Friday, December 14, 2018
The Police in Enugu State have arrested a 21-year-old student for allegedly killing her baby soon after delivery.The spokesman for the Police Command in Enugu State, SP Ebere Amaraizu, in a statement on Sunday said the suspect (name withheld)...
The protracted trial of medical officials accused of negligently causing the death of a woman and several babies was again adjourned on Thursday, for various reasons. The application, instituted in 2016, is yet to witness its first hearing over two...
* Sugar consumption does not cause diabetes  In Nigeria, the incidence of diabetes is rising at an exponential rate. In this report by SADE OGUNTOLA, an endocrinologist, Dr Joko Adeleye, explains why this is the case, the common myths on...
A six-year-old girl started coughing. She was also bringing up a lot of mucous and her breathing was becoming quite fast and noisy. She was taken to the hospital and was diagnosed with pneumonia, based on these symptoms. The...
A Non-Governmental Organisation, Blue Baby Support Initiative, in a report released on Wednesday to mark the World Pre-maturity Day, described Nigeria as a country with the third highest number of premature births in the world.The organisation put the number...
The family of 31-year-old Ifeyinwa Chikezie has been thrown into mourning after she died at the Elem Hospital, Festac Town, Lagos, due to alleged wrong administration of injection.PUNCH Metro gathered that Ifeyinwa was an asthmatic patient, whose medical record...
THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Monday, gave highlights in line with the Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS) and Codes of Practices for beans processing across the country.The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma in a statement to commend a consumer...
The first baby from In-vitro fertilisation was born in 1978 through the research efforts of Steptoe and Edwards. Since then the process has been improved through numerous technologies, which has modified it to better standards. It has gone through...
No fewer than 155,000 additional doctors at the ratio of one doctor to 1,000 people would be needed in Nigeria to achieve the Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The Provost, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Federal University Dutse, Prof. Usman...
The World Health Organisation’s Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr Rosemary Onyibe, has called for new occupational health policies to effectively respond to the new health needs in workplaces.She made this known during the opening ceremony of the Annual Conference...