Medical doctors have employed insects not just as an alternate source to animal and plant proteins, but to aid digestion and weight loss because of their high dietary fibre value. According to a report first published by Medical News Today (MNT), one lesser-known rich source of dietary fibre called chitin can be found in the…
Concerned that none of the over 120 pharmaceutical manufacturers in the country is pre-qualified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to produce medicines for global procurement and use, stakeholders have renewed their efforts to address the gaps.
Medical doctors have employed insects not just as an alternate source to animal and plant proteins, but to aid digestion and weight loss because of their high dietary fibre value.
World Patient Safety Day 2023 was observed on September 17 under the theme "Engaging patients for patient safety", in recognition of the crucial role patients, families and caregivers play in the safety of health care.
Recent figures indicate that almost half the world’s population lack access to the health services they need and the quality of service received by many with care is poor.
In a recent study published in Nutrients, researchers conducted a systematic review to consolidate recent evidence on the preventive benefits of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) on disease risk factors.
Dengue risk begins with the arrival of monsoon. And during these moments of crisis, people often turn to home remedies.
Prof. of Surgery at the University of Lagos and Director National Institute of Health Research Global Surgery Unit (NIHR GSU), Adesoji Ademuyiwa, has stressed the need for the government to increase funding to enhance safe and timely surgery.
Youth Corpers serving under the Medical and Drug Free Community Development Service (CDS) group at Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Council, Lagos State, have been told to always promote and maintain a healthy living as ambassadors of the Nation.
In the aftermath of the fuel subsidy removal, governments at various levels have introduced some palliative measures to cushion the harsh effects on lives and livelihood of the people.
In Nigeria, the issue of healthcare inequity looms large. There are only around four doctors per 10,000 people — for context, Sweden has seven times more. Combined with other problems related to infrastructure and costs, Nigeria suffers thousands of unnecessary deaths every year. However, emerging technologies like machine learning and computer vision offer a beacon…
Amidst the hope and promise of assisted reproduction, there exists a hidden health risk that demands attention. A recent study in the United States has uncovered a surprising and concerning link between fertility treatments, including the widely used In vitro fertilisation (IVF), and an increased risk of stroke among women.