Monday, October 22, 2018
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...
*Learning about diabetes and insulin therapy will boost your confidence When you have type 1 diabetes, your doctor will prescribe insulin therapy for you. That’s because your body produces little or none of this critical hormone. (In contrast, if you have type...
One of the most widely used painkillers may pose a threat to cardiovascular health. This is the main takeaway of new research, recently published in The BMJ.Common painkillers may hide major risks, says a new study. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)...
Fertility challenges can be tough. On top of the emotions and impact on your relationship, sperm health has historically been tied to the concept of male virility, or “manliness.” Even though that isn’t the case, it can make sperm...
What is HIV? HIV is a virus that damages the immune system. The immune system helps the body fight off infections. Untreated HIV infects and kills CD4 cells, which are a type of immune cell called T cells. Over time,...
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...
Haematemesis is simply defined as “vomiting blood”. It is caused by bleeding from part of the upper portion of the gastrointestinal tract. Hematemesis is a very dangerous condition in which a person bleeds internally, and vomits blood as a...
About 3.2 million Nigerians live with HIV/AIDS and take daily medicines to control the virus and keep AIDS away. A new study has suggested that HIV patients could soon be offered long-lasting injections to control the killer...
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. The virus can be self-limiting or can progress to fibrosis scarring.The disease could also be caused by excessive consumption of alcohol and certain drugs, among others. Autoimmune diseases can also bring it...
British doctors will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis, the government announced Thursday following a review — but insisted it was not a first step towards legalising recreational use. Home Secretary Sajid Javid, the interior minister, decided to relax the...