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 […]

EU Appproves First Injectable HIV drug

The European Union’s medicines regulator on Friday gave the green light for the first injectable treatment for the HIV that causes AIDS, which could change the lives of millions of people. The cocktail of two antiretroviral drugs, rilpivirine and cabotegravir, can be given every few months instead of a daily pill to keep HIV infection […]

NCDC Boss Cautions #ENDSARS Protesters on Safety of Lives

The Director General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has urged the protesting Nigerian youths to exercise caution in the midst of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Ihekweazu, who spoke on the #EndSARSProtest in a televised programme Wednesday morning, said although it is a sacrifice every Nigerian public officer has to […]

May & Baker Introduces Malact, New Malaria Medicine

Nigeria’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, May & Baker Nigeria Plc has introduced a new anti-malarial medicine that promises to revolutionize malaria disease treatment in the country. The new drug, named Malact is dihydroarteminsin-piperaquine combination-based formulation which ensures fast relief from malaria and guarantees better post treatment protection. With  increasing  resistance  to  older  drugs,  the  World  Health  […]

New Study Shows COVID-19 Could Cause Infertility

A new study has shown that COVID-19 may lead to infertility in men by blocking testicular cells that produce sperm, a new study has claimed. According to scientists, the disease could make men infertile even if they only suffer a mild form of it. According to the research conducted by researchers in Israel, sperm counts […]