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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...

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...

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 much should you exercise for a longer, healthier life?

A new study from researchers at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, has found that while exercise is important to living a long life, following other healthy lifestyle habits may have an even greater impact. Many factors are involved when it...

Smart Health: A Deep Dive into How Artificial Intelligence Will Reshape Patient Care and Wellness in 2024

By Dayo Ojerinde In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to bring about transformative changes in patient care and wellness. As we step into 2024, the advancements in AI technologies are set to...

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,...

Why more men commit suicide in Africa – Expert

An Advisor on Non-communicable Diseases, Injuries and Mental Health at the Africa Centres for Diseases Control and Prevention, Dr Naeem Dalal, has stressed the need to stop cultural stereotypes that prevent African men from seeking emotional and mental wellness...

Mental health challenges facing modern men

The term 'man' is usually reserved for an adult male of the human species while the term manhood is used to describe the period after he has transitioned from boyhood having attained male secondary sexual characteristics that symbolize his...
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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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