Fibre Supplement Offers Hope For Asthmatics

In what has been described as a ground-breaking study by many, scientists from the University of Newcastle have achieved a feat in discovering fibre supplements  that could control asthma that have hitherto resisted existing medications. The findings, which could be of benefit to the fifteen million Nigerians suffering from Asthma, showed that good More...

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By admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2017

R&D urgently needed for drug-resistant TB alongside other antibiotic-resistant pathogens – WHO

WHO reaffirms the critical need for research and development (R&D) of new antibiotics to tackle the threat of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). “Addressing drug-resistant TB research is a top priority More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Colorectal cancer on the increase among youths, experts warn

Suggest screening to start from 20 years Until recently, colorectal cancer also known as bowel cancer was known as a common disease of the elderly, but findings by members of the American Cancer Society, have indicated More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Mothers with children sleep less than fathers at night, study affirms

Urges mothers to get adequate rest “Getting enough sleep is a key component of overall health and can impact the heart, mind and weight. It’s important to learn what is keeping people from getting the rest More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Disease Outbreak Looms in Rivers, Expert Warns

Following the recent prevalence of hydrocarbon soot, a black substance that has spread across some parts of Rivers State, the immediate past state Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr Furo Green has More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, February 6th, 2017

A New Test Could Spare Breast Cancer Patients from Chemotherapy

Following the World Cancer Day celebrated on every February 4, the World Health Organisation has stated that Nigeria has the highest number of cancer cases in Africa, with 10,000 deaths annually. In order to stem More...

By admin On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

African Heads of State Commit to Advancing Immunization in Africa

Heads of state from across Africa adopted a Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization in Africa, in which they endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Nigerian Bio-resources are Grossly Underutilised – NNMDA DG

Pharm. Sam Oghene-Etatuvie is the director general of the Nigerian Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA). In this exclusive interview with Temitope Obayendo, he decried the poor attention given to the country’s More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Drug Fakers Should Be Killed Says Governor Obiano

Following the influx of counterfeit medicines into the Nigerian market, the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has suggested death sentence for fake drug peddlers. The Governor, who made the statement at the More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Tobacco control can save millions of lives – WHO

Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the More...