Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Even though you are very protective of your little one, there are times you make silly mistakes that may lead to a fall of your toddler. Infants are so vulnerable that it is your sole responsibility as a parent...
A girl nearly died after wearing a tampon for just five hours. The victim spent 48 hours being sick before she was rushed to hospital by her flatmate. The 20-year-old spent four days in intensive care and was just hours from...
A research team from Bristol University, UK, says light alcohol consumption during pregnancy may lead to premature delivery. Before now, it was believed that it is safe for women to consume little quantities of alcohol without causing the baby any...
The Managing Director, RB West Africa, Mr. Rahul Murgai, has said that no fewer than 315,000 children die yearly due to poor sanitary conditions. He said this at the 2017 World Toilet Day programme and the inauguration of renovated toilet...
Hellen Bulu, community health technician, says giving babies hot water bath and stretching their arms in an attempt to massage them is dangerous for them. NAN reports that Bulu of Family Health Clinic, gave the advice in a lecture to...
A mother has refused treatment for her two-year-old daughter with cancer of the left eye, choosing instead to keep her as a prop for alms begging. The nongovernment organisation Global Initiative for Peace, Love and Care (GIPLC) took custody of...
The Secretary to Cross River Government, Barr Tina Banku Agbor has said that nearly 1,000 children die each day all over the world due to preventable water and sanitation related diarrhea diseases. She stated this on Friday at the celebration...
Since the first case of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) was diagnosed in the North in 2016, not less than 1966 suspected cases have so far been reported as at this week, with the outbreak reaching epidemic proportion in five states,...
A researcher with  Benin-based Centre for Population and Environmental Development, CPED, Dr. Francis Onojeta has disclosed that an average of 145 Nigerian women of child bearing age die every day, adding that  no fewer than 2,300 children under five...
A baby has been born from an embryo frozen for nearly 25 years – possibly the longest gap between conception and birth since IVF began. The embryo was donated by a family in the US and has become the first...