Saturday, December 15, 2018
•Pathologist develops clinical diagnosis using London photo •Eliminates dehydration, anaemia, jaundice •Identifies clubbing of fingers, others A fresh perspective is evolving on the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently on medical vacation in the United Kingdom. Professor Femi Williams, a...
Only in the USA, 1.25 million people suffer from type one diabetes. On the bright side, a vaccine used more than 100 years ago for tuberculosis (bacillus Calmette-Guerin) has turned out to be promising when it comes to reversing...
The National Industrial Court (NIC) has ordered the Federal and state governments to create a separate department and give free hand to Medical Laboratory Scientists to practice their profession, in health facilities across the country. Specifically, the court gave the...
One truth has been on for a long time now and I think it is a truth that will be with us for life. That truth is, if you don’t stop learning, you will not stop accumulating knowledge and...
The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of a Zaria-based clinic – Salama Infirmary Hospital and Maternity Limited, Prof. Victor Kolawole yesterday called for proper objectivity by media practitioners. In a statement signed yesterday, Kolawole also condemned a media report...
The Federal Ministry of Health has certified Coca-Cola products manufactured in Nigeria safe for consumption. The Ministry stated this on Friday in a statement by its Director, Media and Public Relations Mrs Akinola Boade on behalf of the Minister after...
A medical expert, Dr. Tunji Omotayo, has joined in the call for the inclusion of cancer in ailments captured by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and also advocated investment in the treatment of cancer in Nigeria, ...
A new report launched yesterday by the International Narcotics Control Board, INCB, has shown a disproportionate rise in drug overdoses among females even as it showed that a total of $1.25 billion illicit drugs are trafficked in West Africa...
The acting Director General of NAFDAC, Mrs Yetunde Oni, has urged indigenous pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria to uphold best practices in their productions to avoid wrath of the agency. Speaking during a visit on management of Peace Pharmaceutical Industries Limited...
A new vaccine-based treatment for HIV has succeeded in suppressing the virus in five patients, raising hopes further research could help prevent Aids without the need for daily drugs. Independent of the United Kingdom reported on Friday that researchers combined...