Friday, December 14, 2018
A new research is suggesting that adults with gum disease may be twice as likely as people with healthy gums to suffer a stroke. This, however, is not the first study to link gum disease and brain attacks caused by...
While pregnancy and motherhood is every woman’s dream, the journey of nine months comes with a lot of uncertainties and trepidations. From the moment a pregnancy test comes back positive, a woman’s life changes…what to eat, what not to...
Respiratory infections, said a study Thursday which reopened a debate on the usefulness of over-the-counter supplements. A review of 25 clinical trials in 14 countries, some with conflicting results, yielded “the first definitive evidence” of a link between vitamin D...
Leukaemia is a cancer of the white blood cells which attacks part of the immune system. It is a malignant progressive disease in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce abnormal leucocytes, preventing the production of normal blood...
AN oncologist, Prof. Bisi Ademuyiwa, has warned that failure on the part of women to breastfeed their babies may increase their risk of cancer. Ademuyiwa, who is ranked by Forbes as one of the top 27 breast cancer oncologists in...
An 11-month-old infant was brought by the mother for a review. The mother had noticed that the child had not been eating well for a month. She said the boy had refused the usual cereal with milk, necessitating forced...
Pimples (which is otherwise called acne vulgaris) are in general, results of increased hormone activities that begins or are seen in teen years. The main hormone in the development of male person is called testosterone (androgens) which is present...
Cancer treatments that attack tumours based on their individual genetic traits; not their location in the body, far outperform traditional methods, extending survival for twice as many patients, a study said Saturday. The precision medicine field of targeted therapy involves...
Celebrating the World Sight Day, Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria has said that cataract is the major cause of blindness in Nigeria, and at least 144,000 Nigerians are blind for different reasons in the country. General Secretary, Ophthalmology Society of Nigeria,...
People who drink a cup of hot tea at least once a day are 74 per cent less likely to be diagnosed with glaucoma — a severe eye problem that can lead to permanent vision loss. But coffee, iced tea...