September 26, 2017

Breakthrough In Medicine As Man Is Revived After 15 Years In Vegetative State!

After a person spends a year in a vegetative state, the condition is considered permanent and most doctors will tell you there will never be someone “in there” (the brain) again. You can imagine the utmost surprise when French researchers were able to boost the consciousness of a 35-year-old patient […]
September 25, 2017

#WorldPharmacistsDay: Renowned Nigerian Cancer Researcher To Authenticate Work On Use Of Herbs

The scourge called Cancer has struck the health of many Nigerians who eventually die miserably in pain and agony. It is against this backdrop that world renowned cancer researcher and professor of pharmacology, Isa Marte Hussaini, will present a work hallmarking (to confirm that it meets legal standards) it’s concentration […]
September 23, 2017

This Yoga Type Was Seen To Help Women With Breast Cancer Sleep Better

There’s a certain type of yoga that researchers report may provide lasting benefits for breast cancer patients who have trouble sleeping. A study published online on September 20 in the journal Cancer, included 227 women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer who were randomly assigned to one of three groups. One […]
September 23, 2017

Promising: New Self-Monitoring Device For Glaucoma Patients

If you know anyone dealing with glaucoma, they will tell you repeat trips to a doctor’s office to check on their eyes can be a real pain. There is comforting news: new research supports the usefulness of a device that allows glaucoma patients to measure their own eye pressure — […]
September 23, 2017

Dirty Air From Nigerian Congestion May Harm Your Kidneys – Research

Have you been in the traffic lately in any city around Nigeria and seen the level of congestion as well as the fumes that come out of the exhaust of some cars, vans, lorries and trucks? It’s common knowledge that inhaling these particles can affect the heart and lungs. Sometimes […]
September 22, 2017

Pharmaceutical Researchers Must Urgently Focus On New Treatment Against Antibiotic-Resistant lnfections – WHO

A new report entitled ‘Antibacterial agents in clinical development – an analysis of the antibacterial clinical development pipeline, including Mycobacterium tuberculosis” – was launched by the World Health Organization this week and the report shows a serious lack of new antibiotics being developed to battle the growing threat of antimicrobial […]
September 19, 2017

Hypertension In Nigeria: We Need A Salt/Sodium Policy To Reduce Unhealthy Diets

Walk into any health centre, public or private and the first thing after registration is to get your vital signs, which includes your blood pressure. It is no longer news that the prevalence of hypertension or high blood pressure is high among the Nigerian population. The global burden of hypertension […]
September 18, 2017

Our Male-Dominated Society Must Help To Stop The Daily Death Of 110 Nigerian Women

It should be the privilege and joy of married couples who are able to bear children to provide mortal bodies for the spirit children of God, whom they are then responsible to nurture and rear but the statistics of the number of women who die everyday from complications of pregnancy […]