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3 days ago
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.
6 Jan
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...
6 Jan
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.
22 Dec
•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…
22 Dec
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,...
15 Dec
•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…
24 Nov
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.
24 Nov
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.
24 Nov
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.
18 Nov
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.
18 Nov
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.
27 Oct
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.
27 Oct
These pandemics such as The Black Death, Spanish flu, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Ebola, the recent Covid-19

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9 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again, extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) nationwide by one week.
18 mins ago
The Head of Chambers/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alabukun Law Chambers, Dr. Yemisi Solanke Koya, has decried foreign airlines requiring payments for air tickets purchased in Nigeria in foreign currency.
27 mins ago
As Nigerians grapple with the difficulties occasioned by the artificial scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and its arbitrary pricing across the country, energy experts yesterday insisted on the need for the Federal Government to remove subsidies being paid on the product.
50 mins ago
The Yoruba creation myth is what you glean when you first enter John Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History, Onikan.
55 mins ago
Doubtless, it is a time to deconstruct the electoral justice system that has firmly entrenched the judiciary as the author and finisher of our elected leaders in the executive arms of government because of abysmal failure of internal democracy here.