Top of the pack are: people who live in highly walkable, mixed-age communities may be more likely to live to their 100th birthday; at least 3.9 million early deaths are being averted worldwide every year
DRASA partners government, others to tackle COVID-19, calls for funding
DRASA Health Trust, a non-profit public health organisation established to sustain the legacy of the late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, who in 2014 swiftly identified
Mobile application for detection, notification of tuberculosis cases
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) and the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) has launched a mobile application for screening and notifying tuberculosis
Understanding treatments for mucormycosis
Mucormycosis (previously called zygomycosis) is a serious but rare fungal infection caused by a group of moulds called mucormycetes.
WHO warns against use of masks during exercise
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned people against wearing masks while exercising, saying masks may reduce the ability to breathe comfortably.
Etatuvie: Ginger, garlic, others can fight COVID-19 symptoms
Over the years, scientists have identified ginger, garlic and neem, among other herbs, as having antiviral and antioxidant properties.
‘Why Nigeria is not considered research location for COVID-19 vaccines’
The Executive Director and Co-founder, Health Africa, Adam Thompson, has said Nigeria has not been considered a research location for COVID-19...
COVID-19: How to boost immunity, avoid blood clot
With the growing evidence that a significant number of Coronavirus patients are developing dangerous blood clots or thrombosis, the Iyayi Efianayi Foundation...
No, Nigeria hasn’t found Covid-19 vaccine yet – but hunt is on
Has Nigeria developed a vaccine against Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus? News of this potentially significant development was widely shared on social media in late June 2020. A barrage of local headlines also broadcast it, with some international media joining in. “Breakthrough As Nigerian Scientists Unveil Covid-19 Vaccine,” said the headline of…