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Maternal Obesity Leads To Later-Life Death Risks For Offspring

On 17/Aug/2013

Approaching pregnancy with a healthy body is common sense, but a new study published in the British Medical Journal has quantified the risks of maternal obesity, finding that children born to obese mothers are more lik[...]

Petitioning Food and Drug Administration Department of Health and Human Services

On 17/Aug/2013

  Food and Drug Administration Department of Health and Human Services: Black Box warning for FQ drugs and CNS damage   Petition by Fluoroquinolone Victims Advocacy Network   Petition to the U.[...]

Hepatitis is an Inflammation of the Liver

On 17/Aug/2013

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Unless further qualified, the term is usually taken to refer to a virus infection of the liver; also known as “infectious hepatitis”. Hepatitis is also (occasional[...]

Colorectal Cancer Trigger May Lie in Mouth Bacteria

On 17/Aug/2013

Two new studies published this week suggest that a type of gut bacteria found in the mouth may trigger colorectal cancer by influencing the immune response and switching on cancer genes.   The researchers beli[...]

Sex Addiction May Not Be Real After All

On 16/Aug/2013

  Hypersexuality, commonly known as sexual addiction, may not be true addiction after all, new brain imaging research suggests.   Investigators found that brain response to sexual images was associated[...]

Anti-HIV Drugs May Protect Against Puberty Delays In HIV-Infected Children

On 16/Aug/2013

  NIH-funded study shows children on newer regimens closer to normal timetable   For children who have been HIV-infected since birth, current anti-HIV drug regimens may protect against the delays in pub[...]

Treatment of breast cancer in Alternative Medicine (2)

On 16/Aug/2013

Being the second part in the serialisation of the text of a presentation by FEMI KUSA at the maiden seminar of the College of Integrative Medicine, held at the Water Parks, Toyin Street, Lagos, on August 1 and 2, this[...]

Pharmacists Hail Jonathan on Colleagues Appointment

On 16/Aug/2013

PHARMACISTS, under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), have hailed President Goodluck Jonathan on the appointment of Mrs. Stella Okoli, chief executive officer of Emzor Pharmaceutical, as the chai[...]

Doctors Prevent Blindness With 'Revolutionary'

On 16/Aug/2013

Since January hundreds of Kenyans have undergone eye tests, not in a clinic with a doctor, but on their own doorstep, using a smart-phone application. The app uses a camera to scan the lens of the eye for cataracts, an[...]

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