Ahmadu Bello University Professor Invents Malaria Vaccine

Recent reports have it that a professor at the Biochemical Parasitology  department at Ahmadu Bello University has invented a Malaria vaccine. Professor Nasiru Shu’aibu of the Biochemical Parasitology Department in Ahmadu Bello University, has invented a new vaccine to combat the malaria parasite. Explaining how the vaccine works, he said a minute quantity of DNA was […]

Health 101: Reasons Why “Soft Drinks” are Bad For Your Health

Carbonated drinks equally called “soft drinks” are consumed for their refreshing abilities but the probability of experiencing side effects from the carbonated drinks increases as consumption increases too. Although, the ingredients in carbonated drinks are deemed safe by the food and drug administration, still these beverages causes its own side effects. Here are some possible […]

On Health: 2 Million Nigerians Are Infected with Hepatitis B & C | Check Other Disturbing Facts

In preparation of the World Hepatitis Day tomorrow (Thursday), with the theme, “Hepatitis Elimination”. Dr. David Olusegun Said hepatitis, including A, B, and C, were distinct diseases that usually affect the liver and manifest different symptoms and treatments and he also stated that 500 million people around the world were currently infected with chronic hepatitis B […]

Tragic: 10-Year-Old Boy Dies Of LASSA Fever In Ebonyi State

A second Lassa fever death has been recorded in Ebonyi state, the state’s commissioner for health revealed. According to the commissioner, Dr. Daniel Umezurike, a 10-year old boy had died from the virus shortly after being discharged from the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki. Umezurike said: “The incident is unfortunate. The deceased was a pupil of one of […]

Banana Can Help In Detecting Cancer | See How

Bananas, upon ripening, become covered in certain black round spots which are caused by an enzyme called tyrosinase. The same tyrosinase can be found in human skin, a larger quantity in persons suffering from melonama, a potentially deadly form of skin cancer. The enzyme is not very obvious in the earliest stage 1 of cancer, […]