Nigerian scientist develops cancer drugs from African plants
Growing up, I always enjoyed science. I originally wanted to become a medical doctor, but I ended up studying biochemistry during my undergraduate studies at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria.
Scientists advocate more molecular biologists, adopt QPCR to boost disease diagnosis, treatment
Scientists have called for capacity development in molecular biology to help Nigeria achieve personalised medicine management in identifying and treating disease accurately.
The inevitable panacea to man’s problems - Part 6
The Will is about the use of the mind. The Will provides the mechanism of how the mind is manipulated to achieve results. For the mind to function effectively it has to be grounded
Jamaican, Nigerian scientists tackle diabetes foot complications, amputations
Medical experts in Jamaica and Nigeria have expressed concern over the rising scourge of diabetes foot complications, resulting in an increase in amputation in Nigeria.
Probing moon’s impact on health
The August’s full moon, the Full Sturgeon Moon, is expected to greet the skies tonight, Thursday, August 15, 2019. Globally the Full Sturgeon Moon signifies a time of bountiful harvest. In rural settings, full moons are greeted with prolonged moonlight plays and staying outside for longer periods. Indeed, the moon has held the human mind…
Introducing ICT platform to boost universal coverage
Dr. Ben Nkechika is the Director General and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Delta State Contributory Health Commission (DSCHC). Nkechika, in this interview with The Guardian, said among other things that with the domestication and adaptation of an Information Communication Technology (ICT) the commission plans to reach over one million enrollees in the state…
Advances in search for habitable planets
Scientists have advanced in the quest for another habitable planet with the recent discovery of two Earth-like planets just 12.5 light years from the solar system could harbour liquid water on their surfaces and have the potential to also be home to alien life.
Addressing natural causes of rising suicide rates
In recent times, there has been a rise in suicides associated with poisoning with pesticides generally and Sniper, in particular, rat poison, and other objects such as rope by a number of depressed persons.
DELTAS Conference showcases novel works of African scientists
Scientists from Nigeria was among 300 health researchers from Africa and other parts of the world that gathered in Dakar Senegal last week, to showcase ground-breaking works aimed at reducing continent’s disease burden and creating healthier communities.