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All You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

September is a cancer awareness month. The American Cancer Society states that one out of every seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer...

Nigeria Records New 176 COVID-19 Cases 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reveal Nigeria now has 57,613 confirmed cases. On the 22nd of September 2020, 176 new confirmed cases...
APIN Donates N128 Million for Pharmacy Tower Project

APIN Donates N128 Million for Pharmacy Tower Project

The Association of Pharmaceutical Importers of Nigeria, APIN, has presented a certified cheque of the sum of one hundred and twenty-eight million naira to...

New SON DG, Farouk Salim Resumes 26 September

  The newly appointed Director General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, Pharm. Farouk A. Salim, will be resuming in his new office on 26...
COVID-19: Most Rapid Diagnostic Kits Can Give False Results – NCDC

Low Rate in COVID-19 due to Low Test Coverage –  NCDC...

The Director General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu on Monday said the present drop in the cases of those who...

Scientists Discover a Class of Antibiotics for UTIs

Several scientists have recently revealed a new class of antibiotics for urinary tract infections which target bacterial iron acquisition. The study presented at the American...

Nigeria Records 195 New Confirmed Cases, 2 Deaths

Nigeria has recorded 195 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, says the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC. This comes as the NCDC DG,...

Pharmaceutical Products: Nigeria Plans 60% Local Production

Prof. Moji Adeyeye, Director-General of National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says the country is working toward producing 60 per cent...

What do you Understand by Barbiturate Action

Indicate the mechanism of barbiturate action (at hypnotic doses): a) Increasing the duration of the GABA-gated Cl- channel openings b) Directly activating the chloride channels c) Increasing...

COVID- 19: Study Shows Homemade Masks are Doing a Great Job

Studies indicate that homemade masks help combat the spread of viruses like COVID-19 when combined with frequent hand-washing and physical distancing. Several studies focus on...

JOHESU Suspends Strike, Directs Members to Resume Sept 21

  Health workers, under the umbrella of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, have suspended their seven-day nationwide warning strike. The union had embarked on a...

Study Link Mosquito-Borne Viruses to Stroke

A new research published in the Lancet Neurology has recently found that a deadly combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for...

Nigeria Records New 97 COVID-19 Cases with Three Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recently announced that Nigeria now has 57,242 confirmed cases of Coronavirus. On the 20th of September 2020,...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Hit 57,145 with 189 New Infections

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 189 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 57,145. The...

Nigeria Records New 221 COVID-19 Cases with One Death

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reveal Nigeria now has 56,956 confirmed cases. On the 18th of September 2020, 221 new confirmed cases and 1 death...

COVID-19: Over 30.2m infected, 946,727 dead globally

The COVID-19 pandemic has killed at least 946,727 people in the world since emerging in China late last year, according to an AFP tally...

PHARMACY PRACTICE

How we Fortified NAPPSA’s Foundation in Communication, Education, Alliances – Egbujiobi

Dr Leo Egbujiobi is the immediate past president of the Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (NAPPSA). In this exclusive...

COMMUNITY PHARMACY

Ebonyi PSN Elects New Executives 

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN,Ebonyi State Chapter, has recently elected new crop of executives to pilot the affairs of the state chapter for...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Ehanire Warns Nigerians not to Rejoice over the Low Cases of COVID-19 yet

Late Presentation, Major Cause of most COVID-19 Deaths – Ehanire

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) has revealed the cause of most COVID-19 deaths recorded in the country, attributing it to late presentation for treatment. Minister...
I Test My Brain to be sure it’s still fine — Atueyi, 80-Year-Old Pharmacist

You Need Divine Guidance

Divine guidance is what gives direction in life. Without it, you will move in the wrong direction. That is why you must desire and...

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