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...
Charlie Gard, British baby who was sentenced to death by a British court and whose plight drew sympathy from Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump and sparked a debate about medical ethics, died on Friday, his mother said....
The popular British names: Emily, George, Charlotte, Catherine, William and Thomas are all banned in Portugal, while Sarah isn’t allowed in Iceland. Denmark, Iceland, Portugal and Iceland all enforce specific naming conventions in Europe, while Saudi Arabia also has a...
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says over 900,000 children will be immunised against polio in the first round of 2018 vaccination across the territory. The Acting Executive Secretary, Dr Mathew Ashikeni told the News Agency...
Although antibiotics effectively manage acute otitis media (AOM) in children, approximately half the children recover spontaneously without such treatment. Prognostic markers of treatment failure with antibiotics are still unclear. Use of antimicrobial agents could be markedly decreased by identifying children...
Stillbirth and newborn death risk could be reduced by offering more pregnant women the chance to give birth on their due date, experts believe. Currently, women who are overdue but well are often given a couple of extra weeks to...
Fourteen people, including four children, were hospitalised after a mass botulism food poisoning outbreak in southern Kyrgyzstan, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. It said three of them are in a serious condition. An epidemiological investigation has been conducted and all...
In some non-Western cultures, bed-sharing is common and the number of infant deaths related to it is lower than in the West. Differences in mattresses, bedding, and other cultural practices may account for the lower risk in these countries. Despite...
The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday dismissed rumour of circulation of harmful vaccination in the state. Mr Samuel Aruwan, the Special Assistant to the governor on Media, said this in a statement in Kaduna. Aruwan urged parents to remain calm and make...