Sixty Hospitalized As Cholera Outbreak Hits Lagos

LAGOS JUNE 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)-No fewer than five persons have died and 60 others hospitalized from the outbreak of severe gastroenteritis in communities around Eti Osa, Lagos Island, Ikorodu and Kosofe local government areas of Lagos State. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, made this disclosure while reacting to the state surveillance reports, Abayomi […]

Another Strike Imminent As Doctors Threaten To Boycott Work Over Non-Payment Of Allowances

LAGOS JUNE 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has threatened to embark on a fresh industrial action over non-payment of accoutrement allowances owed their members. This was disclosed in a communique issued after its general meeting held in Kaduna State, while informing all its chapters to give a two-week ultimatum to the chief […]

Why ‘Agbo’ Is Potential Risks Of Severe Kidney And Liver Failure

By Kayode Agboola LAGOS MAY 30TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Before the advent of medicine, ailments were treated with different potions and mixtures and they were effective at the time or believed to be effective, but medical treatments have evolved, it has been tested and tried, proven and disproved and so many forms of treatment have been added and […]

Psychiatric Patients Protesting Over Alleged ‘Poor Treatment’ Bite Doctor, Nurses In Ogun

MAY 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-LAGOS Pandemonium broke out on Wednesday at the Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, when patients in the hospital protested what they described as the ‘poor treatments’ they are subjected to by management of the facility. It was gathered that a psychiatric doctor, whose identity is yet-to-be ascertained, and three nurses […]

About 900,000 OrganTea Bags Recalled Due To Possible Pesticide Contamination

LAGOS MAY 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nearly 900,000 tea bags from the organic tea brand Yogi are being recalled due to a detectable amount of pesticide on the product, according to an enforcement report posted on the US Food and Drug Administration’s website. The pesticides were discovered during “routine audit procedures,” Yogi said in a statement Friday. “While […]

Adamawa: 42 Confirmed Dead In Measles Outbreak As Govt , Shuts Down All Schools

LAGOS MAY 7TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Adamawa State Government on Monday shut down primary and secondary schools following confirmation of a measles outbreak that killed 42 children.  On April 28, 2024, SaharaReporters reported how at least 42 children had been reportedly killed in an outbreak of measles in the northeast Nigerian state.  SaharaReporters learnt that the disease […]

World Health Day: Peter Obi donates N10m To College Of Nursing Sciences Onitsha

LAGOS APRIL 6TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi, has donated N10 million to the College of Nursing Sciences at St Charles Borromeo Specialist Hospital in Onitsha. The former governor of Anambra state made the generous donation when he visited the facility yesterday. On his X page, Obi […]

Cross River Schools Shut Down Over Measles Outbreak

LAGOS MARCH 9TH (NEWSRANGERS)-An outbreak of measles has been reported and confirmed in two schools located in Akpabuyo local government areas of Cross River State. The Commissioner for Health in the State, Dr. Henry Ayuk confirmed the outbreak naming the two schools as Navy Secondary School and Penniel Primary Schools, both cited in the area. […]

Use Of Marijuana  As Little As Once Per Month Linked To Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

LAGOS FEBRUARY 29TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Using marijuana as little as once per month is associated with a higher risk of both heart attack and stroke, according to a large study published Wednesday by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital. The risks rose sharply the more frequently marijuana was used. The paper, which was published in the Journal of […]

Peter Obi Donates N2m To Abuja Primary Healthcare Centre, Demands Healthcare Reforms

  LAGOS FEBRUARY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-In a bid to spotlight the pressing need for healthcare reform in Nigeria, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the last election, Mr. Peter Obi, embarked on a visit to the Tungan Madaki Primary Healthcare Centre in FCT Abuja yesterday, February 15, 2024, coinciding with the World Sick Week. Obi’s […]

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