Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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...
A consultant, Dr Osuagwu Magnus, says constant drinking of cold water has adverse effect on the heart and digestive systems of humans. Magnus, who works with the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH) in Lafia, Nasarawa State, stated this on Wednesday...
WHO today published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The list was drawn up in a bid to guide and promote...
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...
•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...
The Federal Government has warned against the consumption of frozen chicken, saying it causes kidney and other diseases. The Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri told State House correspondents that the warning was given Friday during a meeting Acting...
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...
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, ...
The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) has urged the Federal Government to conduct a forensic probe on the Federal Ministry of Health and its parastatal agencies. Mr Wale Olatunde, the association’s President of federal health institutions chapter,...
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...