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Chukwuma Muanya

20 Aug 2020
For centuries, people around the world have used garlic as a spice, natural remedy, and pest deterrent - but they didn’t know how powerful or pungent the heads of garlic were until they tasted them.
12 Jul 2019
Eggshells could help broken bones heal or regrow, research suggests.A study found a mixture of crushed eggshells and a type of gel could help rats’ bone cells to regrow faster and harder in a lab experiment.
6 Jun 2019
Nigerians are set for another episodes of astronomical spectacles this June with the 2019 summer solstice or rather the longest day of the year on 21 and full strawberry moon on 17.
28 May 2019
Physical activity, including walking and muscle-strengthening activities, were associated with significantly reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019.
22 May 2019
Nuts are known to help reduce the risk of hypertension, oxidative stress and diabetes and they may exercise a protective effect against cognitive decline in older age.
18 Oct 2018
For the first time, researchers have created mice with two dads. No female contributed to the rodents’ genetic makeup.This unusual reproduction took place in a lab where researchers gathered fathers’ stem cells, and used them to produce embryos that were implanted into surrogate mothers.
15 Oct 2018
Previous research showed it was possible to reduce the burden of damaged cells, termed senescent cells, and extend lifespan and improve health, even when treatment was initiated late in life.
15 Oct 2018
A breakthrough twice-a-day weight-loss drug slashes the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly a fifth, a landmark trial has found. Lorcaserin, hailed as the 'holy grail' of weight management, controlled high blood sugar in obese and overweight patients.
19 Jul 2018
Until now, several studies have shown that fish is a very important part of a healthy diet. Fishes are the major sources of healthy long-chain omega-3 fats, high in protein, rich in other nutrients such as vitamin D and selenium, and low in saturated fat.
11 Apr 2018
Millions of us have jobs that require us to sit at desks or around conference tables for several hours per day. Many health risks are associated with sitting down for prolonged periods — but how do we stay active in the workplace? We find out.
29 Dec 2016
Spicing your meals with curry, ginger and chilli pepper this Yuletide could help to fight arthritis, diabetes, breast cancer, heart diseases, and ultimately live longer.
10 Nov 2016
The Society identified reasons why the pharmaceutical sector, which is valued at over $2 billion is not a major contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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