Gorillas and chimpanzees may be twice as numerous in West Africa as previously thought, but the apes are still endangered, declining fast and in dire need of protection, an international study found Wednesday.
Herbal medicine and chemical composition of the human body
Six elements, carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorus and calcium make up about 99 per cent of the weight of the body. Another five elements make up 0.85 per cent of the body.
Proffering solutions to cancer scourge
The scourge of cancer treatment in Nigeria can be described as appalling due to the numerous challenges that surrounds it. These include the cost of drugs, diagnosis,late presentation, inadequate basic research and clinical application, and poor data representation.
Online medical consultation will reduce brain drain, medical tourism
I left the country because I was part of the 100 Nigerian students selected by the then President Obasanjo’s government to study medicine in Cuba. Upon completion of the study, I, together with the others came back to be absorbed into our medical system and to give back to my country.
Curbing drug abuse by Nigerian youths
The subject of Drug abuse among the teeming youths in Nigeria has generated heated debate in recent time. Like a thunderbolt, it has attracted interest from different groups, organizations, individuals, government ministries and agencies including the National Assembly.
Catholic knights kick against abortion, cloning, IVF, others
The Order of The Knights of Saint Mulumba Nigeria has held its 2018 pro-life rally and lecture for Region Three, comprising Ojo, Satellite, Festac, Badagry and Lagos Island sub-divisions. With the theme, The Family and Sanctity of Human Life, the event reiterated the Catholic Church’s aversion to abortion; termination of lives in all forms; In…
Brain drain, poor funding threaten development of EKSUTH, says CMD
The Chief Medical Director of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), Ado Ekiti, Dr Kolawole Ogundipe, has said the institution’s great challenge is brain drain occasioned by poor remuneration and lack of funds.
CIS’ Volt club donates 200 mastectomy pillows to LUTH’s breast clinic
A representative of the President of the Club, Dopuala Benibo, at the official presentation of the equipment, said: “One of the goals of the club is to identify needs in immediate communities and to make a difference through communal engagement.
Why some Nigerians are ‘protected’ from cancer
Experts made the finding by analysing the human genome, looking for strings of genetic information that were out of place.This revealed an inheritance of markers from an unidentified human-like species, some of which may be of benefit to their descendants...
Science says being lazy is a sign of intelligence
New research suggests that smarter people spend more time being lazy, proving the theory that brainy people spend more time lazing around than their active counterparts. Findings from a United States (US)-based study seem to support the idea that people with a high IQ get bored less easily, leading them to spend more time engaged…