Prof. Ravi Gupta is a Professor of Clinical Microbiology and a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow. In March this year he presented a ground breaking research on a potential cure for HIV using stem cell transplantation. He was among researchers at the University College London (UCL) that treated the HIV positive man referred to as ‘London […]

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Mrs Adams (not real name) was three months pregnant when she was diagnosed with hypertension in pregnancy but she was able to manage it till she delivered the baby safely. The mother of one said her pregnancy wasn’t an easy one with the ailment but added that adhering to her doctor’s prescription and advice helped […]

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A nutritionist, Gurama A. Gurama, has warned that sugar can be harmful and advised the public to be careful of the way they consume it. He said sugar is the generic name for sweet, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. “There are various types of sugars derived from different sources. Simple sugars […]

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Energy drinks are popular, especially among teenagers and young adults. But a clinical trial reports that energy drinks caused disturbances to the volunteers’ heart rhythms and general heart health. Energy drinks are the second most popular dietary supplement of choice for teenagers and young adults in the United States, according to the National Center for Complementary and […]

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It isn’t just high blood pressure you should worry about. Your blood pressure can be too low sometimes for good health. It is called hypotension—when your readings are lower than 90 over 60. Symptoms. Your brain usually shows the first symptoms of hypotension. Besides dizziness and nausea, your spirits might be low, you might lack […]

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A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, demonstrated that employees at a large urban hospital who purchased the least healthy food in its cafeteria were more likely to have an unhealthy diet outside of work, be overweight and/or obese, and have risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, compared […]

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A Nursing Expert, Mrs Victoria Opakunle, says regular medical checkup is critical to the prevention of depression, a mental disorder that can lead to mental illness and even suicide. Opakunle, Head of the Nursing Unit, Kamwire Medical Centre, Ilorin, made the assertion in an interview with Hotnewsnaija Online on Tuesday. She said that depression caused […]

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The Management of Biomedical Limited, the home of Nigeria’s first intravenous fluids hosted University of Sokoto students, from the department of Pharmacy, who visited the factory on excursion. The Students were put through practical drilling on how various products were produced. KISHIN MURJANI,  Managing Director, advised the students to be serious with their studies and seek more […]

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For about one month now I have been suffering from pain around my pelvic area with frequent discharge from my penis. Several tests were run and they confirmed that I am infected with Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). I wish to request for simple information about it. Benedict X. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an infection […]

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One medical condition many men in the country try to hide from others or view as a death sentence is Erectile Dysfunction (ED). Some men are embarrassed to seek medical care for the problem while others resort to unorthodox remedies because of their ignorance about the condition. As a result, many men suffer in silence […]

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