Sep 9th, 2013
Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t is a quack; also they think all patients are idiots Flannery O’Connor Fejiro Oliver When the gods wish to kill a man, they first make him mad; an unfortunate theatrics that is about and will happen to graduates of MBBS, fondly called doctors in...
Apr 4th, 2013
Amira Agarib An Ethiopian maid who was allegedly tortured and burnt by a Morrocan woman has undergone cosmetic surgery at Al Qasimi Hospital. The 23-year-old had many burns on her body when she was brought to the hospital, where she told staff that she was working as a housemaid with an Arab family a...
Mar 7th, 2013
By Ameh Comrade Godwin , dailypost Residents of Malumfashi local government area of Kastina state were on Tuesday thrown into confusion following the mysterious birth of a baby with two heads by a 19-year-old housewife, Zainab Dahiru. It was gathered that the weird and horrible looking baby was del...
Feb 9th, 2012
Conjoined twin girls who were abandoned by their parents because they could not afford their care have been given new hope of surgery and returning home to their family. Veena and Vani, eight, were born joined at the head, but their parents left them in their local hospital in Hyderabad, India becaus...
Feb 11th, 2011
‘Unlicensed medical practitioner’ sought for administering silicone injection which killed Claudia Aderotimi Transgender woman suspect ‘well known’ in Philadelphia and believed to have had similar procedure during sex change Tip off came after police raided home of ‘fixe...
Jan 20th, 2011
Overcrowding and lack of resources were contributing factors to the death of six babies at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg last year, according to a report released on Thursday. “This tragedy has occurred against a background of a neonatal unit that has been under severe pressure for a ...
In Children & Youth
Jan 13th, 2011
New data shows that as the death toll in Nigeria is falling, the percentage of deaths that happen in the first month of life is increasing. Newborn deaths now make up 28% of all deaths under five years compared to 24% two years ago. Six out of 10 mothers give birth at home without access […]...
Jan 10th, 2011
The Telegraph reported two women who became pregnant despite having contraceptives implanted in their bodies. Kimberly Heales and Jane Wilkinson, both 22 and from the UK, had life-turning events after having known that they conceived despite having received contraceptive implants for some time. Heale...