Sunday, November 18, 2018
Many migrant children separated from their parents at the U.S. border, some of them very young, have landed in shelters where they often experience stress, neglect and minimal social and cognitive stimulation. The latest findings of the long-running Bucharest...
McMaster University researchers say there is an urgent need for studies on the physical health effects of cannabis use, including its impact on puberty. The call comes following a systematic review of existing literature that identified an absence of such...
A paediatrician, Okiemute Olibamoyo, on Wednesday advised mothers to stop the habit of force-feeding their babies to avoid accidental-suffocation. Ms Olibamoyo of the Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, made the call in an...
A Clinical Oncologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Dr Joseph Adedayo, has stated that early detection, accurate diagnosis and prompt treatment could increase the chance of surviving childhood cancer by 90 per cent. Speaking during the Dorcas Cancer Foundation...
A new study has revealed that giving premature babies breast milk rather than formula may aid in the development of their brains. Researchers at the Edinburgh University analysed Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI) scans of about 50 premature babies who were...
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared every September 28, as World Rabies Day with a call for action by setting a goal of zero human dog-mediated rabies deaths by 2030, worldwide. World Rabies Day provides a platform to...
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...
Children given paracetamol in their first two years of life may be at greater risk of asthma, a study has found.Paracetamol is recommended to treat most kinds of childhood ailments, including headache, stomach ache and cold symptoms, while it...
Most facial rashes on babies are harmless and tend to clear up without treatment. Causes can include eczema, acne, and infection. Sometimes, however, a rash on a baby's face can indicate a more serious condition. Being able to distinguish between different...
In placental mammals, the umbilical cord also called the navel string, birth cord or funiculus umbilicalis transports nutrients from mother to baby throughout the time of pregnancy.That is to say that babies in the womb receive nourishment and oxygen...