Why vegetarians have 20% higher chance of suffering stroke than meat eaters
Vegetarians have a higher risk of stroke than meat-eaters, researchers have found. Oxford University scientists, who tracked nearly 50,000 people for 18 years, believe low intake of the vitamins from meat may cause the additional risk.
Ageing reversed by 2.5 years
A small clinical study in California, United States (U.S.), has suggested for the first time that it might be possible to reverse the body’s epigenetic clock, which measures a person’s biological age.
Exercise in pregnancy protects obese mothers-to-be from diabetes, their children from health problems in later life
Obese mothers can protect themselves and their babies from adverse health effects by taking up exercise during pregnancy, researchers claim.
Wrong treatment, late diagnosis, ignorance others trigger diabetes-induced amputations
“I went through a great ordeal here in Nigeria that my leg got so bad and was bringing out maggots”
9 Easy Ways You Can Prevent Diabetes
Changing your lifestyle could be a big step toward diabetes prevention — and it's never too late too start. It becomes even more important to make diabetes prevention a priority if you're at increased risk of diabetes, such as if you're overweight or you have a family history of the disease or you have been…
Drug delays type one diabetes in vulnerable children
For the first time, scientists have found a drug that can delay the onset of type 1 diabetes in those who are at high risk of developing the autoimmune disease, a finding some experts are calling a milestone in type 1 diabetes research. In high-risk people, 14 days of therapy with the experimental drug teplizumab…
Seven must-have preventive health screenings for men
When it comes to men’s health, concerns can often take a backseat as men are more likely to forget their annual doctor visits. Most men are too busy trying to make money to take care of themselves and their families; others are busy working day and night to rise up the career ladder. There’s just…
Baba Suwe Returns To Nigeria Following Medical Treatment In US
Veteran Nigerian actor, Babatunde Omidina better known as Baba Suwe has returned from the United States of America where he went for treatment after falling ill to diabetes. Nollywood actor, Yomi Fabiyi announced the comic actor's return to the country and also gave what he called the final update about the veteran's health. Fabiyi wrote,…