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Arsenic in drinking water may cause heart thickening in young adults

Arsenic in drinking water may lead to thickening of the heart in young adults, according to a new study. The research, which was recently...

Biological barrier discovery prevents cancer from forming new tumors

Researchers have discovered something that could mean greatly increased ability to fight cancer in humans. The scientists have discovered a biological barrier that prevents...

Gut bacteria research paves way for probiotic depression treatment

Over the years, scientists have strengthened the link between gut bacteria and mental health, among other aspects of one’s overall health, indicating that our...

Study finds surprising link between food additives and hardened arteries

Researchers with the University of Georgia have published a study detailing potential new factors that may contribute to the hardening of arteries. The work...

Alzheimer’s blood test optimized to detect disease before symptoms

A newly published study details the optimization of a previously developed blood test for detecting Alzheimer’s disease. Though the original test could successfully detect...

Researchers bet you’ll eat maggots if they’re disguised in food

A number of past studies have warned that the world’s current meat consumption habits — including the types of meat consumed — are unsustainable....

Razer Toaster is real: We’ve reached peak gamer gadget

The Razer Toaster was supposed to be a joke. It was an April Fool’s joke over three years ago. But that wasn’t the start...

Walnuts may lower blood pressure, but only with this diet tweak

Walnuts are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and are often recommended as a healthy fat source for health-conscious dieters. The small nuts...

Beyond Meat IPO rages as fake beef health research mounts

The appetite for Beyond Meat looks pretty much set, with the freshly-floated plant-based meat substitute company causing a ruckus on the stock exchange this...

Drone successfully delivers donor kidney to transplant patient

The University of Maryland Medical Center has announced the first-ever successful delivery of a donor organ that was later transplanted into a patient. The...

Autism can be reliably detected at ages as young as 14 months

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) screenings can begin as young as 14 months old, according to a new study, while retaining high accuracy. This is...

Science confirms consumers hate overcooked pork chops

Of all the meat products available, pork is perhaps the most frequently overcooked, the reasons having to do with both paranoia and outdated, overzealous...

Measles outbreak passes 700 cases as vaccination gets unexpected support

The CDC released its most recent measles number on Friday, revealing that more than 700 cases have now been confirmed in the United States....

Major UK university ushers in new era of psychedelic research

Imperial College London, a public university in the UK, has announced the launch of the Imperial Centre for Psychedelic Research, the first psychedelic research...

Moderate morning exercise has surprising workday benefits

Morning exercise may offer benefits throughout the workday, according to a new study out of Australia. In addition to boosting cognitive performance, the team...

The FDA just approved this futuristic lung transplant technology

The Xvivo Perfusion System looks like a medical device out of a science fiction movie, but it’s real and it was just granted FDA...

Poor sleep, stress most damaging to people with common health issue

Chronic stress and poor sleep quality are known to have negative effects on both short-term and long-term health, but a new study reveals that...

Study finds profound psychedelic trips can offer long-term healing

A new study out of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has found that profound psychedelic trips and spontaneous drug-free instances of experiencing ‘ultimate...

Fitness tips: what you need to know about Perimenopause

Sleep, strength training and limiting alcohol and caffeine intake will help you through. Strength training can preserve bone mass which is essential once...

Birth, breastfeeding, and women’s choices

Zeynep Gurtin (The myths behind late motherhood, Journal, 18 April) omits one reason why there appears to be atrend for women to leave having...

OPINION: The shocking rise of lung cancer in non-smokers

The ‘smoker’s disease’ is affecting more and more people who have never lit up in their lives – and it is a particular problem...

Stress eating causes more weight gain than stress-free snacking

A new study warns that eating while stressed may cause you to gain more weight than eating the same amount of calories in the...

This SleepSmart strap promises an easy snoring cure

Periodically being shaken may not sound like the best way to get a solid night’s sleep, but Philips believes the right kind of vibration...

