The new study, however, suggests that regular consumption of tree nuts may lower the likelihood of cancer recurrence following treatment for stage III colon cancer and improve patient survival.
Do erectile dysfunction medicines cause skin cancer?
This is the main finding of new research led by investigators at NYU Langone Medical Center and its Perlmutter Cancer Center and published online May 19 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Switching to whole grains from white bread may stop age-related eye disease
For the same amount of total carbohydrate, high-glycemic diets release sugar into the bloodstream more rapidly than low-glycemic diets.
Girls account for nearly 80 per cent of new HIV infections in Africa-WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says girls account for nearly 80 per cent of new HIV infections in Sub-Saharan Africa.Dr Felicitas Zawaira, the Director, Family and Reproductive Health Cluster, WHO Regional Office for Africa....
`Why we’re not stockpiling Meningitis vaccine’
Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, confirmed that the state had no stock of the vaccine for the Neissria Meningitis Type C presently ravaging some states in northwest Nigeria.
Efem: Women with fistula should not be stigmatised, marginalised
Obstetric Fistula is a hole, or abnormal opening in the birth canal that results in chronic leakage of urine or faeces. Theme for this year is “hope, healing, and dignity for all.”
Yobe engages 228 doctors, health workers
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has approved the engagement of 228 additional doctors, consultants and other professional medical workers for the newly established Yobe University Teaching Hospital (YSUTH), Damaturu.
Smile360 opens Nigeria’s first 3D X-Ray dental facility in Lagos
Speaking on the launch of the new clinic, Chief Executive Officer, Smile360, Dr. Amy Shumbusho said the move was to enable them provide superior quality of treatment obtainable anywhere in the world to patients in Nigeria.
Food supplements and your health
While these supplements have become an integral part of many seeking good health and wellbeing, experts have expressed caution on their use especially in excess dosage or without prescription from a medical doctor.