Saturday, March 23, 2019
Struggling to shed weight and keep it off? We asked seven dietitians for the single most important weight loss tip they share with patients. May their tips offer you some inspiration:Tip 1: Don’t let hunger deter you from sticking...
Medical experts have called for support of girls with Turner Syndrome (TS) to have early detection and treatment, as many cases remained undiagnosed in Nigeria. Dr Tokuinbo Jarrett, a Paediatric Endocrinologist, and Dr Adefemi Afolabi, an Endocrinologist Surgeon, made the...
United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has raised the alarm that the future of children living in states affected by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast region are at risk as the terrorists continue to commit grave violations against them...
‘Robbers didn’t invade, steal babies from UCTH’ The management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital has denied media reports that three new born babies were abducted from the hospital. Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, the Chief Medical Director, UCTH, Prof....
Worldwide, about 200,000 children are diagnosed with cancer annually. According to the World Health Organization the disease affects families globally and can be treated with access to quality healthcare.But in Nigeria as in other low and middle-income countries, children like...
Officers of Kwara State Police Command are still battling to recover the placenta of a newborn baby allegedly sold to a cleric in Ilorin for ritual purposes by a nurse in a private hospital. At press time, Vanguard reliably gathered...
A new report released on Tuesday by the World Health Organisation, WHO, revealed that not less than 1.8 billion (93 percent) children around the world breathe toxic air daily.The report which focused on Air pollution and child health raised...
A woman’s breasts are primarily for breastfeeding the young but despite the fact that many Nigerian women are blessed with a sizeable chest, millions of babies in the country are yearning for breastmilk. According to scientists, all sizes of...
The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, has said that children require parents and care givers to demand for effective vaccines that are given free of charge. This was made known in a statement signed...
The Chairman of the Delta State Primary Health Care Development Agency and Executive Assistant to the Governor on E-Health and Other Health Matters, Dr Isioma Okobah, has called for a robust awareness campaign towards the immunisation of women of...