New online application to bridge healthcare gap in Nigeria
A comprehensive medical application, Hudibia has been launched in Nigeria by an Ireland based Nigerian doctor, Ahjoku Amadi-Obi.At the launching ceremony in Lagos, Amadi-Obi said the application is an innovative health solution provider ....
Health and wellness starts from the mind
Good health starts from the mind. As cliché as this sounds, your mind and emotional state can have a profound effect on your physical body, your spiritual experience, and your over-all quality of life.
Shaving pubic hair increases spread of sexually-transmitted infections
People who shave, wax, or trim their pubic hair are at higher risk of sexually-transmitted infections (STIs), but less likely to get lice, a study suggested on Tuesday.
Health Minister blames unwanted pregnancies on user failure to use contraceptives
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Wednesday said that most unwanted pregnancies did not originate from contraceptive-failure but user-failure of contraceptives Adewole, also a Gynaecologist, was reacting to complaints over the rate of contraceptive failure, alleged to have led to a high rate of unwanted pregnancies in the country.
World-first therapeutic dental vaccine trials could start in 2018
A world-first vaccine developed by Melbourne scientists, which could eliminate or at least reduce the need for surgery and antibiotics for severe gum disease, has been validated by research published this week.
Crab shell patch could help keep hearts beating after attack
Researchers have created a material, that includes a chemical found in a crab’s shell, that can bridge the gap in the heart’s electrical signals caused by a heart attack.
Why excessive water consumption when ill is dangerous to health
Doctors have always advised patients to drink plenty of water if unwell. A new case study reports the risks of drinking too much water and highlights ...
Daily glass of white wine raises skin cancer risk by 13%
The festive season is upon us, meaning many of us will be indulging in a drink or two at office parties or family gatherings. But a new study suggests ...