Yellow Fever: Three States Reported 76 Deaths in 11 days – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that three states have recently reported a total of 76 deaths suspected to be from yellow fever. According to the agency, the affected states are Bauchi, Delta and Enugu states and it was learnt that the deaths occurred between November 1 and 11. While 74 suspected […]

FG worried over new cases of Lassa fever

The Federal Government has expressed concern over the number of new confirmed cases of Lassa fever in some states. The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, expressed the concern in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. He said that there had been reported cases of Lassa fever […]

Why Cabbage and Cucumber are Good in Your Diet

A recent study published in the Clinical & Translational Allergy Journal has found that cabbage and cucumber are loaded with several essential nutrients and they are a good source of vitamin C, which boosts immunity. This study shows that eating cabbage, cucumbers and vegetables in general provide our bodies with powerful nutrients that are known […]

Study Shows Specific Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

In case you’ve always seen fasting as a religious obligation that is only beneficial for spiritual purposes, then it’s time to have a rethink. Truth is, fasting can be even much more beneficial to your body than your soul. As a matter of fact, while there are many different ways to lose weight, intermittent fasting […]

Oye Owolewa Emerges First Nigerian Pharmacist to Win as U.S. Congressman

-As NAPPSA charges him to give pharmacists a voice & greater recognition   Pharm. Oye Owolewa, Democratic Nominee for U.S Representative has been elected as a shadow (non-voting) Representative out of the District of Columbia. A PharmD holder from the Northeastern University, Boston, Owolewa just made history as the first Nigerian to become a U.S […]

Community Pharmacists Targeted by Regulators, While Charlatans Flourish – Madehin

Pharm. Gafar Madehin is the managing director of Epsilon Pharmacy and Stores Limited, a company he established in August, 2008. A 1987 graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Madehin started practising community pharmacy in 1987, with Namu Pharmacy, in Biu, Borno State. He operated the premises in partnership with two other pharmacists, […]

NAFDAC Warns Kaduna Residents against Using Looted Drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned residents of Kaduna against consuming drugs looted during an attack on its office on Saturday. The NAFDAC office in Kaduna was attacked by a mob who took away items said to be fake and expired drugs. Residents also broke into a warehouse […]

Cancer Not a Death Sentence if Detected Early –Physician

The Coordinator, National Cancer Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Okpako Okpikpi, says cancer is not a death sentence if detected early and presented to the hospital for treatment. Okpikpi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that early presentation of cancer cases was key to successful treatment and management. The coordinator spoke […]

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