Ethiopian scientists have discovered mosquitoes are repulsed by the smell of chicken, raising hopes for the development of a novel way to prevent a disease that kills hundreds of thousands every year.
NMA laments brain drain in health sector
Speaking at the NMA Edo State Branch, 2016 Annual General Meeting/ Scientific Conference with theme, Medical Practice in a Depressed Economy, Omoti said the AGM is to X-ray the challenges in the sector, as well as proffer solutions.
Polio: Buhari lauds stakeholders, pledges prompt release of funds
Buhari congratulated all those who had worked tirelessly to maintain the effort and permanently halt new polio cases in the country.
Lifestyle and the issue of health
The big question now on the lips of concerned citizens is – what could be held responsible for the galloping nature of diseases in the world today? Thank God, the answer actually seems not to be far fetched.
Ogunkoya: Technology and medicine make infertility surmountable
In this part of the world, we place a lot of priorities on the sex of babies, especially in the eastern states, where they cherish and can do anything to have male babies.
Zika found in sperm after record 93 days
The Zika virus has been found alive in a man's sperm after a record 93 days, according to a new report that adds to the many unknowns surrounding the foetus-harming germ.
Europe's medicine watchdog okays preventive AIDS pill
Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday it has recommended the licencing of the first-ever AIDS prevention pill for the European Union.
Expert calls for improved processed foods to check menace of malnutrition
The Harvestplus Country Manager, Dr Paul Ilona, on Friday stressed the need for the country to improve its processed foods and nutritional value to avoid plague of malnutrition.
‘Bad’ cholesterol linked with poorer cognitive performance
A study, published this week in the journal Circulation, used a slightly different approach to investigate the interaction. Rather than the overall levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol that is Low Density Lipo-protein (LDL)...