Test will be deployable to support risk-based management of COVID-19, Influenza and other severe respiratory disease SpeeDx Pty. Ltd., a developer of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, has partnered with researchers from Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District’s (NBMLHD) Nepean Hospital in an exclusive agreement to commercialise a host gene expression...
EMist® Disinfection Solutions today announced the launch of the EX-7000 TruElectrostatic™ Disinfectant Sprayer. The EX-7000 is lightweight and ergonomic weighing in at just 14.9 pounds making it one-half lighter than other sprayers. Equipped with intelligent Charge Detect™ Technology, the EX-7000 electrostatic sprayer continuously detects the polarity of the user and...
Potentials to prevent COVID-19 complications by Blood sugar, lipid & coagulation balance. Caucasian, Hispanic and Afro-American population, when Covid-19 infected, are prone to abnormal blood clotting, that may lead to stroke. Pregnant women and people with comorbidities are also at high risk. Higher mortality has been reported in patients, whose...
Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho said on Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and was self-isolating. The ex-FC Barcelona and Paris St-Germain (PSG) player was in Belo Horizonte, where he played for local side Atletico Mineiro, when he got his diagnosis. “I arrived in BH (Belo Horizonte) yesterday (Saturday) and...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Lagos state the nation’s epicentre of the COVID-19, on Sunday recorded zero infection. The NCDC, on uts verified Website said it recorded  62 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The centre said with the 62 new infection, the country now have 61,992 confirmed cases of...
Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a resurgence in the spread of the disease. The Reuters tally is based on official reporting by individual countries. Experts believe the true numbers of both cases and...
UNICEF on Thursday took a campaign to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Fufore, Adamawa, to sensitise inmates of the need for regular hand washing to avoid the spread of COVID-19. Mr Joel Isaiah, UNICEF Education Consultant called on the inmates to wash their hands regularly at home and in school...
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Adeleke Mamora, has paid special tribute to Concerned Abia Professionals, a group of Abia citizens, for donating a fully-equipped isolation centre in Abia for the fight against COVID-19. The minister made the commendation on Sunday evening at the inauguration a 50-bed ultra-modern isolation...
A former Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called on Federal Government to adequately prepare the nation’s healthcare system against the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. Adewole made the call on Tuesday in Lagos, while speaking as a Guest Speaker at the Seventh Annual Public Lecture organised by the...
The Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection ( CEE-HOPE), an NGO on Sunday urged government to enact a policy on free distribution of sanitary pads to school girls. Mrs Betty Abah, the Founder of CEE-PEE made the call at a programme organised by the body, in collaboration with...
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced interim results from the VISIBLE open-label extension (OLE) study on the long-term safety and efficacy of maintenance treatment with the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of the gut-selective biologic Entyvio® (vedolizumab) in patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC). In evaluating...
he Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) launched the first Blood Genetic and Transfusion Research in the country and Smart Centre at the institute in Yaba, Lagos. The Director General of NIMR, Prof. Babatunde Salako, said at the launch on Tuesday that the research, which was in collaboration with Lifebank,...
The Concerned Abia Professionals has announced the commissioning of 'Abia Care Centre', a 50-bed ultra-modern isolation centre with a functional molecular laboratory fully built and equipped by the group. This was contained in a statement the CAP made available to journalists on Tuesday, and signed by one of its Project...
Anambra has emerged as the state with the most efficient healthcare system in Nigeria, closely followed by Osun, Ogun, Lagos and Rivers, a study revealed on Saturday. The study, conducted by WellNewMe, a top health technology company in Nigeria, showed that the top half of the list is dominated by...
The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown, has died of cancer, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. This was contained in a statement issued by Bijan Farnoudi, Communication and Public Affairs Director, International AIDS Society (IAS) and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria...
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) received the delivery of 115,800 COVID-19 test kits to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria. These supplies were funded by IHS Nigeria, the Nigerian subsidiary of IHS Towers. Testing remains the mainstay of the response led by the Presidential Task Force and...
PCI Pharma Services (PCI), a pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical global outsourcing solutions provider today announced the launch of pci | bridge, an innovative digital platform that will give customers immediate visibility into their clinical and commercial supply chain, and provide instantaneous data and insights to inform decision-making. Created using an...