Promising cancer ‘vaccine’ clinical trials hint at future of treatment

A pair of clinical trials this month revealed promising results related to two different cancer ‘vaccines.’ In the most recent update, a newly published...

Medical tourism: Nigerians have no reason going abroad for treatment – OAUTH CMD

The Chief Medical Director of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, OAUTH, Ile-Ife, Professor Victor Adetiloye, on Wednesday asserted that there was no reason for...

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on fake drugs in circulation

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public of the circulation of a fake anti-hypertensive drug. Prof Moji Adeyeye,...

Nigeria sitting on gun powder – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gun powder due to what...

Scientists observe slowest atom decay ever using XENON1T detector

Researchers from the Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso (LNGS) in Italy have been using instruments to search for dark matter particles in a lab...

The link between antibiotics and heart attack risk in women

Research recently published in the European Heart Journal details a link between increased stroke and heart attack risk in women and the long-term use of antibiotics....

Self-inflating weight loss capsule is activated with a magnet

Researchers have developed a new weight loss capsule that self-inflates in the patient’s stomach, helping them feel full without the need for an invasive...

Measles outbreak just set a dangerous record

As of April 2019, the United States has exceeded its all-time high annual number of measles cases reported since the nation declared the disease...

Ten major e-cigarette brands found contaminated with dangerous toxins

A new study has some bad news for electronic cigarette users: many popular products available in the United States were found to be contaminated...

The new WHO screen time for kids limits are super-strict

Children under one year of age shouldn’t have any screen time, the World Health Organization has decided, part of a wide-ranging set of guidelines...

Abdominal etching gives you the six-pack workouts might not deliver

Anyone who has hit the gym intending to get stronger, lose weight and get six-pack abs knows that it’s not a fast or easy...

Don’t blame the measles vaccine for global outbreaks

The measles, a disease that was declared eradicated in the United States nearly 20 years ago, is seeing a massive resurgence across the nation....

Study finds most people choose junk food to satisfy the munchies

There’s a certain stereotype associated with ‘the munchies,’ one that describes a person who, after getting suitably high, gravitates toward junk food to satisfy...

World’s first ‘malaria vaccine’ is being tested in Malawi

A large-scale pilot of what has been called the world's first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children has begun in Malawi. The...

Researchers reduced symptoms of Williams Syndrome in study

A group of neuroscientists is working on animal studies with mice that are investigating a rare neurological condition called Williams Syndrome. In humans, Williams...

CDC warns measles cases will reach new record high within weeks

Following last week’s report from the World Health Organization comes an advisory on measles cases from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According...

FDA approves nerve stimulation device to treat kids with ADHD

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first device designed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. The device is only...

Popular pesticide leaves honey bees vulnerable to deadly mites

A commonly used class of pesticides may be preventing bees from properly grooming themselves, leaving them vulnerable to deadly mites, according to a new...

If Your Password is “blink182″ the British Government Wants You to Change It

According to a statistical study of passwords that have been publicized in various data breaches, “blink182″ is among the most commonly used passwords, and thus most...

Reducing brain aging may be as simple as light physical activity

Even healthy brains age and that aging process is associated with a number of issues, including problems with working memory and, in worst case...

Blood pressure drug reduces build-up of toxic proteins behind dementia

Felodipine, a drug used to treat high blood pressure, may also prevent the build-up of toxic proteins in the brain that are associated with...

This ‘watch’ may be the future of emergency allergy shots

Some allergies trigger severe reactions that require immediate medical treatment, and the first response in these situations is typically an EpiPen. The emergency allergy...

Researchers just figured out the best time of day to exercise

While exercising is known to be an important part of an overall healthy lifestyle, questions have remained over whether exercising during a certain time...

SOFIA detects the first type of molecule ever formed in the universe

NASA has announced an incredible discovery using the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA. It discovered the first type of molecule formed in...

Common blood sugar drug found to reverse heart failure in non-diabetics

A drug used to treat type 2 diabetes called empagliflozin may also be an effective treatment for heart failure. The findings were revealed in...

