Scientists shock dormant HIV out of hiding, leave AIDS-causing infection vulnerable to drugs
Millions of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) patients have been given a ray of hope after scientists moved one step closer to a cure.Currently, the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (...
Expanding partnership to support U-Report, communities’ engagement mobile platform
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has signed an agreement with Airtel Nigeria to further expand telecommunication services to boost U-Report, UNICEF’s unique social media platform that empowers young people and communities
Oceans were hottest on record in 2019
The world's oceans were the hottest in recorded history in 2019, scientists said on Tuesday, as manmade emissions warmed seas at an ever-increasing rate with potentially disastrous impacts on Earth's climate.
Lunar eclipse, La Niña climate disruption top 12 science events
The world has continued to witness series of science events that has helped shaped it, either positively or negatively, especially in the last 12 months.
‘We were queried for inventing HIV/AIDS cure instead of commendation’, says inventor
Profeddor of Small Animal Medicine and Clinical Virology at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr. Maduike Ezeibe has revealed that he received a query instead of a commendation letter after his invention.
NGO urges Kwara State government to end FGM, prosecute executors
Burdened by the existing practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Kwara State, a non governmental organisation, Kick Against Genital Multiple ( KAGM) has intensified efforts to wag war against the practice in families across the state.
WHO prequalifies first biosimilar medicine to increase access to cancer treatment
The World Health Organization (WHO) has prequalified its first biosimilar medicine, trastuzumab in a move to enable women with breast cancer all over the world get affordable and accessible treatment.
Nigeria enters peak season for most infectious diseases
The dry season is here. It is associated with frequent outbreaks of infectious diseases and preventable deaths.