New drugs for hard-to-treat tuberculosis strains may be fast rendered ineffective themselves if incorrectly used, a report warned Thursday, on the eve of World TB Day.
Why cancer, infertility are on the rise, by expert
A former President of Chemical Society of Nigeria, CSN, Prof Oladele Osibanjo, has blamed the increased cases of cancer and other harmful diseases on the abuse of chemicals.
Sure Start Initiative calls for increased awareness on menstrual hygiene
Sure Start Initiative have harp on the need for federal government to scale up awareness among young girls on menstrual hygiene to reduce infectious diseases among others. The Founder of the initiative...
‘Nigeria better prepared for another Ebola epidemic’
Several recent studies have suggested that Nigeria and most countries in Sub Saharan African countries are ill prepared for another Ebola or major deadly disease outbreak.
How often should I be working out?
I get a lot of emails from people asking this question, and just like your diet, the answer is specific to each person. That means, exercise is highly subjective. What is good for one person may not suit another.
Vitafoam introduces innovative products to enhance quality of sleep
Vitafoam Nigeria Plc. have reiterated its commitment towards the health sector by providing quality innovative products that would enhance the wellbeing of Nigerians and the economy.
Nigeria-Dubai partnership for health promises optimal services
As part of efforts to boost the health sector, Nigeria has partnered with The Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA) to ensure Nigerians get quality services in the country.
How high cost of drugs affects quality of medical services
A pharmacist at the University of Lagos has alerted to how the high cost of drugs is negatively affecting the quality of health services in Nigeria.
Practitioner urges FG to integrate herbal medicine in healthcare sector
The Federal Government has been urged to appreciate the country’s natural endowments and integrate herbal medicine in the nation’s healthcare sector for the wellbeing of the people.
Senate backs Pharmacist Council activities on illicit drug practices
As part of its effort to ensure rational distribution, dispensing of medicines that are safe, effective and of good quality, the Pharmacist Council of Nigeria (PCN) has intensified its drive to sanitise drug distribution chain in the country.