The drug, called AQ-13, was able to clear the parasite responsible for the disease within a week, matching the effectiveness of the most widely used treatment regimen.
Chemicals released after intense exercise slow breast cancer growth
According to researchers from Denmark, physical activity that's intense enough to cause breathlessness creates a chemical release in the body.
Poor diet linked to one in five deaths, major global study warns
The biggest driving factor is that millions of people are eating a diet which consists of too much salt and saturated fat, and not enough fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, omega 3, and whole grains, the authors warn.
Skin patch dissolves 'lingering fat'
The findings, from experiments in mice, were published online in ACS Nano. Humans have two types of fat. White fat stores excess energy in large triglyceride droplets.
‘Poor families more likely to suffer heart attacks even if they have access to healthy food’
Fatal heart conditions plague poor people more than anyone else even if they have access to nutritious foods, a study has revealed.The new report, from Emory University School of Medicine, found that people who live in low-income communities....
Borno begins immunisation as cholera death toll hits 44
The death toll in the cholera outbreak in Borno State has hit 44.The stateís Commissioner for Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia, disclosed this at a joint press conference by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health at the Emergency Operation Centre, Maiduguri.
HIV vaccine breakthrough as experts generate immune cells to stop spread
An effective Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) vaccine may be a short step away now scientists have overcome a major stumbling block hindering its development.
Mechanism behind calorie restriction, lengthened lifespan uncovered
Almost a century ago, scientists discovered that cutting calorie intake could dramatically extend lifespan in certain animal species. Despite numerous studies since, however, researchers have been unable to explain precisely why.
Men above 50 should go for prostate screening
As today marks awareness week for prostrate cancer, men above 50 have been advised to go for screening without delay, even if they are without symptoms.
Thompson & Grace Medical University signs partnership to boost healthcare
Thompson & Grace Investment Limited (TGIL) has joined other public institutions globally to assist WHO achieve its over-arching objective with the establishment of the proposed Thompson & Grace Medical University (TGMU) and Thompson & Grace Specialty Hospital (TGSH) in Nigeria.