Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Children with cerebral palsy will be able to walk upright and on their own thanks to a new robotic suit, a new study suggests.American researchers have created a robotic exoskeleton that attaches to children’s legs and have improved posture...
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 National Malaria Eradication Programme (NMEP) has lamented that despite the reduction in malaria prevalence in the country, it said malaria remains a leading cause of death of under-five children, saying about 30 children die every hour. The National Coordinator,...
The Cross River Government on Sunday said it is targeting about 808,470 children across the state for the second round of the 2018 National Immunisation Plus Days (NIPDS). Betta Edu, Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, made the disclosure...
A Nigerian man, Chukwuka Jerri, has shared his opinion on In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). He condemned the act claiming that the freezing of human embryos is a sin, because he assumes that the vast majority of frozen embryos will...
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...
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...
Seventeen million babies under the age of one are breathing toxic air, putting their brain development at risk, the UN children’s agency has warned. Babies in South Asia were worst affected, with more than 12 million living in areas...
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...
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...