‘Regular coffee, fish oil intake reduces mortality’
CAN regular intake of coffee and fish oil reduce the risk of obesity and death? A new found that consuming four to five cups daily may reduce the risk of early death - even for those who drink decaf.
How exercise eases hot flashes during menopause, by researchers
EXERCISE during menopause, especially if it makes you hot, sweaty and fitter, can reduce the number and intensity of hot flashes, says a study published in The Journal of Physiology.
‘Saline mixture better than soap and water for cleaning wounds’
MANY scientific advances have been made in the delivery of care and infection prevention for open fractures, but the standard practice of wound cleaning with soap and water before surgery has remain the unchanged. Now, an international team of researchers led by McMaster University in collaboration with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health…
Scientists closer to slimming pill as restricted meal times boost overeating
Discover how suppressing ‘fat genes’ could let humans gorge on food without ever putting on weight
Abortion: Expert says incomplete evacuation of foetus increases risk of infertility
A Gynaecologist, Dr Adaora Ukoh, says partial evacuation of foetus from the womb during abortion of pregnancy could increase the rate of infertility in women.
Lagos State: How To Make Ambulance Services Work Better
When the state government introduced ambulance stations in some locations in the city, many applauded the government for thinking in that direction as some accident victims, who could have died because of lack of first and prompt medical attention could now be rescued.
‘Health Insurance Is Poverty Alleviation Measure’
HOW will you rate Nigeria’s health insurance? Health insurance in Nigeria is still at a very rudimentary stage. It is rudimentary because the rate of uptake compared to the population is low; the number of Nigerians who have health insurance is too small.
‘Too much green tea may harm fertility’
FOR centuries, green tea has been hailed for its numerous health benefits. But according to a new study, the beverage could do more harm than good if consumed in large amounts. Researchers suggest drinking too much green tea may be harmful to reproductive function and development. In a new study published in the Journal of…
Oil firms refurbish female ward at Epe General Hospital, donate ambulance
As part of its effort to provide good healthcare, improve the quality of life and promote healthy living among the people, the management of Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its joint ventures has handed over a refurbished female ward and an ambulance to Epe General Hospital in Epe, recently.