Tuesday, October 16, 2018
In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States (U.S.), found an elevated rate of language delay in girls at 30 months old born to mothers who used paracetamol...
One-eyed babies are real, and Nigeria has one. The one-eyed Cyclops in the ‘Seven Voyages of Sinbad’ is a thing of fiction and myth, but it is real. Some babies are born with one eye, and Nigeria has had...
Is a cough making your life miserable? Don’t blame your body; coughing is the only way your lungs can expel an irritant. The key is to figure what’s causing it and then to get your lungs the help they...
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...
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...
Children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have higher IQ scores than those who consume fish less frequently or not at all, according to new research by the University of Pennsylvania. Previous studies have shown...
Claire’s has retained an independent lab to test its children’s makeup products for asbestos. The international retailer Claire’s Stores Inc. said it took nine makeup products off the shelves following a report by CNN affiliate WJAR-TV that tremolite asbestos...
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...
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...
The World Health Organization has declared Gabon a “polio-free country”, given the lack of new reported or suspected cases in the central African country. According to a WHO statement obtained by AFP on Saturday, the UN health agency nonetheless recommended...