Category: Health
    Scramble for COVID-19 test
    There are concerns of global shortage of testing capacities, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators, which threatens the chances of the patients to survive and nations to stop the spread of the virus. The situation has created...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 827
    Coronavirus: Surviving the lockdown in Nigeria
    “United we stand, divided we fall”, this has been the mantra of many Nigerians for many generations. Since independence, the country has faced many challenges, from the upheavals caused by the civil war in the late 1960 to the oil boom and...
    By candynews April 2, 2020 761
    How to maintain essential health services during COVID-19 pandemic
    The COVID-19 pandemic is straining health systems worldwide. The rapidly increasing demand on health facilities and health care workers threatens to leave some health systems overstretched and unable to operate effectively. Previous...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 970
    New fund expands Nigeria’s COVID-19 testing capabilities
    54gene, genomics research, services, and development company, recently launched a fund to tackle the current challenges around testing for COVID-19 in Nigeria. To support the ongoing efforts of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 671
    30 minutes of music daily may reduce post-heart attack problems
    New research has found that listening to 30 minutes of music a day significantly reduces the risk of further heart health problems after a heart attack. Listening to 30 minutes of music a day may aid recovery and reduce risk after a heart...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 720
    How to strengthen immunity during coronavirus pandemic
    As the coronavirus situation intensifies, you might be wondering: How can I keep myself healthy? The answer lies in following the latest guidelines on social distancing, proper handwashing and your local stay-at-home directives. But there are...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 641
    Trans fats assist cell death, study finds
    Tohoku University researchers in Japan have uncovered a molecular link between some trans fats and a variety of disorders, including cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Their findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports,...
    By candynews April 1, 2020 573
    COVID-19 vaccine could be available for use in early 2021
    Johnson & Johnson has announced the selection of a lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate from constructs it has been working on since January 2020; the significant expansion of the existing partnership between the Janssen Pharmaceutical...
    By candynews March 31, 2020 662
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