Health

Study links exercise to lower depression risk

Exercise can help curtail episodes of depression, even in those who have an increased genetic risk, a new study has revealed.

The researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, USA, who stated in their report that it is common knowledge that exercise is good for physical health, als [...]

Thu, 28 November 2019


Experts call on modern medical equipment to curb medical tourism

The registrar Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria, Prof. Mark Okeji, has called on the federal government to increase the investment on radio diagnosis and provide radiography equipment to curb medical tourism.

He stated this in Abuja, in commemoration of the World Radiography Day.

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Fri, 15 November 2019


Losing weight can decrease headaches

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers from Italy and the United States report. The results of their meta-analysis will be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, L [...]

Fri, 15 November 2019


Losing weight can decrease headaches

For migraine sufferers with obesity, losing weight can decrease headaches and improve quality of life, researchers from Italy and the United States report. The results of their meta-analysis will be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, L [...]

Fri, 15 November 2019


Running linked to significantly lower risk of early death

Any amount of running is linked to a significantly lower risk of death from any cause, finds a pooled analysis of the available evidence, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

 

If more people took up running -- and they wouldn't have to run far or fast -- [...]

Fri, 15 November 2019


NAFDAC aims at 60 percent local manufacturing of drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, said it would ensure that 60 percent of the drugs being imported into the country were manufactured locally.

The director-general of the agency, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja.

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Fri, 15 November 2019


U.S. reiterates commitment to health, wellbeing of Nigerians

The United States Government has reiterated its commitment to work with the Nigerian government to improve the health and wellbeing of the Nigerians.

This according to the Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy, Ms. Kathleen FitzGibbon, is part of the long-standing diplomatic, econo [...]

Sun, 27 October 2019


Ebola vaccine still effective when highly diluted, study finds

A single dose of a highly diluted VSV-Ebola virus (EBOV) vaccine -- approximately one-millionth of what is in the vaccine being used to help control the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) -- remains fully protective against disease in experimentally infected monkeys, [...]

Sun, 20 October 2019


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