Monday, October 22, 2018
As we mark the World Contraception Day this week, it would be appropriate to see where Nigeria stands with its family planning and population growth. Nigeria is projected to have population of 429 million in 32 years’ time. And this...
It is illegal in most parts of the world including Nigeria. Yet the country is a major source of West African-grown cannabis, and ranked world’s eight highest consumer of cannabis. But the weed, marijuana, hemp, igbo, gbana, kaya, wee-wee, abana...
Exposing newborn mice to vaginal microbes from stressed female mice may transfer the effects of stress to the newborns, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The changes resemble those seen specifically...
THE United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has rolled out measures to arrest the circulation of fake drugs in Nigeria. A team of delegates from the organisation, which visited Nigeria recently to officiate the international accreditation of NAFDAC’s Central Drug Control...
Meningococcal meningitis is a potentially serious infection that can result in brain damage or even death. It’s fairly uncommon, but it can be highly infectious. The condition is often the result of a viral infection and can spread rapidly,...