Experts raise hope on childhood cancer survival rate in Nigeria
Medical experts have raised hope on the increased chances of childhood cancer survival rate provided that the patient presents early and follow treatment through with the needed support.
Two discoveries win 2019 Nobel Prizes
The discoveries of first extrasolar planet orbiting a Sun-like star and how cells sense oxygen have won the 2019 Nobel Prizes in Physics and Medicine.
Combating chronic diseases through routine medical investigation, accurate diagnosis
With the burden of chronic diseases expected to increase to 57 percent by 2020, as stated by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the need for routine medical investigation and early diagnosis to address the scourge in Nigeria has been emphasised by laboratory scientists.
How to protect against substandard, falsified medicines, by stakeholders
Foreign and local stakeholders in the health sector have agreed to ensure the implementation of pharmaceutical traceability policies, processes and systems that will curb substandard and falsified medicines.
Experts advocate lasting solution to curb suicide among youths in Nigeria
Burdened by the rising cases of suicide among youths in Nigeria, the Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, Prof. Chris Bode, has called on all stakeholders to proffer lasting solution to curb the menace he described as “worrisome.”
‘Strengthening CSOs, advocacy can reduce NCD deaths’
President, Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Alliance Nigeria, Dr. Sonny Kuku, has said strengthening Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and strategic advocacy can reduce the burden of NCDs across the country.
Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show
Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth's surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said Tuesday.
Threat of deadly rock hitting Earth persists
In recent times, there have been claims and counter claims on the possibility of a giant asteroid or rather deadly space rock hitting Earth and causing mass extinction, even of human existence.
Osinbajo inaugurates cancer equipment
As part of efforts to end medical tourism, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has launched the Elekta Synergy Platform 160 MLC (VMAT) Linear Accelerator for the treatment of cancer at the National Hospital, Abuja.