Saturday, September 22, 2018
The Kwara State Action Committee on HIV and AIDS (KWASACA) has recorded no fewer than 432 children infected with HIV and AIDS between January and June in Kwara. The Coordinator of KWASACA, Dr Seleem Alabi, disclosed this at the Nigeria...
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...
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...
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...
Researchers have found that babies, whose genes were edited before birth stand the chance of living decades longer. The researchers also found that the babies could reduce more than halve their risk of developing cancer. A researcher from the University of...
For allegedly endangering his patient life, a medical practitioner, Dr. Ejike Orji has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court sitting in Igbosere.Orji was arraigned before Chief Magistrate O.O Otitoju  by the Nigerian Police on a charge, bordering on...
Nigeria’s health indicators, especially in maternal and child health show the disposition of the health sector to issues of gender and child health mainstreaming.Women and children are considered to be the most vulnerable group in the society with limited...
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 medical experts in Bayelsa on Friday advised pregnant women to key into the Safe Motherhood Campaign Initiative of the State Government to tackle infant and maternal mortality rate. Dr Ebiakpo Agbedi, Director of Planning, Research and Statistics in the...
Jumua, 11, was born with sickle cell disease. Her parents spent an average of N70, 000 whenever she had any crisis associated with the disease. Her family said they knew no peace and rest ever since her birth, till...