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The Ozone Layer and Human Health

The Ozone Layer and Human Health

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 29, 2020

John Joseph Ufot,
Abuja

Over the years, Scientists have continued to draw attention to the Ozone layer and how human activities have led to its depletion. They have pointed to climate change, drying up of lakes, and the near extinction of certain species of living things. Are we any better now? More

Fund NVRI Vom to Produce SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine - Hon. Listick

Fund NVRI Vom to Produce SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine - Hon. Listick

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 23, 2020

Dr Solomon Chollom,
Jos

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been called upon to invest and mandate the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Vom to develop and produce the long awaited Coronavirus vaccine. The call was made by Hon. Daniel Nanbol Listick, member representing Langtang Central in the Plateau State House of Assembly on a media chat on Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020.More

How to Celebrate the Yuletide Without Being Diseased or Deceased

How to Celebrate the Yuletide Without Being Diseased or Deceased

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 22, 2020

MLS Chibueze Obi-George,
Enugu

Christmas, just like other celebrations is not just a time for sober reflections and religious activities, it's a time for travelling , family and friends reunion, eating and drinking. But, it is also pertinent to celebrate without being diseased or deceased. More

COVID-19: Nigeria Experiencing Second Wave - PTF

COVID-19: Nigeria Experiencing Second Wave - PTF

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 18, 2020

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 says indications are that the country have entered a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and it stands the risk of not just loosing the gains from the hard work of the last nine months but also loosing the lives of citizens.More

Backaches: Simple Causes Aside Underlying Ailments

Backaches: Simple Causes Aside Underlying Ailments

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 14, 2020

Pharm Kim Jerry Bot,
Jos

Way too many jolly fellows aren't enjoying the skeletal glides between the bones and ligaments of the back. This is a true situation of the times. Over time, “BACKACHES” were for the old. But, as of today not anymore, as the young and even children complain steadily of backaches. More

We'll Collaborate With MLSCN To Deal With Quackery - Prof. Damen

We'll Collaborate With MLSCN To Deal With Quackery - Prof. Damen

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 14, 2020

Dr. Solomon Chollom,
Jos

The National President, Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), Prof James Damen, has hinted that tough time awaits quacks who have infiltrated the medical laboratory science profession in Nigeria.More

Mitigating the Burden of Malaria in Pregnancy

Mitigating the Burden of Malaria in Pregnancy

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 14, 2020

Bobmanuel Echeonwu,
Jos

Malaria endemicity in Nigeria is of global significance, with an annual 53 million cases and approximately 82,000 deaths according to the World Health Organization annual malaria report 2019. More

Could Human Quest for Survival Lead to Extinction?

Could Human Quest for Survival Lead to Extinction?

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 8, 2020

Joseph John Ufot,
Abuja

The environment plays a crucial role in our existence on this planet. Human activities should not be detrimental to the environment. Sometimes, the effect of environmental pollution at a location may be seen thousands of miles away from source. This has necessitated the coming together of several groups. Global awareness of the effect of the environment, the international collaborations and cooperation have led to significant improvements to issues bordering on environmental factors such as climate change. More

Foods that Boost The Immune System

Foods that Boost The Immune System

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 4, 2020

Nelson Igbokwe,
Port Harcout

Good diet is a crucial factor to our health as it has a great impact on our immune health especially in these perilous times.Hopefully, by the end of this article you might need to do a little adjustment to your food menu. It's really worth it. I promise. More

HIV/AIDS: NOT A DEATH SENTENCE

HIV/AIDS: NOT A DEATH SENTENCE

Category: Medical and Health Journalism Posted: December 1, 2020

MLS Chibueze Obi-George,
Enugu

"AIDS does not inevitably lead to death, especially if you suppress the co-factors that support the disease. It is very important to tell this to people who are infected". - Luc Montagnier

Kene was a young medical student in one of the most prestigious universities in Nigeria when he was diagnosed of HIV. He was diagnosed of HIV when he was in pre clinical classes. This happened when he joined in a community medical outreach organised by the departmental student body NIMELSSA (Nigerian medical laboratory science students association) during their Student week.…More

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