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Dearth of Experts, Research Fuelling Mental Health Disorders’

On 31/Oct/2019 / In Articles

Mental health experts have said that dearth of research and experts are the leading causes of mental health disorders in the country.They opined that like other any other specialty, Nigeria remains under researched add[...]

Teamwork Can Boost Sector Outcomes, Improve Medfical Practice, Say Doctors

On 31/Oct/2019 / In Articles

Geared towards finding lasting solutions to the healthcare system, medical experts have said that boosting teamwork, research among medical practitioners can improve the sector and improve medical practice. They note[...]

Import Medical Equipment, Not Foreign Doctors

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Articles

Sir: I  recently  came  across  the blazing  headline  –  ‘’Nigeria  to import  doctors  from  Europe, United  States”  in [...]

Hope for First Ever Lassa fever Vaccine as Candidate Enters Phase 1 Clinical Trial

On 30/Oct/2019 / In Articles

There is hope for the first ever Lassa fever vaccine as Themis Bioscience and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) on Tuesday announced the first administration to healthy volunteers in a Phase 1[...]

Keto Diets Worsen Skin Infections

On 29/Oct/2019 / In Articles

New research in mice suggests that ketogenic diets with very high-fat content could actually worsen skin inflammation. The team now urges people with psoriasis to avoid such diets. Ketogenic, or keto, diets are high[...]

Fasting Delays Age-Related Diseases

On 29/Oct/2019 / In Articles

There are many indications that fasting promotes longevity. In recent years, much attention has been devoted to so-called caloric restriction mimetics (CMRs), substances that stimulate the health-promoting effects of f[...]

How Malaria Immune Reaction Causes Organ Damage, By Researchers

On 29/Oct/2019 / In Articles

Malaria is one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases: a small mosquito bite delivers numerous malaria parasites into the bloodstream. The human body defends itself valiantly against the parasite, which usu[...]

‘No Country is Fully Equipped to Deal with Epidemics, Pandemics’

On 29/Oct/2019 / In Articles

The new Global Health Security (GHS) Index has warned that no country is fully equipped to deal with the next global pandemic. The inaugural GHS Index released on October 24, 2019, found severe weaknesses in all 195 co[...]

Douching Associated with Higher Blood Concentration of Harmful Chemicals

On 29/Oct/2019 / In Articles

Doctors generally advise women against vaginal douching, warning that this practice can upset the delicate balance of vaginal flora and increase the risk of infection. Now, a new study also shows that douching has asso[...]

How Consuming Lots of Milk, Cheese, Butter May Raise Risk of Prostate Cancer By 76%

On 29/Oct/2019 / In Articles

Consuming lots of dairies could raise the risk of men developing prostate cancer, a review of evidence has suggested. Experts at the Mayo Clinic analysed the results of 47 studies that delved into the link between diet[...]

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