A healthful diet can “significantly reduce” symptoms of depression. That’s the definitive conclusion from a meta-analysis of existing randomized, clinical trials.
Contrary to the opinion that time spent asleep is unproductive, a new study has shown that foreign word and their meaning can be learnt when a person sleeps deeply.
American scientists discovered a group of cells in the small intestine that slows down metabolism and increase fat accumulation.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted lower-than-normal rainfall over most parts of Nigeria in 2019 with expected late start of rains in the north.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that Nigeria is set to deploy nuclear technology to combat the scourge of malaria.
Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology of Chinese Academy of Sciences on Tuesday suggested patients with a fever higher than 38.5 degrees Celsius should take fever-reducing medicines after sustaining for about six hours.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) on Friday says Nigeria will join other countries of the world to experience total lunar eclipse on Monday.
Scientists have developed an AI-enabled tool to screen anxiety and depression among children for internalising disorders early and accurately, a study published on Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE said.
Munir-deen Ijaiya, a professor of the department of obstetrics and gynaecology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), has developed a new technique for effective treatment of vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF).
Hong Kong scientists claim they have made a potential breakthrough discovery in the fight against infectious diseases — a chemical that could slow the spread of deadly viral illnesses.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday said it is well prepared to send astronauts into space by December 2021.
Russia’s space agency on Saturday demanded an explanation after NASA put off a planned visit to the United States by Russia’s controversial space chief.
Researchers at the University of Arizona have discovered that Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, might also be used to treat Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF), a condition that is predicted to affect over 8 percent of people ages 65 or older by the year 2020.
A Federal High Court Lagos, Monday, fixed June 19, for continuation of trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Abubakar Sulaiman, standing trial over N450 million fraud.
BBNaija season three housemate Ifu Ennada says she will soon expose the popular man in the entertainment industry who raped her.
The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said 30 persons lost their lives while 42 others were injured when three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mandarari community of Konduga local government area.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has joined the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), as an Advisory Observer.
Edo State lawmakers-elect for the Edo State House of Assembly are to face sanctions if they failed to abide by the zoning arrangement spelt out by the state leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Airtel Africa Ltd, a unit of India’s Bharti Airtel Ltd, on Monday set a price range of 80 to 100 pence per share for its planned initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange.
A 24-year-old woman (names withheld), allegedly drugged at a nightclub and gang-raped in an hotel in Lekki, Lagos, by two dropouts of Babcock University, wants the criminal suit filed against the defendants – Don-Chima George and Olusegun Razak, withdrawn.
The United Nations Children’s Fund has said that one in three Nigerians does not have access to basic drinking water services, adding that on the average, each of the people living in rural areas of the country has access to only four litres of water daily.
The management of the University of Ibadan has declared the cut-off mark for the premier institution remains 200 as against 160 agreed on by the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) and stakeholders of higher institutions.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged universities to intensify efforts at making discoveries and inventions that can assist the development of the country.