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  • Geographic Information System (GIS)

    A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on Earth’s surface. GIS can show many different kinds of data on one map. This enables people to easily see, analyze, and understand patterns and relationships....
  • 8 ways to kick diabetes out of your life

    Diabetes is a common life-long health condition. There are 3.5 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK and an estimated 549,000 people who have the condition but don’t know it. Diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose in your blood is too high because the body cannot use it...
  • Effects of poor sleep on on fertility

    Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings. It is distinguished from wakefulness by a decreased ability to react to stimuli...
  • A brief overview of laparoscopy

    What Is Laparoscopy? Laparoscopy, also known medically as diagnostic laparoscopy, is a special procedure used in diagnosing some medical disorders in the abdomen (belly). This procedure is in actuality a minor surgical process used to examine the organs inside the abdomen. It is a low-risk, relative...
  • The toxicity of acetaminophen (paracetamol)

    Most drugs, as well as toxins, toxoids and other xenobiotic compounds, enter the body through membranes of the gastrointestinal tract, lungs, or skin. Drugs are frequently toxic if they accumulate in the body. They are often rather hydrophobic and are normally converted to more polar, water-soluble...
  • Malaria vaccine by Professor Nasiru Shu'aibu

    Nigerian scientist in ABU 'develops malaria vaccine' ------------ Nasiru Shua'ibu, a professor in the Biochemical Parasitology Department of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has developed a new malaria vaccine to prevent high rate of death from malaria fever. Read More: http://wp.me/p2LdGt-SQ0
  • Enzymes

    Enzymes are biological catalysts; they increase the rate of metabolic reactions; almost all biological reactions involve Enzymes. Enzymes are a class of proteins which catalyze all types of bio-chemical reaction, such as digestion, respiration, muscular contraction and metabolism. All enzymes are Gl...
  • Benefits of bitter leaf

    How much do you know about bitter leaf? Bitterleaf also known as *Veronia Amygdalina* in scientific parlance is an aborigine of Africa. It can be cooked, juiced or chewed raw. Regular consumption of this vegetable helps to regulate blood cholesterol levels which is a risk factor for heart attack an...

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