Measles cases are skyrocketing globally: WHO details growing crisis

Measles cases skyrocketed by 300-percent in the first three months of 2019, according to the World Health Organization. The increase is compared to the...

Cheap hydrogel patch may reduce damage after heart attack

Researchers have developed an inexpensive patch that could help support the heart muscle following a heart attack. The patch was developed by researchers with...

Researchers 3D print first human heart with patient’s own biomaterial

Researchers from Tel Aviv University have made a significant breakthrough in medicine. The team has successfully 3D printed the world’s first 3D vascularized heart...

Popular blood sugar drug slashes kidney failure risk in diabetics

A drug called canagliflozin was found to drastically lower the risk of kidney failure in individuals who have type 2 diabetes and kidney disease,...

Sniffing these pleasant odors may cause smoking urges to plummet

Despite anti-smoking campaigns, nicotine gum, vaping devices, and other methods to curb smoking, around 40 million people in the United States still smoke tobacco...

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

A drug that's used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease,...

Is Kratom, an over-the-counter supplement, contributing to overdose deaths?

In an age where energy boosters, fat loss supplements, and pain relievers are easy to get over the counter, little is known about a...

Dutch fertility doctor may have more than 49 children

A Dutch fertility doctor who used his own sperm to inseminate 49 women may have fathered even more children. Ties van der Meer of the...

New study by World Health Organisation reveals Why men die younger than women

The World Health Organisation has said that, globally, women live longer than men; and that the difference in the male-female lifespan is particularly stark...

NCDC confirms 15 new cases of Lassa fever

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday has confirmed 15 new cases of Lassa fever from six states in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer...

Lagos govt investigating allegations of patients’ poaching —Health commissioner

Lagos State Government says it has ordered an investigation into the death of a child, and allegations that some medical doctors poach patients from...

March Madness: The Men’s Health Ultimate Sex Position Bracket

Your old-fashioned basketball bracket is kind of like an interrupt-ed orgasm:It starts out really great and you think you're almost there, and then, just...

EFCC re-arraigns ex-NHIS boss for $2.2m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday re-arraigned a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, Dr Femi Thomas, on an alleged fraud...

Benefits of Going Meatless For One Day In A Week

Benefits of Going Meatless For One Day In A Week, When certain people order for food, their meal is incomplete without several pieces of...

Cocaine addicts, smokers highly prone to stroke –Expert

A consultant neurologist, Dr. Seyi Roberts, discusses stroke and its preventions with SIMON UTEBOR What is stroke? A stroke is usually linked to the brain –...

NAFDAC arrests ‘chemist’ with N1.5m worth of fake Tetanus vaccines

Officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control have arrested one Goodluck Nwadike in Kano for storing falsified and substandard Tetanus...

Eight turn-offs to avoid during sex

Sex is seen by many as a profound way of expressing love and strengthening intimacy, but beyond that, it’s an obligation in marriage. And inasmuch...

8 Healthy Ways To Lose Weight After A C-Section

Your body needs time to heal after pregnancy (which is why the idea of "snapping back" is totally toxic). But that's especially true for...

All you need to know about vomiting

  Vomiting, unlike most symptoms that sufferers may experience, is very physical and evidential. You cannot deny an event as obvious as having vomited. So,...

Ulcer: How to get permanent cure [EXCLUSIVE]

“I had spent too much time speaking with him and was in a hurry to get my antacid and leave when he said what...

Study Reveals Shisha Poses Serious Medical Problems Compared To Cigarette

Study Reveals Shisha Poses Serious Medical Problems Compared To Cigarette Scientists in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi have found that Shisha pipes posed more serious medical...

5 Mental Health Disorders Every Nigerian Millennial Should Know About

5 Mental Health Disorders Every Nigerian Millennial Should Know About Mental health discussions are now a global discussion, with a significant amount of earthlings now admitting...

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