Sunday, November 18, 2018
Worldwide, about 200,000 children are diagnosed with cancer annually. According to the World Health Organization the disease affects families globally and can be treated with access to quality healthcare.But in Nigeria as in other low and middle-income countries, children like...
Officers of Kwara State Police Command are still battling to recover the placenta of a newborn baby allegedly sold to a cleric in Ilorin for ritual purposes by a nurse in a private hospital. At press time, Vanguard reliably gathered...
A new report released on Tuesday by the World Health Organisation, WHO, revealed that not less than 1.8 billion (93 percent) children around the world breathe toxic air daily.The report which focused on Air pollution and child health raised...
A woman’s breasts are primarily for breastfeeding the young but despite the fact that many Nigerian women are blessed with a sizeable chest, millions of babies in the country are yearning for breastmilk. According to scientists, all sizes of...
The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, has said that children require parents and care givers to demand for effective vaccines that are given free of charge. This was made known in a statement signed...
The Chairman of the Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency and Executive Assistant to the Governor on E-Health and Other Health Matters, Dr Isioma Okobah, has called for a robust awareness campaign towards the immunisation of women of...
‘soft spot', it is the only soft part of the human skull. It is also a normal anatomical landmark present in all newborns. The word ‘fontanelle’ comes from the French word fontaine for fountain. It is perfectly normal for the...
Would you as a woman get pregnant and bear a stranger’s baby? If not, would you at least do it for your sister or your other relatives?Whether you do or not, surrogacy is fast becoming an attractive assisted reproductive...
Dr. Kabir Sheikh, Chair of Health Systems Global (HSG), an organization promoting health systems research and knowledge translation, has said global and national leaders must recognise that tackling major health challenges is not restricted to treating people when they...
*Researchers unveil heart monitor powered by sunlight Delaying pregnancy may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in both women and their children, with boys at higher risk of disease, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of...