Wednesday, April 21, 2021
There may be a glimmer of hope in the fight to protect people from HIV-1, the most widespread type of the virus and the one that causes the most disease globally. A new vaccine appears to be safe and induced...
US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay out $4.69 billion in damages in a lawsuit representing 22 women and their families who alleged a talc sold by the company contained asbestos and caused them to...
A newly unveiled discovery, four years in the making, has the potential to change the way we look at autoimmune diseases and understand how and why immune cells begin to attack different tissues in the body. “Once your body’s tolerance...
The federal government has pledged to invest in facilities that will offer supporting services for people living with neurological development disorder. President Muhammadu Buhari made this pledge in Abuja on Tuesday at a public presentation and launch of a book...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja ordered Prof. Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to immediately proceed on administrative leave. Buhari gave the order in a statement signed by Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent...
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) facilitated the handover of the three lecturers of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) and 10 women from Boko Haram insurgents to security operatives. While the women were abducted in June, Boko Haram...
Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Limited, operator of the Umusadege Field in OML 56, Delta State on behalf of itself and its JV partner SunTrust Oil is offering a number of Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students for...
Having children ages women’s Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material by 11 years, new research suggests. Giving birth shortens women’s telomeres by around 4.2 per cent, a study found. Telomeres ‘cap’ the end of DNA strands, with longer lengths being associated with...
Not too long ago, Nigeria celebrated the recent ban on the import and sale of cough syrup with codeine because of the high addiction rate and the dangerous health consequences associated with such addiction. This was a huge step...
Only 30% of women in the country are aware about emergency contraceptives, stakeholders working in the area of family and reproductive health have said. They disclosed this during the dissemination meeting on Levonorgestrel Emergency Contraceptive Pills (LNG-ECPs) training manuals...