Shooting stars to hit Nigerian skies from July 17 to August 24
Nigerians, all astronomy enthusiasts and stargazers are in for a six weeks spectacle as the annual meteor shower, Perseids, that peaks around mid-August births this month after 25 years.
Stem cell therapies breaking barriers
Physicians all over the world are increasingly employing stem cell therapies for the treatment of chronic diseases including hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, neurological disorders...
Nigeria to experience total solar eclipse on August 21
A solar eclipse (Annular) occurred last February 26, 2017 the next solar eclipse (Total) would be on Monday, August 21, 2017. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth.
Many lapses in NHIS implementation
Bola Adeniran is the Chairman of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Lagos State Branch; a Fellow of the Society and a former member of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) Governing Council. She has been a member of the PSN (Lagos State Branch) executive for over 13 years in various capacities. Adeniran, in a chat…
200 new planet candidates spotted
According to the scientists, over 2,300 planets spotted during the Kepler missions have been confirmed so far, including over 30 terrestrial-sized planets that lie in the ‘Goldilocks Zone’ of their star.
Hot weather makes people more hostile, selfish
Scientists have discovered more effects of warming planet as the surface temperatures on Earth continue to soar.
Minister tasks medical laboratory science council on standards
Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has urged the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) to pursue the ideal of improved standards in all aspects of medical laboratory eco system, in focusing on structure and associated construction industry.
Boosting clinical trials in Africa
With less than three percent clinical trials in the continent, the Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria (AGCPN) in collaboration with National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) ....
UNICEF, Cross River promote hygiene in schools using five star approach
As part of efforts to promote hygiene in schools, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the Cross River State government have partnered to ensure that adequate access to water, sanitation and hygiene....