A group of health experts under the aegis of Afrihealth Optonet Association, a coalition of civil society network and think-tank for systems strengthening and the promotion of health, have tasked President Muhammadu Buhari on tuberculosis advocacy ahead of the forthcoming United Nation High-Level Meet [...]
Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has reiterated the commitment of the federal government to advance the agenda of the West African Health Organization, WAHO, in the country and sub-region.
The minister made this known while receiving the director general, West African Hea [...]
Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland.
The investigation, led by the Swiss Tropical and [...]
Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has charged state governments to review their population policy and implementation approaches with a view to ensuring that families see the need for moderate family sizes.
Adewole stated this while speaking at the inaugural lecture on Professor [...]
For bacteria facing a dose of antibiotics, timing might be the key to evading destruction. In a series of experiments, Princeton researchers found that cells that repaired DNA damaged by antibiotics before resuming growth had a much better chance of surviving treatment.
Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied.
Researchers at the University of Bristol, using questionnaire, clinic and genetic information on 6091 young p [...]
Researchers at York University's Faculty of Health have found that patients who have metabolic healthy obesity, but no other metabolic risk factors, do not have an increased rate of mortality.
The results of this study could impact how [...]
Stress in early childhood leads to faster maturation of certain brain regions during adolescence. In contrast, stress experienced later in life leads to slower maturation of the adolescent brain.
This is the outcome of a long-term study con [...]
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