Fasting may help people lose weight, but new research suggests going without food may also boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and help reverse some effects of aging. Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Kyoto University identi [...]
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a new way to prevent and treat Chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world.
The new treatment differs from the traditional anti-biotic treatment as it is a type of gene therapy that is delivered via na [...]
An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that people with type 2 diabetes have to give themselves every day.
About the size of a blueberry, the capsule contains a small needle made of compress [...]
The Federal Ministry of Health, has inaugurated an Emergency Medical Treatment Committee and National Emergency Medical Services and Ambulance Scheme to provide an effective and efficient emergency medical services to Nigerians.
Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, Minister of Health, Pro [...]
Following the controversial suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Nigerians have been divided- for and against. For some Abuja residents who spoke to Ere-Ebi AGEDAH and William ABAH, while the CJN deserves to face his ‘sins,’ the Presidency must ensur [...]
The federal government has launched the first report on National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
With the launch, the survey would provide baseline information needed for the design and implementation of effective prevention, treatment and care services that are evidence based towards redu [...]
The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has reiterated that leprosy is curable and treatment-free in all the designated treatment centers across the country.
He made this known while briefing the press to commemorate the 2019 World Leprosy Day with a theme: "Ending disc [...]
Following the controversial suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Nigerians have been divided on both sides of opinion, for and against. For some Abuja residents who spoke to Ere-Ebi AGEDAH and William ABAH, while the CJN deserves to face his ‘sins,’ the Pres [...]
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