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Hope for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

On 13/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Help for patients with sickle cell disease may soon come from gene editing to fix the mutation that causes the disease and boost the patient’s own protective foetal haemoglobin.New research shows that using CRISP[...]

How to Eradicate Drug, Substance Abuse in Nigeria, by Ojo

On 13/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Dr. Lolu Ojo is the Chairman of the Nigerian Academy of Pharmacy (NAP) Committee on drug and substance abuse. Ojo who is also the Managing Director, Merit Healthcare Limited, former Chairman, Association of Industrial[...]

100% Fruit Juice: Healthy Way to Revitalise After Fasting

On 13/Jun/2019 / In Articles

This series will be reviewing emerging lifestyles vis-a-vis common eating habits as well as essential but often ignored or completely misunderstood measures we could adopt to remain healthy. I will start this discuss[...]

Understanding Use of Turmeric in Herbal Medicine

On 13/Jun/2019 / In Articles

The health benefits of turmeric are dependent on the composition of turmeric, which include the photochemical, chemical, vitamin compositions and the essential oils present in turmeric. Diarylheptanoids is a group of p[...]

Seven Must-Have Preventive Health Screenings for Men

On 13/Jun/2019 / In Articles

When it comes to men’s health, concerns can often take a backseat as men are more likely to forget their annual doctor visits. Most men are too busy trying to make money to take care of themselves and their famil[...]

4YBY Trains Entrepreneurs on HIV Self-Testing Tool

On 12/Jun/2019 / In Articles

In a bid to fight the scourge of the HIV, a non-governmental organisation called 4 Youth by Youth has trained 20 entrepreneurs on the use of the HIV self-testing tool.   During a four-week Innovation Bootcamp[...]

Eliminating Food Allergy and Intolerance for Good Health

On 12/Jun/2019 / In Articles

According to Dr. Frank Xavier Mayr, an Austrian physician who founded Modern Mayr Medicine, intestinal auto-intoxication (producing damaging toxins by the food we eat and how we eat the food) is the root cause of virtu[...]

Common Heartburn Drugs Raise Risk of Early Death

On 11/Jun/2019 / In Articles

A popular type of heartburn medication may raise the risk of an early death for the millions of people worldwide that take it, research published last week suggests. For every 1,000 people, there were an extra 45.2 dea[...]

Drinking Unsalted Tomato Juice Lowers Blood Pressure, Bad Cholesterol

On 11/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Drinking unsalted tomato juice lowered blood pressure and Low Density Lipo-protein (LDL)/ ‘bad’ cholesterol in Japanese adults at risk of cardiovascular disease. The study was published in Food Science &[...]

How Injecting Blood of Young Mice into Older Animals Improved Memory, Learning Ability

On 11/Jun/2019 / In Articles

Scientists have identified two ingredients in the blood of the young that reverse the ageing process, a study suggests. When blood is taken from young mice and injected into old mice it ‘reversed’ any decli[...]

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