Health

Green tea, red wine may block formation of toxic metabolites

A new Tel Aviv University study suggests there is hope of treating certain inborn congenital metabolic diseases -- a hope found in green tea and in red wine.

Most people with inherited metabolic disorders are born with a defective gene that [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Federal medical centre Keffi gets new CMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Yahaya Adamu, as the Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre Keffi, Nasarawa State. 

Congratulating Adamu on his new appointment, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, char [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Male contraceptive stops sperm not hormones – Study

A new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making EP055 a potential "male pill" without sid [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Group seeks partnership with health ministry

 

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria stands to gain a lot by aligning with organizations who were able to offer innovative and transformative opportunities that would accelerate healthcare delivery in the country. 

Adewole said this while spe [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


FG set to achieve comprehensive health coverage

The federal government has assured Nigerians of its determination to achieve universal health coverage.

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known while speaking at the healthcare policy dialogue with the theme: "The Journey to Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria", orga [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


USAID boosts quality life for 52,000 rural households in Nigeria

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, has disclosed that its Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods project helped pull some 52, 000 households of the most vulnerable families in Nigeria out of poverty.

The agency explained that this was achieved by taking an integrated approach to [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


Researchers reverse cognitive impairments in mice with dementia

Reversing memory deficits and impairments in spatial learning is a major goal in the field of dementia research.

A lack of knowledge about cellular pathways critical to the development of dementia, however, has stood in the way of significant clinical advance. But now, researchers at the Le [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


Respite for sickle-cell patients as new drug births

In furtherance of the private sector alliance with the federal government under the Public Private Partnership, PPP, arrangement, Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, witnessed the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development NIP [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


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