inexpensive and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three mothers who would otherwise bleed to death after childbirth, a study published in The Lancet has revealed. According to the 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health...
The Nigerian government through the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said on October 11 it was reviewing practices in the health sector, especially whether medical doctors employed by government can engage in private practice. The minister said government had set...
Levels of CoQ and the presence of insulin resistance were analysed in a range of experimental laboratory settings, mouse models and samples from humans, as part of an ambitious research collaboration conducted with the University of Sydney, Victor Chang...
Men prone to binge-watching their favorite TV shows may want to take note of the results of a new study. It revealed that such behavior could increase their risk of colorectal cancer. Researchers found that men who watched TV for...
The management of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo State, announced on Tuesday that it had begun a medical examination to ascertain the cause of the sudden death of one of its employees, Dr Okeoghene Edigba. The Public Relations...
As part of its corporate social responsibility, Heritage Bank Plc has partnered Oyo state government in transforming the healthcare sector through a N50 billion Healthcare Endowment Fund. The move is to make healthcare delivery affordable and accessible to all. The MD/CEO...
You would think disadvantaged children are more likely to be thinner than more advantaged children. That was the case. Now it seems, according to research out of Britain, disadvantaged children are typically more likely to be overweight or obese. The...
Betanin which is a compound that gives the vegetable its distinctive red colour, may slow the accumulation of protein plaque tangles, which are associated with the condition, in the brain. Study author Dr. Li-June Ming, from the University of South...
Harvard scientists found that rising levels of carbon dioxide from human activity made rice and wheat less nutritious, which could result in 175 million people zinc-deficient and 122 million people protein-deficient by 2050. A study published on Monday in the...
The usage of eyeglass frames that are not original can damage the eyes, some eye care professionals have said. A vogue brand of eyeglass Frame The experts made the disclosure in an interview at an event to mark the...