Friday, 2nd June 2023


24 Apr 2015
THE usual complaint is “my pet is not eating very well” or  “he shies away from food these days, rather, he chews and gnaws on my sofa and slippers; he’s been destroying everything on site with his teeth! Doc, what can I possibly do?
23 Apr 2015
United States and Nigerian researchers from the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research & Development (NIPRD) Abuja, Halamin Herbal Center, Abuja, and Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, have validated the use of local herbal drugs for the treatment of malaria, lung cancer and other chronic diseases. CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes.
19 Apr 2015
Daily, highly qualified Nigerian professionals jet out of the country in search of the proverbial greener pasture. The lure to migrate out of the country to better one’s lot or seek higher pay for professional skills abroad is not restricted to any particular segment of the Nigerian society.
18 Apr 2015
BEING thin used to be linked with poverty, while obesity was associated with affluence. But time has changed all that to the disadvantage of the poor. Obesity has been put on the reverse gear, not by divine arrangement, but by man’s efforts to undermine nature’s arrangement. And in the middle of the crisis are the poor, the downtrodden ones often looked down upon by the society.
18 Apr 2015
MEDICAL radiographers under the aegis of Association of Radiographers of Nigeria (ARN) and physiotherapists under the umbrella of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy (NSP) have urged the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to appoint competent hands as Health Ministers and health administrators to head hospital in Nigeria.
18 Apr 2015
Date fruits are one-seeded fruits of date palm tree, which is botanically known as Phoenix dactylifera, and belong to the family of Palmae (Arecaceae) plant.
16 Apr 2015
Older people who take more than 800 milligrams of calcium a day are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition that causes severe vision loss, according to a new study in JAMA Ophthalmology.
16 Apr 2015
Dieters opting for low-calorie fizzy drinks to help boost their weight loss may see their waistlines expand instead, experts have warned. Rather than encouraging the pounds to drop off, a new study has shown regularly drinking diet sodas adds inches to a person’s waist measurement.
16 Apr 2015
Like many busy people, David Crossley often used to find himself so wrapped up in his working day that he would go without lunch, and often barely stopped for a cup of tea.
16 Apr 2015
Botanically called Cannabis sativa and more commonly known as marijuana, Cannabis is a hemp plant that grows freely throughout the world. The cannabis plant most commonly is known today as a potent psychoactive substance, but for many years it was harvested primarily for its fibre.
13 Apr 2015
Campbell, a former National President of the Medical Women Association of Nigeria, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.
7 Apr 2015
“Government through the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has designed a plan through the 2014-2018 National Strategic Plan of Action on Nutrition (NSPAN) which is guided by the National Food and Nutrition Plan (NFNP), to reduce the number of under five children who are stunted by 20%.


6 mins ago
The Joint Unions of Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has debunked media report that it raised alarm over impending air crashes due to the removal of heads of aviation agencies
17 mins ago
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday, said that the service will generate over $200 billion revenue in the next 20 years through the Trade Modernisation Project (TMP).
31 mins ago
Ahead of the inauguration of 10th national assembly, a coalition of 18 women groups across the country have appealed to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to ensure that a woman be elected as the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives.
38 mins ago
The House of Representatives has backed the planned disbursement of $700 million in the Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund to Nigerian shippers.
1 hour ago
The European Union is expending the sum of £32 million euros as part of ongoing effort to boost the energy sector in Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries.