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 …

Saliva, Kissing, Spitting, Biting Do Not Spread HIV – Experts

Some assumptions and myths has been debunked by twenty world leading HIV scientists by launching an evidence-based consensus that systematically refutes the rationale for laws criminalizing HIV spread.   The 20 global experts, in HIV research, epidemiology and patient care issued the consensus at the 22nd International AIDS Conference(AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Wednesday. …

Mango Leaves Can Successfully Cure Diabetes and Asthma

Mango leaves can successfully cure diabetes at the early stage. This was disclosed by a Consultant Plant Pathologist at the Herbal Treatment Home of Human Diseases, Prof. Moses Adeniji in Orogun, Ibadan.   Adeniji made this disclosure in an interview with the Newsmen in Ibadan on Wednesday. He said that the tender leaves of the …

Researchers Say Exercise Can Improve Your Memory

Your body does not only benefit from exercise; researchers from two renowned universities have found that exercise can also improve your memory.   Researchers from the University of California, Irvine in the United States and the University of Tsukuba in Japan came to this conclusion in a recent paper, just published. Scientists invited 36 volunteers …

Warning: Gonorrhoea Now Resisting Antibiotics – WHO

The Gonorrhoea sexual infection is now becoming resistant to so many antibiotics with doctors running out of options even when the rate of the bacteria infection is increasing on a continuous basis; this was the position of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday.   Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria …

Chemicals in Consumer Products Can Cause Low Sperm Quality

Chemicals in consumer products may be responsible for a worrisome drop in sperm quality and sperm counts among men in recent years as a study has shown.   The study found the effect of chemicals that disrupt the body’s hormones, called endocrine-disrupting chemicals, may extend beyond more than one generation. The research results will be …

Donating Blood Lowers Calories and Improves Fitness

Donating blood regularly lowers calories and improves body fitness in addition to saving millions of lives annually says the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN).   Mr Abdullahi Abubakar, the Blood Safety Programme Manager of the Institute, made explanation at a blood donation drive in Abuja to mark World Blood Donor Day. The expert explained …