How noisy cities disrupt heartbeat, trigger disease, by studies
The cacophony of noise town centres could trigger heart problems, a new study suggests, after scientists found that fluctuating sounds on busy high streets disturb normal cardiac rhythms.
Varsity teacher wants legislation to accept infertility in couples as a disease
A Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology from University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Augustine Oruhe, has urged the Federal Government to treat the issue of infertility among some couples as a disease like every other diseases considered chronic.
Regular sex in old age improves vocabulary, visual awareness
Older people can boost their brain power by having more sex, research reveals. Regularly getting intimate improves the over-50s' vocabulary and visual awareness, a study found.
Breastfeeding tied to lower heart, stroke risk for mom
Women who breast-feed their babies may have a slightly lower risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke decades later, a large new study suggests.Researchers found that among nearly 290,000 women in China, those who breast-fed were 10 percent less ....
Nigeria postpones world drug day to July 4
This year’s International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking has been shifted to July 4, 2017 due to the Eid-El-Fitr public holidays. It usually holds June 26 every year.
Taking paracetamol at recommended doses could harm masculinity, fertility of unborn baby
Pregnant mothers who take paracetamol even at recommended doses might be harming the masculinity of their unborn son. And the common over the counter painkillers could reduce fertility in daughters too, a new study warned.
What to know about food allergies in children
Food allergy is a clinical condition, where the body makes antibodies (Immunoglobulin E (IgE)) to a specific food. The job of the body’s immune system is to identify and destroy germs, such as bacteria or viruses that make you sick.
Nutrition and health
Food rich in mineral salts include, green vegetables, onions, liver and eggs. Vitamins are a group of organic food substances which are needed in little quality for the health of the organism.