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A cancer vaccine that uses the same technology as COVID-19 shots has been shown to slash the risk of tumours returning in advanced melanoma patients, according to a report published by Daily Mail UK.
Inadequate pollination has led to a three-five per cent loss of fruit, vegetable, and nut production and an estimated 427,000 excess deaths annually from lost healthy food consumption and associated diseases, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and certain cancers...
This year is forecast to be the 10th consecutive year in which global temperatures will be at least 1.8°F (1°C) above pre-industrial levels, the Met Office has said.
•As Project PINK BLUE, ACT Foundation train health workers on tumour study A leading cancer fighting organisation in Africa, Project PINK BLUE, has decried Nigeria’s contribution to cancer research, which does not reflect any progress. It said poor cancer research in Nigeria could be responsible for inadequate cancer management, including the rising cancer deaths. The…
It was a season of rewarding diligence as the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Modibbo Adama University Teaching Hospital (MAUTH) Yola, Adamawa State, Auwal Muhammad Abubakar, Founder/MD JNC International, Mrs. Clare Omatseye,...
•Recommends healthy diets, regular exercises, medical checks, seeking professional help to beat motion ailments, sudden death •Says NOHIL provides total knee/hip replacement surgeries with results comparable to global standards Dr. Mustapha Faiz Alimi is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Medical Director of National Orthopaedic Hospital, lgbobi, Lagos (NOHIL). Alimi in this exclusive interview with The…
Hope rises for medical diagnosis in Nigeria as NIMR produces first, locally made monkeypox test kits
Since the outbreak of monkeypox started earlier this year, the testing capacity in Nigeria has remained limited, and this could be attributed to unavailability of diagnostic kits.
Despite worldwide concerns over tripledemic of COVID-19, influenza (flu) and re-emergent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has allayed fears.
It is believed that the discovery of antimicrobials almost 90 years ago changed the course of modern medicine, giving doctors the ability to treat previously fatal infections. Since then, millions of lives have been saved.
The Blood Bank Society of Nigeria (BBSN) Lagos state branch has addressed issues in the blood banking system and made recommendations through Quality Management System (QMS) and automation to bridge this gap.
As part of efforts aimed at providing world-class surgical facilities, the management of Kelina Hospital recently launched an ultra-modern surgical specialist hospital in Lagos.
The second International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022), hosted by Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and African Union (AU) debuted in 2021 in Kigali, Rwanda.