Saturday, October 20, 2018
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...
Children given paracetamol in their first two years of life may be at greater risk of asthma, a study has found.Paracetamol is recommended to treat most kinds of childhood ailments, including headache, stomach ache and cold symptoms, while it...
When Brian Adeyemi was born three years ago, his birth was recorded in the maternity register of a private hospital—and certified on a hospital letterhead card. Before 1992, record of his birth and existence would have ended there. But new...
Imagine being alive and not being counted among the living. Imagine existing and no provision is made for you as part of the family. Imagine being trafficked across the borders and no one seems to care because your existence...
Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland. The investigation, led by...
When you sign your child up for scouts, travel soccer, track and/or chess club, your intentions are good.You want your kid to learn how to hone skills. Or you see a sports scholarship in his or her future. Or...
Exposing newborn mice to vaginal microbes from stressed female mice may transfer the effects of stress to the newborns, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The changes resemble those seen specifically...
If you’re looking to improve your parenting, you’re not alone. In my opinion, it’s an essential area of course correction, up there with weight loss, better eating and better spending, arguably more essential. What’s beautiful about parenting resolutions is that...
Professor Ikeoluwa Lagunju is a Professor of Paediatrics at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. She is an astute clinician and an accomplished researcher who pioneered the...
President, Nigerian Society of Neonatal Medicine (NISONM), Professor Chinyere Ezeaka, examines the plight of newborns in Nigeria, and says it is worrisome, in this interview with Sade Oguntola. What is the current situation of newborns in Nigeria and why is...