Saturday, December 15, 2018
Things are falling apart in Nigeria's health sector. There is a worsening rash of altercations between resident doctors, the single largest body of doctors in tertiary hospitals, and the government. With their welfare and that of their patients at...
With over 80 per cent of anti-malarial medicines in the country imported, indigenous pharmaceutical companies are set to get the medications manufactured locally. This, it was learnt, will save lives of Nigerians and spare the nation of an estimated annual...
Scientists have suggested that they have finally found a recipe for long life: total abstinence from sex! The University of Sheffield researchers rest their findings on the belief that nuns — who are believed to stay away from sex completely...
Even as nutritionists continue to promote breakfast as the most important meal of the day, a medical expert, Dr. Kayode Adedapo, has said that smoothies made from fruits and vegetables, been good sources of vitamins and minerals, are better...
At least eight out of 10 persons answer their calls in the bathroom; while a larger percentage of us make or answer our calls while eating. The average phone user doesn’t see any qualms either placing or answering calls in...
Despite campaigns and enlightenment as well as legislations, the act of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a tradition that continues to thrive in the society. YEJIDE GBENGA-OGUNDARE reports. The art of removing partially or totally, the external female genitalia or...
Taking popular heartburn drugs for prolonged periods has been linked to serious kidney problems, including kidney failure. The sudden onset of kidney problems often serves as a red flag for doctors to discontinue their patients’ use of so-called proton...
At least 7.28 per cent of residents of Lagos State a survey has found are often bothered with the thought that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way. Experts involved in the new Lagos...
Here are the top 10 home remedies for ovarian cysts. Also, do consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. 1. Heat Heat is said to be quite effective in reducing muscle cramps or pain in the abdomen due to ovarian...
Consuming fruits and vegetables in our daily diet are not only healthy because they help reduce the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and stroke, but researchers now say that its psychological benefits can also be...