Tag: Medicine

Medical Marijuana Trial Indicates Positive Signs Against Epilepsy

Henry Solomon- August 13, 2018

An Australian trial which used a marijuana extract to treat 40 children with severe epilepsy found the drug has a manageable side effect profile, but ... Read More

Nurse Vaccinates 550 Children With “Fake Vax”

Henry Solomon- April 21, 2017

A public health nurse who pretended to vaccinate as many as 550 children may be sacked from her post, public health officials in the northern ... Read More

Senate Wants Verification of HIV Cure Claim By University Don

Henry Solomon- February 14, 2017

The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare, Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases, on Tuesday urged the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to authenticate the claim ... Read More

Japanese Microbiologist Wins Nobel Prize In Medicine

Henry Solomon- October 3, 2016

Japanese Microbiologist Yoshinori Ohsumi, winner of the 2016 Noble Prize in Medicine Japanese microbiologist Yoshinori Ohsumi has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or ... Read More

Shettima Gives Last Chance To 10 Girls Studying Medicine Abroad

Henry Solomon- May 28, 2016

Even though he was impressed with the performance of 70% of them, Governor Kashim Shettima has given what he called final chance to about 10 ... Read More

16 Herbal Medicine Facilities In Onitsha Under Lock And Key – NAFDAC

Henry Solomon- April 12, 2016

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has shut 16 herbal medicine facilities and seized products over illegal operations in Onitsha, ... Read More

Evidence Convinces W.H.O On Zika As Cause Of Birth Defect And Disorders

Henry Solomon- April 1, 2016

The World Health Organisation said researchers around the world are now convinced the Zika virus can cause the birth defect microcephaly as well as Guillain-Barre ... Read More

US To Conduct First Male Sex Organ Transplant On Wounded Soldier

Henry Solomon- February 18, 2016

From L-R: Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee, Dr. Richard J. Redett and Dr. Gerald Brandacher at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore (Photo: The New York Times) ... Read More

Gombe And FG Sign MoU To Improve Healthcare Services

Suleiman Idris- September 18, 2014

Usman Aliyu A high level commitment on improving access to quality healthcare has been formalized between Federal Government and Gombe State, hoping to raise Professionals ... Read More