Scientists show how an experimental vaccine offers long-term protection against Ebola

In the recurring, deadly Ebola outbreaks in parts of Africa, today’s health workers now have at least some tools to fight the disease: vaccines. Vaccines against Ebola have been administered to over 100,000 people to date, but they are barely out of the experimental stage. It is not known how well these vaccines will provide long-term protection across More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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KALRO, UK embassy team with researchers to launch pest control program

An agricultural research initiative has been launched to help control pests and assist Kenyan farmers to reap more yields from their crops. The Pest Risk Information Services (PRISE) programme was flagged by the More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Malnutrition: What DFID’s N18.5 Billion donation will achieve in Borno, Yobe

Malnutrition By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Worried by the level of malnutrition in the northeastern part of the country, the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) has donated 18.5 billion Naira More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Minister advocates better hygiene, as Dettol mark Global Handwash Day

L-R The Marketing Director, Reckitt Benckiser West Africa, Mr. Tanzim Rezwan, Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu and other dignitaries at the 2019 Global Hand-washing Day in Abuja. By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Minister More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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Scientists show how an experimental vaccine offers long-term protection against Ebola

The glycoprotein spike complex of the Ebola virus bound by a neutralizing antibody isolated from a vaccinated individual. Surface representations in grey and pink show the two distinct submits that make the trimeric More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 11th, 2019
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KALRO, UK embassy team with researchers to launch pest control program

The Deputy British High Commissioner to Kenya, Susie Kitchens addressing the people during the PRISE project launch at her residence in Lavington, Nairobi. [Photo: Courtesy]An agricultural research initiative has More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Alarming number of women mistreated during childbirth, new UN health agency figures show

A mother and her new born baby at the National Health Center for Mother and Child, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. (4 September 2015) The study, published on Wednesday in The Lancet – an influential peer-reviewed science More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Can aspirin control damage caused by air pollution?

In a new study, it has been found that aspirin might be capable of reducing the adverse effects of air pollution. The findings published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine highlight More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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New research into adolescent mental health

A new £35 million government-backed research programme has been launched to give more support to teenagers battling with mental health issues. Academics will look at external tensions and genetics to ensure mental More...

By new On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Periods: Can women sharing stories break down taboos?

By Hazel Shearing BBC News From helping friends insert tampons to panicky confessions on first dates, people have been sharing stories about periods on social media. It is part of an initiative using the hashtag More...