Health & Wellness

African governments are collaborating with innovators to strengthen local health supply chains

Last year, global healthcare consulting firm Salient Advisory surveyed more than 80 companies across four African countries for a report emphasizing the growth of...

New clues to age-old illnesses emerge in the gut

Links between the human intestine and diseases such as arthritis are increasingly coming to light and signal that healthy diets can help control illnesses. By ANTHONY...

Meet the 4 Major Medical Innovations that can Help to Aid Different Levels of Blindness

Visual impairments have caused severe limitations to the quality of life for billions of people around the world, but advances in technology and medicine...

The power of stillness to reduce stress and slow ageing

Meditation can curb the risk of disease and boost general well-being for the old and young, according to researchers. by Alex Whiting Several minutes of meditation...

Time to take laughter seriously

While people the world over enjoy a good laugh, remarkably little is known about this instinctive behaviour. By Ali Jones Before babies can talk or walk,...

African Medicines Agency set to start work in Rwanda

The African Medicines Agency (AMA), a newly launched continental regulatory body for medical products, is set to start its work, with its headquarters in...

Influenced by light, biological rhythms say a lot about health

Life patterns help humans and other animals stay in sync with nature and in good form. By Gareth Willmer For several days after each November full...

Muscle Growth: A New Perspective on Stacking

Muscle growth, or muscle hypertrophy, is the process of increasing muscle fiber size and strength through resistance training. Traditionally, muscle growth has been pursued...

Unpacking the Science of Growth Hormone Stacks

Growth hormones, or somatotropin, are vital hormones produced by the pituitary gland that regulate growth and development in the body. They stimulate bone, muscle,...

Scientists remain vigilant for new Covid-19 variants while improving the ability to predict complications

Regular life may have resumed for most people, but the pandemic rumbles on as researchers keep a watch on new variants and increase efforts...

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