The need to introduce reproductive health in national school curricula has become a source of concern to youths of Taraba State.In an interactive session with The
Walnut consumption may offer protection against ulcerative colitis, according to a new study by researchers at UConn Health and Texas A&M University, United States (U.S.).
Chinese researchers have recently made a breakthrough in discovering a gene responsible for deafness, providing a target for treating hearing impairment. The study published online
Could a cure for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) be in sight? New research has revealed how a sequence of two treatments could completely remove the
Contact lenses, both prescription and cosmetic, can be bought from any store, without proper knowledge on usage and maintenance. Dr. Nwosu Chidiebere, an optometrist specialised
The death toll in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has risen to 1,540, according to the World Health
Scientists have employed garden snails to fight antibiotic resistance, cancers, scars and skin blemishes, and to produce faster-acting insulin. Until now, the slime of the
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday advised Nigerians to use soap or ash and running water to was hands after defecation to prevent
The Federal Government yesterday urged Nigerians to dismiss rumours suggesting a case of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) had been discovered in the country.
Dr Bello Kumo, a consultant Gastroenterologist with Ahamadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, says Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) is more infectious than HIV. Kumo stated
Over 1.1 billion adult smoke tobacco worldwide and at least 367 million persons use smokeless tobacco products. Of this number, eight million die annually through
Australia is headed for a bad flu season after a surge in cases in summer and autumn. Experts predict about 4000 people will die from