Some researchers at the Migal Galilee Research Institute (MIGAL) in Israel say they have developed an effective vaccine against avian coronavirus infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) and will soon create a human vaccine against coronavirus (COVID-19).
IBV is a disease affecting animals. The resear [...]
Health care experts have decried the increasing occurrence of micro plastic damages in the FCT and pharmaceutical waste stressing that it is one of the major threat to human existence.
In a multi-sectoral dialogue in Abuja with the theme, managing health care waste and plastic pollution, [...]
The Ebola disease outbreak, ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo, appears far from over as new confirmed cases and deaths from the disease are still being reported in the conflict-ridden country.
At a press briefing in Abuja, the World Health Organization, WHO said latest figures shows tha [...]
The Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria has inducted 144 graduates of nursing science of foreign universities.
The inductees conduct completed a six month adaptation programme in Nigerian universities and passed professional examination for general nursing conducted in November 2019.< [...]
People who develop Parkinson's disease before age 50 may have been born with disordered brain cells that went undetected for decades, according to new Cedars-Sinai research. The research points to a drug that potentially might help correct these disease processes.
Parkinson's occurs whe [...]
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said that the number of deaths caused by cancer in the country annually is 72,000 while about 102,000 new cases of cancer are recorded annually.
This frightening statistics came just as the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has also expressed wor [...]
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has said the coronavirus outbreak was not yet pandemic, but a global public health emergency
According to WHO, Coronavirus has claimed 425 lives, with more than 20,000 reported cases in China and 158 cases outside China.
WHO, which stated this at a new [...]
The World Health Organisation, WHO, says early detection and treatment of leprosy will prevent patients from disabilities.
Yohei Sasakawa, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination, stated this in commemoration of World Leprosy day held in Abuja.
He noted that World Leprosy Day is [...]
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