‘Nigeria needs technology to tackle influx of fake drugs’
A seasoned pharmacist, Mr. Odukoya Taofik Oladipupo, has called on the Federal government to urgently deploy technology in tackling the problem of influx of fake drugs into the country.
Diet, exercise may improve physical function, quality of life in older obese adults
A recent review and analysis of published studies since 2005 found low-to-moderate evidence that dietary and exercise interventions can improve physical function and quality ...
Can mango leaves cure diabetes, high blood pressure?
Prof. Moses Adeniji, a Consultant Plant Pathologist at the Herbal Treatment Home of Human Diseases, Orogun, Ibadan, has disclosed that mango leaves can successfully cure diabetes at the early stage.
Babies born with big heads have better chance of successful future
Babies with big heads are more likely to be clever and have successful futures, a study has shown.Research carried out by United Kingdom (U.K.) Biobank has strongly linked higher intelligence with large head circumferences and brain volume.
Statins, aspirin not only prevent cardiac arrest but reduce severity
Statins and aspirin not only help to prevent heart attacks but can also reduce their severity, according to new research.A study of nearly 15,000 patients found people who had a heart attack or a severe case of unstable....
Nigerian scientist develops new malaria vaccine
Prof. Nasiru Shua’ibu of Biochemical Parasitology Department, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has developed a new malaria vaccine to prevent high rate of death from malaria fever.
‘How children are exposed to toxic chemicals daily’
Children, especially infants, are at significant risk of exposure to potentially toxic chemicals in dust while playing and crawling on the floor.
Key to faster-acting insulin found in snail venom
A study of the crystalline 3-D structure of insulin extracted from the venom of a marine snail reveals a potential way to make insulin for the treatment of diabetes act more rapidly.