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Male Infertility: Current Concepts, Causes and Management

On 21/Aug/2019 / In Articles

Infertility is defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse (WHO -ICMART glossary). Recently, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the African Fertility Society and[...]

New Medicine to Counter Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Debuts

On 20/Aug/2019 / In Articles

The Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has approved a medication for treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis infection. The drug, an antibiotic called Pretomanid is targeted at the most dangerous types of tuberculosis[...]

Stress, Drug Abuse Could Affect Mental Alertness - Expert

On 20/Aug/2019 / In Articles

A mental health expert at St Louis Medical Centre, Lagos, Dr Omowumi Mosaku, has said that stress, failure to eat a balanced diet are some of the factors that could affect people’s mental alertness. Mosaku, while[...]

Community Mental Health: Matters Arising

On 20/Aug/2019 / In Articles

Community mental health services support or treat people with mental health difficulties in a domiciliary setting, instead of a psychiatric hospital. It refers to a system of care in which the community is the primary[...]

Brown Coal Helps Combat Viruses

On 20/Aug/2019 / In Articles

Scientists from Russia demonstrated a novel approach leveraging the combination of high-resolution mass spectrometry and chemoinformatics to identify biologically active molecular components of humic substances extract[...]

Bioweapons Designed to Kill only People of Particular Race

On 20/Aug/2019 / In Articles

Scientists warn that humans should be worried about being wiped out by a killer pathogen that is specifically designed to kill people of only a particular race, based on their genetic material/ Deoxy ribonucleic Acid ([...]

Three-Drug Regimen Cured 90% of Patients with Extreme Drug-Resistant TB in Clinical Trial

On 20/Aug/2019 / In Articles

The United States (US) Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug regimen to treat an extreme form of multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). Nearly 90 per cent of people infected with extensively drug-resistant[...]

Sleeplessness Raises Heart Disease, Stroke Risk By 70%

On 20/Aug/2019 / In Articles

People suffering from insomnia may have an increased risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure and stroke, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Previous observ[...]

How Surgery in Old Age Raises Risk of Strokes

On 19/Aug/2019 / In Articles

Undergoing surgery in old age raises the risk of “silent strokes” that hasten cognitive decline, scientists have warned.   A new study reveals that pensioners who have an operation have a one in 14[...]

Why Eating Ants, Grasshoppers, Silkworms Protect Against Cancer

On 19/Aug/2019 / In Articles

Eating ants and other insects could soon be recommended to protect against cancer, following a groundbreaking new study. A series of experiments by Italian scientists show that the ubiquitous invertebrate – in co[...]

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