World Blood Donor Day 2018: Five health benefits of donating blood
The phrase 'every drop counts' applies not just to water, but to another aspect of human life as well - blood donation. World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is aimed at raising awareness of the need for regular blood…
LifeBank unveils new products to enhance blood donation service
LifeBank, a healthcare technology and logistics company founded in 2016 to solve the problems of blood shortage in Nigeria, has introduced fresh innovations to enhance its blood donation service delivery. The startup unveiled SmartBag and LabX on Wednesday, June 13 to coincide with the World Blood Donor Day, pursuant to its mission to reduce Nigeria’s…
Ten powerful anti-inflammatory herbs - Part 2
Today we shall be looking at the concluding part of the article on the 10 powerful anti-inflammatory herbs.
Threats of Ebola, polio, other emerging infectious diseases persist
*Speedy tests mean health workers can now diagnose EVD in hours, instead of days *Virologists use ‘genetic trees’ to evaluate intervention strategies, researchers find *Nigeria on alert as poliomyelitis re-emerges in Venezuela nearly 30 years after eradication Despite reports that the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)…
PSN seeks implementation of prescription policy to curb drug abuse
The President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, (PSN), Ahmed I. Yakasai, has emphasised on adoption and implementation of the prescription policy to effectively rid the country of the menace of drug abuse.
Hypertension: a global health concern
Hypertension and heart disease are global health concerns. May 17th has been set aside to commemorate World Hypertension Day, an initiative of the World Hypertension League (WHL). The theme of this year’s commemoration is “Know Your Numbers” with a goal of increasing high blood pressure (BP) awareness in all populations around the world. The World…
Bodyboost Fitness Club holds fitness programme
Several studies have shown that physical and mental fitness play very important roles in human lives and people who are both, physically and mentally fit are less prone to medical conditions as well.
Ajinomoto commits to optimal nutrition, safety
Makers of Ajinomoto has reiterated commitment to optimal nutrition and safety of its products marketed in Nigeria and is expanding its business operations in food products in the South West geo-political zone.