The first time Vayu Maini Rekdal manipulated microbes, he made a decent sourdough bread. At the time, young Maini Rekdal, and most people who head to the kitchen to whip up a salad dressing, pop popcorn, ferment vegetables, or caramelize onions, did not consider the crucial chemical reactions behind t [...]
The village head of Kangimi-Ubangida, Igabi local government area of Kaduna State, Abudullahi Ubangida, has turned his palace into a clinic to reduce maternal mortality in the community.
Ubangida, disclosed this at the Karishi General Hospital in Abuja.
He said the gest [...]
In an efforts to curb the menace of HIV/AIDs, in Nigeria, a diplomat from the United States has appealed for concerted efforts from all Nigerians saying that the war against the disease cannot be fought by institutions alone.
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, made [...]
With the aim to halt the spread of polio virus, the Lagos State government with support from partners kicks off campaign this weekend to increase coverage of immunized children against vaccine preventable diseases.
The Federal Ministry of Health has reaffirmed its commitment towards tackling tobacco usage in Nigeria.
The permanent secretary of the ministry, Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullahi, made this known during the commemoration of 2019 World Tobacco Day with the theme; "Tobacco and Lung Health", [...]
Sexual and reproductive health services save lives. Yet millions globally still do not have access to the contraceptive services that they need and want.
Making these family planning commodities as well as consumables available and easily accessible increases uptake and provide means for women [...]
Two large European studies published by The BMJ find positive associations between consumption of highly processed ("ultra-processed") foods and risk of cardiovascular disease and death.
The researchers say further work is needed to better understand these effects, and a direct (causa [...]
Can your liver sense when you're staring at a television screen or cellphone late at night? Apparently so, and when such activity is detected, the organ can throw your circadian rhythms out of whack, leaving you more susceptible to health problems.
That's one of the takeaways from two n [...]
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