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Cell phone radiation may affect memory performance - study

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 [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Adewole charges states on population policy

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 [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


Abacha loot should be invested not shared- Abuja residents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently, the presidency announced its decision to share $322million repatriated by the Swiss government from the billions looted by late Head of State, General Sanni Abacha, to th [...]

Sat, 21 July 2018


Unknown gunmen kill, burn four policemen in Edo

In another shocking attack on the police, some unknown gunmen on Saturday shot dead four policemen and proceeded to burn their bodies in their patrol van in Owan West local government of Edo state.

One account has it that the attackers were [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Why we support state police - FCT residents

Since 2014, after the abandoned recommendations of the National Conference, agitations for state police have been occasionally loud; but the loudest voices resurfaced in the wake of recent mass killings across the country, forcing the National Assembly [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Timing is key for bacteria surviving antibiotics

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.

Sun, 15 July 2018


Tackling bullying could help reduce depression in autistic teens

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 [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Obesity alone does not increase risk of death – Study

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 [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


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