Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Sunlight really may be the best disinfectant, as letting light into a house kills off the bacteria in household dust. Letting natural light into a room destroys around half of living bacteria in dust, a study has found. Sunshine could eradicate...
Would you as a woman get pregnant and bear a stranger’s baby? If not, would you at least do it for your sister or your other relatives?Whether you do or not, surrogacy is fast becoming an attractive assisted reproductive...
*New technology will use facial recognition to build individual medical records for millions of fish. Not even fish will be able to escape the onslaught of facial-recognition cameras. Millions of Atlantic salmon could have their faces stored in digital databases to...
Dr Jide Owolana, the Chief Medical Director, Living Standard Hospital, Benin, said on Tuesday said that dehydration of the human body could lead to memory loss. Owolana, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin,...
The National Cancer Institute defines Glioblastoma as “a fast-growing type of central nervous system tumour that forms from glial (supportive) tissue of the brain and spinal cord, with cells that look very different from normal ones. Dr. Olufemi Bankole,...
In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 3, 2018, pp.104-114; DOI:https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0109, researchers Ajibola A. Ishola, Chisom C. Obasi and Ismail T. Sholuke of the Department of Psychology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, describes how...
*Experts alert to rising cases of infertility, quacks in Nigeria *Non-regulation, poor ethics, crippling N1.35trn market While assisted pregnancy gives infertile couples the chance at a child, recent study has revealed that children conceived with Assisted Reproductive Technologies, such as In...
Leaders at all levels in Nigeria should realise that citizens of this country should be tired of empty and unsustainable human development goals. There are no good hospitals in the country and education quality is embarrassing. So, any news...
As we mark the World Contraception Day this week, it would be appropriate to see where Nigeria stands with its family planning and population growth. Nigeria is projected to have population of 429 million in 32 years’ time. And this...
Some stakeholders in the health sector agree that Nigeria has recorded significant progress in the past three years in certain areas, especially in the struggle to contain the deadly impact of disease outbreaks. A glance at Nigeria’s health history, shows...