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Sulaimon Akanmu, a Professor of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, has urged the Federal Ministry of Health and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS to adopt fourth-generation screening kits for testing HIV antibodies in order to achieve epidemic control.

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS renewed its dedication to fighting HIV/AIDS and advancing the welfare of all Nigerians on Saturday. The commitment was communicated in the agency's Easter message provided to reporters in Abuja. According to the statement, the agency's Director-General, Dr. Temitope Ilori, highlighted that Easter represents a time of […]

The next time you stop at the local drug store to pick up household standbys like shampoo, ibuprofen, and tissues, you might also consider picking up something rather more serious: an HIV test. Show your ID (the test is only approved for adults aged 17+), pay $40, and you can return home and learn your […]

It’s easy to think of our cells’ inner workings as parts in a well-oiled machine—like tiny crankshafts and gears they chug along in their endless task of transcribing information from DNA, manufacturing proteins, and sending them off to transact the business of living. Much popular writing about cell biology emphasizes the exquisite precision of this […]