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21 May 2015
At the launch of ARI’s new publication, ‘Modern African Remedies’ on Thursday 23 April 2015, Father Anselm Adodo, the founder of Paxherbals, Nigeria’s foremost herbal medicine manufacturer, spoke passionately about how indigenous knowledge has been employed in Edo State to transform a community; and how herbal medicines can be a force for innovation and improvement in health care, in Nigeria and globally.
21 May 2015
Nestlé Nutrition Institute Africa (NNIA) is holding its maiden edition of the International Course in Applied Nutrition where it will train 50 paramedics drawn from Anglophone countries of Central and West Africa.
21 May 2015
It is well established that consuming alcohol during pregnancy can cause harm to the fetus.
CHAN-NEW
18 May 2015
LATEST statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO) show that men and women are living longer by six years even as child deaths have almost halved – falling from an estimated 90 deaths per 1000 live births in 1990 – to 46 deaths per 1000 live births in 2013.
18 May 2015
THE sixty-eighth session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) begins today in Geneva, Switzerland, with discussions
Asthma patient
16 May 2015
SHE was comely and intelligent. Wanting to make the best out of her youthful life, she pursued her education doggedly. She was already succeeding. But at the age of 16, that same age 16 when women are said to be sweetest in beauty and looks, Miss Oluwakemi Jaiyesimi died, just as it was remaining all…
16 May 2015
IN a bid to reduce cases of micronutrient deficiency, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against buying fortified foods improperly stored in markets, especially those exposed directly to sunlight. NAFDAC Chief Regulatory Officer in Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Directorate, Mrs. Benedicta Obaseki, who gave the advice…
14 May 2015
Approximately 50 percent of patients with diabetes suffer from nerve damage, or neuropathy. No cure exists, and the most effective treatment, keeping blood sugar in control, only slows neuropathy.
14 May 2015
FLAVONOIDS, otherwise known as bioflavonoids, are a group of secondary metabolites in plants. To explain further, secondary metabolites are organic compounds produced by plants for their defence against herbivores or as colours in flowers that attract birds and insects, for the purpose of pollination.
14 May 2015
THE chairman, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN) and Managing Director, SKG Pharma Limited, Pharm.
14 May 2015
Previous studies have shown that a combination of daily intake of coconut oil, local spices, banana, Zobo (sorrel), local bitters such as bitter leaf, scent leaf as well as exercise training would reduce the risk of developing chronic and non communicable diseases like blood pressure, blood sugar (diabetes) and heart diseases.
ATILADE
14 May 2015
THE National Association of Nigerian Traditional Medicine Practitioners (NANTMP) has amicably resolved its seven-year-old leadership crisis.

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