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Beer may be good, but be warned

Beer may be good, but be warned

By Onche Odeh   Call it a season of good reviews for beer and you may not be wrong. Reason being that the once thought to be harmful beverage, is…

Digital Disruption to help Nigerians adapt to new life styles

By Oyeniran Apata  / Correspondent, Lagos   Nigerians have been offered various technological options that may help them adapt to the fast changing life styles in a manner that may also…

EBA award reason for improvement – PathCare

By Onche Odeh   The Best Enterprise Achievement 2014 received by Nigerian diagnostic institution, PathCare Laboratories at The Europe Business Assembly (EBA) may be a perfect feat that caps ten…

Scientists discover why people look up to ‘gods’

A new study from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent) suggests that societies with less access to food and water are more likely to believe in various types of deities…

Questions on HIV transmission via manicure instruments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists numerous potential alternative sources of HIV transmission in addition to the known classical modes for acquiring the AIDS virus. Although manicure…

Lagos Inventergy Challenge: Encouraging energy solutions inventions

By Ejikeme Omenazu / Production Editor, Lagos   As part of activities lined up for the just-concluded Energy Conservation Month of the Lagos State government in October, the state’s Electricity Board…

We’ve started implementing Maritime Seminar recommendations for Judges – Bello

By Adam Adedimeji  / Law Editor, Lagos   The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr. Hassan Bello last week in Lagos said Council has started implementing some of the recommendations…

Wireless technologies can halt election malpractices in Nigeria

Appropriate deployment of wireless and radio technologies could help Nigeria resolve some of its governance problems, starting with elections, Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.), Priority Communication, Samuel Olumide, has said. Making…

FIIRO moves to breathe life into indigenous technologies

By Onche Odeh    The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO) has began moves to give life to most of the technologies developed by Nigerian scientists and partners at…

Scratching an itch only makes it worse

Millions of people experience chronic itching at some point, as a result of conditions ranging from eczema to kidney failure to cancer. The condition can have a serious impact on…

Obesity, alcohol more likely to trigger heart attack

By Ejikeme Omenazu  / Production Editor, Lagos (With Agency Reports)   It has been revealed that lifestyle factors such as a poor diet, smoking and a lack of exercise are more likely…

Pregnant women relive Lagos clinic experiences

• Most still face hurdles to safe delivery By Onche Odeh    It was a regular Ante Natal Clinic Day (ANC) at Orisunbare Primary Health Centre. The waiting hall of…

‘Nigeria can’t tackle breast cancer epidemic’

By Onche Odeh    Executive Secretary, Committee for Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), an organisation at the forefront of campaign on cancer prevention, Abia Nzelu, has said Nigeria currently lacks the…

Confusion over Ebola treatments lingers

Confusion over Ebola treatments lingers

• As FG conducts physical audit of containment facilities across states By Onche Odeh (With agency reports)   The confusion over what could pass for the most appropriate treatment for Ebola…

‘Resistant’ or ‘ stubborn’ venereal diseases (3)

‘Resistant’ or ‘ stubborn’  venereal diseases (3)

By Samu Akaeze / 08034130822   No doubt, most cases of untreated or poorly treated VDs have many unpleasant consequences for their victims, such as: In men, epididymitis (damage to the…

Patient completes treatment with Nigerian HIV drug

By Onche Odeh    One volunteer patient who is living with HIV has completed a three month treatment with an experimental medicine which its makers say possess the potential to…

United Methodist Church dispels Ebola myths with animation

Meanwhile, the United Methodist Communications, the global communications agency of The United Methodist Church, has collaborated with Chocolate Moose Media and iHeed to create an animation for West Africa that…

Inspiration to help Nigerians slim with ease

By sharing her inspiring weight loss story, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Slim with Ease, Nina Ndubuisi, is hoping that others in Nigeria would be inspired to lose weight and live…

Something in broccoli, vegetables may improve autism symptoms

A small study led by investigators at MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found evidence that daily treatment with sulforaphane, a molecule found…

Climate Change: US military surveys over 7000 installation

A roadmap, intended to prepare the US military for climate change, has revealed that more than 7000 its military installations have been surveyed for vulnerability, as some sites have even…

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