African cherry provides novel cure for drug-resistant infections, malaria
New studies have shown that extracts of the leaves and stem bark of African cherry could be used effectively to treat drug-resistant infections; and may hold the key to new and effective alternative antimalarial medicine.
Lagos procures N2.5 billion equipment to advance medicare sector
To boost the delivery of qualitative healthcare in Lagos state’s general and teaching hospitals, Lagos State Government has procured N2.5 billion health equipment.
Unmarried heart patients face higher risk of death
Compared to married heart disease patients, being unmarried was associated with a higher risk of dying, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association...
CFID urges patients to seek information about their health condition
Centre for Initiative and Development (CFID), has stressed the need for patients to monitor and seek knowledgeable information about their health conditions.
Kids who eat fish have a higher IQ and get better sleep, study shows
A new study has revealed that children who eat fish at least once a week get better sleep and have a higher IQ. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania in the report published in MailOnline revealed that omega-3s, the fatty acids in fish, improve kid’s intelligence.....
How exercise can help you to quit smoking
For those who include quitting smoking in their New Year resolution, new research has shown how exercise can help you kick the habit of smoking once and for all.
Walking 4,000 steps every day will boost brain function
New research from the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles suggests that there is a relatively easy way of keeping your brain in top shape as you grow older and that is taking a moderately long walk every day.
Foods backed by science to help you sleep better
It is official; we do not sleep enough. But, it is not all bad news. If you suffer from insomnia, nutritional therapist Rick Hay brings you the best foods to help you sleep. People have been using food and herbs traditionally for centuries to help them nod off, from cups of hot milk to chamomile…
Symptoms that require doctor’s attention by Brewer
It is that time of year when people are plagued by coughs, sneezes and often a headache or gut pain due to festive overindulgence.
How to be happy, live a purpose driven life in 2018
What can you do to ensure that 2018 will be a truly happy year? Medical News Today looks at some tips that researchers have recommended for a healthier, more fulfilling life.
Northern governors are less serious about fighting drug abuse — Gana
Let me start by saying that the community is directly at the receiving end of these drug use crises. The governments, both at the state and federal levels, international agencies, including World Health Organisation (WHO), and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime......