As part of efforts to improve the lives of sickle cell anaemia patients in Nigeria, the Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria (SCFN) have received the support of the Lagos State...
NAFDAC to promote herbal medicine, local manufacturers
The Director General of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye has said the agency...
Gene-drive technology needs thorough scrutiny
At a meeting in Montreal, Canada, last week, scientists and green campaigners were among those discussing how a gene-editing technology could influence the environment.
Three-mile-wide asteroid to make closest pass by Earth December 16
The United States National Aeronautic Space Agency (NASA) has confirmed that an enormous asteroid will brush pass Earth on December 16, 2017.The asteroid, called 3200 Phaethon, measures three miles.....
Online Newspaper launches initiative to promote maternal health
An online media group, FreshNEWS has kicked-off an initiative to raise awareness for the reduction of maternal and neonatal deaths and promote access to proper medical care for pregnant women and children in Nigeria.
PSN steps up campaign against drug abuse, misuse
As part of its mandate to eradicate drug abuse and misuse across the country, President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Ahmed Yakasai, has said they are currently working on a proposal for the establishment of National Rehabilitation Centre .....
Foundation drives Nigeria’s project on inter-professional harmony
Patient Safety Group of the Consumer Safety Foundation (CSF-PSG) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) has commenced the Nigerian Programme on Healthcare Inter-professional Collaborative Practice (NPHICP).
Scientists reduce corrosion in oil pipelines with local biocides
Scientists have effectively reduced corrosion in crude oil and petroleum pipelines using natural and non-toxic biocides to replace imported and toxic versions.
UNILAG to curb disease epidemics in Nigeria
With the continuous disease outbreak and the lack of database in Nigeria, the University of Lagos (UNILAG) is set to collaborate with foreign research institutions to reduce the burden of epidemics.