Scientists have made major breakthroughs in search for natural cures for Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and elixirs to longer and healthier lives with the discoveries that seaweed extract outperforms remdesivir in blocking COVID-19
CSOs inaugurate project to reduce trans fat-related diseases, deaths
Worried about health risks associated with the consumption of trans fat, members of the #TransfatFreeNigeria campaign have launched series of Public Service Announcement (PSAs) on regulating trans-fat consumption in Nigeria.
‘Nigeria must usher Africa into era of space colonization’
It is my colleagues; their smiles and their team spirit. We had always worked like a team. I miss them. For sure, I will always cherish every moment of it, for the rest of my life.
Furore over deaths tied to causes other than COVID-19
In recent times there have been reports that most deaths associated with COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria and indeed all over the world may bedue to other causes.A new study found that 35 per cent of excess deaths in pandemic’s early months are tied to cause other than COVID-19.
How to ensure uninterrupted supply of medical products, technologies amidst COVID-19
The medical experts during a webinar organised by Bloom Public Health and Lagos Business School Sustainability Centre in partnership with World Health Organisation (WHO) Nigeria, IQVIA and Nigeria Health Watch challenged both government and the private sector to prioritise
Furore over tobacco, nicotine therapy for COVID-19
Some studies suggest that nicotine may play a role in combating COVID-19 and people who smoke may be at lower risk from contracting the virus while others identified smoking and nicotine as risk factors for COVID-19.
Quantum 'fifth state of matter' observed in space for first time
Scientists have observed the fifth state of matter in space for the first time, offering unprecedented insight that could help solve some of the quantum universe's most intractable conundrums, research showed Thursday.
Slowing spread of COVID-19 with contact tracing apps
As witnessed during the West African Ebola epidemic of 2014-16 and in today’s novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, disease outbreaks can spread rapidly
How yam extracts ‘cure’ breast cancer
A Recent study has demonstrated how white yam extracts could be used effectively to treat breast cancer tumours. The study, conducted by Dr. Joy Ifunanya Odimegwu and Prof. Olukemi Abiodun Odukoya of the Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lagos, was published in the journal bioRxiv.
‘Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund will help contain COVID-19, other epidemics’
As part of efforts to provide additional support for Nigeria’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and better respond to the virus in communities across the country, as well as to strengthen health systems in the aftermath of the acute pandemic response..