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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...

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...

How to care for children with diabetes [READ]

Master Johnson was having constant and recurring fever over a period of time while also passing large volume of urine. Worried by the development, his mother Mrs Jane took him to the hospital for examination and he was diagnosed of...

Cervical Cancer: WHO advises African countries to step up HPV vaccination

The World Health Organisation has urged all countries in the region to actively engage in awareness campaigns and promote screening as well as HPV vaccination to protect women and girls against cervical cancer. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr...

The Transformative Role of Chatbots in Improving Patient Experience and Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria

By Dayo Ojerinde Non-communicable diseases now make up 7 of the world’s top 10 causes of death, according to the World Health Organisation’s 2019 Global Health Estimates. This is an increase from 4 of the 10 leading causes in 2000....

Revolutionising Healthcare: The Unprecedented Integration of Artificial Intelligence in 2023

By Dayo Ojerinde As we count down to the end of 2023, I think one of the best decisions I took in the outgoing year is to join the Artificial Intelligence 'bandwagon.' Artificial Intelligence has been in existence for some time now,...

Scientists reveal why loss of smell occurs in long COVID-19

Scientists, in a new study,  have said the reason some people fail to recover their sense of smell after COVID-19 is linked to an ongoing immune assault on olfactory nerve cells and an associated decline in the number of...

Winter set to be worst ever for A&E waits, say health leaders

The NHS is facing the worst winter for A&E waits on record, as hospitals are being "pressurised like never before", health leaders have warned. As reported by the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Royal College of Emergency Medicine says it believes...

COVID-19 vaccinations begin for children under five

COVID-19 vaccinations for children younger than five are beginning across the United States of America. The US Food and Drug Administration, says the decision to start vaccinating children under five is a milestone in the nation's fight against the pandemic,...
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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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