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8 May 2019
A drug used by patients with diabetes holds potential in helping people lose weight and keep it off, a study suggests. Metformin is dished out to millions across the world to treat type 2 diabetes, as it helps the body respond to insulin. But a 15-year study of more than 30,000 people found a daily…
8 Apr 2019
Heavy use of alcohol among adolescents and young adults is not only dangerous in its own right, but new research in nonhuman primates shows that it can actually slow the rate of growth in developing brains. The study, published in the journal eNeuro, showed that heavy alcohol use reduced the rate of brain growth by…
21 Mar 2019
The heart is such an important organ in the body that everything possible should be done to keep it working optimally all the time. The life and wellbeing of the individual depends on the good working condition of the heart always. Also, because of this importance, every human being and medical practitioners should have an…
13 Feb 2019
Recent research has linked prolonged sitting while viewing TV to a raised risk of developing colorectal cancer before the age of 50 years. This effect, which appeared to be strongest for cancer that starts in the rectum, was independent of exercise and body mass index (BMI). When they diagnose colorectal cancer in people younger than…
17 Nov 2018
The best way to stay regular is to exercise, eat a healthy, fiber-rich diet, and drink plenty of water. But if you have trouble going, certain foods can help. It’s not the only factor, but fiber -which adds to the size and water content of your stool- is key. Women should shoot for 21 to…
1 Nov 2018
Scientists have shown how a father's poor diet, lifestyle and trauma is passed onto his children. Sperm carries 'epigenetic' marks that inform how the baby's germ cells develop, researchers at University of California (UC) Santa Cruz, United States (U.S.), have shown. The study, published in Nature Communications, is one of the first to explain how…
12 Jul 2018
While there are endless diets, supplements, and meal replacement plans claiming to ensure rapid weight loss, most lack any scientific evidence. There are, however, some strategies backed by science that do have an impact on weight management. These strategies include exercising, keeping track of calorie intake, intermittent fasting, and reducing the number of carbohydrates in…
23 Apr 2018
Checking your weight is a typical part of losing weight. It has the ability to change how you feel about yourself or the efforts you are putting in. But how useful is a scale when it comes to tracking weight loss progress? The truth is the scale is deceptive and is not the best indicator…
21 Apr 2018
At the beginning of 2018, indigenous rap powerhouse and YNBL boss Olamide released Science Student, his first single of the year that ignited a controversy for its seeming glorification of hard drugs. Catchy and blippy, and full of Olamide's playful lyrical imprints, the rapper had designed Science Student as a social corrective, speaking directly to…
26 Mar 2018
Dj Enimoney has released hot visuals for his single, Diet. The single has some of Nigeria's finest on it. We see a blend of Tiwa Savage ever pleasant voice and Slimcase's wobey sound supported by Alaga ibile himself, Reminisce. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/O0J_ea7EiPk
4 Mar 2018
1. Learn proper portion size. To avoid eating too much of even the healthiest foods, keep track of how much you're eating. For most people, meat servings should be about the size of a deck of cards and other servings vary by the type of food. 2. Vary your meals. When the cafeteria has your…
1 Feb 2018
New research has found that women who follow a “Mediterranean” diet in the six months before assisted reproductive treatment have a significantly better chance of becoming pregnant and giving birth to a live baby than women who did not. Researchers asked women about their diet before they underwent in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment and found…


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Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay on Tuesday launched their official joint bid to host the Football World Cup in 2030, exactly 100 years after the event was first held, in Montevideo.
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NerdzFactory Foundation has announced a strategic partnership with Access Corporation aimed at boosting youth employability by making them industry ready for job opportunities.
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he National University Commission and World Bank have encouraged Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement Centre of Excellence (SPESSECE), to involve Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in training to enhance their knowledge.
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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA) on Tuesday, lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his persistent failure to secure lives and property in the country for nearly eight years of his administration.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has no option but to engage Lagos State Parks Management Committee to distribute election materials and personnel in the state on election days. Mr Olusegun Agbaje, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, said this during the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) meeting at INEC…