Saturday, December 15, 2018
Diabetes could be caused by a chemical in sugar – turning the condition on its head, according to new research. If true, scientists say high blood glucose levels would be an affect – rather than the cause – of the...
Researchers from the University of California have discovered that the human protein resistin could be used to treat sepsis, the body’s extreme and uncontrolled immune response to an infection. The researchers found that mice expressing resistin had a 100 per...
Record of infant deaths in Nigeria has remained a major source of concern to health experts as many say is not improving. A new report recently released by the World Health Organisation (WHO), revealed that nearly 10 per cent...
If you want to get the most nutritional bang for your buck, the best deals are “superfoods.” These nutritional superstars are far more plentiful in nutrients than they are in calories and that research has shown deliver health benefits. The truth...
*Researchers unveil heart monitor powered by sunlight Delaying pregnancy may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in both women and their children, with boys at higher risk of disease, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of...
Hamburgers and milkshakes could increase the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study warns. Researchers discovered that a strain of bacteria found in milk and beef could be a trigger for developing the agonizing condition in those genetically at...

Age And Infertility

While no single age represents a “fertility deadline,” conclusive data shows that the chances of achieving pregnancy is linked with age and it decreases with increased age. However, the rate of this decline is relatively modest until the early...
As women age stylishly, it is important that they understand the telltale signs and symptoms of menopause and learn how to cope with them. In this interview with Omolara Akintoye, a Consultant Obstetrician/ Gynaecologist and a Chief Research Fellow...
As ‘10 million children risk mental deformity in adulthood’ and 450,000 Nigerian children yearly die due to malnutrition.In Nigeria, children are faced with one of the unimaginable ways to die – hunger and it doesn’t seem like this problem...
* Says the phrase ‘graduate nurses’ has divisive tendencies. For clarification of some issues spreading fast among healthcare providers, especially nurses, the President, National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) Comrade Abdrafiu Adeniji, has categorically stated that any...