A child has until the age of two-and-a-half to establish healthy gut bacteria -- with little change after this point, new research has revealed.
The study also reinforced the important role breastfeeding plays in providing good gut bacteria to babies during the early stages of their life.< [...]
As the impasse over new minimum wage gradually stretches to November 6, 2018 when the organized labour threatens to shut down the country’s public service through an indefinite strike, some Abuja residents who spoke to Williams ABAH and Elizabeth OFFIONG are definite that government need [...]
Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would invest more funds on health and education in 2019.
The minister gave this assurance during a peer review meeting with chief medical directors and medical dir [...]
Minister of Health, Prof, Isaac Adewole, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment towards providing Universal Healthcare Coverage, UHC, through the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare Centers.
The minister made this known in his address at the 2018 exhibition and conferen [...]
FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements were found to be toxic to digestive gut microbes, according to a new paper published in Molecules by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
The collaborative st [...]
Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors writing in the journal BMJ Case Reports after three patients in their care, who did this, were able to cut out the need for insulin treatment altogether.
Around one in 10 people in the US and Canada have type 2 di [...]
A suspected cable thief has been electrocuted as he made attempt to vandalise a transformer in Abuja.
The middle-aged man, eyewitnesses said, was yet to gain full entry into the transformer when he got electrocuted.
The incident occurred by a popular eatery on Kalabari Road in Karu, a sa [...]
The National Population Commission of Nigeria, NPC, has estimated that no fewer than 19 million Nigerians are living with disabilities.
The chairman of the commission, Eze Duruiheoma (SAN), announced this during the 73rd UN General Assembly General Discussion of Agenda 28 on Social Development [...]
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