Monday, February 18, 2019
A new research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, finds that sleep deprivation increases sensitivity to pain by numbing the brain’s painkilling response. The effects of sleep deprivation on the brain are numerous, from inducing an inebriation-like state of cognitive...
The United States Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has warned about damaging impact of exposing children to too much toothpaste, saying too much fluoride, a major component of toothpaste was damaging to developing teeth. According to findings from a survey...
By Prof. Oladapo Ashiru February 4th, 2019 was World Cancer Day. I have, therefore, chosen to write a feature on cancer. The readers of this article should henceforth know the factors that trigger cancer and the ways and means to...
Cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise among young adults in the United States and appearing at increasingly younger ages, according to an analysis released Monday by the American Cancer Society. The study, published in The Lancet Public Health,...
Everyone knows that drinking water is good for you, but could there be a way to make it even better? Alkaline water has been praised by celebrities such as Beyoncé and Miranda Kerr. It's claimed to have a multitude of health...
*Nigeria at risk of circulation of dangerous brands Few years back, manufacturers of cigarettes sold in Nigeria were compelled to carry warnings on their packs such as “Cigarette smokers are liable to die young” . Warnings such as “The Federal Ministry...
Almost half of Americans have heart disease, a significant increase over prior years largely because of a newly expanded definition of high blood pressure, the American Heart Association said Thursday. The report in the journal Circulation found that 121.5 million...
A new research has linked odd working hours among pregnant women to lower birth weight for babies. The study which was done by researchers at the University of Adelaide, Australia, suggests that women who do shift work during pregnancy...
By Prof. Oladapo Ashiru The World Health Organisation suggests that sugar consumption should be reduced to a maximum of five per cent of our daily calories, especially if one shows signs of insulin resistance, such as high blood pressure, high...
Researchers from Britain, France, and Italy have revealed that newborn babies have the ability to pick out words from speeches at just three days old. Funded by the European Research Council, the study was the product of collaboration between scientists...