Monday, October 15, 2018
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...
It is illegal in most parts of the world including Nigeria. Yet the country is a major source of West African-grown cannabis, and ranked world’s eight highest consumer of cannabis. But the weed, marijuana, hemp, igbo, gbana, kaya, wee-wee, abana...
Many of the products that claim to make a man bigger, longer, or wider are scams. Some can even be dangerous to you. Far too many companies are looking to make a quick buck off men who want 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...
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...
A cataract is a clouding of the eye's natural lens, which lies behind the iris and the pupil. Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss in people over age 40 and is the principal cause of blindness in...
A blood pressure drug recalled worldwide amid fears it could cause cancer does not increase the risk of the disease in the short run. Valsartan, which can be prescribed under the brand name Diovan, was recalled in 22 countries, including...
A new study in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation indicates that consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease.An inverse relationship between coffee consumption and mortality has been reported in the general population. However,...
A consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Dr Adegboyega Fawole, talks about vaginal yeast infection and its treatments with DOLAPO AKITOYEWhat is vaginal yeast infection? Vaginal yeast infection is an affectation of the vaginal lining...
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...