Wednesday, January 23, 2019
More than 1 in 10 children worldwide are affected by armed conflict. < It is so unnerving that the American Academy of Pediatricians has proclaimed that armed conflict is a public health issue because as at November 2018, an estimated 246...
By Oladapo Ashiru In this New Year, a good number of couples have as their focus the need to have a baby or add one to their family. While it is easy for some people, global statistics indicate that up...
The first 3 months after having a child is toughest phase for every parent. Understanding the cries of babies, catering their needs and soothing the child is really a difficult task. So when you hear your baby crying here is...
Irked by Nigeria’s inadequate Supply Chain, capacity, experts have said that to improve immunisation coverage and reduce infant and child mortality, a strong supply chain system manned with competent individuals empowered to deal with the present and future challenges...
Most teens eat far less fiber than recommended, and this nutritional deficit may lead to a higher risk of diabetes and high blood pressure in the future, study suggests. Researchers questioned 754 teens from Augusta, Georgia, about their eating habits...
A Paediatrician, Dr Uche Anene-Nzelu, says malnourishment can cause severe issues for children including malaria, measles and pneumonia. Anene-Nzelu, who works at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in...
Thanks to fizzy drinks and sugary breakfast cereals, it's no secret that children are consuming too much sugar these days. The most recent research warns that kids are exceeding the recommended sugar intake for an 18-year-old by the time...
Struggling to shed weight and keep it off? We asked seven dietitians for the single most important weight loss tip they share with patients. May their tips offer you some inspiration:Tip 1: Don’t let hunger deter you from sticking...
Medical experts have called for support of girls with Turner Syndrome (TS) to have early detection and treatment, as many cases remained undiagnosed in Nigeria. Dr Tokuinbo Jarrett, a Paediatric Endocrinologist, and Dr Adefemi Afolabi, an Endocrinologist Surgeon, made the...
United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has raised the alarm that the future of children living in states affected by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast region are at risk as the terrorists continue to commit grave violations against them...