Monday, November 29, 2021
If you have been unsuccessfully trying to get pregnant for more than six months, before you embark on an invasive medical procedure and spend thousands of naira for assisted reproductive technology, ensure that your thyroid is functioning at its...
*Scientists discover new clues on how cancer-resistant naked mole rat appears to defy ageing *Humans should be able to live forever by 2050 using artificial intelligence, genetic engineering The incredible survival abilities of the naked mole rat have reached near-legendary status. Hairless...
A professor at the Department of Microbiology, University of Ibadan, Oluwaseun Garuba, discusses staphylococcus and its prevention with DOLAPO AKITOYE strong>What is staph infection? Basically, staph is staphylococcus. Staphylococcus is a genus and in this genus, there are many species of...
Women who have regular sexual intimacy tend to have better mental, emotional, physical health, and look younger, a study suggests. The study, published online in Psychoneuroendocrinology, says sexual intimacy in women has been linked with longer telomeres – a trait...
Some guys I know don’t consider cooking a worthwhile venture. Besides the occasional stint behind the grill, they’d rather bask in blissful ignorance than feed themselves in more than 3 steps: stab, chew, swallow. But ask any woman (or man...
Men may soon have their version of a contraceptive that doesn’t have any negative side effects. A new study in the journal PLOS ONE details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility...
For Hindu followers, it is an act of devotion; but at the Thiruthani Murugan temple and others across India, there are millions to be made from heads that are shaved and smothered with turmeric paste. Some days, there are hundreds...
Symptoms of prostate enlargement include: A weak or slow urinary stream. A feeling of incomplete bladder emptying. Difficulty starting urination. Frequent urination. Urgency to urinate. Men suffer from prostate enlargement and other problems when they reach their middle age, this makes many of...
It is now well known that the human ability to get pregnant decreases with age, which explains why only one per cent of teenagers are infertile, while a vast majority of infertile couples are in their thirties.It is well...
Women who breast-feed their babies may have a slightly lower risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke decades later, a large new study suggests.Researchers found that among nearly 290,000 women in China, those who breast-fed were 10 percent...