Nigeria advances in natural medicine

Traditional herbal medicines are naturally occurring; plant-derived substances with minimal or no industrial processing that have been used to treat illness within local or regional healing practices. Today is African Traditional Medicine Day. A day set out by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the African Union (AU) to promote and develop traditional medicines. CHUKWUMA […]

Pig organs could soon be transplanted into humans

Piglets that were born after having their genes edited … Pigs’ organs are similar in size to ours and they can be bred easily in large numbers Gene editing creates virus-free piglets, advance moves animals closer to becoming organ donors for people  Scientists have cleared a major barrier to transplanting organs from pigs into humans […]

EU, UNICEF tackle maternal, newborn, nutrition outcomes in North East with N2.97bn

The Country Representative of UNICEF, Mohammed Malick Fall, disclosed this on Monday in Bauchi, while officially handing over health equipment and medicine to the Bauchi state government. *Yobe doctors render free medical, healthcare services to liberated communities The European Union (EU) in partnership with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has budgeted €54 million (N2.97 billion) […]