A range of diseases -- from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer's disease to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- are linked to changes to genes in the brain.
A new study by UCLA life scientists has found that hundreds of those genes can be damaged by fructose, a su [...]
Following the World Health Organisation, WHO, declaration that Nigeria has successfully interrupted polio virus transmission as no case was detected since 2014 and commemorating 2016 Africa Vaccination Week, Partnership For Advocacy in Child and Family Health, PAcFaH, has called the Federal government [...]
With the increasing rate of obesity in the continent, going by the projection of World Health Organisation, WHO, that more than one- third of African women and a quarter of African men are overweight, a non-governmental organisation, InVcap, has raised worry over the development.
Founding partn [...]
A medical expert, Dr. Taiwo Orebamjo, has revealed that 33 percent of couples in Nigeria are faced with fertility problems.
Orebamjo, medical director of Parklande Specialist Hospital as well as Lifeshore Fertility Unit Lagos, in a chat with our correspondent in Lagos, disclosed that 1 In 3 cou [...]
In a research report in The FASEB Journal, scientists show that a cannabinoid receptor, called "CB2," helps regulate the creation of sperm.
Not only does this provide more evidence that marijuana can disrupt fertility in males, but it also suggests a therapeutic strategy for treating m [...]
As the world commemorates the World Health Day, the World Health Organization, WHO, has revealed that the growing number of adults suffering from diabetes worldwide is almost 422 million.
In a statement made available to our correspondent in Lagos, WHO in its first global report on diabet [...]
Stakeholders in the health sector have called on the Lagos state government to create policy direction for essential drugs to boost the fight against childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea.
The drugs include amoxicillin dispersible tablet, amoxicillin dt, and zinc/ low osmolarity oral rehydration sal [...]
In order to reduce the epidemic burden of tuberculosis, TB, globally, the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, join hands with international community to fight the scourge, projects end of the disease by 2035.
Director General of NIMR, Prof. Innocent Ujah, said ending the epidemic by 2 [...]
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