Monday, December 10, 2018
Devastating consequences of Zika virus infection are suffered in the womb, where the virus can cause brain damage and sometimes death. Studying pregnant mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, United States (U.S.), have learned that...
My 18-year-old child has been vomiting blood for two days, and also has high temperature. Please what is the cause and remedy? Beatrice N. Vomiting blood is also called “Hematemesis” which is the medical term for vomiting significant amounts of blood....
Pregnant mothers who take paracetamol even at recommended doses might be harming the masculinity of their unborn son. According to the findings of a new study, published in the scientific journal ‘Reproduction’, paracetamol could also reduce fertility in daughters too. The...
A cholesterol-lowering vaccine has successfully prevented heart disease in mice — and humans could be next. Known as AT04A, the vaccine triggers the production of antibodies that target an enzyme involved in regulating levels of blood cholesterol. When injected into mice,...
A nutritionist, Michele Chevalley Hedge, has warned that uncontrolled sugar consumption can lead to a series of complicated health problems that can culminate in infertility among women. She says one of the diagnosis that women struggling to get pregnant could...
Dr Eshan Henshaw, a Consultant Dermatologist with University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, said most skin disorders on humans were largely caused by bleaching and skin toning creams used on the body. Hensahw, who is the Chairperson of National Association of...
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...
All you need to know about 3 categories of antibiotics, according to WHO World Health Organisation has recently had its biggest revision of the antibiotics section in the EML’s 40-year history. The WHO experts have categorized the antibiotics into...
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,...
In its bid to rid the country of fake drugs and other unwholesome practices, ‎the Acting Director-General, National Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mrs. Yetunde Oni, has disclosed that plans are underway to establish additional laboratories for...