Why Nigeria could still be declared polio-free by March 2020
Stakeholders are unanimous that Nigeria is on the verge of eliminating polio despite the activities of Boko Haram and the significant further increase in Wild Polio Virus...
Medical group commits to promote healthcare in communities through philanthropy
Former Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Dr. Jide Idris, has commended a group of socio-philanthropic individuals, KB Klub, of the College of Medicine...
Dealing with low energy
Tired of feeling tired? You’re not the only one. Our energy levels sometimes take a nosedive, making it harder to perform when it matters most.
Erhabor confirmed as Registrar of MLSCN
The Governing Board of the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) has confirmed Mr. Tosan Erhabor as the Registrar/ Chief Executive Officer of the council.
Three-drug regimen cured 90% of patients with extreme drug-resistant TB in clinical trial
The United States (US) Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug regimen to treat an extreme form of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).
Brown coal helps combat viruses
Scientists from Russia demonstrated a novel approach leveraging the combination of high-resolution mass spectrometry and chemoinformatics to identify biologically active molecular components of humic substances extracted from coal......
Why eating ants, grasshoppers, silkworms protect against cancer
Eating ants and other insects could soon be recommended to protect against cancer, following a groundbreaking new study.
Fresh controversies over GMOs
In recent times, there have been several reports on the benefits and demerits of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). In Nigeria, the National Biotechnology Development Agency NBDA)