Two compounds in coffee may protect against mental degeneration
Scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia — two progressive and currently incurable diseases associated with brain degeneration.
Understanding peptic ulcers
Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus, or small intestine. They’re usually formed as a result of inflammation caused by the bacteria H. pylori, as well as from erosion from stomach acids. Peptic ulcers are a fairly common health problem.
Report reveals air pollution, miscarriage link
Air quality has been associated with numerous adverse health outcomes from asthma to pre-term birth. Researchers at University of Utah Health found women living along the Wasatch Front — the most populous region in the state of Utah....
PAU graduates 41 PharmAccess participants in EDC programme
To deepen and strengthen healthcare service delivery in Nigeria, the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of Pan Atlantic University in partnership with the PharmAccess Foundation has graduated 41 participants of the Health Management Programme (HMP).
Furore over introduction of GMO cotton
Despite growing opposition against introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the country, the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology...
How Nigerian scientist developed method for producing flammable gases from urine
A Nigeria scientist, Ejikeme P. Nwosu, has thrown more light on how he fabricated equipment that converts urine into flammable gases, biomethane and hydrogen-rich gases, with 100 per cent indigenous technological inputs. The Innovation was awarded an Invention Patent Right of Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2014 while the abstract was published in 2005 by…
‘Regular checkup can avert diabetes’
General manager, Diabetes Care Unit, ISN, Ifeyinwa Chioke has called on Nigerians to imbibe the culture of regular check up for early detection of common diseases such as diabetes.
Over 1,000 run, walk, cycle against cancer in Lagos
Child Survival and Development Organisation of Nigeria (CSDON), a non-governmental body, recently, led over 1000 Lagosians to ‘walk, run and cycle’ to draw attention to the menace of cancer.