Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has iterated the need for all journalists to acquire data and evidence-based development reporting skills, expressing higher expectations as infant and under-five mortalities reduced in Nigeria. The UNICEF Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Specialist,...
Fourteen people, including four children, were hospitalised after a mass botulism food poisoning outbreak in southern Kyrgyzstan, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. It said three of them are in a serious condition. An epidemiological investigation has been conducted and all...
Air pollutants like smog is more likely to make you ill than the Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA)/genetic material you inherited from your parents, a new study claims. Little is known about how damaging environmental factors can be on human health,...
A mum-of-two is raking in thousands selling her breast milk to men around the world. Married Rafaela Lamprou gave birth to her son Anjelo seven months ago, and was producing excess milk which she had no room to store. Since...
Hellen Bulu, community health technician, says giving babies hot water bath and stretching their arms in an attempt to massage them is dangerous for them. NAN reports that Bulu of Family Health Clinic, gave the advice in a lecture to...
Young adults who were undernourished as preschool children were approximately twice as likely to suffer from hearing loss as their better- nourished peers, a new study suggests. The study, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public...
A set of conjoined twins has been separated at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi State. They were operated upon by a team of seven surgeons, doctors and other medical personnel, led by Dr. Kigbu. A team member, who...
The Yobe Commissioner for Health, Dr. Bello Kawuwa, said the state has recorded 10 new cases of Cebro Spinal Meningitis with three deaths this year. He disclosed this on Wednesday at the flag off of measles vaccination campaign in Damaturu. Kawuwa...
*They spend less than 90 minutes daily outdoors in natural light Millions of children are at risk of long-term eye damage because they’re failing to spend enough time outside in natural light, a leading expert has warned. David Allamby, an...
*Landers 88 Reunion seeks increased funding, research, early detection to reduce prevalence *PSN, Johnson & Johnson partner to expand access to free innovative medicines for Nigerians Experts have attributed the rise in childhood cancer death to misdiagnosis and wrong treatment by...