Scientists Win Nobel Prize After Discovering Cure For Hepatitis B

By Thandiubani For discovering the cure for the deadly Hepatitis B, three British scientist have been honoured with the Nobel prize.  Houghton, Harvey Alter and Charles Rice won Nobel Prize for their discovery Three British scientists – Michael Houghton, Harvey Alter and Charles Rice have jointly won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovery…

Bigger Bum Helps Athletes Run Faster, New Study Claims 

Experts from Loughborough University found that sprinters with a large gluteus maximus — the muscle that forms the bottom — can run up to 44% faster. The full findings of the study were published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Vacancy for Authors and Aggregators on ginnyent.net The team discovered this…

Study: Lungs Damaged by Smoking Can ‘Magically’ Heal Once You Quit

 By James Ojo On January 30, 2020  A new study has shown that smokers whose lung cells have been damaged could be healed ‘magically’ if they can quit smoking. According to the study published in the Nature journal on Wednesday, healthy cells in the lungs are capable of repairing the badly affected ones should smokers…

Men Should Be Allowed To Donate Sperm After Death, Study Says

Posted by Samuel on Thu 23rd Jan, 2020.  A study has revealed that men should be allowed to donate their sperm after their have died. Scientists in the UK say post-mortem sperm donation should be adopted to address the dilemma of infertility and sperm shortage across the world. Ginna Crochets In a study published in…

Israel Develops Method to Rejuvenate Kidney

On January 22, 2020. By Lawal Sherifat Israeli researchers have discovered a method to rejuvenate the kidneys, which has the potential to eliminate the need for dialysis in the future, Israel’s Sheba Medical Center said on Wednesday. Ginna Crochets In a study published in the journal Cell Reports, researchers from the center showed that it is…

Using Salt to Fight Cancer

Written by Tim Newman on January 16, 2020 – Fact checked by Gianna D’Emilio New Although scientists continually refine cancer treatments, there is still much room for improvement. A new study, carried out in mice, focuses on salt. The researchers have successfully used sodium chloride nanoparticles to destroy cancer cells. Injecting salt nanoparticles into mouse…

New DNA Test Detects Cancer Before It Happens

Posted by Amarachi on Mon 06th Jan, 2020.  Scientists are currently working on DNA tests that would detect cancer before it develops. A new test can quickly detect potentially cancer-causing DNA damage. The detection of DNA damage in cells can predict whether cancer will develop, but tests for this kind of damage has limited sensitivity….

Guidelines to be Observed When You Want Baby

Published November 6, 2019 Prof. Oladapo Ashiru Recently at a World Health Organisation conference of experts on infertility the following points were underscored . Firstly , the United Nations General Assembly has concluded that wanting a baby is a human rights issue . Hence nations must do their best to provide access to infertility treatment…

Smoking may increase risk of mental health problems – study

Researchers find link between tobacco cigarettes and depression and schizophrenia Smoking tobacco cigarettes could increase the risk of mental health problems such as depression and schizophrenia, research suggests. MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR It has long been known that smoking is more common among people with mental health conditions. However, it has been unclear…