Author: Akinola Olusegun

Yemen sterilizes Sanaa water supplies to curb cholera outbreak as it pick again

Authorities in the Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa are sterilizing water supplies at wells, distribution networks and houses to help stem the world’s ...

Racial disparities visible in U.S. heart rhythm treatment

According to new study, black patients in the U.S. with atrial fibrillation - an irregular heart rhythm - are less likely to receive the medications t ...

Doctors not forcing smokers with artery disease to quit

A recent study suggests that smokers with narrowed blood vessels in their legs would do well to quit smoking, but many doctors may not be giving them ...

Weight loss after menopause linked to lower breast cancer risk

A US study suggests that older women who lose weight may have a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintain or gain weight ...

Doctors should screen kids’ daily physical activity as a ‘vital sign’ for health

According to researchers, more than half of U.S. children may not be getting the recommended amount of physical activity and doctors can help by makin ...

China has reported new African swine fever outbreaks in three provinces

China Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Thursday that they have found three new African swine fever cases on pig farms in Hunan, Jilin ...

African swine: China confirms two new cases in central province

According to China’s agriculture ministry on Tuesday, two new cases of African swine fever had been confirmed in the central province of Hunan. The ...

Childhood obesity linked to severe hip disorder

A UK study has suggested that Kids who are obese may be more likely to develop a severe hip disorder than children who are not overweight. The diso ...

How sports participation can help build strong bones

According to a new study, young adults who played in organized sports as children and teens have stronger bones than peers who were less active as kid ...

Social media may help reduce depression risk for older people with pain

According to a U.S. study, online socializing may weaken the tie between pain and depression for older people. People in chronic pain are at risk o ...