Trained dogs can now identify people with malaria infections

Malaria could now be detected by trained dogs even when the persons infected with the malaria parasite do not show such symptoms, this is disclosed in a new study by Durham University.   “While our findings are at an early stage, in principle we have shown that dogs could be trained to detect malaria infected …

Metformin for diabetes can also prevent blindness says researchers

Metformin drug used to treat type 2 diabetic patients has been found to probably have an effect of reducing the possibility of having a disease that leads to blindness; this has been found out by researchers from Taiwan.   The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) based in San Francisco-based academy said diabetic patients using the …

Infertile men suffer bone fractures and diabetes most likely

Men who find it difficult to have children are more prone to having other diseases later in their life says a new report by Swedish researchers   A study published by Skane University Hospital revealed on Wednesday in Stockholm that it was the result of research carried out on 192 men with sub-average sperm counts. …

The Small Device Can Detect Heart Failure and Cancer

Acute heart failure or cancer can now be detected at any time without medical help by a mobile phone-sized device nicknamed “Family Physician” by a Chinese research program bent on making this dream come true.   Chinese scientists have developed a biosensor based on an optical microfiber coupler (OMC) to identify one ultra sensitive biomarker …

Overweight and Underweight Causes Infertility Says Physician

Infertility can be caused by overweight or underweight says Dr. Okezie Emenike, a medical doctor based in Abuja.   Emenike told the Newsmen in Abuja that it was important to understand that both underweight and overweight women and men suffered from a higher incidence of infertility. He added that severe obesity in men had been …