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Flame Retardants, Pesticides Responsible For Intellectual Disabilities – Study

On 17/Jan/2020 / In Articles

Researchers in a new study have found that exposure to chemicals present in pesticides and flame retardants might have triggered over a million cases of intellectual disabilities in new-born babies between 2001 and 201[...]

Healthy Diets, Exercise Can Help Prevent Obesity – Expert

On 17/Jan/2020 / In Articles

A Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncologist at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Charles Adisa, has advised Nigerians to eat healthy meals and engage in physical activities to prevent obesity. Adisa,[...]

Experts Advocate Regular Checkups, Free Health Care

On 17/Jan/2020 / In Articles

Medical Experts have urged Nigerians to be pro-active in taking adequate care of their health to avoid chronic health situations that could possibly result in untimely death. They also urged well-meaning Nigerians to b[...]

Study: African Star Apple May Damage Fertility in Men

On 17/Jan/2020 / In Articles

New studies have shown that the ethanolic root bark extract of African cherry may damage fertility in men.African cherry is a plant, which has been used in traditional/alternative medicine in Nigeria to treat several h[...]

Management of Pneumococcal Infection

On 17/Jan/2020 / In Articles

Pneumococcal infections are caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae, also known as pneumococcus.  Pneumococci are commonly found in the upper respiratory tract of healthy people throughout the world. The[...]

Researchers Set Blood Pressure Target for Octogenarians

On 17/Jan/2020 / In Articles

Researchers have noted that lowering an older person’s systolic blood pressure to 120 mmHg or lower reduces the risk of heart disease, but increases the chance of kidney changes. According to medicalnewstoday.com[...]

Climate Crisis, Epidemics, Next Decade Challenges, Says WHO

On 16/Jan/2020 / In Articles

The World Health Organisation has listed climate crises, epidemics and drug resistance as some of the urgent health challenges for the next 10 years. The organisation urged world leaders to invest more resources in cor[...]

Less Sex Linked to Early Menopause - Study

On 16/Jan/2020 / In Articles

Researchers in a new study have suggested that having sex less frequently could lead to early menopause.   According to the Cable News Network, the researchers found that women who reported having sexual activ[...]

Mental Health Issues in Road Safety

On 16/Jan/2020 / In Articles

A few years back, World Health Organisation estimated that over 234,700 people, most of them aged between five and 44 years, had died in road accidents in Africa. The number constitutes one-fifth of all the deaths, via[...]

Study: Culinary Importance and Health Benefits of Blueberries

On 16/Jan/2020 / In Articles

Blueberries are a flowering shrub so-called because they produce berries of a bluish-purple hue. These berries have a small diameter of 5-16 milimeters and they spot a flared crown at one end. Blueberries are common of[...]

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