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18 Nov
Nigerian scientists have developed a blend of exotic herbs and species enriched with powerful immune strengthening benefits for the management and prevention of infectious
29 Mar
To avoid the frustration of scientists and technologists working on agricultural research and development in Nigeria, the government has been urged to deepen the town-and-gown relationship
17 Dec 2020
Scientists have urged the federal, state, and local governments to work with drug sellers associations to improve the quality of abortion medication services in the country
21 Oct 2020
The Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) has implored the Federal Government and states to increase the budgetary allocations to the agricultural sector to about 25 per cent of the total budgets as recommended by Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). The body also recommended a paradigm shift from traditional to commercial agriculture and…
24 Sep 2020
Scientists have made giant strides in the search for natural cures for Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). They found that bromelain-rich pineapple stem represents a viable option as an antiviral for treating not only COVID-19 but also potential future outbreaks of other coronaviruses. Scientists have also confirmed the efficacy of Aloe vera, pineapple, Sansevieria masoniana cream on…
10 Sep 2020
*Steroids reduce deaths of critically ill COVID-19 patients, WHO confirms *Russia’s vaccine proved safe, effective in a study published in The Lancet *Portable smartphone COVID-19 test delivers results under 40 minutes *Antibodies studies show Africa achieved acceptable COVID-19 resistance The predictions that epidemics and pandemic such as the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are often followed by…
10 Sep 2020
Until now, being overweight/obese is associated with the risk of developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, stroke, kidney and liver damage, and cancers. Also, several studies have shown that losing weight can help prevent and reverse the development of chronic diseases. Indeed, scientists have in recent studies validated that losing weight slashes the risk…
8 Sep 2020
If your cholesterol level has crept up over the years, you may wonder whether changing your diet can help. Ideally, your total cholesterol value should be 200 milligrammes per deciliter (mg/dL) or lower. But it is the harmful Low-Density Lipo-protein (LDL) ‘bad’ cholesterol value that experts worry about the most. Excess LDL builds up on…
2 Sep 2020
Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery of a black hole -- the oldest ever detected -- that shouldn't even exist according to the current understanding of cosmic monsters so dense not even light can escape their gravitational pull. Born of a merger between two other black holes, GW190521 weighs in at 142 times the mass of…
13 Aug 2020
Scientists have continued to advance efforts to identify and validate plants and natural products with antiviral properties, especially against the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
23 Jul 2020
Scientists have discovered and evaluated more herbal remedies for the prevention and treatment of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
2 Jul 2020
Amid global efforts to find a cure for the deadly coronavirus, the National Universities Commission (NUC) aligning efforts with the Nigeria Diaspora Biomedical Research Group

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In less than four days after setting an African record as the first player to reach the quarter-final stage at the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships, Quadri Aruna
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Former Liverpool and Arsenal midfielder Ray Kennedy died on Tuesday aged 70 after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease.