Can extract of corn silk provide the next best cure for kidney (renal) and liver failure, prostate cancer, hypertension, obesity, type 2 diabetes among other chronic diseases? Researchers from the University of Akron, United States of America (USA) and Essraa Hospital, Jordan, have developed herbal nano mix for renal failure. The herbal mix extract for…
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Hypertension Day (WHD) today, May 17, medical experts have warned that no fewer than 76.2 million Nigerians are hypertensive.
Until now, studies have associated refined foods with chronic and non-communicable diseases such as cancer, heart disease, kidney failure, and diabetes, stroke, among others.
The Senate, yesterday, resolved to put an end to the circulation of fake and substandard cosmetics, mandating the Committee on Health to investigate the procedures for quality and safety certification.
16 Jul 2020
The term “chronic kidney disease” means lasting damage to the kidneys that can get worse over time. If the damage is very bad, your kidneys may stop working.
29 Feb 2020
“The weather is hot. I can hardly sleep at night because I sweat profusely leaving my bed and pillow so wet. I have to wake up about two times in the night to take my bath.
13 Feb 2020
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned food vendors and others against the use of paracetamol as tenderiser in cooking...
6 Dec 2019
The Harvard University researchers found that even short spikes in the harmful particles led to an increase of 5,692 hospitalizations and some $100 million in annual health care costs.
Diabetes patients groan as high cost of insulin raises risk of blindness, amputation, kidney failure, stroke
22 Nov 2019
Seventy-year-old Obiemeka Azikiwe has type 2 diabetes. He tested positive for diabetes 24 years ago, and since then, he has been on drugs and a special diet.
8 Oct 2019
Following a healthy diet may reduce your risk of suffering kidney disease, research suggests. Scientists at Bond University in Australia analysed the dietary habits of more than 630,000 people over a decade.
9 Sep 2019
Two decades of a sedentary lifestyle is associated with a two times risk of premature death compared to being physically active, according to results from the HUNT study presented last week...
19 Apr 2019
A new landmark clinical trial shows that a drug lowers the risk of kidney failure by a third in people with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease.