Illegal Lab Where Hard Drug Is Produced By Husband And Wife Busted In Enugu.PICS

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State at the state’s Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Independence Layout, Enugu to inspect the seized suspected 20kg of Methamphetamine discovered in a clandestine Laboratory by the Agency at Akpakwume Nze in Udi Local Government Area. The NDLEA State Commander, Dr. Anthony Ohanyere while briefing the…

Injectable AIDS drug may work ‘as well’ as pills: study

A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping the AIDS virus under control, said a study Monday that promised relief for millions. At present people have no option but to take lifelong, daily doses of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) which keeps the HIV virus under control,…

Fidson receives shareholders’ nod to raise N6billion fresh fund

Fidson Healthcare Plc, at the weekend, received shareholders’ nod to raise additional N6billion for business expansion and other growth initiatives.The company’s shareholders also approved the payment of N75million total dividends… Fidson Healthcare Plc, at the weekend, received shareholders’ nod to raise additional N6billion for business expansion and other growth initiatives.The company’s shareholders also approved the…

Senate releases names of 42 banned anti-malaria medicines 

The Nigerian Senate noted that some banned malaria drugs in Europe were being stockpiled in Nigeria – They listed 42 drugs that Nigerians need to stop taking – Some of the drugs listed are Arinate 100mg tablet (artésunate) B/6, Camoquin 200mg tablet (amodiaquine) B/55 blisters and others The Nigerian Senate has provided a list of…

Man Conceals N19million Worth Of Tramadol Tablets In Plasma TV Cartons

Kano Police Command arrested a hard drug (Intoxicant) supplier one Stanley Arinze, a resident of Jaba quarters Kano state. The man who is a native of Anambra State reportedly supplies Tramadol tablets to Kano and Republic of Niger. The tablets worth N19, 200,000 were intercepted after being concealed inside LG Plasma TV Cartons in a…

Malaria drug protects fetuses from Zika infection

Devastating consequences of Zika virus infection are suffered in the womb, where the virus can cause brain damage and sometimes death.Studying pregnant mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, United States (U.S.), have learned that the Zika virus infects the fetus by manipulating the body’s normal barrier to infection. Moreover, they…

FG holds exhibition for health stakeholders

The Federal Government, in an effort to foster a healthy and wealthy nation in line with the Change Agenda, has planned to put an end to medical tourism. As a result of this, the Federal Ministry of Health, in collaboration with LinkGate Corporate Resources Limited, will hold a programme tagged: Nigeria Hospital Exhibition and Fair…

Here’s how to skip your period every month

It’s all about which type of birth control you choose. Have you ever wished you could just opt out of your period? Whether you get cramps, mood swings, migraines, or just have a beach vacation on the horizon, there are many reasons why you might want to delay—if not completely eradicate—your monthly menstruation. So… why don’t you? “You…

Big Pharma Turns To AI To Speed Drug Discovery, GSK Signs Deal

The world’s leading drug companies are turning to artificial intelligence to improve the hit-and-miss business of finding new medicines, with GlaxoSmithKline unveiling a new $43 million deal in the field on Sunday. Other pharmaceutical giants including Merck & Co, Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi are also exploring the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to help…

FG to export herbal medicine

The Federal Government said plans were in the offing to develop Nigerian herbal medicines for export. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, made this known on Thursday at Adavieba community in Adavi Local Government of Kogi when he visited renowned traditional medicine practitioner, Pa Aliyu Giwa. Onu said a situation where traditional…