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Is “male menopause” real? [READ]

The female reproductive cycle comes to an end with the menopause. But as men age, they undergo a variety of changes and symptoms that some liken to the menopause's effects. In some literatures, the condition is referred to as "andropause."...

Exercise, sleep can lower risk of developing irritable bowel syndrome 

Healthy lifestyles, specifically not smoking, a high activity level, and sleeping 7 to 9 hours per night, might decrease the risk of developing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Experts say Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder characterised by...

Herpes may double the risk of developing dementia – Researchers

Researchers have found a link between herpes and dementia risk. This is according to a new study from Uppsala University in Sweden. Anyone who has received a herpes diagnosis may be twice as likely to develop dementia than people who have...

Too much vitamin B3 may contribute to heart disease – Experts

Recent studies have revealed a possible link between high blood levels of the common B vitamin niacin and cardiovascular disease. The researchers saw that excess niacin can trigger vascular inflammation, which in turn may lead to atherosclerosis — or plaque...

Ethical Considerations in Implementing Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

By Dayo Ojerinde Artificial intelligence has brought forth a number of legal and ethical challenges for society, including those involving privacy and surveillance, bias and discrimination, and the role of human judgment. The introduction of more recent digital technologies has given...

The Role of Artificial Intelligence Chatbots in Improving Patient Engagement

By Dayo Ojerinde The healthcare industry has witnessed a transformative shift with the integration of Artificial Intelligence technologies in recent years. Among these innovations, chatbots have emerged as powerful tools to improve patient engagement. The role of chatbots extends beyond...

What to know about prostate cancer, enlargement

By Dayo Ojerinde Prostate cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in Nigeria after breast and cervical cancer. It is also the leading cause of cancer deaths in Nigerian men. GLOBOCAN 2021 Report reveals that Nigeria has the highest number...

Fight against malaria: Nigeria, others at the mercy of new mosquito species

The discovery of a mosquito species known as "Steve" (scientifically named Anopheles stephensi) puts Nigeria and other African nations at risk of a spike in malaria incidence. The World Health Organisation reports that in 2012, Djibouti saw the first sighting...

In what ways do low-carbohydrate diets impact weight?

Those who follow a low-carb, mostly plant-based diet are more likely to prevent weight gain, According to a recent study. Less refined carbohydrates, fat, and plant-based protein made up the most effective low-carb diet that was ever researched. The study shows...

Can eating more tomatoes daily help lower high blood pressure?

Eating tomatoes has been linked to a blood pressure-lowering effect and may help avoid high blood pressure in older adults, according to a recent study. Over a third of the study participants who consumed the most tomatoes or tomato-based products...

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Is “male menopause” real? [READ]

The female reproductive cycle comes to an end with the menopause. But as men age, they undergo a variety...
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