Sunday, 1st October 2023


25 Sep
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…
21 Sep
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.
21 Sep
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.
21 Sep
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.
21 Sep
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.
Olive Oil
21 Sep
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.
21 Sep
Dengue risk begins with the arrival of monsoon. And during these moments of crisis, people often turn to home remedies.
21 Sep
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.
21 Sep
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.
17 Sep
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.
15 Sep
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…
14 Sep
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.


Leicester thrashed Blackburn 4-1 to return to the top of the Championship on Sunday.
18 mins ago
Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State, has renamed the state’s International Passenger and Cargo Airport after late Chinua Achebe, a novelist, to immortalise him for making an indelible mark on the history of human civilisation.
48 mins ago
The match officials at fault for a botched VAR call that cost Liverpool a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Tottenham on Saturday have been removed from duty for the rest of the Premier League weekend.
54 mins ago
Four Paris Saint-Germain players on Sunday apologised for offensive chants aimed at rivals Marseille after a Ligue 1 game, saying they "sincerely regretted" their words.
54 mins ago
From a young age, men are exposed to a multitude of expectations that shape the course of their lives. These expectations are woven into the fabric of family traditions, cultural norms, and societal constructs of masculinity. This article delves deep into the intricate web of these expectations, exploring how they mould men's psyches, influence their…
1 hour ago
The United States District Court in Northern Illinois has ruled that Chicago State University (CSU) must release President Bola Tinubu's academic records to Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar by noon on Monday. The documents are sought for use in Nigerian courts to support allegations that Mr. Tinubu forged a diploma certificate he claimed to have…
1 hour ago
The Kogi Police Command on Sunday launched investigation into alleged reports of political clashes and violence in Kogi as the Governorship election draws closer. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Police action was sequel to a report of alleged attack on the SDP Campaign train at Koton-Karfe where some persons were said…
1 hour ago
Nestled in Ogun State, Nigeria, there's a lovely place called Ijebu Ode. It's not just a peaceful town with busy streets; it's a place where history, culture, and tradition are celebrated in a colourful event known as the Ojude Oba Festival. This special festival happens every year and shows off the rich heritage of the…
2 hours ago
Gov. Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau, has granted amnesty to four inmates of the Nigerian Correctional Services in the state in commemoration of Nigeria’s 63rd independence day.
2 hours ago
The collapse of cryptocurrency platform FTX, whose disgraced former boss goes on trial this week, sparked shock waves worldwide, with regulators still seeking to get to grips with the sector.