Poverty in childhood linked to higher cancer death risk
There was also a link with stomach cancer, with less well-off families more likely to be exposed to the bacteria Helicobactor pylori, which is a common cause of stomach ulcers and increases the risk of stomach cancer.
Aspirin can reduce chance of suffering fatal stroke by up to 80%
If people report to hospital after a mini stroke, they are always given aspirin. But the Oxford team found it was far more effective when taken straight away at home.
Water aerobics reduces blood pressure, boosts immunity - expert
An expert in aerobic fitness in Osun, Mr Olatunbosun Abolade, said water aerobics has higher potency to reduce blood pressure and boost immune system.
The benefits of juicing
Juicing seems to be one of the newer health crazes in Nigeria, with juice bars popping up in almost every city these days, people are trying out juicecleanses to shed pounds...
How tomatoes reduce prostate enlargement, by study
The gland is wrapped around the urinary tract, and its enlargement in later life can make urinating slow or difficult – a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Local plant purifies water, stops cancers
Commonly called physic nut, pig nut, fig nut, purging nut and Barbados nut, Jatropha curcas belongs to the plant family Euphorbiaceae.
Scientists plan to infect mosquitoes with bacteria to stop Zika, Dengue viruses
The U.S. could soon become the first country to approve the commercial use of a common bacterium to fight the spread of mosquitoes that can transmit viruses.
HCPAN builds capacity for health insurance coverage
Until all Nigerians comes under one form of health insurance or the other, the hope of improving general health may continue to be a wish.