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26 Mar 2015
Bioactive flavonoids isolated successfully from Touch Me Not (Mimosa pudica), Aloe vera and stonebreaker (Phyllanthus niruri) may provide the much sought after cure for breast cancer. India researchers from Kannur University, Kerala, India, in a study published in the International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences found that flavonoids isolated from Aloe vera, Mimosa pudica and Phyllanthus niruri showed cytotoxicity activity against human breast carcinoma cell line (MCF-7) and the inhibitory concentration at 50 per cent growth (IC50) was found to be, Mimosa pudica, Aloe vera and Phyllanthus niruri.
26 Mar 2015
Researchers conclude they are 99 percent certain that hormone-altering chemicals are linked to attention problems, diabetes, other health problems even as they say that people living in areas with more air pollution face a greater risk of carotid artery stenosis, a narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the brain.
26 Mar 2015
SCIENTISTS have recorded three major breakthroughs in the battle against cancer even as the World Health Organisation (WHO) in commemoration of World TB Day has called for “global solidarity and action” to end the epidemic.
22 Mar 2015
After Julie Davis of Louisville, Kentucky, had to change insurers last May, her pharmacy called. Refilling her prescription of Keppra XR, a drug that controls seizures, would cost Davis $1,267 out of pocket under her new plan, which carried an $11,000 deductible for her family, she said. Davis, who has epilepsy, switched to a generic version of the drug, but then suffered seizures in July, August and December.
20 Mar 2015
“First, unhealthy food intake depletes the national workforce. Every nation develops with its human resources. A nation that allows its generations of youths to be hacked down by unhealthy foods related to obesity, cancer, high blood pressure and others, will soon run out of its workforce to produce its wealth.”
19 Mar 2015
The result of receptor modeling conducted on the site shows that vehicular emission accounted for almost half of the total particulate matter emission apportioned within the area under study with about 43.3 percent.
19 Mar 2015
Geneticist Xingxu Huang of ShanghaiTech University in China, for example, is currently seeking permission from his institution’s ethics committee to try genetically modifying discarded human embryos. In February 2014, he reported2 using a gene-editing technique to modify embryos that developed into live monkeys. Human embryos would not be allowed to develop to full term in his experiments, but the technique “gives lots of potential for its application in humans,”
18 Mar 2015
UBA Group pursues its corporate social responsibility goals through UBA Foundation. UBA Foundation plays this role by contributing actively to following strategic areas that are of immense importance to community development, namely: Education, Environment, and Economic Empowerment. The annual prostate cancer awareness programme is part of UBA Foundation’s community intervention schemes
18 Mar 2015
To emphasize the objective of the health camp, the CEO of Viano Nigeria Telemedicine Center, Ms. Atunuwa Onome Eyanoviano, says that challenging heart and kidney conditions should not mean death sentence if discovered in good time. Early detection would ensure certain actions and measures are taken to avoid a terminal situation. Everyone is advised to take advantage of the opportunity offered during the health camp both undergo free screening and increase their health maintenance knowledge.