Category: Health
    Fear of another pandemic as scientists confirm swine flu
    The fear of another pandemic that might be deadlier than COVID-19 was yesterday confirmed by two independent studies. The scientists submitted that environmental destruction might make the pandemics more likely less manageable, as a new strain...
    By candynews July 1, 2020 1590
    COVID-19: How to boost immunity, avoid blood clot
    With the growing evidence that a significant number of Coronavirus patients are developing dangerous blood clots or thrombosis, the Iyayi Efianayi Foundation has offered different measures to protect Nigerians against the pandemic. The...
    By candynews June 29, 2020 2110
    Dokun-Babalola: Government should encourage research into novel pharmaceutical products
    The health sector is also not spared from the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic, as the prices of essential and prescription drugs have gone high and are beyond the reach of the common man. The President, Guild of Medical Directors, Prof Femi...
    By candynews June 29, 2020 1902
    ‘Why Nigeria is not considered research location for COVID-19 vaccines’
    • EHA Opens COVID-19 Treatment Centre In FCT  The Executive Director and Co-founder, Health Africa, Adam Thompson, has said Nigeria has not been considered a research location for COVID-19, due to challenges of infrastructure, huge...
    By candynews June 29, 2020 1988
    Etatuvie: Ginger, garlic, others can fight COVID-19 symptoms
    Etatuvie The Director General of the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA), Dr. Samuel Etatuvie in this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, explains steps his organization has taken towards finding a local cure for COVID-19 and...
    By candynews June 29, 2020 1872
    Leveraging polio elimination strategies to contain COVID-19, disease outbreaks
    Shuaib “We have already begun deploying the polio eradication experiences and lessons learnt and other resources to address routine immunisation challenges. We are also applying the lessons learnt to the Integrated Diseases Surveillance...
    By candynews June 27, 2020 2753
    How to attain medicine security, self-sufficiency, by PMG-MAN
    The Executive Secretary, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN), Frank Muonemeh (left), representing the Chairman of the group, Dr. Fidelis Ayebae, at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) Press...
    By candynews June 27, 2020 2153
    Nations with robust BCG vaccination regime recording lower COVID-19 deaths, says survey
    A nurse cares a sleeping COVID-19 patient at the Oceanico hospital in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro on June 22, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. Brazil is the second worst-affected country behind the United States, registering over 50,000...
    By candynews June 27, 2020 2211
    No, Nigeria hasn’t found Covid-19 vaccine yet – but hunt is on
    People on motorcycles temperature are measured at a border between Abuja and the Nasarawa State on March 30, 2020, as they leave to neighbouring states after Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari called for a lockdown to limit the spread of...
    By candynews June 27, 2020 2214
    COVID-19: How to boost immunity, avoid blood clot
    With the growing evidence that a significant number of Coronavirus patients are developing dangerous blood clots or thrombosis, the Iyayi Efianayi Foundation has offered different measures to protect Nigerians against the pandemic. The tips...
    By candynews June 21, 2020 4288
    Dokun-Babalola: Government should encourage research into novel pharmaceutical products
    The health sector is also not spared from the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic, as the prices of essential and prescription drugs have gone high and are beyond the reach of the common man. The President, Guild of Medical Directors,...
    By candynews June 21, 2020 3383
    COVID-19 cases, deaths may rise until August, experts warn
    PHOTO: AFP • WHO announces 30% rise in Africa’s death cases • ‘How to reduce rate of transmission’ • ‘Why more health workers are getting infected’ Medical experts have warned that Nigeria may continue to record more cases of...
    By candynews June 19, 2020 2494
    Study shows how quickly coronavirus spreads at home
    Coronavirus PHOTO:Getty Images The novel coronavirus is twice as infectious within households than similar diseases such as SARS, with a substantial number of additional infections spreading before a COVID-19 sufferer shows any symptoms,...
    By candynews June 18, 2020 2306
    Principles of nutrition and Genesis 1, 29 Diet - Part 1
    It is no longer news that when GOD create a people, a nation with one heritage, He puts them in a geographical region where He supplies them with everything they would ever need to live a fulfilled life. Included in the provision of GOD for a...
    By candynews June 18, 2020 2468
    How poor funding derails primary healthcare services, COVID-19 containment efforts
    The Director, Department of Planning Research and Statistics, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Garba Bulama, on behalf of the Executive Director, Dr. Faisal Shuaib, has said that late funds affect the primary...
    By candynews June 18, 2020 1786
    WHO officially ends hydroxychloroquine clinical trial
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that it has decided to stop the hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) arm of the Solidarity Trial to find an effective COVID-19 treatment.  In a statement gotten by healthnews.ng, WHO said the...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 1268
    Fact check: 'Ewedu' or jute leaves can’t stop coronavirus spreading in the body
    Molokhia leaves help curb reproduction of coronavirus,” claims a screenshot shared on WhatsApp in Nigeria. “Krain krain has flavonoids that aid the absorption of zinc in the body. Zinc can enter the virus-infected cells and stops...
    By candynews June 17, 2020 2114
    Akinkugbe, Nigeria's first professor of medicine, dies at 87
    Nigeria’s first Professor of Medicine, Oladipo Olujimi Akinkugbe, yesterday died in Ibadan, Oyo State after a brief illness at the age of 87 years. The late Medical Director of Ibadan Hypertension Clinic was a famous nephrologist and...
    By candynews June 16, 2020 2895
    Disease puts 1 in 5 globally at severe COVID-19 risk: study
    A health worker closes the gate at San Jose hospital where COVID-19 tests are carried out, in Santiago, on June 15, 2020, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. PHOTO: JAVIER TORRES / AFP An estimated 1.7 billion people — more than 20...
    By candynews June 16, 2020 2403
    Tension as resident doctors begin strike amid COVID-19
    PHOTO; GOOGLE • What we want from govt, by strikers • NARD exempts experts treating patients from action • ‘It may worsen doctor-to-patient ratio, spike deaths’ • PSN threatens industrial action over PCN chairmanship Resident doctors...
    By candynews June 16, 2020 2431
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