Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Dr. Ephraim Aziagba is the Chief Medical Director of a private hospital in Lagos. He talks about whooping cough, its preventive and treatment options with DOLAPO AKITOYEWhat is whooping cough? Whooping cough is a bacterial infection of the upper respiratory...
Bath oils used to help treat eczema in children offer no meaningful benefit as part of their care, a trial has found. Emollient bath additives are estimated to make up as much as a third of the cost of treating...
The parents of Alfie Evans have said they are “heartbroken” after their son died in the early hours of Saturday morning. A statement posted on Facebook by Kate James and Thomas Evans said the 23-month-old – who was being treated...
Medical experts have spoken out about how angry and dismayed they are by the treatment of Alfie Evans' family and doctors. 23-month-old Alfie Evans has become a famous cause both in the UK and across the world amid arguments about...
The Applied Genetic Center at the National University of science and Technology in Bulawayo, had reported that cheating spouses are reportedly approaching the Centre with bribes in unscrupulous attempts to get the officials to manipulate their children’s paternity...
Two officials of the Social Welfare ministry in Kumasi, Ghana, have been arrested for allegedly stealing and selling a day-old baby. The two government workers, probation officer, Evelyn Jemima Alangeah, and her colleague, Justice Administration Officer, 58-year-old Samuel Obeng...
Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients, a study suggests. The small, preliminary study isn’t proof the drug works and...
Nigeria has developed a 10-year strategy to improve routine immunisation as support from the Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunisation (GAVI) winds down. The goal of Nigeria's Strategy for Immunization and PHC System Strengthening (NSIPSS) is to ensure at least...
The Daura Local Government Council of Katsina State has received delivery of 113 varieties of drugs as donation from a Katsina-based NGO, Maternal and Child Health MNCH2. Malam Ahmed Murtala, the council’s Director of Primary Health disclosed this in an...
You would think disadvantaged children are more likely to be thinner than more advantaged children. That was the case. Now it seems, according to research out of Britain, disadvantaged children are typically more likely to be overweight or obese. The...