Two new studies confirm the hypothesis that the psychoactive compound found in "magic mushrooms" may be a useful new treatment for depression, avoiding some of the side effects of conventional antidepressants. At Medical News Today, we have reported on a...
*Combination of onions, ginger, scent leaf, orange peel, watermelon seeds, carrot, tiger nut, coconut water, dates improves sex drive in men, women Love is in the air. February is usually associated with love. The celebration is heightened as Valentine approaches....
Authorities on Sunday confirmed 15 deaths due to what an official suspected to be cases of gastroenteritis in Charanchi Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Transition Committee Chairman of the council, Alhaji Yusuf Radda, made this known...
Meningococcal meningitis is a potentially serious infection that can result in brain damage or even death. It’s fairly uncommon, but it can be highly infectious. The condition is often the result of a viral infection and can spread rapidly,...
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,...
Soaps and toothpastes may be behind the antibiotic-resistance crisis, new research suggests. Triclosan, a chemical found in many everyday products, stops infections responding to the drugs, an Australian study found. The chemical, which has been linked to reduced heart...
Public health researchers have warned against taking weight-loss and sports/energy supplements containing higenamine, a potentially harmful cardiovascular stimulant. According to a new peer-reviewed published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Toxicology, the international researchers urged consumers to use caution when...
At least one in four children who get tuberculosis dies each year because health systems routinely neglect children with the disease, a new report by the International Union Against Tuberculosis says. The report called systemic neglect of children with TB...
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...
The devastating Zika virus could be used in the fight against brain cancer, a recent medical report said on Friday. The report was published on Tuesday by researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, who have been researching into...