New direction in the treatment of cancer

It is safe to assume that the advent of cancer predates modern medicine. Over the past 5,000 years, people living with cancer did not just merely die without some mode of management being rendered, however crude. Through the centuries, natural therapies have been available and were used by emperors and kings alike to combat all manner of diseases, More...

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By Kwararafa Reporters On Sunday, February 11th, 2018

NHIS boss: SANs accuse Buhari of promoting corruption, impunity

Three Senior Advocates of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome, Yusuf Ali and Ifedayo Adedipe, have criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for reinstating the hitherto suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Lassa fever death toll hits 31 in 15 states

HEALTH minister Prof. Isaac Adewole yesterday announced that the outbreak of Lassa fever has spread to 15 states, recording 31 deaths. He added that there had been 105 laboratory confirmed cases and three probable More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Friday, February 2nd, 2018

Nigeria set for local vaccine production

Vaccine production in Nigeria may soon be a reality with the inauguration of the board of a private local vaccine company, Biovaccines Nigeria Limited, in Abuja. Biovaccines is a private-public partnership between More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Chinese scientists celebrate breakthrough in infertility treatment

Chinese scientists are celebrating a breakthrough in infertility treatment that enables young women with damaged reproductive organs to have children. Regenerative medicine experts at the Chinese Academy of Sciences More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Monday, January 29th, 2018

I’ll enforce January, 2019 deadline for drug control centres – Prof. Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Friday said he would start the enforcement of the Federal Government’s directive on drug control centres from January, 2019. Adewole said that this step would end More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Nigerian govt releases $1 million for contraceptives

The Federal Government has released $1 million for the delivery of contraceptives to enhance quality family planning among Nigerians. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, while briefing State House Correspondents More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

[BREAKING] Lassa fever kills two in Imo, seven quarantined, government says

Imo State Health Commissioner, Dr. Angela Uwakwem, has said that two residents of Owerri have died of Lassa fever which has resurfaced in the state. Uwakwem, who confirmed the incident to our correspondent in Owerri More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Nigerian institute develops drugs for Ebola, malaria

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other diseases. This More...

By Kwararafa Reporters On Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Medical Doc. tested positive to Lassa fever in Kogi

Kogi State has recorded a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever as a medical doctor working with the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) , Lokoja has been confirmed to be a victim of the disease. Dr Olatunde Alabi, the Medical More...

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