Monday, October 22, 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...
Dr Ijeoma Nduka, Chief Executive Officer, Abia Hospitals Management Board (HMB), has advised people to undergo proper screening to know their status in terms of hepatitis. Nduka gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
Chinese scientists are taking a close look at cockroaches to explore their potential in medical treatment. The research is led by Li Sheng, director of the Institute of Insect Science and Technology at South China Normal University in Guangzhou City. Based on...
Scientists have raised an alarm over the possibility of Ebola, flu virus and monkey pox epidemic that could kill over 400 million people and crash economies. Leading flu experts yesterday warned that a deadly flu pandemic like the Spanish flu...
Children presenting with asthma are 1.6 times more likely than children without asthma to be prescribed antibiotics by primary care practitioners, new research shows, despite the fact that antibiotics should not be used to treat asthma. "We compared the UK...
The rapid plasma reagin test is a simple blood test that doctors use to screen for syphilis. The test checks the blood for a current syphilis infection.The rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test looks for specific antibodies that will be...
We are programmed to always use our hands and feet, because they are the agents of mobility for us. This is also So because we constantly put our hands and feet in water, immersed in moist conditions. Also, in the...
Diabetics are twice as likely to develop cataracts than adults who don’t suffer from the killer condition, new research suggests. Women sufferers had the greatest risk of cataracts – the leading cause of blindness across the world that starts as...