The Nigeria HIV and AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has assured the public of utmost confidentiality during the National AIDS and Hepatitis survey commencing from June 18. Dr Adebobola Bashorun, Director, Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilisation of NAIIS, who stated in Abuja said that all information that would be collected from respondents would be treated with privacy in line with international standard practice.

Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Allie Kabba, has requested Nigeria’s assistance in energy, education and health sectors.

He made the call on Wednesday when he visited his Nigerian counterpart, Geoffrey Onyeama, in Abuja.

He explained that the provision of quality education was the flagship of his country’s government, adding that the government would not let its people down.

“We will instil discipline in the leadership and make sure that every child in our country has access to quality education. So, that is why education is the centrepiece,” Kabba said.

Researchers have found that the unending entertainments and the light emitted by smartphones and tablet are a powerful, slumber-killing combo.

The finding comes from a small analysis of nine otherwise healthy adults in their 20s. Their sleep was tracked after five straight nights of unrestricted tablet use, and then compared to their sleep patterns after reading printed materials alone.

The light from electronic devices suppressed the secretion of melatonin, the sleep-regulating hormone, study author Jeanne Duffy said.

Studies how shown that the relevance of sleep in maintaining good health and well being throughout people's lives cannot be overemphasized. Studies have also shown that the amount of time people need to sleep to stay healthy and active depends on their age and varies from individual to individual.

Period pains better known as cramps are quite the atrocious horror to most women. Cramps can be experienced by some from the very start of their years. Because periods are an inevitable part of a woman’s existence, there has to be ways to help lessen if not eradicate the pain altogether.

It is vital to use natural remedies to ease the pain because that can last longer and it will not have side effects. Exercise, can reduce up to 60% of the intensity of the pain.

New research now suggests that consuming less dietary fat after being diagnosed with breast cancer may significantly improve a person's survival rate.

Estimates show that around 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer at one point in their lives.

Scientist in Brazil have come up with a low cost tool that could effectively and rapidly identify and target mosquitoes infected with the dangerous Zika virus. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, found Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) was 18 times faster and 110 times cheaper than the current detection method.

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