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Brain matures faster due to childhood stress

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 [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Green tea, red wine may block formation of toxic metabolites

A new Tel Aviv University study suggests there is hope of treating certain inborn congenital metabolic diseases -- a hope found in green tea and in red wine.

Most people with inherited metabolic disorders are born with a defective gene that [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Federal medical centre Keffi gets new CMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Yahaya Adamu, as the Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre Keffi, Nasarawa State. 

Congratulating Adamu on his new appointment, Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, char [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Male contraceptive stops sperm not hormones – Study

A new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making EP055 a potential "male pill" without sid [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


Abia group calls for release of Abaribe

A pan-Abia group, Ala Abia, has called for the release of Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe who is being detained by the Department of State Security for undisclosed reason.

The group in a statement on Saturday in Abuja said the gestapo nature of Abaribe’s arrest calls for concern, noting that the [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


Group seeks partnership with health ministry

 

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said that Nigeria stands to gain a lot by aligning with organizations who were able to offer innovative and transformative opportunities that would accelerate healthcare delivery in the country. 

Adewole said this while spe [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


FG set to achieve comprehensive health coverage

The federal government has assured Nigerians of its determination to achieve universal health coverage.

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known while speaking at the healthcare policy dialogue with the theme: "The Journey to Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria", orga [...]

Sat, 23 June 2018


Researchers reverse cognitive impairments in mice with dementia

Reversing memory deficits and impairments in spatial learning is a major goal in the field of dementia research.

A lack of knowledge about cellular pathways critical to the development of dementia, however, has stood in the way of significant clinical advance. But now, researchers at the Le [...]

Tue, 19 June 2018


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