Health

Photo: Toxic alcohol killed 13 people in Local Bar

Police on Monday said 13 people died after consuming toxic alcohol in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state.Senior Superintendent of Police Akhilesh Kumar said five people died on Saturday and eight on Sunday after consuming the locally-brewed alcohol in Kanpur district. Kumar said 10 others are being treated at various hospitals and the death toll could …

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Seven wounded soldiers in Boko Haram fight flown abroad for treatment

Yesterday, the Nigerian Army in Lagos said seven of its troops wounded-in-action in the North East would be flown abroad for advanced medical treatment.  The Acting Chief Medical Director, 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital Yaba, Brig.-Gen. Adekola Dada, disclosed this while speaking with journalists at the hospital in Lagos.  Dada said that the Chief of …

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Photos: Man Tied up While Misbehaving after Tramadol Intake in Lagos

A man had to be taken to a hospital after overdosing on Tramadol on Sunday in Lagos. The “science student” went berserk after taking excess of the opioid pain medication in a fruitless attempt to get high. He had to be restricted by being tied up by people around as he behaved strangely in public.Water …

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PHOTOS: Woman gives birth to Mermaid Baby

 Doctors were left in total shock when a 23-year-old Indian mother gave birth to the country’s second ‘Mermaid baby’ whose gender was impossible to determine.Tragedy struck however as only 4 hours later the baby waslost.The baby was born with ‘Mermaid Syndrome’ or Sirenomelia a rare syndrome in which the baby’s legs are fused together. It’s …

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Sad! Barren Mother Lost Five babies all in a day(Must Read)

Jacintah Akinyi, a Kenyan mother who gave birth to an extremely rare naturally-conceived quintuplets has lost all five babies. The 30-year old mother, who did not know she was carrying five babies went into labour on Sunday and gave birth to two babies at home, who both died, before being transferred to the Kisii Teaching and Referral …

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Breaking News: Monkey-Pox is the new viral infection(Read More)

Bayelsa Commissioner for Health Speaks on Monkey Pox Epidemics A new viral epidemic known as “monkey pox”, has broken out in Bayelsa State. It was gathered that a medical doctor and 10 persons, who came down with the monkey pox had been quarantined in an isolation centre created at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital …

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Stop giving codeine and tramadol to children – FDA warns

The Food and Drug Administration says medications containing codeine or tramadol should not be given to children. The body also warns that these drugs could cause serious risks including difficulty in breathing and death. The agency announced the new restrictions on the medications on Thursday April 20, 2017 in a statement that reads, ‘these medications …

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‘I wont be back until my doctors are satisfied’ – President Buhari

In a letter sent to the Senate and exclusively obtained by Premium Times, President Buhari said he will not be returning to Nigeria until his doctors in the UK are satisfied with his health status. Part of his letter to the senate reads “During my leave, I took the opportunity to have routine check-ups and …

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