Fact! See Why Drinking Alcohol Four Times A Week Is Good For Your Health

A new study is of the view that regularly drinking a moderate amount of certain alcoholic drinks could reduce a person’s chances of developing diabetes. Alcoholic drinks, especially wine appears to be particularly beneficial, probably as it plays a role in helping to manage blood sugar, the study, published in Diabetologia, said. It added that gin could have the […]

Revealed: How Sperm Fights Cancer in Women

In an interesting research, it was found that sperm can help in fighting cancer in women. Scientists are testing a new way to administer cancer medication to female patients. And it uses a delivery material men have loads of: sperm. Researchers at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences in Germany have been looking into natural carrier […]

Expert Calls For Increased Awareness On Colon Cancer

An Ibadan radiologist, Dr Samuel Awotunde, on Friday called for increased enlightenment on colon cancer, which he described as the third most common cancer in men, after prostate and liver cancer. Awotunde made the call while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan. He said that his call was necessitated by the […]

“Don’t Patronise Opticians For Eye Diseases” – Expert

A consultant ophthalmologist, Dr Adeola Onakoya, on Wednesday warned the general public against patronising dispensing opticians for eye testing and screening. Onakoya, who is the Head of Department of Ophthalmology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, gave the warning in Lagos. She said this in Lagos to commemorate the 2017 World Glaucoma Week. The programme […]

Nigeria Has More Than 2million Recorded Cases of Cancer

The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria has revealed a not so shocking fact that Nigeria has over 2million recorded cases of probably the deadliest disease in the world, Cancer. The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria on Saturday said that Nigeria has over two million recorded cases of cancer with 100, 000 […]

Ahmadu Bello University Professor Invents Malaria Vaccine

Recent reports have it that a professor at the Biochemical Parasitology  department at Ahmadu Bello University has invented a Malaria vaccine. Professor Nasiru Shu’aibu of the Biochemical Parasitology Department in Ahmadu Bello University, has invented a new vaccine to combat the malaria parasite. Explaining how the vaccine works, he said a minute quantity of DNA was […]