Thursday, April 22, 2021
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS has said the American Government has committed $85m to the conduct of a major HIV survey in Nigeria. NACA’s Director-General, Dr.. Sani Aliyu, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency...
Recent research reveals that about 480 million people across the world experience depression during their lifetime. According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) data, by 2020, major depressive illness will be the leading cause of disability in the world...
What category of people use it? Adolescents and young adults usually, although some middle aged as well as elderly individuals have also been caught in this web. With statistics, show the number of youths and women currently using drugs illegally. There is...
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)...
A low-carb diet is better for your heart health and your waistline than a low-fat diet, a new study suggests. An eating plan that reduces food such as sugary treats, pasta and bread was found to reduce more hidden fat...
A recent report that about 2,500 Nigerian medical doctors of different cadre are going to leave the country in search of better opportunities abroad in September is worrisome. The survey which was conducted by NOIPolls in collaboration with Nigerian...
By Richard Gray With some countries already emerging from lockdown, can wearing face masks in public help to keep coronavirus infection rates from rising again? Face masks are a symbol of the pandemic era – a visual metaphor for the tiny,...
As the sugar debate rages on, experts look at the science behind sugar substitutes or sweeteners, questioning whether they are in fact the ‘healthier alternative’ to avoid weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease, reports SADE OGUNTOLA. Weight loss is very...
Scientists have identified a drug that could extend egg fertility in worms, which they say may also extend women’s fertility by three to six years. According to Science Daily, an American science news website, Coleen Murphy, who led the study,...
A decline in funding by donor agencies might threaten the search for a vaccine for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS).This was revealed yesterday in a 2016 document ahead of the 9th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on...