When a 50-Yr-Old Had a Pregnant Belly, Except She Wasn’t Pregnant

A 50-year-old lady walked into my clinic with the belly of a 7-month pregnancy. She seemed quite pregnant and distressed. She told me that when she did not get... Read more »

Drug resistance: Is Canada ready for the climate change of human health?

Laura Kane and Aleksandra Sagan, The Canadian Press Published Monday, June 25, 2018 10:35AM EDT Last Updated Monday, June 25, 2018 10:40AM EDT Canadian Press reporters travelled to South... Read more »

Men Often Delay Seeking Treatment for Urinary Incontinence

A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas suggests many men put up with symptoms of stress incontinence for years before... Read more »

Sickle Cell: How to replace lost cells – Don advises

Prof. Obiageli Nnodu of the University of Abuja has advised sickle cell patients to eat good diet rich in fruits and vegetables to replace lost cells. Nnodu, the Director,... Read more »

Early warning system can predict dengue outbreaks by mining meteorological data

A new study has shown that an early warning system may be developed to predict dengue outbreaks by mining meteorological and epidemiological data for a given geographic area. In... Read more »

How to lose weight fast: what is the 16:8 diet and does it work?

Intermittent fasting is a pretty popular way of dieting at the moment, especially the 5:2 diet.  For those who don’t know, the 5:2 diet plan involves eating normally for... Read more »

They told her she had the flu; it would be years before they discovered the real illness

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Parent-child interaction therapy may alleviate depression in kids

An interactive therapy that involves teaching parents to successfully interact with their children can effectively help treat depression in the young ones, a study has found. Researchers showed that... Read more »

Dangers of vaping for teens

Rates of teen smoking are at a 25-year low according to recent research from the University of Michigan. This record reduction in smoking is proof that prevention works. When... Read more »

TB vaccine may help people with Type-1 diabetes

By: IANS | New York | Published: June 24, 2018 4:39:21 pm The team analysed data from 282 human study participants — 52 with Type-1 diabetes who participated in... Read more »