Low ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Increases Stroke Risk – Research

On 17/Jul/2019 / In Articles

Researchers from the Pennsylvania State University, United States of America, have said maintaining a low level of low-density lipoprotein, or ‘bad’ cholesterol was important for cardiovascular health, but[...]

Cancer not the End of Life – SOCRON Boss

On 17/Jul/2019 / In Articles

The President, Society of Oncology and Cancer Research of Nigeria, Dr Clement Adebamowo, says being diagnosed with cancer is not the end of life.   Adebamowo, in Lagos at a multidisciplinary cancer management[...]

Heavy Metals in Our Food and Environment that can cause Infertility

On 17/Jul/2019 / In Articles

Mrs F. O. came with her husband to our fertility clinic about five years ago due to their inability to conceive. All the five attempts of in vitro fertilisation with the transfer of good grade embryo at 8-cell grade A[...]

How Maternal Obesity Causes Childhood Cancer, by Researchers

On 17/Jul/2019 / In Articles

A new study analyzed two million birth records and 3,000 cancer registry records and found that children born to obese mothers were 57 percent more likely to develop cancer, independent of other factors. This finding o[...]

Management of Hepatitis

On 17/Jul/2019 / In Articles

Sunday, July 28, 2019, is another World Hepatitis Day. Every year on July 28, the World Health Organisation and partners mark the World Hepatitis Day to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and t[...]

Paediatrician says Fever, Rashes Could be Symptoms of Measles

On 17/Jul/2019 / In Articles

A consultant paediatrician, Dr Adaugo Onyedinma, has advised parents to watch out for fever, rashes which usually start from the forehead and progress downwards to involve the trunk and limbs of their children, saying[...]

AIDS Deaths Down A Third Since 2010: UN

On 17/Jul/2019 / In Articles

HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 — some 33 percent lower than in 2010 — the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding d[...]

100% Fruit Juices May Raise Cancer Risk

On 15/Jul/2019 / In Articles

A new observational study finds a link between the consumption of sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, and the risk of cancer.For some time now, researchers have been linking sugary drinks with a wide range of h[...]

WHO Warns of Too Sugary Baby Foods

On 15/Jul/2019 / In Articles

Commercial baby foods often contain too much sugar and display confusing ingredient lists, according to a UN report that proposed new guidelines Monday to improve infant diets. The World Health Organization (WHO) exami[...]

The Threat And Proliferation Of Quackery By Private Hospitals of Quacks In Abia State By Nnena RN

On 12/Jul/2019 / In Articles

Its no news that a facility in Lagos state called Aishat Specialist Hospital located in Lagos state had its day in the media when flyers celebrating the impending graduation of its "Auxilliaries designated as nurs[...]