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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...

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...

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...

Sleep disruptions in 30s and 40s linked to cognitive decline a decade later – Experts

According to a new study, people who have more interrupted sleep in their 30s and 40s are more than twice as likely to have memory and thinking problems a decade later. In the early 2000s, the researchers tracked the quality...

Bottled water contains thousands of nanoplastics so small they can invade the body’s cells – Research

Researchers, in a new study, have discovered bottled water sold in stores can contain 10 to 100 times more bits of plastic than previously estimated — nanoparticles so infinitesimally tiny they cannot be seen under a microscope. At 1,000th the...

The heart: All you need to know [READ]

The human heart is a finely-tuned instrument that serves the whole body. It is a muscular organ around the size of a closed fist, and it sits in the chest, slightly to the left of centre. The heart beats around...
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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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