Saturday, September 22, 2018
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...
Unless there is urgent intervention, the future of Nigerian children is threatened following several reports showing worsening nutritional status of children in the country. A review of National Nutritional reports from 2003 to 2016 showed that the nation’s overall child...
About 65% of babies show signs of gastroesophageal reflux (GER), popularly known as spitting up, and the common treatment for it not so long ago was a good burp and a ready towel. Most babies grow out of...
A baby, Vanellope Hope Wilkins, born with her heart outside her body has survived surgery to insert it back into her chest, CNN has reported. The baby who now three weeks old, was delivered by a team of 50...
About 95 per cent of Nigerians are Rhesus Disease positive. The remaining five per cent are RhD negative. There is a need to encourage parents, especially mothers, to know their blood groups and Rhesus factors because it could help...
American researchers have identified adverse drug events from antibiotics as a leading cause of children visiting hospital emergency departments.Their finding points to concern that antibiotics, which is the most medications prescribed for children, are being overused. Communicating the risks of...
Some Women in Gimba Community of Soba Local Government Area of Kaduna State have blamed high rate of malnutrition in the community on lack of adequate care from their husbands. The women stated this during a town hall meeting...
Worried about the vulnerability of the girl-child in urban slums, medical experts have called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning Nigerians to deliberately and consistently create safe space for girl children. The call was made at a One-...
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...
According to a new study, published in the Journal of Dairy Science, a change in breakfast routine may provide benefits for the management of type 2 diabetes. As reported by sciencedaily.com, a team of scientists found that milk consumed with...