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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...

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...

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...

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,...

Ambulance waits putting disabled children’s lives at risk, say doctors

Doctors and other experts have warned that thousands of severely disabled children's lives are at risk because of long waits for ambulances. The British Academy of Childhood Disability has said emergency care is a vital part of their everyday lives. They...
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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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