Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The Applied Genetic Center at the National University of science and Technology in Bulawayo, had reported that cheating spouses are reportedly approaching the Centre with bribes in unscrupulous attempts to get the officials to manipulate their children’s paternity...
Two officials of the Social Welfare ministry in Kumasi, Ghana, have been arrested for allegedly stealing and selling a day-old baby. The two government workers, probation officer, Evelyn Jemima Alangeah, and her colleague, Justice Administration Officer, 58-year-old Samuel Obeng...
Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients, a study suggests. The small, preliminary study isn’t proof the drug works and...
Nigeria has developed a 10-year strategy to improve routine immunisation as support from the Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunisation (GAVI) winds down. The goal of Nigeria's Strategy for Immunization and PHC System Strengthening (NSIPSS) is to ensure at least...
The Daura Local Government Council of Katsina State has received delivery of 113 varieties of drugs as donation from a Katsina-based NGO, Maternal and Child Health MNCH2. Malam Ahmed Murtala, the council’s Director of Primary Health disclosed this in an...
You would think disadvantaged children are more likely to be thinner than more advantaged children. That was the case. Now it seems, according to research out of Britain, disadvantaged children are typically more likely to be overweight or obese. The...
Kissing babies on lips could cause cavities An analysis of nine toothpastes found that none of them protects enamel or prevents erosive wear. Specialists stress that diet and treatment by a dentist are key to avoid the problems originated by...
The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in conjuction with Alliance for Smiles and Rotary Club Disrrtrict 9110 is to conduct a medical programme where 100 children with cleft lips and palate will...
Registrar of the Department of Ophthalmology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Dr. Adegbola Adeyemi, has advised mothers to shun the use of breast milk and urine in treating babies’ eye infections. Adeyemi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibadan on...
Soy-based formulas may cause early sexual maturity in baby girls’ genitalia, new research suggests. Female infants given the non-dairy formula over cow’s milk alternatives or breast milk are significantly more likely to have mature cells in their vaginas, a...