More herbal cures for prostate cancer validated

Several studies have shown that more Nigerian men are dying due to complications of prostate cancer and prostate enlargement. But researchers have scientifically validated more natural products including the seeds of pawpaw and watermelon that could be successfully used to prevent and treat prostate problems without unpleasant side effects. CHUKWUMA MUANYA (Assistant Editor) writes. The […]

How local plants stop brain, breast cancer growth

Nigerian scientists have identified and validated the efficacy of more local plants in the treatment of cancers. They found that thymoquinone, kaurenoid acid and betulinic acid extracted from local plants showed anti-cancer activity against malignant brain tumours and breast cancer. The researchers led by a Professor of Cancer Pharmacology at the University of Maiduguri, Borno […]

Regular jogging grows brain connections

*Watching sport puts as much strain on heart as running Regular exercise is not just good for your waistline – it flexes your brain as well.That is according to a new study by the National Institutes of Health, which found running once a day has a transformative effect on cognitive health. Examining mice, the researchers […]